Montgomery Self Storage Matters

Welcome to our blog answering frequently asked self-storage questions and sharing local news, event, and info about businesses we respect. Plus we will be mixing in organizing and lifestyle tips. Make yourself at home.

Featured: Organized Living

ORGANIZED LIVING: Make Life-Changing Goals

January is “Get Organized” month, and organization is one of the top 3 resolutions that people set for themselves. The beginning of the new year is a perfect time to start simplifying your life while it’s cold and dreary outside. By March, when spring cleaning starts, you’ll be ahead of the game and a pro! […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - January 17, 2019

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Kim Miller, storage planning expert and owner of Kim’s Organizing Solutions, offers tips to help you plan out and organize your storage unit. Her “storage hack” for today is an simple idea that can easily get overlooked in your mad rush to fill your unit: Don’t just use floor space, but maximize the height of […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - November 27, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Taking Your Holiday Decorations out of Storage

  We are plunging head-first into the holiday season. If your home gets a full treatment of ornaments and accessories, you likely spend a good deal of time unpacking decorations. We have some tips that can help. These suggestions apply to any seasonal item that you use annually and then store for the rest of […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - November 13, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Creative Uses for Storage Units

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about self-storage? It’s storing stuff, right? But that doesn’t mean you have to stop there. Take the rock band Breath of Fire: They decided a Honolulu storage unit was the perfect setting for them to practice. Then there’s Limbcare, a charity that helps amputees […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - October 9, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: How to Hold a Successful Garage Sale

For area bargain hunters, cooler fall temperatures (relatively speaking) can only mean one thing: Garage sale season has arrived. Do you have some clutter you’ve been meaning to clear from your home? We all do! The timing is right to capitalize on this time-honored tradition—and earn some extra cash while you’re at it. Here are some […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - September 30, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: The Back-to-School Closet

Between your kids’ new school outfits, backpacks, and supplies, their already less-than-orderly bedrooms are starting to burst at the seams. And the kids still need a place to stash their band uniforms and sports gear. Now is the perfect time to weed out—and donate—the clothes your kids aren’t wearing anymore. Not only will it free […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - August 16, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Hazard Awareness – To Store or Not to Store?

You’ve finished painting your living room, and you don’t have room for the cans of leftovers in your garage, so you’re eyeing your storage unit. At the same time, your kids have outgrown their pop-up pool, and your storage unit looks like a good place to store the pool and the water treatment chemicals until […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - August 8, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Preparing Your Items for Storage

Preparing for long-term storage requires some coordination. You’ve already selected your storage facility, filed all the required rental paperwork, collected your boxes and storage bins, and figured out a system for labeling them all. But have you thought about the condition of the items you’ll be storing themselves? Before you fold up all your linens […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - June 12, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Consider Your Containers for Long-Term Storage

When you begin to pack up your belongings for long-term, offsite storage, there are several things to keep in mind as you select the types of containers you will use to hold your items, from the types of belongings you’ll be storing to the climate in your region

Here’s a look at some of the storage containers available to you and tips for using them effectively.

by Montgomery Self Storage - May 15, 2018

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Gathering the Right Moving Supplies Before You Pack

Let’s face it: Moving is a headache. But keeping in mind a few simple “moving hacks” can go a surprisingly long way in easing stress and helping your to-dos go smoothly. Take packing, for example. Be sure to make the time to gather up the right supplies – before you start emptying your drawers and […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - April 10, 2018