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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.

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Spring Clean Your Storage Unit

Spring is upon us! The days are longer, giving us more time for those special projects, like Spring Cleaning. At Montgomery Self Storage, our on-site managers make it a priority to keep the exterior of our buildings and the grounds as clean and neat as possible. Our customers are responsible for the inside of their […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - March 15, 2019

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Creative Ways to Recycle Your Old Stuff

Got a creative bent? Here are some ideas for you DIYers out there—and even those of you who aren’t particularly crafty—for breathing new life into your old stuff in storage. Look around any long-term storage unit (including your own), and you’re bound to notice a few well-loved items that bring back some nice memories. So […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - February 8, 2019

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ORGANIZED LIVING: Do’s and Don’ts For Storing Your Old Photos

When Allstate asked 1,000 adults which possessions they valued most a couple of years ago, more than half of the survey respondents chose personal mementos—including photographs, home videos, and scrapbooks. In fact, personal memorabilia ranked second on the survey’s list of possible answers, behind homes. Clearly, many of us think of our personal photos as […]

by Montgomery Self Storage - January 22, 2019

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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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ORGANIZED LIVING: Go Vertical!

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