Amidst the winter snow and cold might not seem like the best time to be preparing for your spring RV camping, but planning your trips now is best. Plan early to ensure you get the best locations and the best rates. Start now. With the on-going threat of the coronavirus, many people new to vacation via camper are hitting the roads in their RVs. Prime camping spaces can be hard to come by. Here’s … [Read more...] about Preparing for Your Spring RV Camping
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With no end of the pandemic in sight, most of are spending more time at home. Many of us are finally accustomed to working form home. Parents help their kids with remote school while cooking lunch. And while we may all finally be finding a routine, what we can't find is room for our stuff. Prior to 2020, almost all of us had space outside of the house for a few extra things. Maybe it's … [Read more...] about Adjusting to the New Normal: Where Do Your Stash Your Stuff?
2020 has presented a lot of different challenges for many of us. How do I keep the dog quiet while I get some work done? Is it unprofessional to hold the cat during my Zoom meeting? How do I teach school and do my job? And, of course, December has to present some challenges of its own. Specifically, where do I hide the Christmas presents? Sneaking off to do some Christmas … [Read more...] about New 2020 Challenge: Where Do I Hide the Gifts?
Creating a new home office Suddenly, everyone is creating a home office. In March when the original stay-at-home order was sent out for Pennsylvania, most of us assumed it would be for just a few weeks. Now, 12 weeks into the global pandemic, many companies are telling workers that telecommuting may be a long-term option. But how long can you use the kitchen table as your office before you … [Read more...] about Creating a Long-Term Home Office
All of Pennsylvania has been under stay-at-home orders since the beginning of April. One of the things many of us have been doing while we practice social distancing is cleaning the house. Spring cleaning, whether to make sure the house is fresh and virus-free, or just to have something to do, has been something of a national past-time for the last 6 weeks. For a great many of us, that means … [Read more...] about Spring Cleaning, COVID-19 and Storage
If you've been following Spacemall for any amount of time you know that we have parking for cars, boats, RVs, utility trailers and semi-tractor trailers. But did you know that we also have fleet parking? Whether your fleet is cars, box trucks or semi-tractor trailers, we have parking to accommodate you! Each of our Spacemall locations, Morgantown and Oaks, has easily accessed parking for … [Read more...] about Fleet Parking: Spacemall Has It
Every parent knows that school supplies are cheapest before school starts, but buying them in bulk before the school year starts can also be problematic. Where are you going to store them? How do you keep the kids out of them until it's time for school? With longer and longer lists of necessary supplies, it can be tempting for most parents to buy just what their children need the first day of … [Read more...] about Back-to-School Storage Options: Where Do I Put This Stuff?
When warmer temperatures arrive, so do the customers looking for drive-up storage units. Sometimes, it's to store outside gear, like lawnmowers and motorcycles, so outdoor storage makes perfect sense. But sometimes people are looking to store an entire household. Summer is, after all, the busy season for buying and selling a home.Those folks always seem surprised when I ask them if they've … [Read more...] about Why do I need Climate Controlled Storage in Summer?
As the sun starts to shine for the spring, it can be tempting to clear ago the garage, basement or even the living room with a huge yard sale. But before you sell off your stuff for pennies on the dollar, it's time to ask yourself some questions. Will I need it again? There are some things that actually belong in storage. Your winter sports gear, your luggage and Christmas decorations can all … [Read more...] about Planning Your Summer Storage: Don’t Sell It, Store It!
One of the most popular Netflix series so fat this year has been "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo," a program that encourages people to take a more Buddhist approach to clutter and be thankful for the things they have. Friends asked if I was worried about the impact it might have on the self-storage business. Not at all and here's why: Getting rid of clutter is not the same as getting rid of all self … [Read more...] about Tidying Up Doesn’t Mean Getting Rid of Storage