Depending on the size of your boat, winterizing it every fall and then getting the antifreeze drained and the engine primed to go again in the spring can cost you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Sick of fighting shrink wrap or losing your boat early in the season so you know you have a winterizing appointment? We can help you change that! In addition to making rooms for classic cars and … [Read more...] about Winterizing Your Boat? Say No and Save Money
Useful Storage Tips In Oaks!
Evacuating Ahead of Hurricane Irma: Take Your RV
With the largest mass evacuation in American history taking place, one of the most encouraging things to see ahead of Hurricane Irma is how various organizations are coming together to make the evacuation easier on their friends and neighbors. Evacuating Florida, or elsewhere on the southern East Coast to avoid the super storm as she comes ashore? Don't worry about finding a camping spot. … [Read more...] about Evacuating Ahead of Hurricane Irma: Take Your RV
Pennsylvania RV & Camping Association Annual Meeting Gift Baskets Galore!
One of the mot interesting things about getting ready for the Hershey RV Show has been deciding what we wanted to put in the gift basket we are giving away Monday night. Technically, the gift basket (see a picture of it here) isn't actually part of the RV show. On Monday night before the show kicks off, the PRVCA is having it's annual membership meeting and fundraiser. The PRVCA hosts the Hershey … [Read more...] about Pennsylvania RV & Camping Association Annual Meeting Gift Baskets Galore!
Storage Options: Paper or Plastic?
Remember the debate about paper and plastic in terms of grocery bags? The debate rages on in storage and moving with paper actually being cardboard and plastic being plastic totes. Which one is better for moving and storage? Here are some facts and factors that should help you decide which is better for you personally. Like grocery bags, the rights answer is not necessarily … [Read more...] about Storage Options: Paper or Plastic?
Disaster in Houston: How You Can Prevent Losing Your Stuff in a Natural Disaster
As the country is gripped by images of the flooding in Houston from Hurricane Harvey and trying to come up with the best ways to aid our friends and neighbors there, evaluating your own preparation for a natural disaster is timely and appropriate. Here at Spacemall Storage in Oaks, we're lucky enough to sit on a ridge and probably not in any immediate danger of flooding. But if you aren't … [Read more...] about Disaster in Houston: How You Can Prevent Losing Your Stuff in a Natural Disaster
First Fridays In Phoenixville: Street Party and Fun
Like many Pennsylvania communities, Phoenixville loves its First Fridays. Officially, the party along Bridge Street starts at 6 p.m. and wraps up at 10 p.m., but many of the pubs and eateries along Bridge keep the party going even longer. So what can you expect at First Friday? Music Splintered Sunlight, a rock staple in the Philly area for the last 30 years is playing this weekend. Sometimes … [Read more...] about First Fridays In Phoenixville: Street Party and Fun
What NOT to Store:Personal Information or Things You Can’t Replace
As a storage manager, one of the worst things I ever have to do is auction a storage unit. It always means the facility is losing money, because no one ever pays as much for your stuff as you would, and it means that someone is losing their stuff. And it's heart-breaking But it is even worse when the person whose stuff was sold comes back a few months later and asks about the things they lost and … [Read more...] about What NOT to Store:Personal Information or Things You Can’t Replace
Back to School Storage?
For 2017, the solar eclipse visible across most of the country represented the last hurrah of summer as students and parents prepared to head back to school. Some of the teachers I know are already back in the classroom. So did you put storage on your back to school shopping list? You didn't? I know your children's teachers probably didn't remember it, but you might want to think about … [Read more...] about Back to School Storage?
Vehicle Storage for Military Members
When military members are facing deployment to an active combat zone or just to an overseas base, the last thing you might be thinking about is where to keep your car while you are out of country. But as the day of your departure draws closer, keeping your car safe and in good condition until your return can suddenly occur to you. When that happens, we're here to help! Spacemall Storage is happy … [Read more...] about Vehicle Storage for Military Members
Choosing a Lock: Best Measures for Storage Unit Security
Customers don't always think about the lock for their storage unit other than a vague idea that they need to stop and buy one. When we explain that customers must use the locks we provide, and that there is an associated cost, customers sometimes bristle a bit. That's my cue to explain how choosing a lock creates better safety for your storage unit. All locks are not created equal. Many … [Read more...] about Choosing a Lock: Best Measures for Storage Unit Security