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
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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
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
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?
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
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
Finding local storage options can be difficult when the web seems to be dominated by national chains, but a nationally owned chain can't be that bad, right? Well... That depends on what you are looking for in a storage unit. If all you want is a place to hove your stuff, a national storage chain is probably fine. But if you want a storage facility that cares about you and your stuff, you … [Read more...] about Local Storage Options: Why Locally-Owned Beats National Chain
Here at Spacemall Storage, we offer indoor car storage and outdoor car parking, but you can't keep you car in a storage unit. We understand the appeal of putting a car in a storage unit. It's a private space where no one else can access or even see you car, unlike our indoor car garages. However, there are a few reasons why it's less than optimal for you and can't be done at 422 Spacemall … [Read more...] about Why Can’t I Store My Car in a Storage Unit At Spacemall?
With the summer sun shining down, the last place you want your RV is in the driveway or worse, the repair shop, when it could be in the mountains, at the shore, or anywhere fun! Here are three tips to helps keep your RV on the road this summer. Check the Tires Pretty much any vehicle you drive should have the tires checked regularly but whether it's a Class A or Class C RV, a lot more is … [Read more...] about Three Summer RV Tips to Keep You on the Road