Do you know how to save money with self storage? With the economy making people nervous, most people are looking for ways to save money. We get it. Eggs are expensive, so we thought we'd give you some ideas how to save money with your storage unit. There are always going to be people who say to just get rid of it, but they aren't always right. Sometimes, the stuff people keep in a storage … [Read more...] about How to Save Money on Self Storage
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Proper Packing to Avoid Ruining Everything
Don't ruin your things when you put them in storage? Here's the best proper packing to avoid ruining everything. People usually choose to to rent a self storage unit for one of two reasons: You're moving or you have too much stuff for your current home. Don't put your stuff in storage just to ruin it! Storage is generally safe for your things. But if you pack improperly, you could ruin … [Read more...] about Proper Packing to Avoid Ruining Everything
Do I Need A Storage Unit When Buying a New House?
When you start thinking about buying a new house, the list of things you need to consider can be overwhelming. How do I find a realtor? Where do I look for my new house? How do I sell my old house? Do I need a moving company? Do I need a storage unit? Okay, that last one probably wasn’t at the top of you list, but you might want to add it. Do I need a storage unit for staging when I sell my … [Read more...] about Do I Need A Storage Unit When Buying a New House?
Back-to-School Storage Options: Where Do I Put This Stuff?
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?
Why do I need Climate Controlled Storage in Summer?
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?
Planning Your Summer Storage: Don’t Sell It, Store It!
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!
Five Reasons Oaks Loves 422 Spacemall Storage
Here at Spacemall Storage, we're thankful for another great year with the best customers anyone could ask for and we're proud to say that our customers love us too. Why? We asked our customers what the best things about Spacemall Storage were and we were happily surprised by the answers we received. Convenient Gate Hours Some storage facilities seem to forget that the most important things to … [Read more...] about Five Reasons Oaks Loves 422 Spacemall Storage
What is Climate Controlled Storage?
One of the questions that I ask potential customers that sometimes leaves them stumped is, "Do you need climate controlled storage?" Many people just say no, thinking this is an attempt to upsell them to something more expensive than what they actually need, but a few of them ask what climate control storage is and why they might need it. There are several reasons why you might opt for climate … [Read more...] about What is Climate Controlled Storage?
How Much Storage Space Do I Need?
One of the most frequent questions I hear when people rent a storage unit for the first time is "How much storage space do I need?" There are all kinds of charts and graphics on various self storage websites the claim to tell you exactly what size storage you'll need based on how big your house is or how many boxes you are planning to store, but the truth of the matter is no one really knows. I … [Read more...] about How Much Storage Space Do I Need?
Where do you store? Location, Location, Location
The old adage in real estate is that the three most important things are location, location, location. The same can be said about storage facilities. There are a lot of things you should look for in a storage facility, as we have mentioned here when we talked about why you want a local storage facility not a big chain and here when we told you what to look for in a storage unit. But for many … [Read more...] about Where do you store? Location, Location, Location