1. 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 scho…Read More

  2. Tidying Up Doesn’t Mean Getting Rid of Storage

    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

  3. 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 cust…Read More

  4. How to respond when flood waters are rising

    Eastern Pennsylvania has taken a beating from the rain this summer and the hits just keep coming. Last month, Hershey Park and Knoebels Amusement Resort faced flash flooding at the height of the summer tourist season, forcing the parks to close and vacation to be changed. Yesterday, the King of Prussia mall was inundated with flash flood waters on the lower level and though the water wasn't deep i…Read More

  5. Cirque Du Soleil Presents Volta in Oaks This July

    When you were kid, did you ever dream of having the circus in your backyard? I may not be a kid anymore, but that childhood dream is coming true. And it's not just any circus. The best of the best, Cirque du Soleil, is coming to my hometown this July. Since Spacemall doesn't exactly have a backyard, Volta isn't in my backyard. It's at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks Fairgrounds, or ab…Read More

  6. Ready for Shore Season? Where’s Your Winter Gear?

    After what seemed like the winter that would never end, May brought in above normal temperatures -- at least for a little while-- and it's time for most of us to head to the Shore for some sun and sand. Memorial Day weekend may have been the official opening of the Jersey Shore, but if you still have your winter stuff lying around it can be hard to be ready for summer, sand and surf. Take these la…Read More

  7. 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 li…Read More

  8. 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 p0eop…Read More

  9. Ready for Spring:Declutter Your Closet In Five Steps

    If you're at all like me, your winter closet is nothing like your summer closet. In the summer, clothes are lighter, thinner and in many cases, much more casual. In the winter, I need bo9ots and scarves and extra sweaters and by February, my closet is a mess. I want to have some lighter weight clothes available for those pop-up warm days, but I still need access to the layers of tights and wool so…Read More

  10. Don’t wait to tackle spring cleaning: three tips to make it easier

    Like everyone in the Philly region, we've been a little obsessed with football lately. Now, the big game is less than two weeks away and even though it's not really spring, a lot of us are thinking about spring cleaning before we invite guests over to watch the home team win the big game. So, today we're going to tackle spring cleaning to get the house or apartment ready for that super party where…Read More