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
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?
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
For a small business owner, growth can be a terrifying and difficult proposition, but renting a self storage unit may be one way to alleviate some of the issues. Your small business may benefit from renting a storage unit if: Space is one of your constraints. Especially for retail outlets, space for added inventory or to expand the product lines you offer may be at a premium. Retail space is … [Read more...] about Why Your Small Business Needs a Storage Unit
Despite what the groundhog had to say, it won't be long before Rita's and other seasonal businesses start taking down the shutters and preparing for their 2017 opening. Are you ready to open your seasonal business? Spacemall may be able to help! One of the issues facing many seasonal businesses is where to store the things they needs to do business. Whether its chemicals for your pool … [Read more...] about How Storage helps Your Seasonal Business
When you lose a loved one, the last thing you want to think about is paying their storage bill, but you probably also don't want to think about losing those priceless memories. Because settling an estate can take months or even years when they are contested, it is imperative that you contact your loved one's storage facility as soon as possible. If your parent or loved one did not also list your … [Read more...] about Losing a Loved One:Navigating Storage Laws After a Loss