1. 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

  2. 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 con…Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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 universal. Expense When…Read More

  7. 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

  8. Five Things to Do Before Renting Storage

    essentials-596fad2442687 When you are considering renting a storage unit, it pays to do your homework. Storage unit pricing can vary wildly depending on the size and amenities you need and the location of the storage unit. If you do these five things before you rent a storage unit, you can save yourself time and money. Purge Even the most affordable storage units can get expensive if you fill them…Read More

  9. Caring For Your Outdoor Storage Unit This Winter: Preventing Mildew

    One of the biggest complaints storage facilities receive from customers is that their items inside an outdoor storage unit smell like mildew. That almost always includes the accusation, "Your unit lets water in and my stuff got wet." However, with a basic understanding of thermodynamics customers come to understand that Mother Nature herself is responsible for that stale, mildew smell and you, as …Read More

  10. How to Organize Your Storage Unit to Discourage Theft

    No one wants to think about someone breaking into their car, home or storage unit, but it happens. So you take precautions to make your property less attractive. When you park your car, you park under a light pole. You lock the doors and put valuables in the trunk. Or, at least, you should. Police routinely, every holiday season, warn people to make their home look occupied to prevent break-ins. H…Read More