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 … [Read more...] about Do I Need A Storage Unit When Buying a New House?
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
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?
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?
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 … [Read more...] about Ready for Spring:Declutter Your Closet In Five Steps
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 … [Read more...] about Don’t wait to tackle spring cleaning: three tips to make it easier
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 … [Read more...] about Storage Options: Paper or Plastic?
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
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 … [Read more...] about Five Things to Do Before Renting Storage
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...] about Caring For Your Outdoor Storage Unit This Winter: Preventing Mildew