If you've never had a storage unit before, knowing all the questions that you should ask can be difficult. So here's a little primer on things you should ask your storage facility. If you don't like the answers, or they can't answer them, you might want to find a new facility. What security precautions do you have in place? Sure, your storage unit has a lock on it, but what kind of lock is it? … [Read more...] about What Questions Should You Ask When Renting a Self-Storage Unit
One of the most interesting thing I noticed when last we went to Morgantown was the number of commuters who are willing to leave their cars parked along I-176 while they catch a ride into the city. Just to be clear, we totally support the idea of car pooling. Parking in the city is expensive and we do have a planet's health to consider. But the idea of parking along side the road and leaving my … [Read more...] about Do You Commute from Morgantown? Park at Spacemall!
Thinking about storing your summer car for a few months until the salt is gone and the sun is shining? Here are a few things you should do before storing a car inside. Use up the Gas If you ever had a gas-powered lawn mower or other small engine, you know that gasoline doesn't age well. To avoid having to flush the fuel injectors when you bring the car out of storage and to decrease the risks of … [Read more...] about How to Prepare Your Vehicle for Storage
Ever wondered who makes sure that storage facilities are obeying the rules? While it varies a little bit from state-to-state, the rules for self-storage are ultimately decided by your state legislature. Here in Pennsylvania, self storage facilities operate under the rules set forth in the Pennsylvania Self Storage Facility Act. The Pennsylvania law was originally adopted in 1982, but it was … [Read more...] about Who Regulates Self-Storage Facilities?