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 … [Read more...] about Ready for Shore Season? Where’s Your Winter Gear?
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
One of the newer ways that storage customers are using storage units is to help them plan and organize before a move. For people who are planning a move three to six months in the future, renting a storage unit BEFORE the move can be a great way to declutter their home before listing it for sale and to organize the belongings they intend to take to their new home. The process is fairly … [Read more...] about Using a Storage Unit to Plan Your Move
Articles like this one tell people on a regular basis that a storage unit is an unnecessary expense and is contributing to the "clutter" in your life. And that might be true if you are living in a home with lots of space and have storage space in it. But the reality is that buying a bigger home for your children, your spouse and all your stuff is outside of many people's budget. So what do you … [Read more...] about Can You Afford NOT to Have a Storage Unit?
One of the reasons many people need storage units is because they simply have too much stuff. If you're like me, the idea of searching the entire house for clutter and removing it can seem overwhelming. Heck, some days I'm not sure I can get the clutter off my desk. But I don't mind it when I tackle one thing, or one area at a time. Spring seems to have sprung, at least for the next couple days … [Read more...] about Five Types of Clutter to Get Rid of Today