When warmer temperatures arrive, so do the customers looking for drive-up storage units. Sometimes, it's to store outside gear, like lawnmowers and motorcycles, so outdoor storage makes perfect sense. But sometimes people are looking to store an entire household. Summer is, after all, the busy season for buying and selling a home.Those folks always seem surprised when I ask them if they've … [Read more...] about Why do I need Climate Controlled Storage in Summer?
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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
Sometimes when you've never used a service, you might not know how it works. But if you're like me, asking seems silly, so you just avoid using that service. Since we know that, we thought we'd give you a short tutorial on self-storage facilities and how they work. How long do I have to stay? Most storage facilities have a lease that tells you all the basic rules of storing things there. It will … [Read more...] about How Does a Self-Storage Facility Work?
At 422 Spacemall, we offer storage solutions for people of all walks of life. Over the years, we have encountered many collectors who have gotten the most out of our facilities, helping them to make room for everything at home. Here are a few of the types of collectors we serve: Records It seems hard to fathom today, but people’s music collections used to take up huge amounts of space. Today, … [Read more...] about Collectors Love Our Storage Units
While the winter season is exciting with the upcoming holidays and family gatherings, it can also be very stressful. If you have been tasked with hosting Thanksgiving dinner or are providing a room for your in-laws, even a large home can quickly become too small of a space. For most of the year, your guest room might actually be your home office or even a child’s old bedroom, but visitors, even … [Read more...] about Make Room for Holiday Visitors with a Self Storage Unit
Because winter clothing is so much bulkier than summer clothing, most people do not consider a self storage unit for their summer wardrobe. However, once the snow starts falling, there’s not much need for shorts or T shirts, not to mention swimsuits and beach towels. Additionally, the winter holidays often include lots of decorating, and putting warm weather items in storage for the winter can … [Read more...] about 4 TIPS FOR SUMMER CLOTHING STORAGE IN OUR SELF STORAGE UNITS
Whether you're renovating your home, downsizing, or moving into a new place where you can't take all of your furniture, you might need to put some of your furniture in storage. Our drive up storage units in Oaks offers climate control for your belongings right off Montgomery Avenue. While our spaces are climate controlled, there are still a few things you should do when storing any of your … [Read more...] about Our Climate Controlled Storage Units Protect Your Wood Furniture
Your instrument may be your best friend, odds are you have many fond memories of playing with friends or practicing alone. But for one reason or another we are sometimes forced to put our instruments to the side and when this happens, it is important to properly store them. Below is a bass line for safe and simple instrument storage. Know The Enemy Extreme temperatures, humidity, and dust are … [Read more...] about Tips For Storing Your Instruments
In honor of national motorcycle week and summer coming to a close, we will be discussing how you can prepare your motorcycle for self storage. Whether you are looking to store your dirtbikes, sport bike, or cruiser, the same advice holds true. So grab your gloves and a wrench, and let's get started. Drain Your Fuel Tank While some people argue that you should fill your tank when storing it, … [Read more...] about Preparing Your Motorcycle For Storage
Do you have items that you want to stay protected? Antiques, art, instruments, and electronic items will require climate controlled storage. We all assume we know what climate controlled storage, and of course it keeps your property better protected than not having it. But what does climate controlled storage really mean? Temperature Oaks, Pennsylvania, among other places, can get extremely cold … [Read more...] about What Is Climate Controlled Storage?