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  What to do with unused rail tracks 30 feet above ground in New York City… Oh, what to do? If you’re a passionate New Yorker, you’ll...

  Maybe you’re curious about what it’s like to attend a storage unit auction, but you’re also intimidated. That’s common! I recently had a chance to speak with storage auctioneer Bryan Garbutt of Northeast Storage Auctions, and he says that he frequently receives phone calls from newbies who aren’t sure what to expect. Bryan also estimates that about 30...

  Last year, I shared the news of the addition of hybrid vehicles to our fleet driven by branch managers. That was an exciting change for Extra Space Storage. Now we know the results of that change. Yes, we keep track of everything from the energy generated by our solar panels to the gas saved by our hybrid cars! It’s all about ensuring we’re making good business...

  Maybe you didn’t want it this way, but you’re moving yourself on a hot day. It happens! However, you don’t have to sweat moving in warm weather....

  I love cities, but sometimes they can be a bit lacking in green spaces. That’s one of the reasons I like rooftop gardens. When you can’t plant in the ground, why not plant on your roof? Rooftop gardens can be created using containers, or planted directly on the roof using a waterproof membrane, insulation and a root barrier. Rooftop gardens have been popular...

As with most things involving children, babyproofing can become an expensive ordeal. Alternately, with a little prioritization and a few basic supplies, the process can be cheap and simple. Some parents opt to install locks on everything and nail anything portable to the table. Others take a more laissez faire attitude, doing just the basics first and then waiting to see...

  I love cities, but sometimes they can be a bit lacking in green spaces. That’s one of the reasons I like rooftop gardens. When you can’t plant...

  I recently moved into a new apartment that has a kitchen with about half the storage space—and floor space—as my previous one. For days, I was...

Summer is around the corner. Are you ready to get the most out of the season? There are so many things—some little, some bigger—you can do to enhance...

  We’re moving, and the new place has a smaller kitchen than I’m used to. We currently store our voluminous spice collection on a little set of...