The honeymoon is never really over, but you know that! Keeping honeymoon mementos is a fun way to celebrate romantic honeymoon memories. But what should you do with those tickets, tags, postcards and other keepsakes you brought home? Don’t let them end up lost or thrown away. Instead, keep the romantic celebration going by using them to create unique honeymoon mementos! Develop...

Waiting for your first baby to arrive is a time of great excitement, and much planning. With small home living, making room for baby can seem like a huge task, but I have some good news for you, especially if you’re someone who likes to save money: Your baby won’t need as many things as you think! Many of the items you’ve seen being passed around at baby showers...

                                        Everyone has lots of “stuff” these days, and space always seems to be limited. Knowing what to keep and what to throw out can be a tough decision to make sometimes. The following are some examples and guidelines regarding...

Storage units offer some of the most affordable commercial space anywhere, and entrepreneurs run all manner of businesses—from bike shops to law firms—from these no-frills locales. Considering that storage units are design to warehouse possessions, eBay businesses that sell items online find self-storage a particularly good match for their needs. One such small...

                    Should I buy my own lock? Yes. Many self-storage units (like ours) do not provide locks upon renting a space, so you can either provide your own lock or purchase one at the facility. At Extra Space, we offer a variety of sizes and types of locks. We highly recommend purchasing a disc lock to ensure...

What’s my favorite memory in storage right now? It’s some wooden and metal wind chimes that I’ve had since my first house. I place them on a low branch in my yard, and my dog loves to brush her nose against them to make them sing. If it matters to you, it matters to us. We know you have some favorite memories too. Whether you’re storing memories of great...

When it’s time to declutter, how do you know which items to keep and which to toss? Typically, the rule of thumb is that if you haven’t used an item in six months or a year, you should toss it. However, that doesn’t work for every item. Here are some tried-and-true tips for decluttering your home that will help you solve that conundrum once and for all: Image:...

Moving is an experience that can leave even the most organized person stressed, frustrated and worn out. Whether you’re moving down the street, across town, or to another state, getting your personal “stuff” from one place to another doesn’t need to be what may seem like a losing battle. With these 10 tips, you can make your moving experience a smooth operation...

Did you know that the divorce rate spikes after the holidays each year, reaching its annual peak in March? In fact, January has been nicknamed “divorce month” since the most popular day to file is the first day children return to school after winter break. As you navigate this stressful journey, a number of people are going to tell you how to handle the...

                Television fans rejoice–The Granthams and their staff return January 4th on PBS for a fifth season. If you’re a die-hard Downton Abbey fan, you know the show is all about power plays and countermoves. But could the show’s plotlines have been altered if storage had been an option for the characters?...