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Sometimes a story comes along that’s so special it has to be featured! While we work hard on all of our blog posts, the featured stories are the ones that we’re extra excited to share with you.

When reading blog posts in the Featured category, expect to be intrigued, surprised and informed! Think of it like opening up a secret Santa gift. You may find an offbeat post like “Five Times Downton Abbey Characters Should’ve Used Storage,” or something equally interesting, but more down to earth, like a post on the top cities to move to this year.

In the Featured category, we cover anything from surviving your in-laws moving in with you to running an eBay business from your storage unit. You may even learn which wedding gifts last forever and what we think your favorite TV characters would have in their storage units. If it’s in the Featured category, it’s really special.

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  Life may be what happens while you’re busy making other plans, but sometimes making a plan can mean all the difference! You can’t control when a disaster happens, but you can be prepared. Here are five times when it really does pay to have a plan in place. 1. Natural Disasters Natural disasters can find you no matter who you are. Sometimes the earth moves,...

Storage never comes easy; it’s more of a trial and error process. Here’s a collection of the errors people encountered in their trials to successful storage. 1. The Eager Christmas Tree (via Iconosquare) Hope Santa’s ready. 2. You Had One Job, Closet! (via Iconosquare) 3. Traveling Storage? (via Iconosquare) It’s conveniently located wherever you park...

It’s not a comforting thought, but a lot of unexpected stuff happens in life. Sometimes it’s great, like meeting the love of your life, but other times it’s something unpredictable you’d rather skip. Right now, we’re going to talk about those wonderful things in life you can actually plan for. Isn’t that a relaxing thought? It should be! When you take...

Moving is a large project that requires a lot of your time and effort. Therefore, you’re bound to get frustrated or upset at one point during the process. Thankfully the hope and motivation behind your end goal will get you through it. And if you come across a few road blocks, here are some inspirational quotes to get you through. “Alone we can do so little,...

Children grow up fast, and oftentimes the things we collect remind us of the process. Keepsakes for parents are a prime way to preserve memories, and they also serve as potential heirlooms for your children to pass down for generations. Here are some keepsake ideas you can easily create for your kids: 1.  Scrapbook of Firsts (via Pinterest) Go beyond the baby book....

Has there ever been a time you wished you had superpowers? Life would just be so much easier if you could instantly organize or clean. Inspired by the classic Fantastic Four characters, here are some fantastic storage tips that’ll turn you into a storage superhero. Superhero Name: Mister Fantastic Superpowers and Abilities: Stretches to Various Lengths and Shapes (via...

‘Conversion’ generally is a big deal. It’s a big deal in sports. It’s a big deal in religion. And it’s a big deal in self storage. Like religion and sports, self storage conversions take guts and creativity. Unlike sports and religion, it’s not about physical prowess and bringing people into the fold. In short, self storage conversion takes an existing...

The answer may surprise you. We’ve all got a little bit of a nostalgic collector in us, a little bit of a wanderer with no ties, and more. But which personality trait comes out on top? Take this quiz to see if we know you better than you know yourself. ...

Let’s face it – some of us are more organized than others. But where do you truly fall on the spectrum of tidiness? Take this short quiz to find out. ...

Posted on Jul 28 2015 - 6:37am by David Decker
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Similar to the challenge of moving with kids, moving with pets can be particularly difficult – not only logistically, but emotionally for some animals.  The same stressors that impact humans – including the introduction to a new home and settling in an unfamiliar neighborhood – can also send Fido into a funk. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to...