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Posted on Jul 22 2015 - 6:19am by David Decker
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via Pinterest/Hammock Town We all have unique personalities, but we also tend to fit into a storage personality type! Discover these storage tips for our most popular storage personalities. The Millennial. Buying a first home is a goal of many Millennials right now. Dare to downsize to a smaller space today, and use the savings for buying your first home tomorrow. Whether...

Posted on Jul 20 2015 - 6:52am by David Decker
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Our world is increasingly becoming more about price and less about longevity. How can you preserve memories in possessions when disposable products are the norm? Start your own family treasures based on your life’s past or upcoming milestones. Here are some long-lasting heirloom ideas, along with tips for preserving each item. Photo Albums As digital photos grow...

Posted on Jul 15 2015 - 6:15am by David Decker
Comments Off on Nine Fun Ways To Wear 70’s Trends Today: What Has Your Family Kept That You Can Use?

Ok, it’s throwback time! Seriously, even The New York Times has announced it: this year’s spring throwback style was all about the 70’s look. From the jumble of hippie-love left over from the 60’s to minimalistic silhouette, to the flared pants, suede everything, and wild patterns, the Diane von Furstenberg wrap dresses, maxi-coats worn over hot pants, it’s...

Posted on Jul 13 2015 - 6:01am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 10 Funniest Internet Photos About Storage and Moving

It’s no secret that moving can be a difficult process. Whether you’re relocating across the country or across the street, you’re sure to bump into a few hurdles along the way. But don’t feel too discouraged: We’ve gathered some photos of the biggest moving fails that will make you feel better about your moving process. So take a look, and if you’re in...

Posted on Jul 9 2015 - 9:58am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Entrepreneurs Debate Glitzy Office Space or Bare-Bone Unit

So-called ‘good’ reality television has to be born of something. Typically topics prey on human behavior—a flare for the dramatic, humans versus the wild, an urge to collect more than we need. The final example may be more common, although not as dramatic, as depicted in Hoarders. Most of us tend to collect more than we need. Who can pass up the dollar aisle...

Posted on Jul 7 2015 - 6:41am by David Decker
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As much as you love your pet, it’s okay to admit how annoyed you may get with how much maintenance and supplies he/she comes with. Sometimes it feels like your pet owns you by taking up so much space. From the bed, to the food, to hygienic needs, and more, you find constant clutter throughout your home. Although you can’t train them to clean up after their mess,...

Posted on Jun 30 2015 - 6:09am by David Decker
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While packing a moving truck can seem intimidating, the really vital work is what happens before you pack the truck. Yes, so much depends on your pre-packing skills! If you aren’t sure how to pack your things for a moving truck, we have some good news. We spoke with our partners at Budget Truck for some tips that will have you pre-packing like a pro. Follow this...

Posted on Jun 24 2015 - 6:06am by David Decker
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A famous fictional fashionista, Carrie Bradshaw, once admitted to storing sweaters in her oven. If you find yourself nodding and seriously considering trading cashmere for cupcakes, it may be a sign that you need to get a storage unit ASAP. Don’t take our word for it — here are five more surefire signs it’s time to get a unit. You store books in your fireplace.           Via...

We’ll admit this upfront: Moving is one of life’s most stressful events. And we’re hoping to change that. Sound ambitious? We believe that time spent planning equals less stress later! So, to help you with planning, we’ve created a guide for local moves. Our easy-to-read collection of tips is available right here: http://www.extraspace.com/Storage/moving-guides/local-move.aspx Why...

Posted on Jun 18 2015 - 6:14am by David Decker
Comments Off on Extra Space Fans Give the Ultimate Baby Product Advice

Parenting isn’t easy, but it can become more stressful if you have the wrong supplies. We asked Facebook fans which baby items new parents should keep or leave, and here’s what they said. NEED IT Onesies Out of all the clothing to give your little ones, fans suggested onesies and footie pajamas because they won’t bunch up. Comfort is key to a happy baby, so...