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Posted on Apr 14 2014 - 10:53pm by Brent Hardy
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Now that spring has sprung, it’s time to make room for summer and move all that winter gear to storage. Don’t know where to start to kick the winter blues out of your home? Here’s how to best organize your winter items in your self-storage unit so everything stays neat and tidy until next winter:   Organize Your Clothes First, organize your cold-weather...

Posted on Apr 11 2014 - 9:00am by Garret Stembridge
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  You know that rotating your tires is a good practice, but do you also know that now could be the perfect time to rotate your storage unit? Just to be clear, rotating your storage unit doesn’t involve moving your stored belongings to a different storage unit. Instead, when you rotate your storage unit, you’re moving items around inside the storage unit.   Unlike...

Posted on Apr 4 2014 - 7:45pm by Brent Hardy
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At long last, spring is here! It couldn’t be more welcome, but it does bring a few things to worry about. One of those is your stuff in storage, especially unheated storage.   If your unit is climate controlled, you can breathe easy: A seamless transition between climatic states is part of what you’re paying for. But if you have your stuff in a standard...

Posted on Feb 7 2014 - 10:35pm by Brent Hardy
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Being eco friendly in your home means a lot more than just being good to the environment, it also means saving money. Have some smart plans in place in your home to be more energy efficient can end up saving you hundreds of dollars each year. To get started, it’s pretty easy, let’s take a look at some easy ways to make your home http://www.enjoywarmth.com more...

Posted on Dec 9 2013 - 7:33am by Brent Hardy
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  Photo via http://www.checkcity.com/   The fall is always a great time of year, but for many, that means winter is just around the corner. Which means an increase in your heating bills. If you are someone who has oil heat, your bill can be even more expensive, with a tank refill costing hundreds of dollars in one shot. But, there is good news, there are...

Posted on Dec 2 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Don’t Let Winter Decorating Eat Up Your Savings: 3 Tips to Lower Costs

For many parts of the country, winter means more than just ski season is back, it means the holiday season is fast approaching! And while it’s great to experience a change of seasons, it can be a struggle in already tough economic times to try to scrape together those extra dollars to make sure you can still enjoy winter decorating. This is especially true if...

Posted on Nov 25 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Ten Fall Cleaning Jobs to Start Now

  With these lovely fall days, it’s the best time to get your whole house clean before the winter. I’m talking about your whole house, including your attic and garage. After all, when temperatures hover around 70 degrees, it’s the ideal time to clean unheated areas like your garage or attic, and get outside to clean the windows.   Why put that pumpkin...

Posted on Nov 1 2013 - 7:00am by Jessica Johnson
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Autumn is here, which means fallen leaves, pumpkins, spiced cider and beautiful rich fall colors. All of these are perfect for decorating your home for the next few months. Photo via http://www.countryliving.com Many people love to switch up the look of their home every couple of months as the seasons change. It makes for a welcoming looking and not to mention it’s...

Posted on Aug 30 2013 - 10:50pm by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on Camping Essentials – building your basic gear stash, and then some!

  Kim Rohrer blogs at Kim’s Kitchen Sink about everything interesting including things like knitting, gardening, baking, technology, and friendship.   A few weeks ago, I gave y’all a detailed list (with photos) of the contents of my super awesome camping box. That post will help you maximize your efficiency when it comes to packing for camping trips,...

Posted on Jun 7 2013 - 10:25pm by Jessica Johnson
Comments Off on 5 Summer Sanity-Saving Tips

  Summer is in the air, and there are so many fun things to do in just a few short months. So why not get a jumpstart organizing for the season before your activities begin. Try these 5 sanity-saving tips to help you plan ahead and gather your gear lickety-split. Then when the mood strikes, just grab the family and go. Organizing for summer fun has never been...