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The Right Storage Solutions Can Make All the Difference

Everyone needs storage at some point. If that time is now for you, then you’ve arrived at the best spot!

It takes some thought and organization to decide which items to store, how to pack them for storage, how to find the right size storage unit in the perfect location, and how to arrange things inside your storage unit. Yet, after you move your belongings into your storage solution, you can relax knowing you’ve just completed a job well done.

We created the blog posts in the Storage category to help you find your ideal storage solution and move into it with ease. You can find posts to help you store and protect furniture, dishes, artwork, rugs, antiques, wine, cars, RVs, boats and even your Jet Ski! We also discuss the finer details of drive-up storage versus indoor or outdoor storage, and help you decide whether you need climate control. Plus, we’ll prepare you for what to expect when you rent storage, including topics like security and insurance.

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Have you ever found yourself pondering the complexities of storage units and the moving process during your daily shower? No? Well, apparently some people have. The ShowerThoughts section on Reddit gathers random, hilarious, and philosophical thoughts from people all over the Internet. We’ve rounded up the 10 funniest ShowerThoughts related to storage and moving....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Image via flickr It may not seem that a simple empty storage space can mean so much, but it can take your life in a bold direction, and even help you physically or mentally! Here are some practical ways that getting a storage space can take you to a better place. One: Find Your Zen You’re a minimalist at heart, but you need a little help creating the necessary sparseness...

Image of Berwyn’s famous World’s Largest Laundromat from flickr Residents of Berwyn know all about the unique vibe flowing through the city! From the historic, revitalized Cermak Plaza to Berwyn’s position along Route 66, it’s obvious that the city’s slogan, “Nothing Like a Suburb,” rings true. Berwyn may technically be a suburb of Chicago,...

Summer is here, and there’s no better time to take your bike out of storage for a ride in the fresh, spring air. Before you hit the open road, make sure you give your bike a good tune-up. Here are the steps you need to take before your bike is ready to ride. Give it a good cleaning. Make your bike shiny and clean again. Rinse first using the light-shower setting...

Mother taught us everything we know, and we love her dearly for it. This Mother’s Day, it’s time to show Mom thanks by turning the tables and providing her with your own lessons. Specifically, share with her these little-did-you-knows about what she may not know. 1. Velcro your appliance cords. via Jen Thousand Words No more tangled messes! Purchase Velcro...