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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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Almost anyone can buy a truck and call themselves a moving company, but few can provide the quality care and customer service required to make sure all of your belongings make the trip from one apartment to the next safely. These 23 companies have what it takes to ensure a safe and stress-free move, from the first box to the last. Veteran Movers Founded in 2011 by...

Moving into a senior living community can be a stressful experience for the new resident and their family. Once accustomed to their new environment, most seniors are happy they made the move—it’s getting to that point that’s the challenge. These tips can help make the transition as simple and stress-free as possible. 1. Find the Perfect Senior Living Community Many...

When preparing to move a loved one to a senior living facility, downsizing may prove to be the toughest challenge—it can be traumatic for a person to part with belongings he or she has had for a lifetime. Thankfully, once the move is complete, most seniors report feeling relieved to have simplified their lives. Here is a quick guide to help you approach sorting...

Summer is the perfect time for pulling your old sports equipment out of storage for fun-filled days at the park, but it’s also the perfect time to decide whether or not you can still use the equipment you have. If your space has filled up with old sports equipment that no one in your family ever uses, it may be time to trash it. Here are some tips on how to evaluate...

Receiving orders for an overseas PCS is both exciting and stressful for soldiers and their families. On one hand, what better opportunity to explore Korean culture, German food, or the splendor of the Gulf Countries? On the other hand, doing everything that needs to be done before leaving—processing paperwork, packing up belongings, emotionally preparing your family...

It’s difficult to see an aging father reach a point where full independence is impossible. Helping Dad transition from a role of caregiver to that of someone who needs care can be just as difficult—and can begin to feel like an exercise in walking on eggshells. Polite offers of help can be met with stern rebuffs, leaving you feeling helpless. No one is ever...

Moving into your first apartment is a huge step – you’re finally leaving home and venturing out in the world by yourself. But moving into your first apartment also takes a lot of work. There are many steps between finding a space and signing a lease. Before you start the search, here are six tips you must know. 1. Leave room in your budget for additional expenses. (Via...

Moving to Austin? Check out our insider’s guide for navigating the place you’ll soon call home. Food, entertainment, neighborhoods, outdoor activities, employment and economy, kid’s activities, and shopping—Austin locals dish on it all. We hope this information makes your move a little smoother, that it shows you ways to take advantage of Austin’s best...

  Reduce, reuse, recycle: the three well-known words associated with Earth Day. This year, turn your green strategy on your storage. Are you wasting money in your home or storage unit by not being Eco-friendly? Save your wallet and the world by using these strategies. Reuse crates and pallets as furniture. (Via Decoist) One of the best ways to go green is...

  Extra Space Storage is excited to welcome a new storage facility in Littleton, Colorado. Located about 20 minutes from downtown Denver, this facility is perfect for storing important items that you want to be part of your future. Whether you’re a resident, student or business owner, our new storage location has a lot to offer! 100 Percent Climate Control,...