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The Right Storage Solutions Can Make All the Difference

No matter what size house or apartment you live in, it seems like storage is always an issue. You can buy or make storage, but either way you need to get it into your space, so you can start organizing. While you're going through everything you own, consider what you really need and what you can get rid of. Then, everything you're keeping should be neat and organized.

It can take some time, and you'll need the right storage solutions, but it's well worth the effort. Being organized can feel like a huge weight has been lifted from your shoulders. Of course, it's not all about where things are. It's also about how things look. There are so many storage solutions available today, that you're sure to find (or make) something that really fits your style. That will help give you a house or apartment you'll love to come home to.

When you're looking for solutions for your storage problems, make sure you carefully consider where you want the storage containers to go, and how much they need to hold. Make notes and take measurements, so you don't buy or create storage that really isn't going to be efficient. With a little careful planning, you'll have everything stored away, easy to find, and looking great before you know it.

                      When it comes to storing your hard-earned property, finding the right storage unit and facility is extremely important. Finding a top of the line facility to keep personal or business items stored in a safe, clean, and convenient location can be overwhelming. The following are 5 crucial...

The honeymoon is never really over, but you know that! Keeping honeymoon mementos is a fun way to celebrate romantic honeymoon memories. But what should you do with those tickets, tags, postcards and other keepsakes you brought home? Don’t let them end up lost or thrown away. Instead, keep the romantic celebration going by using them to create unique honeymoon mementos! Romantic...

                                        Everyone has lots of “stuff” these days, and space always seems to be limited. Knowing what to keep and what to throw out can be a tough decision to make sometimes. The following are some examples and guidelines regarding...

Storage units offer some of the most affordable commercial space anywhere, and entrepreneurs run all manner of businesses—from bike shops to law firms—from these no-frills locales. Considering that storage units are design to warehouse possessions, eBay businesses that sell items online find self-storage a particularly good match for their needs. One such small...

                    Should I buy my own lock? Yes. Many self-storage units (like ours) do not provide locks upon renting a space, so you can either provide your own lock or purchase one at the facility. At Extra Space, we offer a variety of sizes and types of locks. We highly recommend purchasing a disc lock to ensure...

What’s my favorite memory in storage right now? It’s some wooden and metal wind chimes that I’ve had since my first house. I place them on a low branch in my yard, and my dog loves to brush her nose against them to make them sing. If it matters to you, it matters to us. We know you have some favorite memories too. Whether you’re storing memories of great...

When it’s time to declutter, how do you know which items to keep and which to toss? Typically, the rule of thumb is that if you haven’t used an item in six months or a year, you should toss it. However, that doesn’t work for every item. Here are some tried-and-true tips for decluttering your home that will help you solve that conundrum once and for all: Image:...

                Television fans rejoice–The Granthams and their staff return January 4th on PBS for a fifth season. If you’re a die-hard Downton Abbey fan, you know the show is all about power plays and countermoves. But could the show’s plotlines have been altered if storage had been an option for the characters?...

There’s something magical about getting the family together to trim the tree and hang the stockings. What isn’t so magical? Finding space to store and organize your holiday decorations for the rest of the year. Save yourself the holiday headache and consider these five storage solutions for your décor. Christmas Lights Do your Christmas lights always end up in...

It’s certainly easier to get out of bed on a Monday morning when you’re going to work at a place that you like, a place where you feel valued and respected. And it’s even nicer when your workplace is called out as a top place to work! Extra Space Storage was recently featured in “The Wasatch Front Top Workplaces,” published by The Salt Lake Tribune. This...