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                    Are you in the process of moving in with your significant other? It’s not just a big step for your relationship but also for your stuff. A lot of factors need to be taken into account before, during, and after the move. Find out what to prepare for below. Make sure this is the right move. Moving...

Posted on Oct 30 2014 - 3:48pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Watch Out for These Scary Storage Nightmares

Ghosts and goblins aren’t the only things that make our blood run cold. When using self-storage, there are plenty of possible pitfalls — and these frightful disasters will likely give you the chills. Luckily, we have some tips for how to prevent common self-storage mistakes. Here is our list of top scary storage nightmares, along with simple ways to avoid...

Posted on Oct 7 2014 - 10:32am by David Decker
Comments Off on Cheat Sheet: Your Complete Guide to Moving Boxes

Finding the right box for moving and storage can be overwhelming. Should you use cardboard or plastic boxes? If your items will be on display in your home for part of the year, shouldn’t the storage box be decorative? Consider these moving tips to determine which is the best material for your moving and storage needs. Cardboard When people think of moving and storage,...

Posted on Sep 29 2014 - 11:16am by David Decker
Comments Off on How To Store Your Motorcycle: 7 Tips You Have To Follow

Rust, corrosion, and inactivity can take a big toll on a motorcycle. If you’re storing your ride for the winter, make sure you take some action before you put it away or you may be in for some nasty surprises come spring. Basem Wasef at About.com offers a very thorough description of the best way to store your motorcycle. But if you just want the basics, go with...

Posted on Sep 26 2014 - 10:30am by David Decker
Comments Off on The Secret to Surviving a Divorce (It’s Not What You’d Expect)

Divorce is scary. Complex emotional, financial and legal issues make the entire process extremely stressful. The secret to making it go smoothly? Self-storage. It might not be what you’d expect, but renting a self-storage unit can actually ease the burden of divorce. Here are a few ways: Divide Up Possessions Divvying up possessions is never easy. Do you get that...

Posted on Sep 22 2014 - 10:00am by David Decker
Comments Off on 6 Tips to Keep Your Jet Ski Free From Winter Damage

With summer behind us, it’s time to winterize and store all of your mild-weather toys – and that includes your Jet Ski or Waverunner. It’s a sad fact, but you just can’t use your personal watercraft (a.k.a. PWC) all year. With a price tag of $10,000 to $15,000, the fun of a PWC doesn’t come cheap. Make sure you get the most out of your investment by...

Posted on Sep 19 2014 - 3:35pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 5 Wedding Gifts That Will Last Forever – Memories Live Here

Shouldn’t wedding gifts last “til death do us part?” These presents arose from the tradition of the father of the bride giving a dowry in the form of jewelry or land. And while diamonds (and land) are forever, they’re probably out of your budget. So what do you get a couple that will last them a lifetime, through storage and home use and back to storage? Here...

Posted on Sep 17 2014 - 1:50pm by David Decker
Comments Off on Ferris Bueller Shows Us How NOT to Store Your Car

Proper car storage is no joke. That’s why the joke is on Cameron Frye’s dad when his 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California ends up smoking in the bottom of a ravine in the classic 1986 film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” If only Mr. Frye had stored his prize automobile the right way in the first place, his son’s friend—the notorious Ferris—would never have driven...

Posted on Sep 16 2014 - 9:04pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on 10 Summer Items You Should Store This Fall: Which Will You Choose?

Fall is just around the corner – and if those chilly winds and plummeting temps tell us anything it’s that winter is not far behind. Before the deep freeze sets in, take some time to pack away some of your summer items to clear up more space for living. Tell us: Which of these items are you planning on storing this fall? Keep a tab in your head as you run down...

Posted on Sep 9 2014 - 10:15am by David Decker
Comments Off on 7 Must Follow Tips on How to Move and Store a Couch

A big furniture piece is no easy thing to move. And while a mattress can be separated from a bed frame, a couch or a sofa has the unique characteristic of being both rigid and delicate. So how do you move and store a monstrous fabric covered piece without staining, bending, breaking, or damaging it? 1. Measure. This sounds like a no-brainer, but before you get the...