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Moving Tips to Help You Get Started on Your Journey

We all love a good tip. Maybe you need tips on buying your first home, or it could be that you’re pondering something less serious, like creating honeymoon keepsakes. Whatever the need, you can find a tip to address it.

The greatest thing about finding a good tip is the ability to pass it along to others. It’s how we all become so wise and efficient! At Extra Space Storage, we’ve found that this blog is the ideal place to share what we’ve learned with you.

In this Tips category, you’ll discover answers to those nagging questions like how to create space in your small home for a baby, how to move a bed, or how to best pack a suitcase. We even cover tips for how to store antiques handed down to you from granny.

We have a lot of tips to share, and we look forward to passing them along!

If you are considering moving in with a new person, you understand that it is a big step that can totally change your relationship. Whether you’re a young couple, a recent graduate, someone going through a divorce, or a couple welcoming your parents back, it can greatly affect your day-to-day life to welcome a new person into your home. There are plenty of tips...

A gift from the heart is always appreciated, but what if the gift you get your valentine could actually help them in their future? Whether 2016 is the year they want to land a dream job, get in shape, or start planning a family, you can make a long-lasting gift that says you understand and appreciate their goals. Help your valentine take the first step to achieving...

Children cost a lot of money. If you’re a parent thinking about having a second (or third) child, you’re probably already worrying about the stress of buying all the supplies you need before the baby comes…and after he or she gets here. But there are a few ways to save some cash by re-using items you have in storage. Here are our tips for saving money on your...

Forget spring cleaning. What about winter organizing? Make sure you start this year off on the right foot by preparing for winter in the best way. Keep yourself and your family organized, and fend off those winter blues. Create a family calendar for 2016. One easy way to ensure that you stay organized, not only this winter but all year long, is to implement a family...

Every New Year, one of the most popular resolutions is to finally get up and start cleaning out your home. Whether that means throwing away unnecessary items, giving away old clothes hiding in your closet, or storing items for the future that you might not have room for now, the task at hand can be daunting if not approached in the right way. Luckily, there are some...

Decluttering your home can have a great effect on your life. You’ll be able to find and access your items much more quickly and with little hassle. But more importantly, organizing your house has been shown to have an effect on your mental health and well-being. Here are some other benefits: You’ll concentrate better. A study at Princeton University proved that...

2015 is coming to a close, and 2016 is waiting! In order to make it your best year yet, you have to pick a great New Year’s resolution that will not only make a big change in your life, but is also something that you’ll stick to and follow for the next 12 months (and hopefully more). If you’re unsure what to pick to make the most out of 2016, here are a few...

Decorations are a very big part of holiday traditions to many people. So you don’t want to pull your favorite ornaments and wreaths out of storage only to find them broken or damaged! With these steps, you’ll ensure that all of your items remain safely intact all year long, so you’ll have the best holiday season possible next year. Artificial Trees Decide...

This time every year, many people start to get nervous about finding the perfect gift for their loved ones. Instead of rushing out on Black Friday to score the best deal on a television, why not make something from the heart? Items come and go, but things you make with love will be treasured for years to come. Here are some DIY gift ideas to ensure that your family...

Memories last forever, but recipe cards don’t. Flipping through old recipes may give you flashbacks to tender turkey dinners at your grandma’s house, but recreating her legendary mashed potatoes for your children may be a hassle when the handwritten cards are faded, fragile and covered with foreign food splatters. Give your recipes a longer life with these ways...