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                      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...

Posted on Jan 26 2015 - 9:53am by David Decker
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Planning to move to Dallas/Fort Worth, but want to know more? Familiarize yourself with what it has to offer using our guide below. Here are a few important things to know. Expect hot summers. Temperatures linger in the 90s during the summer in Dallas/Fort Worth. According to U.S. News, the most common adjectives to describe summer in the city are: stifling, oppressive,...

Posted on Jan 23 2015 - 10:11am by David Decker
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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...

Waiting for your first baby to arrive is a time of great excitement, and much planning. With small home living, making room for baby can seem like a huge task, but I have some good news for you, especially if you’re someone who likes to save money: Your baby won’t need as many things as you think! Many of the items you’ve seen being passed around at baby showers...

                                        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...

Posted on Jan 14 2015 - 11:04am by David Decker
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                    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...

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...

Posted on Jan 7 2015 - 9:39am by David Decker
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Moving is an experience that can leave even the most organized person stressed, frustrated and worn out. Whether you’re moving down the street, across town, or to another state, getting your personal “stuff” from one place to another doesn’t need to be what may seem like a losing battle. With these 10 tips, you can make your moving experience a smooth operation...

Posted on Jan 5 2015 - 9:31am by David Decker
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Did you know that the divorce rate spikes after the holidays each year, reaching its annual peak in March? In fact, January has been nicknamed “divorce month” since the most popular day to file is the first day children return to school after winter break. As you navigate this stressful journey, a number of people are going to tell you how to handle the...

Give your potential movers background checks. Part of your checklist for moving should be to find the right moving company. It’s important to make sure your mover is licensed and has a good track record. By going on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) website, you can easily see if your movers are licensed or have any complaints against...