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Posted on Oct 27 2015 - 6:34am by David Decker
Comments Off on Everything You Need to Know About Staging Your Home for Sale

You’ve made the decision to sell your home, and you have to worry about how to do it. Without hiring a staging company to come in and make your home look brand new, how do you set up your home for sale? These tips will help you learn everything you need to know and transform your home from lived-in to sellable. Find a Real Estate Agent This first step in the...

Posted on Oct 23 2015 - 6:17am by David Decker
Comments Off on The 5 Scariest Things About Moving and How to Handle Them

A move to a new home or city can be one of the biggest changes in your life. There are a lot of terrifying and stress-inducing things about moving, but you don’t have to be afraid. Here’s a list of five of the scariest things about moving, and how to face them. Packing Everything For many people, the idea of packing up every single thing they own can cause...

Posted on Oct 16 2015 - 6:22am by David Decker
Comments Off on Fall Cleaning Ideas That You Need To Do Now

It’s finally fall. And while autumn might not be the most famous season for cleaning, there are still a lot of things that need to get done. Sometime in between your apple picking, your leaf-pile jumping, and your pie baking, read this list and start thinking about the coming months.   Pack up Summer Items It’s that time of year again, when all of our favorite...

Posted on Oct 15 2015 - 3:00pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 6 Tips to Get Through Your Own Apocalypse

How would you survive a car accident? Earthquake? Fire? Flood? While no one likes to think about those mini-apocalypses that life can throw at us, it’s good to spend a small, healthy amount of time pondering how to handle emergency situations. And if disaster does strike, keep in mind that others have gone through something similar, and came out stronger –...

Your big summer toys—like boats and RVs—can’t stay out all year (even if we wish they could). Boats and RVs are huge items, and it’s more than likely that you don’t have enough space at your home to store them year-round. So instead of parking them in the street or your driveway all season, you should consider renting outdoor storage. Here are some reasons...

Posted on Sep 30 2015 - 6:37am by David Decker
Comments Off on 4 Tips for Keeping Your Head in Emergencies

We’re careful. You’re careful. Yet emergencies still happen. How you handle them is important. It’s likely you’ve felt panic before. What would be wonderful is to figure out how to conquer that feeling and spring into action with a calm mind. It’s doable! With nearly 1,150 storage facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico, we’re no strangers...

Posted on Sep 22 2015 - 6:45am by David Decker
Comments Off on Hunting 101: How to Store Your Animal Mounts

Hunting season is approaching, and it’s time to ask yourself if you have room for incoming taxidermy trophies. What if you have too many to fit on the walls in your house? There is a solution: You can store these kills in a safe and pest-free way. Just follow these steps to keep them in pristine condition even when they are packed away. 1. Store Taxidermy Indoors  Leaving...

Posted on Sep 15 2015 - 8:00am by David Decker
Comments Off on How to Find Strength When Life is Hard

Life is sometimes hard, but that thing that’s making it so difficult is very likely only a temporary problem. In the storage world, we meet more than a few customers with those temporary problems, and we’re glad to say that we can provide help. Customers sometimes arrive to store belongings during a difficult life transition, but they can find reassurance knowing...

Posted on Sep 14 2015 - 8:00am by David Decker
Comments Off on Top 10 Ways to Get Through Hard Times

We love it when life goes our way, but no one is immune to the occasional struggle. When unhappy change hits suddenly, it’s easy to think negatively. Yet, change is something we all go through, and it can lead to a better future. As storage professionals, we often meet people in the middle of life changes ­– many of them happy, but some are more difficult. Those...

Posted on Sep 10 2015 - 6:25am by David Decker
Comments Off on Throw the Ultimate Football Viewing Party (Serious Fans Only)

It’s that time of year again. We’re in the months full of intense tackles, surprising interceptions, and satisfying touchdowns: FOOTBALL SEASON! You have a team. You have your spirit. Now think about what’s required to throw the ultimate football viewing party (and how to arrange your home for it). Follow these tips and friends will be sprinting the 100 yards...