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There are a lot of details when it comes to organizing and putting on a community festival. And, if it spans more than one day, organizers have to deal with the issue of where to keep some of the material from the event overnight. That’s when storage facilities come to the aid of the event planners. On May 3 though May 4, the rotary club in Crownsville, Maryland hosted...

Only in New York. Where apartments are as big as a bug’s ear. Where people don’t have cars – or the time – to drive to a self storage facility. That’s where an innovative entrepreneur came up with a new business model for self storage. Sam Rosen founded MakeSpace, a self storage business that is a New Yorker’s “closet in the cloud.” Rosen compared his business...

Mike Cox owns 4 acres in Commack, New York. He wants to rent his property to Mobile Mini. Mobile Mini wants to use the property to store some of their empty mobile storage boxes. That sounds straightforward and shouldn’t be any problem. Right? Not really. That parcel of land is in an area that is zoned for light industry, which allows trucking stations as a special...

Computers and technology have become a necessary part of doing business in today’s world. Because of that, many companies need people skilled in all sorts of technical areas — computer programming, systems analyst, systems developer, computer maintenance, and network administration. Door to Door Storage, a leading national provider of portable storage and...

Want to stash away your summer clothes? Finished using your water skis, kneeboards, and baseball equipment? Want to organize your closet? Or your garage perhaps? Clutter is the answer to your clutter. Clutter is a new self storage service that debuted in Los Angeles.  Clutter’s founder and CEO Brian Thomas said, “I started Clutter because I wanted a simple...

Everyone has heard the saying “One man’s treasure is another man’s trash.” This saying makes a point that what is valuable to one person might not be valuable to the next. This principle can be applied to many other situations. One of those situations concerns portable storage units. One person may rent a portable unit and keep it on his property...

To be successful, it is critical for self storage businesses to keep a pulse on the needs and wants of their customers. Customer surveys provide that vital information – and information about the customers’ satisfaction or dissatisfaction. Surveys also provide useful information if a business is thinking about expanding their services or products. EasyStorageSearch.com...

Pop culture is full of zombies.  The BBC aired the first of a three-part miniseries last night about zombies. There was the book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies which was a parody of Pride and Prejudice. Then, there was the recent movie Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies where good ol’ Abe leads a team of Secret Service agents to fight and destroy an outbreak of the...

Before they started their moblie self storage business in Australia, Ben Cohn and Jeremy Rosen had never driven a truck or a forklift. They were used to wearing suits and ties while working in executive offices instead of wearing Levis and hoodies and in working in warehouses. They weren’t used to managing older staff members and didn’t have any experience...

Today, Door to Door Storage, Inc., announced they have formed a partnership with FreightCenter. FreightCenter assists businesses and individuals with their freight shipping needs. This partnership will enable Door to Door to offer a new type of service for its customers. “The strategic partnership between Door to Door and FreightCenter provides our companies with...