Posted on Sep 14 2015 - 8:00am by David Decker
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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...

Posted on Sep 9 2015 - 8:00am by David Decker
Comments Off on Five Inspiring Stories that will Help You Stay Hopeful

Feeling a little bit hopeless? Try these stories about people finding or giving hope when it’s needed the most. After all, hope is contagious! We know that sometimes storage customers need us when they’re in the middle of a trying situation, whether it’s recovering from a natural disaster or enduring a never-ending remodeling project! We hope these stories inspire...

Posted on Sep 3 2015 - 6:10am by David Decker
Comments Off on Breaking Up: How to Move on and Move Out

Breakups are hard enough, but what happens when you break up while living together? It can be hard to lose a partner and a house in one day, but you have to do whatever you can to achieve happiness. Here are some tips on how to move on and move out. 1. Don’t Discuss the House and the Breakup at Once  Although both the discussion of the home and the relationship...

Posted on Sep 2 2015 - 10:24am by David Decker
Comments Off on Can You Practice for Emergencies?

It’s possible to prepare for emergencies, and it can be rewarding for anyone. Maybe getting ready for an emergency sounds a bit… annoying or boring. And it’s likely that you’d rather go out for ice cream or a scenic drive. Hold on, though! Preparing for an emergency is a fairly easy thing to do, and having a plan will help you stay calm during a crisis. Image...

Posted on Aug 27 2015 - 6:02am by David Decker
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  Life may be what happens while you’re busy making other plans, but sometimes making a plan can mean all the difference! You can’t control when a disaster happens, but you can be prepared. Here are five times when it really does pay to have a plan in place. 1. Natural Disasters Natural disasters can find you no matter who you are. Sometimes the earth moves,...

Posted on Aug 26 2015 - 6:09am by Garret Stembridge
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Storage never comes easy; it’s more of a trial and error process. Here’s a collection of the errors people encountered in their trials to successful storage. 1. The Eager Christmas Tree (via Iconosquare) Hope Santa’s ready. 2. You Had One Job, Closet! (via Iconosquare) 3. Traveling Storage? (via Iconosquare) It’s conveniently located wherever you park...

Posted on Aug 20 2015 - 5:45am by David Decker
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It’s not a comforting thought, but a lot of unexpected stuff happens in life. Sometimes it’s great, like meeting the love of your life, but other times it’s something unpredictable you’d rather skip. Right now, we’re going to talk about those wonderful things in life you can actually plan for. Isn’t that a relaxing thought? It should be! When you take...

Moving is a large project that requires a lot of your time and effort. Therefore, you’re bound to get frustrated or upset at one point during the process. Thankfully the hope and motivation behind your end goal will get you through it. And if you come across a few road blocks, here are some inspirational quotes to get you through. “Alone we can do so little,...

Posted on Aug 11 2015 - 5:30am by David Decker
Comments Off on 6 Keepsake Ideas That’ll Excite You About the Future

Children grow up fast, and oftentimes the things we collect remind us of the process. Keepsakes for parents are a prime way to preserve memories, and they also serve as potential heirlooms for your children to pass down for generations. Here are some keepsake ideas you can easily create for your kids: 1.  Scrapbook of Firsts (via Pinterest) Go beyond the baby book....