Don’t let an item’s shape, age, or fragility keep you from preserving an heirloom or a memento. With a little bit of care, you can transform these delicate items into storage-ready keepsakes. The Flowers From a Wedding or Anniversary If you’re going to dry flowers for storage, hang them upside...

We usually meet new customers when they’re in the middle of a life transition. And what bigger transition is there than becoming a parent? To help celebrate this important time, we created a video with parenting advice from the experts – parents! Join us for this countdown of top parenting advice, or go to the video for all 10 bits of wisdom right now: Parenting...

So you have to downsize. Many before you have survived it, and you will too. With a solid plan and some good advice, you’ll find yourself in the right frame of mind to finally lose those VHS tapes and secure storage for things like family heirlooms. Finding the motivation to get started, and then deciding what to keep, store or purge can be tough. But don’t worry....

Some words you just hear together a lot: soap and water; chips and dip; storage and moving! There’s a reason “storage and moving” sound so nice together. Storage units can be a mover’s best friend. Though, if you’ve never been properly introduced, you may feel a little bit intimidated. We understand completely. And we want to present you with our...

Your schedule. One of the biggest changes in your life after having a baby will be your schedule, which will be heavily affected by your newborn. This is especially true when it comes to sleep. In order to maximize the amount of sleep you get, it’s suggested to sleep when your baby does. Your wake-up call. You might not need an alarm clock anymore by the time your...

Somewhere out there, some very nice people exist who decided to live forever in the houses in which they grew up. For the rest of us, moving is a fact of life. So, let’s face the inevitable with optimism, a hearty breakfast and this incredibly helpful infographic. At a glance, here’s what’s inside our new moving guide infographic: Details to help you expertly...

Before you know it, winter will be over and spring will be underway. Not only does that mean warmer temperatures, it also means spring cleaning. The annual cleaning frenzy doesn’t have to be a drag. If properly prepared, you can make it through your spring cleaning in no time. Here are four tips to help you prepare for the mess you’ll clean up. Make a plan. Don’t...

                      There are times in life when it’s fine to be a little imprecise, like when ordering ice cream. Didn’t get that waffle cone? Not the end of the world. Yet, when you’re hiring a mover, that’s one of life’s best times to dot every i and cross every t. At Extra Space Storage, we serve...

                    If you’re gifted to live in this great country, America, there are two or three things you know for sure. The “golden arches” are more than just the entrance to heaven. “Football” has a lot more to do with helmets and pads, than feet. And, the coup-de-grace of knowledge: Hollywood is...

Diapers – and lots of them. It goes without saying that if you’re expecting, you must stock up on diapers. Newborns can go through 10 to 12 diapers a day, so base your first purchase on this and how often you’ll be able to go to the store. But of course, it doesn’t hurt to overstock. There’s no such thing as “too many diapers.” Wipes. Diapers and wipes...