Posted on Apr 7 2014 - 9:25pm by Garret Stembridge
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Whether you’re storing a classic car for posterity or sticking your car in the driveway while away for a month, make sure you’ll return to a vehicle in good shape. Proper storage is essential, whether you’re leaving it outside or in. Follow these steps.   First, wash the car, then change the oil and filter. Then top up the tank with premium gas and check...

Posted on Apr 4 2014 - 7:45pm by Brent Hardy
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At long last, spring is here! It couldn’t be more welcome, but it does bring a few things to worry about. One of those is your stuff in storage, especially unheated storage.   If your unit is climate controlled, you can breathe easy: A seamless transition between climatic states is part of what you’re paying for. But if you have your stuff in a standard...

Posted on Mar 31 2014 - 4:02pm by Brent Hardy
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  One thing I find annoying is wanting to buy an item or service, but not being able to figure out exactly what I need. It can help to talk with a salesperson, but sometimes I just want to get my answers quietly at 10 p.m. with a laptop balanced on my lap while I click around on the TV. And I don’t think I’m alone! If you’re wondering what size storage...

Posted on Mar 31 2014 - 10:50am by Garret Stembridge
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  RVs everywhere are stretching their collective arms, giving out big yawns, and preparing themselves to get on the road again. If only it were that simple! But, of course, our RVs need us to wake them gently in the spring.   You probably carefully winterized your RV last fall, but now you have a few more spring maintenance tasks to complete. Keep yourself...

Posted on Mar 28 2014 - 9:00am by Garret Stembridge
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Classic cars don’t always do well in harsh weather, making seasonal car storage a must in many areas. But but storing a vintage automobile is different from other types of storage. Below are some things that you need to know and do when looking for and storing your vehicle:   Winter Maintenance You’ve invested a lot of time and money in your classic...

Posted on Mar 26 2014 - 10:00am by Garret Stembridge
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  There’s plenty of bad advice out there, and it often comes from well-meaning people. Yet, when it comes to car storage, you should do your own research for best results! Preparing for car storage can help you can avoid some problems like paint damage, fused wipers, flat spots and more.   Whether it’s bad advice you hear, or your own voice whispering...

Posted on Mar 24 2014 - 10:38pm by Extra Space Storage
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  Although your storage facility is dedicated to maintaining an ideal temperature in your climate-controlled unit, it can never hurt to be vigilant. Whenever you visit, check to ensure the space is just how you need it to be. ...

Posted on Mar 21 2014 - 6:52pm by Garret Stembridge
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Are you looking to store your vehicle, but don’t know what type of unit to rent? Both drive-up indoor and outdoor vehicle storage units have their benefits. Your decision will ultimately depend on the vehicle you plan to store, the level of protection you need, and your budget. Here are some factors to consider:   Protection From the Elements Drive-up interior...

Posted on Mar 19 2014 - 11:02pm by Garret Stembridge
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When storing your car for a period of time, there are a lot of things you need to do to make sure its components last during its period of non-use. To help you out, we interviewed automotive expert Tom Mollo of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and asked him to share his most recommended car storage tips.     We’ve also summarized Tom’s car...

Posted on Mar 17 2014 - 5:27pm by Brent Hardy
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You’re hot on the trail of a quality storage space for your stuff. You’ve narrowed down the size and type of unit you’ll need and the general location you’ll be targeting.   Now the question is which of the facilities in the area to sign on with. What are helpful questions to ask when you visit? Take this list with you and you’ll be on your way. ...