There’s nothing like hindsight. It’s true we all have to learn for ourselves, but when it comes to parenthood, it’s possible to prepare with a few practical hints from practiced parents! So, laugh, cry and evolve with this new parenting video, 10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Having a Baby. Here’s a countdown from the video of 10 pieces of parental wisdom...

                    To some music fans, vinyl is the only way to listen to music. You might have records from the 60s and 70s you refuse to let go, or maybe you’re one of the modern day collectors. Either way, vinyl is a unique material that requires special care. Follow these tips to help keep your music in pristine...

A yearly announcement and celebration, the CEO Team of Excellence award, and all the wonderful stuff that comes with it, is a big honor presented to only the most outstanding Extra Space Storage employees. “While many companies recognize employees for hard work, no one does it like Extra Space Storage,” said CEO Team of Excellence award winner Kathleen Dunigan,...

A lot goes into preparing for a baby. As you prepare to make room for life, you’ll probably have times you feel confused or uncertain. We asked our users what advice they would give to first-time parents. We received some interesting answers! Here’s what our audience had to say… Take it one day at a time! – Dorothy Cuddle’s fix almost everything (for both...

It’s not possible to predict exactly what your first few months of parenthood will bring. And that’s part of what makes it an exciting time! We’re not going to take away all the mystery, but we did create a fun and truthful video for new parents. It comes straight from experience! In this post, we’re taking you through a countdown of top parenting advice,...

                    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...