There are a lot of things you need to know before buying a new home, but the first of the many steps is to figure out if you can afford it. If you can, how will you pull it off? Here are eight steps to take to ensure you’re confident and ready for a life-changing purchase. Determine what you can afford. (Via The Knot) According to the US Census Bureau,...

  Extra Space Storage is excited to welcome a new storage facility in Littleton, Colorado. Located about 20 minutes from downtown Denver, this facility is perfect for storing important items that you want to be part of your future. Whether you’re a resident, student or business owner, our new storage location has a lot to offer! 100 Percent Climate Control,...

At Extra Space Storage, we’re in the business of helping people make it through life’s transitions.  We work to help people make room for life in all types of circumstances.  And we consider it an honor. We also consider it an honor to have had so many incredible women share their stories of transition – and how they found hope in the process – as part...

As a sponsor of Tropic of Candycorn’s Surf & Yoga Mom Retreat, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to give away a retreat package to one deserving mom.  When we started this process, we knew we wanted any contest to center on transitions and how people make room for life and grow from them.  We knew there would be women who had incredible stories to...

As a self-storage business grows, it’s necessary to communicate with more customers than ever before. Of course, that’s a wonderful thing, but a conversation with a customer is much more than just words. Whether the communication takes place over the phone, through click to chat, texting, email or social media, the outcome can mean the difference between a thriving...

A sad yet touching idea is for people to plan to give their children gifts posthumously. Whether terminally-ill or just extremely prepared, creating gifts to leave for parents and spouses can be a great idea to both let them know you’re always thinking of them, and to help them remember your love after you have passed. There are many gifts that you can work on...

At some point in your life, you have probably thought seriously about moving to a new home. Whether you follow through with that decision or not, understanding the reasons behind wanting to move and the practicality of doing so is important. Before taking the plunge, there are three basic questions you’ll have to answer. What is Important to You? The first step...

When a loved one passes, you must take the time to go through all of the items in his or her home and storage unit in order to decide what to keep and what to discard. If you don’t have room in your house, you will end up storing some of the more valuable items. But smaller and more important items can be re-purposed in a meaningful way. Here are some ways to preserve...

The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and it’s finally time to wave winter goodbye and welcome spring! Whether you’re an avid gardener, a handyman, or someone who loves to entertain, there’s one place that you need to have organized by the time warmer weather rolls around: your garage. We’ve collected some of the best storage hacks to implement now...

Congratulations, you’re moving in together! It’s an exciting step in your relationship or marriage. Once you’ve decided that moving in is the right next step, you have to start thinking about the practical aspects of consolidating your items. What is worth keeping, and what is worth storing? This guide is meant to help you figure out: should you keep one, keep...