We’re excited to offer seven new storage facilities in a wonderful area of Southern California where the locals relax with hiking, cycling, fishing and off-roading. Formerly Sparky’s Self Storage, the facilities recently reopened as Extra Space Storage locations. All of the locations feature excellent lighting, and provide security features like electronic gates...

Our customers are always welcome, but pests have a much harder time getting comfortable at Extra Space Storage facilities! Maintaining clean facilities is a huge part of our brand. We understand that when you walk into one of our storage facilities you expect and deserve a clean, welcoming, pest-free experience. We take steps to make sure you won’t see pests...

Would you like to take a major hit in the wallet by hiring movers to do everything for you, or is your pleasure a monumental backache thanks to a complete DIY move? Thankfully, your choices more nuanced than that. No one will tell you that moving is easy, but what we’re hoping you’ll do is take a few minutes to read our concise guide on hiring a moving company...

                    Whatever your reasons are for moving to a smaller house, one thing is certain: You won’t be able to take all of your stuff with you. Here is some advice for downsizing. Compare Measurements Measure the dimensions of each room in your current home and in the new one. Then determine what will fit....

                Expecting a newborn? The planning can be overwhelming. All that space needs to be made! Relax, storage is always an option when you need it. As for the parenting part, well, try following these guidelines.     Do you agree with the thoughts above? What are some other bits of advice you’d give to...

Believe it or not, all the poop and snot are worth it! As one parent in our new parenting advice video says, “Oh, yeah. Worth it. All the poop and snot and screaming and crying and fighting, worth it. All of it, totally worth it.” So, there you have it. Everything you need to know. Maybe not everything. We’re continuing our countdown of top advice from parents...

We asked our Facebook fans to reply with a GIF reaction to two common storage situations. Here were some of our favorites. Your Friend Asks for Help Moving Of course you’ll be a good friend and lend a hand with the move, but we all know you’d rather do the following instead: Ask for an incentive It doesn’t hurt to ask for something in return, right? You’ll...

In 2004, Morgan Spurlock, an independent filmmaker, directed the somewhat “shocking” documentary, Supersize Me. The film was a virtual expose on an American ideology that is so set in our veins (literally and figuratively), that it’s become synonymous with America. That idea: bigger is better. Supersize Me called Americans, and American food corporations, to...

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...