Extra Space Storage has expanded into 39 new cities in the South! The new storage properties are located in nine states, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas and Tennessee. Since the South enjoys warm weather and relatively mild winters, it’s a great area for activities like golf, fishing, biking, hiking,...

We just opened new storage locations in eight new cities in the Midwest! Residents of the Midwest have diverse storage needs, including business storage, household storage and storage of vehicles and boats. Our new properties in America’s Heartland are located in Illinois and Michigan. Route 66 painting image via flickr/Bob Sponge Opening in Five New Cities in...

We’re careful. You’re careful. Yet emergencies still happen. How you handle them is important. It’s likely you’ve felt panic before. What would be wonderful is to figure out how to conquer that feeling and spring into action with a calm mind. It’s doable! With nearly 1,150 storage facilities across the United States and Puerto Rico, we’re no strangers...

Hunting season is approaching, and it’s time to ask yourself if you have room for incoming taxidermy trophies. What if you have too many to fit on the walls in your house? There is a solution: You can store these kills in a safe and pest-free way. Just follow these steps to keep them in pristine condition even when they are packed away. 1. Store Taxidermy Indoors  Leaving...

There will be many times in your life where change is necessary. If you can accept change—good or bad, in happiness or heartbreak—you’ll be a stronger and happier person. These five changes are among the biggest, most exciting, and most drastic you will ever experience. But you’ll be glad for the lessons you learned. 1. The First Home  Buying or renting...

Life is sometimes hard, but that thing that’s making it so difficult is very likely only a temporary problem. In the storage world, we meet more than a few customers with those temporary problems, and we’re glad to say that we can provide help. Customers sometimes arrive to store belongings during a difficult life transition, but they can find reassurance knowing...

We love it when life goes our way, but no one is immune to the occasional struggle. When unhappy change hits suddenly, it’s easy to think negatively. Yet, change is something we all go through, and it can lead to a better future. As storage professionals, we often meet people in the middle of life changes ­– many of them happy, but some are more difficult. Those...

It’s that time of year again. We’re in the months full of intense tackles, surprising interceptions, and satisfying touchdowns: FOOTBALL SEASON! You have a team. You have your spirit. Now think about what’s required to throw the ultimate football viewing party (and how to arrange your home for it). Follow these tips and friends will be sprinting the 100 yards...

Feeling a little bit hopeless? Try these stories about people finding or giving hope when it’s needed the most. After all, hope is contagious! We know that sometimes storage customers need us when they’re in the middle of a trying situation, whether it’s recovering from a natural disaster or enduring a never-ending remodeling project! We hope these stories inspire...

Breakups are hard enough, but what happens when you break up while living together? It can be hard to lose a partner and a house in one day, but you have to do whatever you can to achieve happiness. Here are some tips on how to move on and move out. 1. Don’t Discuss the House and the Breakup at Once  Although both the discussion of the home and the relationship...