Although your storage facility is dedicated to maintaining the perfect temperature and humidity 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. If you’re away for lengthy periods and unable to check yourself, contact the building manager at regular intervals...

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...

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...

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. ...

In a competitive sellers’ market, excellent home “staging” (arranging and prepping your home so that it appeals to buyers) is crucial. While it’s true that a lived-in look enhances your chance of a sale, having too much stuff, or the wrong stuff, can work against home sellers. While many sellers rent storage space to reduce clutter in their...

  You’ve been busy locating new housing and packing up boxes, so the last thing you want to worry about is your belongings getting damaged after the move. Thinking ahead now can help prevent disasters (large or small) later.   There are several reasons you may need to protect your belongings with climate controlled storage after relocating. No matter...

Are you looking to store your personal items, but don’t know whether to choose regular or climate controlled storage? While regular self-storage works great for plenty of household items, more sensitive items (such as family heirlooms, antiques, artwork or musical instruments) sometimes need a more consistent environment. Here are five benefits of choosing climate...

“Climate control” is a term you often hear associated with cars, but self-storage facilities’ use of this technology is even more important. People entrust valuable — sometimes even priceless — possessions to us, so it’s imperative that we provide the perfect environment to keep everything in good shape. Climate-controlled units maintain a stable temperature...

  We’re used to thinking of inanimate objects as insensitive to the things that bother humans, like very hot weather and high humidity, but the truth is that some of our belongings are extremely sensitive!   Certain items can be greatly damaged or completely destroyed by the effects of heat and humidity, but climate controlled storage can help prevent...

While there are plenty of homeowners out there who are looking to move from time to time, there are probably many more apartment hunters who need help as well. There are any one of a number of reasons why someone would need a new apartment, including a new addition to the family, a new job, looking for a new neighborhood, wanting to downsize and more. Just like with...