Posted on Oct 23 2015 - 6:17am by David Decker
Comments Off on The 5 Scariest Things About Moving and How to Handle Them

A move to a new home or city can be one of the biggest changes in your life. There are a lot of terrifying and stress-inducing things about moving, but you don’t have to be afraid. Here’s a list of five of the scariest things about moving, and how to face them. Packing Everything For many people, the idea of packing up every single thing they own can cause...

Posted on Oct 20 2015 - 6:16am by David Decker
Comments Off on 6 Ways Back to the Future II Predicted Our Future (and Things It Got Wrong)

If there’s one thing that the creators of Back to the Future II taught us, it’s that it’s important to hold onto and protect the things you care about. After all, you can’t really predict the future. To refresh your memory, in this classic 1980s film, Doc sets the time machine to October 21, 2015. As he and Marty travel forward, the future changes for the...

Posted on Oct 16 2015 - 6:22am by David Decker
Comments Off on Fall Cleaning Ideas That You Need To Do Now

It’s finally fall. And while autumn might not be the most famous season for cleaning, there are still a lot of things that need to get done. Sometime in between your apple picking, your leaf-pile jumping, and your pie baking, read this list and start thinking about the coming months.   Pack up Summer Items It’s that time of year again, when all of our favorite...

Posted on Oct 15 2015 - 3:00pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on 6 Tips to Get Through Your Own Apocalypse

How would you survive a car accident? Earthquake? Fire? Flood? While no one likes to think about those mini-apocalypses that life can throw at us, it’s good to spend a small, healthy amount of time pondering how to handle emergency situations. And if disaster does strike, keep in mind that others have gone through something similar, and came out stronger –...

Posted on Oct 5 2015 - 7:35am by David Decker
Comments Off on Five Big Reasons Downsizing Can Be a Good Thing

Everything in life is an adventure. That goes double for downsizing, but it’s a wonderful adventure to take. There are many reasons you may choose to downsize your home, but the most important thing to do during the process is stay optimistic. Approach this small-space opportunity with optimism, and you’ll be more open to finding storage and design solutions...

Your big summer toys—like boats and RVs—can’t stay out all year (even if we wish they could). Boats and RVs are huge items, and it’s more than likely that you don’t have enough space at your home to store them year-round. So instead of parking them in the street or your driveway all season, you should consider renting outdoor storage. Here are some reasons...

Posted on Oct 1 2015 - 7:08pm by David Decker
Comments Off on Extra Space Storage has Expanded in the Northeast

We’ve recently moved into 10 new cities in the Northeast. This area is heavily populated with around a quarter of the country’s population calling it home! In densely populated areas like the Northeast home prices tend to be very expensive, so it makes sense to use self-storage to gain more affordable space for the important belongings that may not fit inside...

Posted on Oct 1 2015 - 7:07pm by David Decker
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Extra Space Storage now has locations in 26 new cities in the West! A geographically diverse and beautiful area, the western U.S. is a great place to live. Residents have many reasons to look for self-storage units, including storing gear for exploring mountains and beaches! In Pacific states like California and Washington, as well as mountain states like Colorado...

Posted on Oct 1 2015 - 7:06pm by David Decker
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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,...

Posted on Oct 1 2015 - 7:05pm by David Decker
Comments Off on We’ve Opened New Storage Properties in the Midwest

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...