Entries by Tylor

TV Storage Tips

The best case scenario for storing a TV is to place it back in the original packaging, surrounded by styrofoam and all, and store it sitting upright. This ideal case, however, is the most unlikely for most people. The following are tips for storing your TV if you don’t have the original packaging. First things […]

Tips for Storing Financial Documents

The task of storing financial documents can seem daunting at first, not only because some documents might be relevant in the foreseeable future while others virtually useless, but because typically financial documents include sensitive personal information. On top of a good organization system, storing financial documents requires a certain level of security not usually demanded […]

How to Avoid 3 Common Moving Scams

The three most common moving scams all involve money. Before you continue to read about the common scams of moving companies, just know that all can be avoided, quite simply, if you sign a contract before you officially decide to hire or use moving services. Inflating Prices after Packing All Your Belongings One thing you […]

Prepare Your Motorcycle for Storage

Now that the roads are wet and icy, and a clear, warm sunlit day is as unlikely as a year-long summer season, it’s time to prepare your motorcycle for storage. Clean Whether you have a motorcycle that you just bought and it needs a lot of work, or a motorcycle with a new chrome finish, […]

Prevent Bugs and Pests in Your Storage Unit

The number one fear of storage unit customers is that their prized belongings will be taken over by pests. This fear, though warranted in some areas, is preventable if you take a few crucial steps. First Things First: Facility Measures The first thing you want to do is know the policy of your self storage […]

Tips for Moving with Pets

With all the boxes, fragiles, and furniture you’ll pack into the moving truck, it’s easy to lump your pet’s belongings with everything else. But your pet’s belongings are key to comforting your pet during this time of change. As you think about moving, don’t forget your pet. Below are two important pieces to making the […]

Tips for Packing Boxes

Packing boxes for storage is not rocket science, although without some experience doing it you might make minor mistakes that, over time, become considerable problems. The following tips will help you pack boxes to prepare for moving or long-term storage.  Should we take our boxes from the attic or garage and place them directly in […]

Tips for Moving Large Mirrors

It’s the one thing you dread moving: the 100 pound, colossal mirror. If you’ve never moved a large mirror with a moving truck before, every little bump in the road will make you second guess the thickness of the sheet you wrapped it in. But, with just a few tips, you’ll be ready to go. […]

Three Places to Store Your Spare Keys

Improvements in technology haven’t really solved the old, eternal dilemma: where to put the spare key. Hiding it is imperative, but keeping it accessible, and in a memorable spot, is difficult. We recommend 3 easy, accessible places to hide your key in plain sight. Car floor mat As long as you don’t lose your car […]

Simple Rules for Self Storage

When making the decision to use a storage unit for personal or business use, you’ll want to be aware that every storage business  prohibits the storage of certain items to protect the storage units,  staff, and other customers. If you have any questions about whether an item is permissible, ask your storage manager or someone […]