Category: Storage Articles

Starting Your Own Business? You Need Storage

It’s all about the “side hustle” these days, so we hear. Even if you have a steady job that pays the bills, a bit of extra work helps to fund things you need or enjoy. It’s not uncommon to see friends offering their skills and expertise on jobshare sites, and we’ve spotted a few rideshare… Read more »

It’s Hot Out There! Make Sure Your Storage Stays Cool

Summer in Norfolk. It hasn’t arrived yet, but we’re feeling a change in the air and it’s about eighty degrees. Soon the kids will be out of school and the out-of-state relatives in a car heading your way. We’ll once again enjoy days at the beach, festivals at Town Point Park, and the new Waterside Market,… Read more »

When Is Storage Necessary?

When you look around your home and see the extra furniture, the unused household objects and seasonal decorations, you may feel reluctant to deal with the baggage. Cleaning the house for the purpose of creating more space requires times and preparation, and as you sort through things you’re bound to experience attachments. The spendthrift in… Read more »

It’s Time For Spring Cleaning, and Storage

It may not feel like spring for all the shifting in weather here – snow one day, sun the next. You can tell the seasons have changed, though, by looking around your neighborhood. Garbage cans left on the curb appear bursting to capacity, and friends are making more than a few trips to their favorite… Read more »

How to Prepare a Car for Storage

When we think of renting a storage unit, most likely we are more concerned with smaller objects like clothing and boxes of books, Christmas decorations, and other items we don’t use on a regular basis. We may also be more inclined to obtain storage for furniture as we transition to a new home. Some may… Read more »

How to Avoid Problems With Self-Storage

George Carlin famously lamented about always having to find a “place for his stuff.” We can laugh, probably because we can sympathize with his dilemma. Sometimes we have so much stuff we don’t know whether to keep it or give it away. Eventually, self-storage may become an option if we are reluctant to hold a… Read more »

Amazing Packing and Storage Tips to Make Your Life Easier

You may be faced with packing for a cross-country move, or maybe you need to conserve space at home and must choose what goes into a storage rental unit. The idea of placing personal belongings, especially fragile and treasured items, may inspire worry. Out of sight, out of mind for some, but occasionally your mind… Read more »

Tips For Packing Your Library For Storage

Whether you plan to downsize your home, are in the process of moving, or just want to clear away unused items, self-storage is a viable and affordable solution. Renting a storage unit for a month or longer allows you to place your belongings in a safe, climate-controlled facility. It’s a good option if your life… Read more »

What is Mini Storage?

If you are shopping for a storage, you have probably heard a number of different terms to describe self storage units. “Mini storage” is one of them. This term is used to describe a self storage unit that is smaller in size. Even though the mini storage are called mini, they can be relatively big… Read more »

Things You Can Put In Your Storage Shed

What can you put in a storage shed? When you rent a storage facility, you are typically bound by the terms of the business, and therefore are permitted to keep any number of possessions while you move, or take a temporary job overseas. If you are in need of long-term storage and aren’t sure what… Read more »