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NOT JUST FOR STORAGE – CREATIVE USES FOR YOUR STORAGE UNIT


No doubt, you’ve driven by some of the many storage unit locations in your area and possible even speculated on how you could benefit from renting one for yourself. Even if you excel in the art of simplistic living, and you don’t need a storage unit to help declutter your home, there are other creative uses for a storage unit that you might enjoy pursuing.   Rotate Seasonal Items and Decorations Your decorations and seasonal clothes take up a great […]

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How to Trash Your Tech


The modern era of advanced computers and gadgets is incredible, but it ends up creating a lot of waste. Researchers at Yale predicted the amount of e-waste generated worldwide would skyrocket to 65 million tons by 2017. This could be a huge problem, because many electronics items contain poisonous chemicals, and simply throwing these devices into landfills can create environmental hazards. While this might tempt you to leave aging hardware in a self storage facility, that’s also a poor solution. […]

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SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS – TIPS FOR PAINTING YOUR INTERIOR


A splash of color in any space can truly help liven up your home. If you are going to paint a room, make sure you pick a color scheme that works and a shade that compliments what you want out of the space. Follow these simple tips when painting your interior living spaces:   Mood and Lighting Matter You will most likely want to select a color that reflects the purpose of each room. If you paint the dining room, […]

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Downsizing After Retirement!


After retiring you may want to downsize your home to save a little extra money for traveling and other pleasures of life. Moving to a smaller house in another location can also be an exciting way to integrate something new into you and your partner’s life. Below are some benefits of living in more compact quarters.   Save Money for Fun Adventures First and foremost, when you downsize, you will be able to save a great deal of money to […]

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STORAGE AUCTION RESELLING TIPS


Storage unit auctions have increased in popularity since the start of the popular TV show Storage Wars. Everyone wants a part of the seemingly simple profits they think can be earned this way. With some careful planning, you actually can profit when you buy from auctions at self storage units. Before you go, you should know what you plan to do with the items once you buy them. You don’t want things sitting around your house, causing clutter and collecting […]

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TIME TO MOVE ON – LISTING YOUR HOME FOR SALE


If it’s time to move to a new location, you probably hope to sell your home. Fortunately, this process doesn’t need to be difficult. By tailoring your online listing to the needs and wants of buyers and putting your home’s best foot forward, you can sell your house quickly and efficiently.   Keep It Short and Sweet When you create a listing for a home it is important to keep everything simple and easy to digest. Zillow, an online real […]

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Real Life Storage Wars


Someone who attends a storage auction can acquire a number of interesting treasures in an entertaining and exciting way. However, for those who have never been to an auction, the process may appear intimidating and confusing. Follow these tips to help settle your stomach and get ready before embarking on the journey as an auction attendee: Storage Auction 101 storage auctions take place at various storage facilities. The event dates are set by the storage unit company, and interested bidders […]

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MAKE THEM PROUD – STORING YOUR CHILD’S MASTERPIECES


When you have kids, you know they can produce quite the volume of art. Kids will be kids, and one of the most fun things about childhood is exercising a creative imagination. It’s unique, interesting, beautiful and you probably cherish it. However, while we’re constantly in awe of our children’s amazing creations, the paintings, sculptures, and sketches do tend to pile up at an insanely fast pace and you may find that you just don’t have room on your fridge […]

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IN IT’S PLACE – STORING ITEMS PROPERLY


We all face times where we feel like we are running out of available storage space. We’ve packed the attic, basement, closets and every nook and cranny we can find, but there is never enough room for everything. Unfortunately, on top of limited storage space options, there are also a few items you might be storing that don’t belong in the space you’ve put them. Before you decide you don’t have any space, check to see if you have anything […]

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Decluttering–in the Clear!


Studio apartment or four-bedroom ranch, chances are that you have clutter. It creeps in everywhere. Countertops attract receipts, magazines, mail, and other items. Spare rooms become dumping grounds for unused items. Your hallway closet fills to the brim. Time for some decluttering! Getting rid of trash may be easy, however, it’s much harder disposing of items you don’t need around every day but still want to keep. Think memorabilia, important records and decorations. Before stressing out on what to do […]

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