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Eliminate Waste And Minimize Stress–Getting Rid Of Unneeded Items During A Move

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eliminate Waste And Minimize Stress–Getting Rid Of Unneeded Items During A Move

If you’re facing a permanent move, the prospect of loading up all of your belongings into a truck can seem daunting. Many people have more possessions than they know how to transport, so downsizing can become an important task. Unfortunately, emotional connections and indecisiveness can short circuit that process and leave you struggling to pare down your belongings. Below, you’ll find a guide to some tips for helping you eliminate waste during a move. Following these suggestions should help you save space in the truck and...

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Choosing Your Unit In A Self Storage Facility

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Choosing Your Unit In A Self Storage Facility

Getting the best storage facilities when moving can prove to be tricky for someone who has no experience in doing this. As such, it is always best to be prepared. When moving, chances are you will come across items you do not use frequently, but you may not be ready to get rid of them. If you do not want to give them away or have no time to hold a garage sale, then a self storage facility would be your best bet. The following tips should enable anyone to select units in a self storage facility that will be beneficial...

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Tips For Storing Holiday Items In A Storage Unit

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Storing Holiday Items In A Storage Unit

If closet space is tight in your home and you love decorating for the holidays, you can rent a small storage unit to hold all of your festive items, such as Christmas trees, ornaments, Easter baskets and patriotic Fourth of July yard decor. Choose a unit that is close to your house so that you can quickly and easily access the celebratory pieces as you need them. Prepare the Items for Storage When you’re done using an item for the season, take the time to clean it so that it’s ready to go when you need it next year. For instance,...

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How To Secure Your Belongings Before You Put Them Into Self Storage Units

Posted by on Jun 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Secure Your Belongings Before You Put Them Into Self Storage Units

When it is time to pack up and move some of your stuff into storage, you may be asking yourself, “What is the best way to store stuff?” Well, you already know you want to relocate many of your belongings to self storage units until you can figure out if you want to keep it or let it go. The problem is how to pack it up so that it remains undamaged for months, or possibly years, in self storage. Here are some helpful hints on keeping everything tidy, dry, organized and salvageable, if the need ever arises. The Really Important...

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3 Ways To Prevent Becoming The Victim Of Identity Theft When Moving

Posted by on Jun 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Prevent Becoming The Victim Of Identity Theft When Moving

While it can be a pain to move from one location to another, the last thing you want is for someone to steal your identity during the process. After all, you worked hard to build your reputation and make yourself a pillar of the community. If you are getting ready to move, here are a few simple tips and tricks you can put into place to make sure you don’t become the victim of an identity theft scam along the way. Hire someone who is reputable. One of the main things you need to remember is that you don’t want to hire just anyone...

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How To Safely Store Your Leather Items And Furniture

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Safely Store Your Leather Items And Furniture

If you’re getting ready to put some leather furniture or clothing items in a storage facility for a while, you want to make sure that you prep your possessions before you lock them away. Here’s what you should do when it comes to leather items. Rent A Climate Controlled Facility Yes, it’s cheaper to rent a storage unit that’s not climate controlled. However, temperature extremes and humidity are lethal to leather. Since leather’s porous, mold and mildew can sink into the material and ruin it if you don’t...

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How To Prepare Your Washing Machine For Self Storage

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are moving to a new apartment building that has on site laundry facilities, you might have considered freeing up some space by putting the washing machine into self storage. Before you do so, keep in mind that there are some necessary steps to take in order to get the appliance ready for storage. Clean Out The Washer It’s a good idea to wash the machine before you put it away. You can do it by running an empty load using only bleach and hot water. It will help get rid of any laundry detergent that is still inside the drum or the...

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Need To Put Your Car In Storage For The First Time? Tips For Choosing The Right Storage Facility

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you need to put your car in storage, you need to make sure you choose the right type of storage facility to ensure it stays in good condition for you. Below is some information about the different types you can choose from to help you make the best decision. The Storage Facility Security Before you can put your car in storage, you will have to find a good storage facility. Visit a few in the area before you pick one. There are a few things you need to watch out for, such as its security. Ask the owner about the security that is provided...

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4 Ways To Get The Most From Your Stackable Storage Containers

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For organizational fanatics, stackable plastic storage containers might be one of the most important inventions of all time. They’re incredibly convenient and, more importantly, incredibly satisfying for anyone who wants to separate out those holiday decorations and family photos. Here are four ways you can get even more value out of your storage system: Organization for Kids Are you sick of finding toys littering the floor of your children’s bedrooms or playroom? Stackable plastic storage containers are offer an easy, low-cost...

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Long-Distance Moving Tips: How To Make The Transition Easier For Your Teen

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you break the news to your teenager that your family is moving out of state, don’t be surprised if he isn’t happy about relocating. It’s often hard for teenagers to deal with drastic life changes. After all, to him, making a long-distance move means leaving all of his friends behind, his school, and his extended family behind to live in a place that’s completely new and different. However, just because your teen doesn’t like the idea of an out-of-state move, it doesn’t mean you have to drag him with...

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