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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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Keep Furniture In Great Shape While Moving With These 6 Tips

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you’re concerned about potential damage to your furniture while moving, you could reduce this risk considerably by taking the time to get furniture prepared. Even heavy, wooden furniture can be moved safely if you know how to get it ready and what to avoid during the move. The following six tips can all help get everything safely to your new home without any damages. Tape Shut Any Drawers When moving dressers, media cabinets, and other pieces of furniture with drawers, you’ll be able to move them much more safely by simply...

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