How to preserve antique belongings in storage?

We often have those old but valuable items when moving. And we often wonder – should I keep it? Well, yes, why not! Even though that old pretty dresser doesn’t go well with your modern furniture – it doesn’t mean you should throw it away or sell. We have the right tips on how to preserve antique belongings when keeping them in a storage unit just for you. If you do this right, you will be sure that your valuable items will be safe, even when storing them for a long time. Continue reading “How to preserve antique belongings in storage?”

To rent or not to rent storage on major holidays?

Holidays always inflict numerous expenses on us. Firstly, buying presents or holiday knickknacks can get very pricey in the end. Secondly, organizing a holiday meal for your family and friends is another thing on your expenses list. Finally, what happens when in the middle of this hustle and bustle you need to take care of some of your items that cause clutter or suddenly can’t fit your living space anymore? Is it smart to rent storage on major holidays? We can give you a few hints on what to expect. Then, you can make a decision on your own. Continue reading “To rent or not to rent storage on major holidays?”

Storage insurance – do you need it?

Self-storage units are an option that a growing number of Americans uses. Either as a way to declutter their homes and workplaces or as an additional short-term or long-term storage area for items they don’t need. They may be out of sight, but, like all your property, you want to be sure that all things that you have in stock remain safe from theft, physical damage and the destructive effects of the environment. That’s where the storage insurance jumps in. Continue reading “Storage insurance – do you need it?”

How to store belongings in the winter

It is a great luxury to have a storage unit, and not need to keep everything in your home. When you are living in a small apartment, for example, keeping huge winter coats in your closets during the summer can be a haggle. Just the same, keeping your summer clothes in the winter months is quite redundant. That’s why you will want to get the most out of your storage unit if you have one. And one of the best ways to do this is if you put your summer items there during the winter. However, there are some guidelines you need to follow when you want to store belongings in the winter. Especially if the winters are as harsh in your area as they can get in New Jersey, there are some things you need to keep in mind. Find out what they are in this article. Continue reading “How to store belongings in the winter”

Ways of cutting costs on storage

Moving and storing your belongings can get complicated. Not only will relocation take time but it will also take a lot of money. You should try to save as much money as possible when you move since you do not know if there will be any kind of emergencies. This can be done in anyways but one of the most crucial is cutting costs on storage. This will help you save a huge amount of money which can be very helpful. This will make your relocation much easier since you will have more money to plan your relocation. Continue reading “Ways of cutting costs on storage”

How to avoid fraudulent storage facilities

Let`s start with an interesting fact, shall we? There are over 60,000 storage facilities in the United States, which accounts for more than two-thirds of storage units worldwide! The presence of so many facilities in the country leads us to the conclusion that an average American must have a lot of items collected over the years, and not needed anymore. Once those units start making daily life next to impossible, he/she will get in pursuit of a storage unit. And with over 60,000 facilities, the options are limitless. However, somewhere between those 60,000 units, fraud is lurking. In order to avoid fraudulent storage facilities, you have to be extra careful, and not let yourself get easily carried away! Continue reading “How to avoid fraudulent storage facilities”

Guide for converting your attic into storage space

In a consumer society that we live in today, storage space is becoming indispensable. While you can hire self-storage units for your needs, there must be a more meaningful way to spend your money on. As a matter of a fact, if you are going to invest money into storage, you might as well invest in long-term gain. Storage units are a great option for people who need to store their items for a limited period of time. For us who need space to store our items for longer, we need to think about how we can find a solution that is going to solve our storage problem in the long run. Converting your attic into storage space will do just that. It will provide you with a place to put your items in without having to pay the rent. Let’s take a look at your storage options. Continue reading “Guide for converting your attic into storage space”

Moving utilities and appliances – beginner’s guide

Most of us have had the experience of relocating, one way or the other – from purchasing or renting a new home, to having to renovate and furnish a summer house, or even executing moving to a new office. Well, when it comes to the last mentioned, you could use office moving assistance. That way, you’ll shorten your struggle and get back to work faster. Also, something as small as a damp washing machine could cost you hundreds of dollars, if not packed properly. And, if you happen to forget to notify your new utility provider of your move-in date, you might be spending your first nights keeping your hands warm with a little help from a candle. Moving is definitely a form of renaissance, but it shouldn’t keep you in the dark ages. In order to experience the true meaning of revival without any setbacks, simply follow our guide on what to look out for when moving utilities and appliances. Continue reading “Moving utilities and appliances – beginner’s guide”

The importance of keeping your storage clean

When it comes to moving, a storage facility can be a real life-saver. It presents a safe place for you to keep your valuables until all the problems concerning your moving can resolve. And, there can be many problems associated with moving. For starters, your NJ movers could run into an unpredictable situation and, thus, be late with the pick-up of your items. Moreover, there could be an overlap between the move-out and the move-in date. For all of these situations, a storage unit will save you, as well as your relocation. It doesn`t matter whether you are a provider of storage services, or a user, keeping your storage clean is important for many reasons. Continue reading “The importance of keeping your storage clean”

Alternative in-house storage fixes

You love your home, but you caught yourself hitting things all the time. You have to look for your favorite dress for at least 15 minutes. A great thing about small homes is that you can clean them fast. But the downside is that over time you feel like a hoarder, you just don’t have enough space for your belongings. And that is when you need to get creative. You need to think outside the box and find some alternative in-house storage fixes for your small home. it is easy, you just need to start the process and set up your goal. Continue reading “Alternative in-house storage fixes”

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