Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

“Any man can be a father but it takes someone special to be a Dad.” — Anne Geddes We celebrate Father’s Day to remind ourselves of the importance and the challenges of fatherhood. The often overlooked unsung heroes of parental holidays, fathers don’t enjoy the halo of admiration we give our mothers. They work tirelessly…

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Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day

While we think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer, this holiday is more than a family and friends barbeque and a three day weekend. On Monday, May 27, people will visit loved ones at cemeteries, volunteers will decorate parade floats, and children will march in parades. The truth is that many Americans…

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National Clean Up Your Room Day

National Clean Up Your Room Day

It is National Clean Up Your Room Day which is as good a reason as any to yank the scary things out from under your bed or organize your so-called closet. If you have a teenager, you might need to put on a hazmat suit before stepping inside their jungle. Not to worry, we’ve got…

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

On the second Sunday of May, we honor the person who tended to us as small children, nourished us as teenagers, and listened to our problems as young adults. As a child, there was never a shortage of ways to please your mom on Mother’s Day. A sentimental poem or placing your hands into tempera…

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What You Need to Know About Self-Storage

What You Need to Know About Self-Storage

According to a recent study, there was more than 50,000 self-storage facilities working in the United States. That’s roughly 2 billion square feet of storage space!!! It’s estimated that 1 in 10 households now use a storage unit. With all these choices in facilities how do you even begin to choose a facility to use?…

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HOW TO PROPERLY ORGANIZE YOUR STORAGE UNIT

HOW TO PROPERLY ORGANIZE YOUR STORAGE UNIT

So moving day has arrived! You have all your belongings securely packed in totes and boxes. Your mattress is protected with a secure mattress bag. You have the trucks loaded up. You drive to the storage facility to unload everything. You throw open the rolling door, and….NOW WHAT?! Moving your belongings into a unit can,…

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COMMON MISTAKES TENANTS MAKE IN SELF-STORAGE

COMMON MISTAKES TENANTS MAKE IN SELF-STORAGE

 1) FAILING TO INSURE YOUR BELONGINGS – The most common mistake tenants make with regards to self-storage is thinking that the storage facility is liable for damages that are caused while their items are in storage. No storage facility will ever insure your items for any reason. Tenants should always check with their insurance…

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WHY WOULD I NEED A STORAGE UNIT???

WHY WOULD I NEED A STORAGE UNIT???

The reality of self-storage has become commonplace throughout the United States. It seems more and more facilities are popping up everywhere. Like many people I asked myself, “are there really that many people that need storage?” It wasn’t until I got into the business that I really took a look at the reasons why people…

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