National Cleaning Week

National Cleaning Week

National Cleaning Week begins the fourth Sunday in March and it’s the perfect chance to clean out closets, basements, and storage lockers. Here’s a fun bit of trivia: According to National Calendar Day, here are the most dreaded of cleaning tasks: • Cleaning the bathroom (52%) • Kitchen cleaning (23%) • Dusting (23%) • Mopping…

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Spring Cleaning has Psychological Benefits

Spring Cleaning has Psychological Benefits

If you’ve read The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo or even a lesser-known book like Real Life Organizing: Clean and Clutter-Free in 15 Minutes a Day by Cassandra Aarssen, you’ve had to agree they must be onto something when it comes to cleaning and organizing. While spring cleaning isn’t exactly “self-care,”…

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Best Practices for Storing Your Records

Best Practices for Storing Your Records

While most of us have heard of the term Dumpster Diving, few of us have heard the term Crate Digging. Dumpster Diving is rummaging through items from residential, commercial, and construction containers for items discarded by their owners. Crate Digging, the loftier and more refined cousin of Dumpster Diving, is a hip hop term for…

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Tips for Downsizing Your Home

Tips for Downsizing Your Home

In our business, we’ve learned the reasons for downsizing a home are many, including financial, health issues, empty nest syndrome, or moving to be near family members. Undergoing the downsize of a family home can be an immense project. The following are some downsizing tips to make moving more manageable. Assess your new home. Whether…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. and a History of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. and a History of Service

Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January, recognizing the life, achievements, service, and inspiration of Martin Luther King Jr., a guiding American civil rights leader. While it is tempting to spend this day shopping the best deals, we also encourage you to look outside yourself and consider…

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New Year, New Slate: Clean Off Your Desk Day

New Year, New Slate: Clean Off Your Desk Day

Most of us know that a clean and tidy work landscape can boost productivity and keep us on task, but keeping on top of that task can sometimes be overwhelming. That is why today is National Clean Off Your Desk! Offices can be busy and hectic, which is why there are many benefits to cleaning…

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Organizing Solutions for 2020

Organizing Solutions for 2020

In the spirit of new beginnings, we’ve organized a list of some new year resolutions that will make your home more efficient and pleasant to come home to at the end of the day! Simplify your belongings. After the holidays, most of us have even more stuff to organize. One of the easiest and economical…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Storage companies like ours were established so that homeowners can organize many of the things they have accumulated over the years. Our customer base are people striving to stay prepared and organized with extra things and clutter. Let’s face it, things are what keep us in business. During this time of year, many of our…

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Buy Local or Bye-Bye Local

Buy Local or Bye-Bye Local

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting local businesses and communities across the country. Initiated by American Express in 2010, we celebrate this day each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Since beginning in 2010, consumers have reported spending an estimated $103 billion across all Small Business Saturdays combined. Because you’re a consumer,…

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Thanksgiving To-do list: Eat, Drink, Nap

Thanksgiving To-do list: Eat, Drink, Nap

At Storage Authority, we are all about the lists. Storage Items List…Packing List …Donation List…Valuable Items List …Sort and Purge List… Every day we see people in pivotal times of their lives, whether moving into their first home or celebrating retirement by downsizing. On the other hand, some people realize their homes cannot store everything…

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Veterans Day

Veterans Day

This is the time of year when veterans get a lot of attention particularly on November 11, which is Veterans Day. On Veterans Day, we honor our country’s servicemen and women, living or deceased, whether they have served during war or peace-time. Our veterans elected to put themselves in harm’s way to protect the nation…

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Holiday Storage Know-hows

Holiday Storage Know-hows

Does your basement look like something out of an episode of Hoarders? Is your garage so cluttered that you’ve stopped parking your car in it? Did you know 23% of homeowners cannot fit their car in the garage because their garage is filled with tools, toys, sports equipment, collectibles, and seasonal decorations? The holidays are…

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