Four Ways to Make Sure Your Self-Storage Unit Is Secure


Safety and security are the key features to look for when choosing the best self-storage facility for your belongings. While almost everything you read will advise that you go with a secure unit, very few tell you what makes the unit secure or what you can do to help increase that security. This guide can fill that gap so you are sure to pick the safest place for your storage needs.

16 July 2015

Babies, Bottles, and Boxes: Making Your Residential Move with Babies and Toddlers as Easy as Possible


Moving is stressful enough, but moving with babies and toddlers can be a nightmare. Between packing boxes and watching the kids, you can easily become overwhelmed. These tips will help you manage your upcoming residential move and avoid problems.  Hire Residential Moving Professionals The first step to having a successful, low-stress move with little kids is to hire residential movers. Full-service residential movers will pack your belongings in a way that is organized and safe while you watch over the kids and give them the kind of one-on-one attention they need.

30 June 2015

Extend Garage Sale Season To Your Storage Unit


Summer is a perfect time for garage sales, but you can think beyond what you have in your actual home to gather a number of seldom-used possessions to turn into cash. If you keep some of your items in a storage unit, garage sale season is the ideal opportunity to wade through the space and see what items might be able to give you some money in your pocket. Want to hold a garage sale at your unit?

18 June 2015

Tips To Help You Pack Your Self Storage Unit Properly


Taking your valuable items to a self storage unit may not be something you want to do, but something done more out of necessity. Maybe you're in the middle of a move and need to take your things somewhere until you find a permanent home. Maybe you've recently moved back home and simply don't have the space for your things in your parent's home. Whatever your reason for needing a storage unit, packing it properly will mean the difference between your things staying in good condition, or being ruined because of a simple packing mistake.

11 June 2015

Answering Frequent Questions Concerning Moving A Piano


The piano may be one of the more popular instruments to learn to play, but it is also one of the largest and most cumbersome to move. If you are lucky enough to have your own piano, there is a good chance that at some point you will be faced with the task of moving it -- either from room to room or to another home. It is no big secret that moving a piano at all can take some special preparation and a lot of care and attention.

27 May 2015

Storage Tips: How To Store A First Communion Dress


Your child's big day has passed, and you want to keep this very special dress for later generations. The best thing you can do is properly store this monumental family garment. The following simple guide should help you do just that.  Take The Dress To The Cleaners One of the most important things to do is to have the dress professionally cleaned as soon as possible. This is because there are food particles, dirt, and oil stains that are sometimes naked to the eye.

12 May 2015

How To Make Your Local Move Much Easier


Moving is hard work, even if you are going to be moving locally. You have a lot of things to take care of and you'll have a lot of arrangements to make before, during and after your move. Having a good schedule and planning ahead will really help you when it comes to moving in the smoothest, most hassle free manner possible. Set up your services Once you have your new address, you will want to call ahead and set up a turn on date for all your utilities.

19 April 2015

Strategies For Pest Control In Your Storage Unit


Self-storage facility managers typically put forth substantial effort to keep bugs and rodents out of units. However, the actions of tenants can lead to problems. As you plan to put belongings in storage, follow some specific pest control strategies to keep these critters out of your unit and to avoid causing headaches for other renters as well. Ask About the Facility's Pest Control During your decision-making process about where you want to rent storage, ask a company representative about the facility's pest control strategies.

13 March 2015

Moving With Pets: A Guide


Moving can be stressful enough for you, but just imagine how your pets must feel. Pets, such as cats and dogs, tend to get very accustomed to a way of living. Therefore, they can become extremely stressed out when they're taken out of their elements, such as during a move. Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to make the move go as smoothly as possible for both you and your beloved pets.

13 March 2015

The Excitement Of Storage Unit Auctions


If you enjoy the thrill of going to flea markets or yard sales in hope of finding treasures, antiques or items you can resell, consider taking a day to investigate the fun you can have at a storage unit auction. There are all kinds of goodies awaiting buyers and the mystery of what you will find after winning a unit may be well worth the money. Here are some tips to use when going to a storage unit auction at a facility like Access Self Storage for the first time.

11 March 2015