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  • 2 Mistakes To Avoid When Placing Your Electronics In Storage

    If you will be moving to a new area or temporarily downsizing your living space, you may be planning to place many of your belongings in storage, including some of your electronics, such as DVD players, computers, or television sets. However, before you put these electronics in the unit, make sure you do not make the following mistakes that could ruin them. 1.  Leaving All Components and Cords Plugged In
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  • Tips for Safely Storing Your Personal Book Collection

    Nothing quite compares to the feel of a real book between your hands on a cool fall evening, but those books that you love can quickly begin to take up too much space in your home. Rather than releasing your favorites from your collection, you can move the collection into a mini-storage unit. Below you'll find a few tips that will help you preserve the condition of your books while they're being stored.
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  • Moving Into A Smaller Place With Minimal Storage? 3 Tips For Securing A Storage Unit

    Moving into a smaller apartment can come with some challenges regarding making sure that all of your items are carefully stored so that they aren't damaged. If you're unable to store a lot of these things in your home due to a lack of square footage, it's a smart idea to look into how you can rely on a storage unit instead for keeping all of your items preserved. If you're unsure of how to rent a storage unit for the first time, consider some of the following tips.
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  • Spring Is Finally Here: How To Prepare Your Storage Unit For The Weather Change

    If you have some of your belongings in storage, you might not have made it out to the storage unit during the winter. Now that the weather is warming up, you'll need to give your belongings some much-needed attention. You see, the warmer weather will be bringing some potential issues with it; these issues could combine to cause damage to the items you have in storage. To make sure your belongings are well-protected, here are three steps you should take now that the weather is warming up.
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  • 5 Tips For Long-Term Boat Storage

    A boat offers a ton of summer fun. However, there will come a time when your boat needs to be put up for the winter. In other instances, you may simply need to store your boat because you are going to be leaving town for business for several months and aren't sure of an exact date when you will be back. There are certain things that you need to do to prepare your boat to ensure that it is properly protected while in self storage.
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  • Climate-Controlled Storage And Security For Sensitive Belongings

    Not all of your belongings can be tossed into any old storage area. Even at home, your belongings could be at risk from drastic temperature changes and moisture issues. Here are a few issues to keep in mind as you look for a reliable storage facility. Why Is Climate-Controlled Storage Necessary? Some objects are sensitive to temperature extremes. Perishable goods need refrigerated storage, while many electronics, cloth, foam materials, and other objects are unable to maintain a useful form in extreme heat.
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  • Preparing Your Car For Winter Storage: What You Need To Know

    Do you own a car that you only drive for a portion of the year? If so, then you most likely store your car during the winter months. This is especially common among those who own sports cars, as they typically don't make the best vehicles to drive during the winter. If you're in the process of preparing your car for winter storage--whether it be in your own garage or another location--there are some things to keep in mind.
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  • How To Experience A New City For A Year

    Sometimes, life gives us the opportunity to experience a new place for a short chunk of time. If you've been dying to break out of your routine, but want to return back to your home city, here are some tips to follow for a smooth year away.  Get a Self-Storage Unit For a shorter time away from home, it usually makes sense to pack away all of your items in a self-storage unit.
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  • Five Tips On How To Pack A Portable Storage Container

    Storage containers and portable storage containers, or storage trailers, are an excellent way to prepare for a move, or stash things until you can have them hauled to a permanent place. They can be parked right on your property allowing you the convenience of time and removing the inconvenience of hauling things to a storage building. When you finish up with a packing project, you can immediately transfer it to your storage container until time to move.
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  • How To Put Plants Into Storage

    Plants are a living, breathing part of any home and can add quite a bit to the aesthetic to the room that they are installed in. However, they can also take up a great deal of space, especially since they are the only household decoration that will slowly take up more space over time. If you want to free up some space, or simply want to move your plants into storage to keep them in a separate, safe location while moving, you may want to consider renting a self-storage unit to put your plants in.
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