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Long Term Self Storage: Frequently Asked Questions And Answers

June 30th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Many people use self storage on a long term basis for various reasons. Self storage is a great option for those looking for a safe, secure place to store their extra items. However, renters should be aware that over a long period of time, items can be damaged if they are not properly stored. Before storing your belongings, you should be aware of potential hazards and best storage practices. The following will answer some of the questions you may have about storing various items in long term self storage.

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4 Common Reasons For Renting Self Storage

June 30th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Renting self storage is beneficial to many people, whatever their reasons for renting a unit may be. Most facilities have self storage units in a wide array of sizes, so renters can store anything from a motorcycle to a filing cabinet. There are several common reasons why a person may choose to use self storage. These reasons include decluttering to sell a home, dealing with major life changes, remodeling a home, or downsizing a home.

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5 Reasons Why Getting A Self Storage Unit Is A Good Investment

June 24th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Renting a self storage unit is a good choice for those looking for extra space. There are various reasons why you may need a storage unit. Most likely, you have run out of room for necessary items you don’t need on a regular basis, but need to keep safe for future use. The following are five common reasons why renting from a self storage facility is a good investment.

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How A Self Storage Unit Can Help You During The Holidays

June 24th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Almost everyone would agree that Christmas presents are meant to be a surprise to their recipients. It can be quite a challenge to find ways to conceal these presents from the prying eyes of children or even a curious spouse. As Christmas approaches, you may be faced with a closet overflowing with gifts. You may even have been searching for the perfect hiding place months before Christmas. Consider renting a self storage unit close to home to keep presents safe and free from discovery. Renting a self storage unit will give you a place to create, wrap, and store unique presents and other holiday items as well.

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Prevent Pests In Self Storage Units

June 15th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

A self storage unit is like any other type of property because it needs maintenance to prevent pests. Since self storage units often go long periods of time without being entered, they are susceptible to infestation without disturbance. Not all storage facilities are the same, however. Make sure the local facility you choose takes measures to keep pests out. There are also some things you can do to prevent an infestation of pests in your self storage unit. These preventative measures include knowing what attracts pests and how to pest proof your storage items.

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Tips For Putting Property In Self Storage After A Divorce

June 15th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

A divorce is a painful process that affects every area of one’s life. Planning carefully can make the process of moving a bit easier and help give you the time you need to heal. Self storage can help you make the transition, no matter where you are moving. The following tips will help to make the move and renting self storage as stress free as possible.

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9 Tips For Using Self Storage To Help Downsize Your Household

June 9th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Many people have been transitioning into more minimalist ways of living to escape the responsibilities that come with owning a large home. However, it can be difficult to downsize your household. Self storage units can help you transition into a downsized lifestyle while allowing you to keep belongings that have sentimental or monetary value. The following are seven tips to help you as you downsize your household.

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How To Prepare A Car For Self Storage

June 9th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Many self storage units are rented for extra items like books, clothing, paperwork, or furniture. Some people don’t realize that self storage units are also a great option for storing a vehicle. Depending on which facility you rent from, you can likely keep your vehicle inside a storage unit while it is not being used. A self storage arrangement is often necessary for those in the military or for others that travel for work. If you must store your car, there are things you should do to make sure it is prepared.

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Entrepreneurs Can Rely On Self Storage To Help Them Expand

June 9th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

Entrepreneurs are all about maximizing profit and minimizing expenses. If you accomplish this goal, then your startup company will have a positive cash flow moving forward. However, no startup company can survive without time and space. Space is a commodity that businesses use to their advantage.

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3 Ways Self Storage Helps With Weddings

June 3rd, 2016 - sparkysstorag
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Weddings bring a lot of joy to those involved, but for the bride and groom, planning can be pretty stressful. The stress involved with this planning should not take the joy out of your special day. Renting a self storage unit before the big day will help you declutter your personal spaces and give you room to plan. Also, keeping the unit after the wedding can help you as you transition into a new phase of life. Your self storage unit can act as storage for supplies, clear up space in a home, and help you safely store your gifts.

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