Sparky's Storage Solutions Blog

Take advantage of spring for a great move!

April 27th, 2018

Moving is hard no matter when you do it, but spring is arguably the best time of year to move, if you can pull it off. Don’t believe us? Here are five perks of moving during this season.

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Do you need insurance when using self-storage?

April 2nd, 2018

Renter’s insurance is a sometimes overlooked aspect of renting a storage unit. However, insurance can save your neck if the unthinkable happens and stored items are somehow stolen or damaged. On the other hand, it is a recurring fee that you might not want. So, is insurance really necessary? The answer will vary depending on your particular situation, so here are some questions to ask before you make a decision.

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7 tips for storing winter items

March 1st, 2018

As the weather starts to warm and we walk into spring, it is time for storing winter clothing. As with many of the topics we discuss in this blog, it may be tedious to pack away you winter items, but if you put forth the effort, you can guarantee everything will be in tip top shape for next year. To make the task a bit easier here are 7 tips to safely store winter clothing.

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14 nifty, thrifty home organization tricks

February 1st, 2018

Don’t just clean, organize. Cleaning is a constant battle against chaos, but organization is a long term strategy to help you keep things in the right place. When space is tight, sometimes you have to get creative to find the right place for everything. Never fear, Sparky’s is here with 14 our favorite and most practical tips for home organization.

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Holiday decorations: Tips for packing effectively

January 3rd, 2018

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Holiday help in the form of self storage

November 27th, 2017

The holidays can be a crazy time of year. To help keep you from tearing your hair out, we have 3 ways self storage can help you this season.

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Downsizing? Here are 5 tips to make it a success

October 6th, 2017

There are several reasons one might choose to downsize, but regardless of the reason, downsizing is often an especially difficult move. It requires more planning and thought than a normal move, and it canĀ  often be hard emotionally. However, you don’t have be overwhelmed, here are 5 tips to help make your downsize a success.

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Life events that require self storage

August 25th, 2017

Despite what some people may assume, self storage is not just something for hoarders who have trouble letting go. It is an essential service needed by many when life takes you by surprise. Most people need storage during major life events. When your life is going through upheaval, self-storage can often alleviate some of the pressure. Here are 6 life events that self storage can help you through.

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Storage Mistakes to Avoid

July 28th, 2017

Packing to move items to a storage unit is sometimes rushed and stressful. Rarely do you have enough time to plan things out as much as you would like. However, taking just a little time to pack your belongings properly and choose the right storage facility and unit type for your needs can help you avoid storage mistakes that will cost you time and money down the road. So, here are 7 mistakes people often make when moving items into a storage unit.

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Business storage: 3 benefits of self-storage

June 28th, 2017

One of the most overlooked aspects of self-storage is the benefits it offers to businesses. Specifically, small to medium-sized businesses that have to seriously consider the cost of office space. As always, Sparky’s is here with 3 ways self-storage can help your business.

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