Maybe you need to store a sports car during hail season or an ATV during the winter. If you are storing any vehicle it is important to prepare it properly. In the case of automobiles, short term storage is defined as more than one week and less than six months. Follow these steps to get you vehicle ready for its time off the road.
Whether you are storing for a few months or for a few years, a little bit of planning can go a long way. Regardless of where you store, we want to make sure you get the most out of your unit, so here are 7 tips to help you do just that.
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.
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.
Sparky’s Storage Solutions has always been known for a our flamingo namesake. Our bright pink mascot certainly stands out in a crowd. However, the real reason Sparky’s differs from other storage facilities is the amazing people who work here. So, this month we want to introduce you to a fun team that makes everything run and provides our clients with the great customer service you expect for 30 years experience in Amarillo.
You may be renting a self storage unit for one of many different reasons, including just needing more space. There are several ways to safely store your items in self storage. If you are going to rent a unit every month, you should protect your investment. The following are 8 tips to help you get the most out of self storage while protecting your belongings.
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.
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.
Renting a self storage unit is a necessity for those that are often on the move. Moving is a time consuming job that takes time, money, and organization. A self storage unit helps create a smooth transition as you move from one place to another. Self storage also provides some much needed stability for those who are often undertaking this moving process for work or school. The following will discuss how self storage can help college students and those who travel for work, as well as other frequent travelers.