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Avoid these storage mistakes

September 27th, 2018 - sparkysstorag

When you find yourself in need of self-storage it is often because something has happened or is about to happen. Picking a storage facility is normally not a drawn out decision, but before you sign the lease and pack everything up, read through these common mistakes to make sure you avoid them.

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What you never store in a unit

August 22nd, 2018 - sparkysstorag

Here are some things that you should absolutely never store in a storage unit.

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Storage Mistakes to Avoid

July 28th, 2017 - sparkysstorag

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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6 Things You Don’t Store in Self-Storage

December 6th, 2016 - sparkysstorag
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A self storage facility is the most natural place to turn if you need to declutter your space. So, you may need to store things that you do not use everyday, including snow tires, seasonal decorations, or trophies you don’t have room to display. However, there are some items you don’t store in a unit under any circumstances, like chemicals or live animals.

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6 Items To Take Out Of Your Self Storage Unit

April 11th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

If you have a self storage unit, it should be temporary and only include items that you will use again. There is no sense to keep a self storage unit for items that you will never use. Below are some tips on items worth keeping and items that you should take out of your self storage unit. These items can include clothing, toys, furniture, collectibles, gadgets, and memorabilia.

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Renting A Self Storage Unit? Avoid These 4 Mistakes

April 6th, 2016 - sparkysstorag

When you are moving out of your home and need somewhere to temporarily place your items, a self storage unit is often the best option. While renting a self storage unit is the most convenient way to store your items, getting them there is not as convenient. You not only need to deal with the moving company, you also need to worry about the self storage facility. Before you run into any problems, understand the top four mistakes that people make when placing their items in a self storage unit.

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What Not To Keep Inside Your Self Storage Unit

March 21st, 2016 - sparkysstorag

When you are looking for self storage, keep in mind that each facility has its own restrictions on what is allowed to be kept in a unit. These restrictions are for your protection and for the protection of other self storage customers. In general, items that are considered “inherently dangerous” are not allowed in a self storage unit. If you are not sure about an item, be sure to ask the self storage facility that you are renting from.

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The Most Common Self Storage Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

October 12th, 2015 - sparkysstorag

Self storage units are a simple, affordable way to get the storage that you need for as long as you need it. From short-term storage during an upcoming move or semester abroad to long-term options for valuable belongings, you get secure, covered self storage space. Avoiding the most common self storage mistakes will allow you to use your unit as efficiently as possible.

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