American Self-Storage Blog

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MOVING AND STORING ARTWORK

By Mark Livingston on Feb 8, 2018 12:11:13 AM

Many of us have prized pieces of art in our possession that we would like to keep safe. Art and valuables are also one of the most commonly stored objects within self storage units. If its a painting from a local or famous artists, or from the classroom of your favorite kiddo we understand that these can be extremely important to and have comprised a list of tips and tricks to make sure your art stays looking like a masterpiece.

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3 Space saving furniture pieces you’ll wonder how you lived without!

By Mark Livingston on Jan 24, 2018 8:00:00 AM

8510031382_d4fafb66ff.jpgBeing creative with your storage options can save your sanity when you live in small space. In our previous blog we went over some clever ways to add storage to a cramped kitchen. Today we’d like to give you some ideas for some larger furniture pieces that perform double duty with their hidden storage capabilities.

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SPACE SAVING STORAGE HACKS FOR SMALL KITCHENS

By Mark Livingston on Jan 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Picking a storage facility

By Mark Livingston on Dec 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

There are several different types of storage units available for people to rent. Some are the size of a typical hall closet while others can house a full sized vehicle. There are inside, outside, and climate controlled units. There also units that are protected 24 hours by security and fences whereas others might only supply security cameras. All of the options can be a bit overwhelming for an individual who isn’t familiar with the storage unit renting process. We’ve created some a list of the top four things to consider when picking the unit that's right for you.

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Tips on storing sports equipment

By Mark Livingston on Dec 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

One of the most enjoyable times of year is during the winter months when you can get out of the house and play outside with your family and friends. Sports and other outdoor hobbies require a lot of equipment, everything from balls and nets to various boards and shoes. We’ve put together some helpful tips to put store your sports equipment so it's ready to roll again once the weather warms up.

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Hide your Gifts: Present Hiding Guide

By Mark Livingston on Dec 7, 2017 9:20:42 AM


Christmas is nearly here which means that shopping season is upon us. While there are some old pros that start their Christmas shopping adventure the day after Christmas, most of us wait until November to get in gear. No matter when you start you will need a way to keep your recently purchased presents our of the line of sight of their soon-to-be receivers.

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How to make the most out of a small space

By Mark Livingston on Dec 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When you’re left with limited space in your storage unit, you want to make the most of it. Knowing a few tricks about how to best organize your unit and maximize space could result in saved time and money. Here are some tips we've put together to help you out.

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How to winterize your above ground pool

By Mark Livingston on Nov 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With winter officially upon us it's time to close down our pools until next year. Above ground swimming pools are extremely popular and provide an excellent way to cool down during the summer months without the financial impact of installing an underground or permanent pool. However, with that being said these pools are not cheap to fill up and take a lot of water and time. Instead of draining your pool and storing it for the winter, which can be damaging to the integrity of the pool fabric try these simple steps to winterize your pool and save time and money next summer.

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How to store away your summer clothing

By Mark Livingston on Nov 2, 2017 3:00:00 PM

As we say goodbye to summer we must also say goodbye to our warm weather wardrobe. One of the best ways to make space in your closet for your jeans, sweaters, and coats is to store away your summer clothing. Below are a few tips and tricks to help you pack away your unneeded clothes until spring.

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How to properly store Your grill

By Mark Livingston on Oct 26, 2017 3:00:00 PM

The month of September is upon is and with it comes the official end of summer. One of the American people's favorite thing to do in the summer is grill. From gathering groups of friends or family for a backyard BBQ or cooking a romantic steak dinner for two grilling is a summer staple. With the winter approaching it's time to say goodbye to our BBQ’s and ensure they are properly stored so we are ready to celebrate when summer begins next year. Below are some helpful tips to consider when storing away your grill this season.

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