American Self-Storage Blog

Top 5 things stored in storage units

By Mark Livingston on Oct 19, 2017 2:30:27 PM

Over the course of time we tend to accumulate a lot of belongings. Whether it be a family heirloom that you have an emotional attachment to, an appliance that's not currently needed, or clothes and decorations that are not in season a storage unit provides an extremely convenient and secure environment for you to place those items until they are needed. If you find yourself needing some extra storage space you are not alone! Here is a list of the 5 most common items stored in storage facilities.

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Student Discounts Just in Time for Summer Break!

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:18:18 AM

Summer break is just around the corner! If you are a student heading out of the dorms and back home during your much needed time away from school, consider self-storage.

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Spring Cleaning / Dejunking Tips and How Storage can Help!

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:15:51 AM

Spring cleaning time is upon us! And that means the dust bunnies are quaking in fear and our minds are prepping for sorting through mounds of clothing, paperwork, books, toys, and more. As you go through your yearly purge and sort through your belongings and clean, here are some helpful tips to keep in mind:

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Storage Units Provide an Answer for Seasonal Business Owners

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:13:33 AM

Spring is in the air. The season is changing once again and for seasonal small business owners, it's time to prepare your equipment and products to be stowed away until the next working season -- but where are you going to store all of that inventory for a few months? Unless your garage is large enough to house your equipment (which it usually isn't) or you're O.K. with the unsecured storage found in your backyard shed or out in the open yard (yikes!), then a storage unit could be the solution for you.

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Self-Storage Moving Tips to Simplify your Move

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:10:55 AM

Moving is both exciting and daunting all at once. A change of living space is the perfect opportunity to clear away excess baggage you've accumulated over the years. Yet, the process of uncovering a ton of unexpected things hidden in the depths of your closet can send you into a frenzied panic. No doubt you’re growing anxious at the thought of finding space for everything, as packing up your home begins and filled boxes multiply.

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Better Storage for Your Decorations

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:08:31 AM

It's time to take your holiday decorations out of storage--and some years, that goes better than others. If you're discovering that your current storage solution just isn't working, consider self storage for your holiday decorations at the end of this year. It might surprise you just how many benefits there are to storing all of your decorations safely away out of your home.

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Mistakes to Avoid with Your Storage Unit

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:07:00 AM

Looking for convenient self-storage ? If so, then of course you want to get the best value for your money. Before you decide on just any storage facility, however, there are some common mistakes you'll want to avoid.

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How to Organize a Storage Unit for Easy Accessibility

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:04:52 AM

Knowing  how to organize a storage unit is one of those skills that you never think about until you have items to store. Today, storage units are being used for everything from storing seasonal items to an outright warehouse for home business inventory. Whether you are storing a classic car or your daughter's bedroom furniture while she's at college, these three tips will keep your space organized for fast access to your belongings.
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Your storage unit is the best place to keep things that you know you might need again someday, but that you don't need right now or have a place for in your home. Using it just for long-term storage, however, means that you aren't getting the most out of your storage unit. Transferring seasonal items to your storage unit will help you organize your home, save space in your closets, and remove clutter.

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How to Protect Your Belongings in a Storage Unit: Treasured Family Photos

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:00:50 AM

Today we have it easy when it comes to keeping track of memories. Since the early 2000's there's been a switch over to digital photos that has been almost universal. We take pictures on our phones, tablets, or other devices, and they are easily stored and cataloged electronically. 
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