American Self-Storage Blog

Reduce Stress While Moving

By Mark Livingston on Jan 30, 2019 3:15:00 PM

The stress associated with moving is a common theme of ours - but that's because everyone who has ever moved has experienced it! We'd like to give you a few tips for reducing stress while preparing for and executing your move. 

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U-Haul Moving Truck Size Guide

By Mark Livingston on Jan 24, 2019 2:45:00 PM

There are seven different options to consider when choosing your U-Haul moving truck.

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DIY Chalkboard Wall

By Mark Livingston on Jan 18, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Do you remember writing on chalkboards in school before whiteboards became the standard? We remember how fun it was! You can make one in your kids' play room and we'll tell you how!

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30 Days to a Clutter Free Home - Part Two

By Mark Livingston on Jan 10, 2019 3:15:00 PM

30 Days to a Clutter Free Home - Part One

By Mark Livingston on Jan 3, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Day One

Grab two trash bags and try to fill one with trash and the other with things you can donate. Walk through every room and do a surface level organization. We'll get into the drawers and cabinets later.

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Cleaning After the Holidays

By Mark Livingston on Dec 27, 2018 11:15:00 AM

The holidays are a wonderful time of joy spent with family and friends. Many of us have extra time of work to relax as well. It is a good idea to use that extra time to get your home back in order for the New Year! But if you don't feel like deep cleaning the entire house, here are a few key areas to focus on:

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Holiday Home Cleaning

By Mark Livingston on Dec 20, 2018 2:15:00 PM

If you've got guests coming for the holidays then you know you need to get your house in tip-top shape. But with all of the gift shopping, baking, cooking, and decorating, you may be feeling overwhelmed! Here is a quick holiday cleaning checklist to help you prepare your home for guests.

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What Size Moving Truck Do I Need?

By Mark Livingston on Dec 12, 2018 11:45:00 AM

When reserving your rental moving truck you have to know which size to choose. The problem is - you may not know which size to pick! Most reservation tools have a size guide, such as a 10' (small) truck is for 1-2 bedrooms; however, the interpretation of what a 1-2 bedroom is can be different from person to person, and especially from state to state where housing options vary greatly.

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5 DIY Holiday Decorations

By Mark Livingston on Dec 5, 2018 11:45:00 AM

Everyone loves the holiday atmosphere, but spending a fortune on decorations is not the fun part. Here are 10 DIY Holiday Decoration ideas!

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Prepare Your Home for the Frigid Winter

By Mark Livingston on Nov 29, 2018 11:25:00 AM

Winterizing your home may not be at the front of your mind during the holiday season, but it is important.

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