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Protect Your Stuff: What NOT to Store in a Storage Unit

By American Self Storage on May 21st, 2021

Customer Info Self Storage

Protect Your Stuff: What NOT to Store in a Storage Unit Storage units are the overflow containers for crowded attics and homes. You can rent one while you are renovating your home or your planning to move. Before you put another thing in a box destined for the unit, there are two important things to rememb…

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Self-Storage Moving Tips to Simplify Your Move

By American Self Storage on May 03rd, 2021

Customer Info Moving Self Storage

Self-Storage Moving Tips to Simplify your Move 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 clo…

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How to Organize a Storage Unit: Hiding Your Valuables

By American Self Storage on Apr 30th, 2021

Customer Info Self Storage

How to Organize a Storage Unit: Hiding Your Valuables Nobody likes to consider the possibility that they and their storage unit will be the victim of a break-in, but it does happen. So when you think about how to organize your storage unit, one thing to keep in mind is how thieves work. Most often when a t…

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Three Self-Storage Moving Tips You Shouldn't Leave Home Without

By American Self Storage on Apr 27th, 2021

Customer Info Moving

Three Self-Storage Moving Tips You Shouldn't Leave Home Without While we love the idea of moving into our new dream home, we do not cherish the idea of making the actual move. Packing's a hassle. Cleaning's a chore. Moving is hard even under the best of circumstances, and moving problems can…

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Tips for Organization in Storage Units

By American Self Storage on Apr 23rd, 2021

Customer Info Self Storage

Tips for Organization in Storage Units When you have finally decided to store some of the belongings you don't use on a regular basis in a storage unit, it can be difficult to decide exactly how you're going to organize everything. That is why this blog post will be focusing entirely on Organizati…

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Top Organizational Tips To Consider

By American Self Storage on Apr 08th, 2021

Customer Info Self Storage

Top Organizational Tips To Consider Storing items in a storage unit is more than just stacking boxes and other items haphazardly. Do you want your items protected? Will you want to know what is inside each box? How often will you be accessing the items you’re storing? These are all things you need to consid…

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Mistakes to Avoid with Your Storage Unit

By American Self Storage on Mar 31st, 2021

Customer Info Packing Self Storage

Mistakes to Avoid with Your Storage Unit 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.Failing to Consider Square-Footage NeedsThe …

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Reduce Stress While Moving

By American Self Storage on Mar 29th, 2021

Customer Info Moving

Reduce Stress While Moving 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. PackingPacking is the least exciting part a…

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Picking a Storage Facility

By American Self Storage on Mar 10th, 2021

Customer Info Self Storage

Picking a Storage Facility 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…

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7 Tips for Maximizing Storage Space

By American Self Storage on Mar 02nd, 2021

Customer Info Self Storage

7 Tips for Maximizing Storage Space So, you’ve picked your storage unit size and you’re ready to put your belongings inside. You start to bring your items in, stacking them in an unorganized fashion, and before you know it you’ve got boxes falling over and having loose items rolling around on the floor.To a…

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Top Things to Know About Storage Auctions

By American Self Storage on Mar 01st, 2021

Business Customer Info

Top Things to Know About Storage Auctions For the most part, storage auctions are rather simple. You bid on a storage unit, pay for any winning bids, and then become the owner of the contents in the storage unit. You are then free to sell these items to help recoup the cost of the storage unit and to hopefu…

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How to Pick the Best Storage for Your Needs

By American Self Storage on Feb 24th, 2021

Customer Info Moving Packing Self Storage

How to Pick the Best Storage for Your Needs 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…

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U-Haul Moving Truck Size Guide

By American Self Storage on Sep 07th, 2020

Customer Info Moving Uhaul

U-Haul Moving Truck Size Guide Pickup TruckThe U-Haul Pickup Truck is ideal for small jobs, such as an appliance, a desk, a recliner, or a few boxes. Because the truck bed is open, be sure to secure all items with straps or a net.Cargo VanThe U-Haul Cargo Van is also ideal for small jobs, but not for tall i…

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