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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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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 and Tricks for Moving and Storing Artwork

By American Self Storage on Apr 15th, 2021

Moving Packing Self Storage

Tips and Tricks for Moving and Storing Artwork Many of us have prized pieces of art in our possession that we would like to keep safe. Art and valuables are also some of the most commonly stored objects within self-storage units. If it's a painting from local or famous artists, or from the classroom o…

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Even Veteran Movers Need Moving Tips

By American Self Storage on Apr 14th, 2021

Moving Packing

Even Veteran Movers Need Moving Tips Anyone who has ever moved knows about the little things that always escape us until the minute we need them. They know to keep a pad and pen handy to write down things to remember. The totes are bought; the masking tape for labeling is on top of the totes with the black …

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Tips for Moving Out of a Rental Property

By American Self Storage on Apr 09th, 2021

Moving Packing

Tips for Moving Out of a Rental Property Moving soon? Chances are you’re overwhelmed with the long list of tasks you need to complete before leaving your current rental property and moving into your next home. Whether you’re downsizing and putting half of your possessions in a reputable storage facility or…

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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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What Size Moving Truck Do I Need?

By American Self Storage on Mar 24th, 2021

Moving Uhaul

What Size Moving Truck Do I Need? 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 bed…

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Tips for Moving with a Dog

By American Self Storage on Mar 16th, 2021

Moving Pets

Tips for Moving with a Dog With National Puppy Day coming up on March 23, we thought we’d share some insight on important tips to keep in mind when moving with a puppy, or a dog at any age. Pets are part of the family and add an extra element of consideration when moving from place to place.Whether the mov…

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Survival Tips for Moving During Winter

By American Self Storage on Feb 26th, 2021

Moving Outdoor Seasons

Survival Tips for Moving During Winter Moving in cold weather is not fun by any means, but it is often the least expensive time to move! Here is our guide for surviving freezing moves.Bundle up! Wear layers that you can remove if you get too warm while lifting and being active. Don’t forget the gloves!Check…

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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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Use Self-Storage To Ease The Work Of Moving

By American Self Storage on Sep 07th, 2020

Moving Self Storage

Use Self-Storage To Ease The Work Of Moving Moving is a full-time job with a short window for completion. It is one of the most difficult times in anyone's life. One way to make moving easier is utilizing storage to ease the strain of moving. It takes away frustration and eases the burden of packing.Wh…

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