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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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How to Make the Most Out of a Small Space

By American Self Storage on Apr 26th, 2021

Diy Self Storage

How to make the most out of a small space 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.B…

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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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3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Storage Unit All Year Long

By American Self Storage on Apr 22nd, 2021

Seasons Self Storage

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Storage Unit All Year Long 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 getti…

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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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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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Spring Cleaning / Dejunking Tips and How Storage can Help!

By American Self Storage on Apr 06th, 2021

House Keeping Seasons Self Storage

Spring Cleaning / Dejunking Tips and How Storage can Help! 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 belo…

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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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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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Storage Organization Tools

By American Self Storage on Feb 25th, 2021

Business Diy House Keeping Self Storage

Storage Organization Tools After you rent a storage unit, make sure you’re armed with the right tools to store your belongings in a way that's organized, and accessible...That can be a major task, especially if you have already been using the storage unit as a dumping ground for all the things you just…

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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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How to store away your summer clothing

By American Self Storage on Feb 23rd, 2021

Diy House Keeping Seasons Self Storage

How to store away your summer clothing 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 un…

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These are the Top 5 Items Stored in Storage Units

By American Self Storage on Feb 18th, 2021

Entertainment Self Storage

These are the Top 5 Items Stored in Storage Units 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 prov…

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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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What NOT to Store in a Storage Unit: Three Key Considerations

By American Self Storage on Sep 07th, 2020

Self Storage

What NOT to Store in a Storage Unit: Three Key Considerations We all know how handy it can be to make use of storage units to keep track of our excess possessions. Whether we've simply run out of space in the attic or whether we're storing items to be sold online, there are some key considerations…

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