American Self-Storage Blog

How to have a SUCCESSFUL garage sale

By Mark Livingston on Apr 26, 2018 1:59:29 PM

Spring cleaning has come and gone and after organizing you find yourself with a several items you no longer have a use for. Good news! The end of spring and beginning of the summer kicks of garage sale season! Garage sales have been allowing people to pass off their unneeded items and put a little extra money in their pockets sense the 1800’s. Ship passengers would hold sales on the docks to lighten their trunks and gain some currency for their adventures. While this type of sale is a little different it certainly paved the way for the modern day garage sales we hold today!

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its time for spring cleaning!

By Mark Livingston on Mar 23, 2018 8:00:00 AM

This week brought us the official first day of Spring! Spring time is exciting for many people as it means warmer weather is headed our way. But before we can plan our vacations, head out to the baseball field or plan our cookouts there’s one thing that comes first...Spring cleaning! We know no one is looking forward to busting out the cleaning supplies but after you’ve washed away the winter gloom and have your property clean and organized you will feel so much better about all of the fun activities to come! We’ve put together a list of things to keep in mind this season as you get ready to get your clean on!

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SPACE SAVING STORAGE HACKS FOR SMALL KITCHENS

By Mark Livingston on Jan 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

How to winterize your above ground pool

By Mark Livingston on Nov 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

With winter officially upon us it's time to close down our pools until next year. Above ground swimming pools are extremely popular and provide an excellent way to cool down during the summer months without the financial impact of installing an underground or permanent pool. However, with that being said these pools are not cheap to fill up and take a lot of water and time. Instead of draining your pool and storing it for the winter, which can be damaging to the integrity of the pool fabric try these simple steps to winterize your pool and save time and money next summer.

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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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