American Self-Storage Blog

TIPS AND TRICKS FOR MOVING AND STORING ARTWORK

By Mark Livingston on Feb 8, 2018 12:11:13 AM

Many of us have prized pieces of art in our possession that we would like to keep safe. Art and valuables are also one of the most commonly stored objects within self storage units. If its a painting from a local or famous artists, or from the classroom of your favorite kiddo we understand that these can be extremely important to and have comprised a list of tips and tricks to make sure your art stays looking like a masterpiece.

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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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How to properly store Your grill

By Mark Livingston on Oct 26, 2017 3:00:00 PM

The month of September is upon is and with it comes the official end of summer. One of the American people's favorite thing to do in the summer is grill. From gathering groups of friends or family for a backyard BBQ or cooking a romantic steak dinner for two grilling is a summer staple. With the winter approaching it's time to say goodbye to our BBQ’s and ensure they are properly stored so we are ready to celebrate when summer begins next year. Below are some helpful tips to consider when storing away your grill this season.

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How to Protect Your Belongings in a Storage Unit: Treasured Family Photos

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:00:50 AM

Today we have it easy when it comes to keeping track of memories. Since the early 2000's there's been a switch over to digital photos that has been almost universal. We take pictures on our phones, tablets, or other devices, and they are easily stored and cataloged electronically. 
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