American Self-Storage Blog

Protect Outdoor Patio Furniture

By Mark Livingston on Feb 21, 2019 10:45:00 AM

Outdoor patio furniture can be expensive! If you've taken the time to carefully select complimentary pieces, then you definitely want them to last as long as possible.

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Organize Your Garage

By Mark Livingston on Feb 6, 2019 3:15:00 PM

Is your garage organized enough so that you can actually park your car in it? Most people would answer no. You pay hundreds per month on a car payment and insurance payment, so why not protect your valuable asset? Especially if you live somewhere that inclement weather is frequent and severe.

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Holiday Home Cleaning

By Mark Livingston on Dec 20, 2018 2:15:00 PM

If you've got guests coming for the holidays then you know you need to get your house in tip-top shape. But with all of the gift shopping, baking, cooking, and decorating, you may be feeling overwhelmed! Here is a quick holiday cleaning checklist to help you prepare your home for guests.

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Prepare Your Home for the Frigid Winter

By Mark Livingston on Nov 29, 2018 11:25:00 AM

Winterizing your home may not be at the front of your mind during the holiday season, but it is important.

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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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Spring Up-cycle Project

By Mark Livingston on Apr 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

 

One of the most popular ways of decluttering storage space is to upcycle any old objects that you no longer have a use for. You can turn a disregarded mason jar collection into patio lights, or an old window shutter in to a new headboard! The possibilities are endless and not only are you freeing up some storage space you are also adding a hint of personalization to your home. In this blog we have put together a simple tutorial on how to upcycle an old rainboot into a cute Spring planter for your porch or patio. Connect with us on facebook and share your upcycled creations with us, we would love to see them!

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Tips on storing sports equipment

By Mark Livingston on Dec 13, 2017 8:00:00 AM

One of the most enjoyable times of year is during the winter months when you can get out of the house and play outside with your family and friends. Sports and other outdoor hobbies require a lot of equipment, everything from balls and nets to various boards and shoes. We’ve put together some helpful tips to put store your sports equipment so it's ready to roll again once the weather warms up.

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Hide your Gifts: Present Hiding Guide

By Mark Livingston on Dec 7, 2017 9:20:42 AM


Christmas is nearly here which means that shopping season is upon us. While there are some old pros that start their Christmas shopping adventure the day after Christmas, most of us wait until November to get in gear. No matter when you start you will need a way to keep your recently purchased presents our of the line of sight of their soon-to-be receivers.

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