American Self-Storage Blog

Survival Tips for Moving During Winter

By Mark Livingston on Nov 21, 2018 11:15:00 AM

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.

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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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Picking a storage facility

By Mark Livingston on Dec 20, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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 and fences whereas others might only supply security cameras. All of the options can be a bit overwhelming for an individual who isn’t familiar with the storage unit renting process. We’ve created some a list of the top four things to consider when picking the unit that's right for you.

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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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How to make the most out of a small space

By Mark Livingston on Dec 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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.

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How to store away your summer clothing

By Mark Livingston on Nov 2, 2017 3:00:00 PM

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 unneeded clothes until spring.

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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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Top 5 things stored in storage units

By Mark Livingston on Oct 19, 2017 2:30:27 PM

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 provides an extremely convenient and secure environment for you to place those items until they are needed. If you find yourself needing some extra storage space you are not alone! Here is a list of the 5 most common items stored in storage facilities.

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Student Discounts Just in Time for Summer Break!

By Mark Livingston on Jul 12, 2017 12:18:18 AM

Summer break is just around the corner! If you are a student heading out of the dorms and back home during your much needed time away from school, consider self-storage.

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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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