4 Things You Should Know about Storing a Quilt

A quilt is a hand-made blanket that someone put a lot of time and energy into making. Hand-made quilts are often passed down for generations, and have not only a functional purpose, but an emotional purpose as well. If you have a family quilt that you need to put into storage for a while, there are a few things you will want to do to protect the quilt. #1 Rent a Climate-Controlled Unit

Using Self-Storage? 3 Reasons To Use Plastic Containers

If you're planning to use self-storage to make more room in your home, you may be tempted to haphazardly put items into the unit so you can forget about them. At the very least, however, you should put some consideration into what kind of containers you will use in the storage unit. Rather than using cardboard boxes, upgrade to plastic containers. Here are some reasons why they are the best option for a storage unit.

Three Steps To Take Before Putting Your Items In Your Storage Unit

On moving day, loading up your household belongings, loading them onto the moving truck and dropping them off at the storage unit as quickly as possible is the goal, but not so fast. Preparing the storage unit for the arrival of your belongings will make a world of difference when it comes to the condition of your items once you remove them from storage, learn what important steps you need to take.

Pinpointing Clean, Controlled, Secure Self-Storage Options

Do you need to protect valuable clothing, electronics with exposed inner components, or other sensitive materials during long-term storage? Although putting everything in a box can help the situation to an extent, problems like humidity, theft, or heat stress can still get through some containers. Here are a few storage unit options to help you understand what you need and whether you're dealing with quality features. Climate Control Options Many objects can rot, lose their color, tear apart as their fabric or materials spread apart, or otherwise deteriorate because of humidity.

Summer Camping Season Is Officially Over: How To Safely Place Your Gear Into Storage

Summer is now officially over, and camping season has ended. If you want to make sure that your camping gear is safe during the winter, and ready to go again next summer, you've got to store it properly. While you could store your camping gear in your garage, that would take up valuable space that you could use for other purposes – like keeping your winter gear nearby. Instead, rent a self-storage unit for your camping gear.