What’s Old is New: Packing Tips for Antique Furniture

Antique writing desk with desk set

Have you ever looked at an antique table or lounge chair and wondered what it has seen and experienced in the time that it has existed? What secrets it has seen, the lives it has seen changed, what…

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Self Storage Tips for Military Families

Military family

Regularly moving to a new area, or even a different country, is part of the job description for those in the military.   Though this relocation may be expected, it doesn’t make the upheaval any easier to deal…

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Should I Retire In Sun City, Arizona?

View of sunset in Arizona

It’s the moment you’ve been working towards for decades. For many who have reached retirement, it can be both frightening and exciting. On the one hand, you’re about to leave behind a place you spent most of your…

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Securing Your Spare Keys

Old Rusted keys

It’s hardly uncommon to lose or forget your keys somewhere. Because of that, it’s worth having a back-up plan so you won’t have to suffer while waiting for someone to bring you a spare or the expense of having to…

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How Self-Storage Will Evolve

unlock using a smart phone

At a time when many jobs, products, and services are being “disrupted” by advanced technologies, it follows by implication that the self-storage industry will also evolve. Technological disruption in self-storage, however, is likely to yield exceptional benefits to the…

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Deciding What to Do With Your Documents

Shredded papers

Nothing piles up quicker in your home or office than paper. Keeping track of all your documents can be a nightmare because it’s not always that easy to decide which you should keep and which you should discard….

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Dos and dont’s for quilt storage

stack of folded quilts

Quilts are labors of love that are an expression of creativity and hours of hard work. Many families have quilts that have been passed down from generation to generation, making them heirlooms that should be treasured. If you…

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How to Store Your Bike for Long-Term Storage

Men riding their biccyles

Bikes make for convenient vehicles but inconvenient furniture. They barely qualify as coat racks, though they are often used as coat racks in my house. If you’re like me, then you’re sure to hit your shins on those…

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Ten Uses for Your Self-Storage Unit

woman painting with easel

Storage units are ubiquitous when it comes to packing away excess furniture and other items that don’t seem to fit around the house. Given their safe and secure premises, as well as their precise build and construction, however, storage units…

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