2014 January Archive

Get Ready to Host a Winning Super Bowl Party

By Storbox Self-Storage on January 27, 2014 - Comments off

By all accounts, the Super Bowl this year will be special. The championship game will involve a veteran quarterback in Peyton Manning versus a young and fast Russell Wilson. It will also have two teams who have been near the top of the standings all year. Even the weather is interesting this year. This is an outdoor game in New Jersey during one of the most severe winter storms in recent memory. This is clearly a great year to invite friends over for an epic game.

Here at STORBOX, we want to help you break out all those stored football items and put them to the best use possible for a fun and memorable Super Bowl party. Read the rest »



Packing Tips for Moving Day

By Storbox Self-Storage on January 23, 2014 - Comments off

Packing in an organized and professional manner is the best way to make moving day less stressful. Start organizing days before your move and set aside the items that are particularly fragile or precious to you. A lack of organization can make unpacking a real chore and failing to use care when packing delicate items can result in breakage and damage during the move.

Protecting Fragile Items

China, glassware, oddly shaped items, and glass objects can break easily. It is important that you set these items aside and pack them carefully. It is advisable to: Read the rest »



How to Start a Wine Collection

By Storbox Self-Storage on January 15, 2014 - Comments off

If you enjoy drinking and serving wine, you may want to consider starting a wine collection. Storing wine is easy as long as you have a temperature-controlled room that you can keep at a reasonably cool temperature. All you have to do is figure out what types of wine you enjoy and begin collecting!

Find What You Love

Reading the advice of specialists is not always the best way to learn about great wines. Instead, discover your favorites organically. Every time you drink wine, try something new. You are bound to stumble upon wines that are special to you. When you discover a new favorite wine, buy a few extra bottles. If you find a wine you like that feels young, buy a few more and begin storing them. Young wines often taste tight and can make your mouth pucker a little. Let them age in storage and they’ll reach their true potential. Read the rest »



How to Buy and Store Wine

By Storbox Self-Storage on January 13, 2014 - Comments off

How a wine is stored can affect how it ages, and ultimately, how it tastes. Many wines, such as Pinot Grigio and low-end Merlots, are meant to drink right away, so there is no reason to store them. Some high-end wines, however, need to be properly stored in cellar-like conditions to reach their full potential.

Knowing the best conditions for your wines is the key to making every drop taste its best. So here are a few storage tips, courtesy of your friends at STORBOX & The Wine Grotto. Read the rest »



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