2014 May Archive

Storing Your Winter Clothes During the Summer

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

It’s time to put away your sweaters and to take out your shorts, tank tops, and bathing suits. If you have a lot of closet and dresser space, you may not find it challenging to store your winter attire. However, if you have more clothes than you have closet space, you may need to consider alternative storing options. There are unconventional storage options that you may not have considered that are perfect for your holiday sweaters and snowboarding gear.

Put That Trunk To Use

How often do you use the trunk of your car? If you regularly use your backseat for storage and your trunk goes underutilized, you may want to start using it for storage. Keeping heavy items in your truck can affect your brakes and even your gas mileage. Clothes, however, are relatively light and can easily fit into tight spaces. Read the rest »

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Have a Safe Memorial Day!

By Storbox Self-Storage on May 21, 2014 - Comments off

Summer is officially here and the heat has already exceeded triple digits. Putting on sunscreen and staying hydrated are just two of many safety tips to remember this Memorial Day. Whether you are hosting a barbecue, attending a pool party, or going on a road trip, remember to take care and use caution.

Staying Safe in the Water

Whether you are in a pool or a lake, make sure that no one is ever left alone in the water. Children and adults alike should practice the buddy system. Stay close to your children when they are swimming and make sure another adult watches the water if you have to briefly step away. Read the rest »

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Keeping Your Closet Organized

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

Closets present fantastic storage opportunities, but they are rarely used efficiently. If you have large gaps between the clothes you have hanging and the shoes you have on the floor, you are not maximizing your storage space. Clean everything out of your closet and start from scratch. You need a new system installed and this is the perfect time to reorganize your belongings.

Start by Cleaning House

The process of taking everything out of your closet can be beneficial in itself. Take this time to review what clothes you really need. If you haven’t worn something in the last year, maybe you no longer need it. Why not consider donating it to charity? This will free up space and your donation is tax deductible. Read the rest »

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Top Five Wine Storage Tips

By Storbox Self-Storage on May 8, 2014 - Comments off

The way you choose to store your wine can have a significant impact on how well it will age. There are more ways than one to properly store wine, but there are some tips that every collector should consider. Here are five useful storage tips to help your collection age to perfection:

  1. Control and monitor the temperature of your wine storage area. The temperature of the space will affect the way the wine ages. Ideally, you should use a cellar, refrigerator, cabinet, or storage room that is consistently between 55 and 57 degrees. If the room’s temperature fluctuates, it can ruin the wine or make it age too quickly. Read the rest »

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