2017 June Archive

The Downside of Graduating High School: Moving Out

By Storbox Self-Storage on June 26, 2017 - Comments off

Graduation5Congratulations, high-school graduates! Enjoy this brief glow—graduation is one of the happiest days of your teenage years.

As triumphant survivors of American schooling, we all know the excitement of graduating high school. Finally! The government can no longer require your butt in a chair every day (they never could capture your spirit). Will you go to college? Up to you! No one can force you to learn any longer. You can travel to Japan, or start working at the local Walmart. You’re free.* Read the rest »

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Message in a Bottle: Make a Time Capsule Out of Your Self-Storage

By Storbox Self-Storage on June 20, 2017 - Comments off

vintage-cameraEverything comes back into style.

In the early 1990s, the Seventies came back to life in fashion magazines, runway shows, and middle schools. The Eighties are still doing it. Stranger Things, the Netflix-original series, is set in 1983, and it’s one of the hottest shows around. Plus, Arnold was just on The Celebrity Apprentice, yah?

The stylizations of Art Deco, not content to remain in the Roaring Twenties, surged back to life in filmmaker Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby of 2013. This silver screen treatment gave the flapper and her accessories another run in pop culture. Shopping in vintage or second-hand stores is now trendy. Fringed dresses are chic. Spandex jumpsuits double as pajamas. And lava lamps are forever. Read the rest »

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Is Fear of Storage Wars Keeping You Out of Self-Storage?

By Storbox Self-Storage on June 15, 2017 - Comments off

Storage WarsWhat does it take to be auctioned off on live television? Your storage space, that is.

Storage Wars made storage units into fair game. At least, as fair as possible with a script, casted characters, and planted finds. Still, it raised a good question: If my stuff is in storage and I don’t pay, can they auction off my private possessions on live TV? Read the rest »

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Honey, Your Man-Cave Is Out of Control

By Storbox Self-Storage on June 7, 2017 - Comments off

man-caveMankind has long searched for a place to lean his hairy back against a squishy chair and sigh happily. Mankind has yearned since inception for a man cave, where man-meals and man-stuff may be taken and kept sacred.

Husbands, boyfriends, fathers, brothers, sons, male cousins, and anyone with enough testosterone to qualify all need their space. Online sources are glad to give advice as to what “should” be in a man cave: giant hammocks, stackable refrigerators, a wall of plaid [shirts], a bar that dispenses only liquor, bean bag chairs, a pile of bacon, etc.—the list goes as high as man’s imagination. Read the rest »

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How to Prepare Your Leather Furniture for Climate-Controlled Storage

By Storbox Self-Storage on June 1, 2017 - Comments off

sofaProtecting your valuables is important when you keep them in a storage unit. However, an ordinary storage unit can damage your property. Your leather furniture needs a climate-controlled storage unit to keep it safe. Knowing how to prepare your leather furniture for storage in a climate-controlled unit can make it easier for you to keep your property from problems.

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