2017 September Archive

It’s Building Season All Year Round – Where Shall I Store My Bricks?

By Storbox Self-Storage on September 30, 2017 - Comments off

brick-1511232_1920In California, there’s no such thing as “non-building season.” Therefore, construction materials are an investment. Storing your construction materials (such as bricks) properly can save you money. Read the rest »

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Has My Stored Wine Been Corked?

By Storbox Self-Storage on September 24, 2017 - Comments off

wine-2569569_1920There are several things that can go wrong with wine, leaving it unpalatable to drinkers. Corked wine is one of them.

“Corked wine” does not mean the cork is floating in the wine. It isn’t the small white crystals that sometimes form on cork. (These crystals are tartrate, a natural by-product of some wines. Tartrates are harmless.)

Instead, corked wine is wine contaminated with cork taint. Cork taint is caused by a chemical called 2,4,6-trichloroanisole (TCA). This chemical forms when fungi (that is naturally in cork) comes in contact with the chlorides in bleach during the sanitation of winery equipment. Cork taint can infect a cellar…or an entire winery. Read the rest »

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Moving Out of the Living Room and Into Storage

By Storbox Self-Storage on September 13, 2017 - Comments off

dog-2579885_1920Your couch.

It is, hands down, your favorite piece of furniture in your home. Everything about it symbolizes relaxation and comfort.

This particular couch, however, is special. It was the first couch you ever bought, and was the first piece of furniture to grace your home when you moved in. Now, some time has passed, and your wife is thinking that the living room needs a facelift…including a new couch. Some people would become a bit blue over this type of news, but you’re feeling relieved because you have massive storage unit over at STORBOX. Read the rest »

Posted in: Moving Tips



Storing Supplies for the Zombie Apocalypse

By Storbox Self-Storage on September 4, 2017 - Comments off

haunted-funhous-Halloween-zombie-research-facility-1784653_1920They’re coming—those red-eyed, drooling, fetid beasts. It’s only a matter of time until inhuman hordes of them come lurching up our once-peaceful streets, looking for their next meal.

That’s right; the zombie apocalypse will soon be upon us. Read the rest »

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