In 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 »
Protecting 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.
If you’re an amateur or professional musician, you’ve probably heard the horror stories; gear being stolen, or instruments being damaged, or even destroyed due to the way they’ve been stored. Instruments and other gear can cost more than most cars do, which is why storing them safely can be so crucial. Whether it’s having to purchase additional airline seats to travel with larger instruments, or having family members “baby-sit” instruments while you’re away on vacation, the fact of the matter remains the same – your instruments are important, and storing them is definitely something you have to deal with on a regular basis.
The conventional aspects of storing your stuff in an exclusive backstage area, or even in a locked van have been proven to be ineffective, not to mention belongings being stolen that are virtually irreplaceable. Even when it’s guarded by a band mate or staff member of the venue, these tragedies happen all the time.
Well, the school year is under way and that can only mean one thing for parents of student athletes – it’s time to shuffle from one sport to the next as fall sports segue into winter and eventually spring. If your athlete plays multiple sports, you’re probably all too familiar with the revolving door of athletic equipment that always seems to be shuffling through your home. However, unless you have ample storage space in your garage or attic, chances are good that your athlete’s sports gear is cluttering up a section of the house. So what’s a parent to do when they have too much to store and not enough space? The solution is simple – a self-storage unit. This is an inexpensive way to gain some extra space to store sports gear in a clean and safe environment. Before you pack the sports gear away though, here are some tips on how to properly store your items…
Anyone who’s spent a significant amount of time in the San Gabriel Valley understands the ups and downs in temperature and humidity in the region. In the winter months, humidity rates can rise drastically and temperatures can dip down into the 30s. Conversely, temperatures in the summer can reach over 100 degrees and render the humidity rates non-existent. If you’re thinking about renting a self storage facility in the area, you may want to consider the option of a climate controlled storage space. Read the rest »
Your wedding day is one of the most special times in your life. Not only do friends and family get to see you proclaim your love to your partner, but they get to see “The Dress.” TV shows and magazines are devoted to wedding dresses. The wedding dress is a big deal. So, of course you want to keep it safe, not just for your own nostalgic memories. You might want it to be a new heirloom passed down to other brides in the family. Read the rest »
We all know the feeling. We see our apartment or house filling up with stuff and it starts to make us feel a bit claustrophobic. When this happens, you need to start considering renting a self storage unit.
But when we do rent a self storage unit, how do we know we’re getting a good deal and how do we make the most out of the unit we’ve rented?
As the seasons change, we may find our living spaces crowded with things we won’t be using for a while. These could be holiday decorations, seasonal clothes, or sports equipment. Of course, you don’t want to get rid of your snowboarding equipment just because summer is on the way, or sell your water skies when autumn arrives. But, you also don’t want your house, garage, or apartment over-cluttered with things you aren’t going to need for months.
While new electronic devices like Nook and Kindle are becoming more popular, many of us “bibliophiles” still have a love affair with turning pages the old fashioned way. We keep books for many reasons. Books like high school yearbooks or books that were gifts, we may keep for sentimental reasons. Others may be our favorites that we’ll want to read again someday. Read the rest »