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How to Find a Good Moving Company

Pack and unpack painlessly. And call Lone Star Self Storage in South Austin to help stow the “leftovers.” Sometimes, you can’t manage a move by yourself and need to call a moving company. You can go online or check  the local newspaper. But whatever source you use, you’ll need to do some [...]

3 Kinds of Moving Estimates

Moving can be a pain, but using Lone Star Self Storage can lessen it. Now that you know that you’ll be moving house, the next thing you’ll need to do is figure out whether you’ll want to do it yourself or hire professionals. If you go with the DIY option, you’ll save [...]

How to Make a Move Easier on Dogs and Cats

Moving can be stressful for your pet If you’re like most Americans, you’ll probably move every seven years. And if you have a dog or cat,  it’s more than likely that you will be relocating to a new home within that pet’s lifetime which typically spans from 10 to 18 years. [...]

Self-Storage Tips

Self-storage sometimes gets criticism that’s undeserved but the truth is, it’s got a lot to recommend it. Self-storage opens up a wealth of possibilities Say you have a spare room in your house or apartment that gets used only as a place to stack boxes and keep what you don’t have a [...]

Self Storage Do’s and Don’ts

Our storage units can help you remove the clutter and save space! You can use your use your Lone Star Self-Storage unit to house anything – almost. When you rent from us, you need to remember that if you use the unit in ways that are (1) unlawful, (2) unwise and/or (3) [...]

Tips for Merging two Households

Have you recently married?  If so, you and your new spouse are finding what most newlyweds discover after the wedding party:  that you now have two or more of everything, from kitchen utensils to bedroom furniture.  Following are some tips to help you minimize the stress of merging two households into one. Purge then [...]

Lone Star Self-Storage Spring Cleaning Tips

Those blooming flowers and new green leaves on the trees say it all. Spring has finally come to Austin. And you what that means? Spring cleaning, of course! Well, here are some Lone Star Self-Storage Spring Cleaning Tips. For most people, tidying up a home or office can seem like a chore. But it [...]

Self-Storage Tips for your Garden Hose

Late fall and winter is the time when Austin gets colder and wetter. With cooler outdoor temperatures and less watering to do, you may find that you don’t use your garden hoses as much. The smart thing to do is to put them away in storage. Not doing so could actually create problems for [...]

Creative Self Storage Uses

Lone Star Self Storage Use Tips! Most people call on Lone Star Self-storage when they’re moving from one home to the next or when they have no other place to put items they don’t want to part with. But our units also have plenty of other uses as well. Supply room When [...]