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 place for elsewhere. If you move those items into a self-storage unit, you could convert that room into an extra living space for you and/or your family.
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.
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.
You’re moving, remodeling or redecorating and need storage space for your belongings. You’ve determined the size and type of unit you’ll need: now all that’s left for you to figure out is which facility is right for you.
After you’ve rented your self-storage unit and packed, label your boxes so that you know what’s inside them. Then sketch a floor map on paper that shows where you will locate items. Keep those things you’ll want easy access to near the front and plan a pathway(s) that will allow for smooth navigation within the storage unit.
Putting the things you can’t use into storage is a great way to reduce the clutter in your home or office. But if you need to access your things again and can’t find what you need, you may end up feeling more than a little frustrated.
If you’re like most people, you only begin to realize that you need storage when you can’t find a place to put your latest finds. That’s when you begin to think about ways to keep what you own without having to trash the things you love for the sake of space.
When it comes to choosing a storage facility, one of the most important factors to consider is convenience. Drive-up units in particular can be the ideal solution to many storage problems and not just because they’re easy in, easy out.
Is your collection of cassette tapes, VHS cassettes, CDs and laserdiscs taking up more room than you have in your home? Putting it into storage could help you make the room you need. Before you box up your music, films and games, you do need to take the time to ensure that the entertainment you love is properly packed away.
You have a car you just can’t use but don’t want to sell. Until you know exactly where that vehicle fits into your life, self-storage is a good option. But beware: improper preparation of your car can lead to a whole host of problems, such as paint damage, fused wipers, flats and more.