Making Storage Work For You

How To Get Your Furniture Ready For A Move

Posted by on May 12th, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Get Your Furniture Ready For A Move

Moving can be stressful, especially when you consider the things that could go wrong. You could lose treasured possessions or have them destroyed. One way to reduce the stress of moving is to make a plan for dealing with having your furniture damaged. Furniture is one of the most expensive things that people keep in their home and it is not easily replaced. To make sure that your furniture makes it through the move safely, follow these three steps. 1. Clean Your Furniture Before you pack your furniture for the move, be sure to clean it...

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3 Easy Tips To Make Storing Your Loved One’s Possessions Easier

Posted by on Apr 20th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When your elderly loved one is no longer able to care for their own personal care and must leave their home, there is a good chance that what they own will have to be placed in safe keeping. It is not ideal to leave a home standing without a full-time resident, which means that you may be left with not only helping your family member transition to a nursing home, but taking care of their home and belongings as well. In such an instance, self storage may be an ideal solution to store your family member’s things. Here are three easy tips...

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3 Ways To Dissuade Pests From Infesting Your Self Storage Unit

Posted by on Mar 18th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Self storage is incredibly helpful. Whether you are trying to organize the clutter in your home, keep your belongings safe while you’re away in college, or plan a large scale event, self storage allows you to keep your belongings accessible in an affordable manner. You also want to make sure your items are safe from pests, especially because you cannot predict if or when they could invade. Here are three ways to dissuade pests from infesting your self storage unit. Use cedar and lavender to repel moths. Moths can wreak havoc on your...

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5 Considerations Before Committing To Renting A Storage Unit

Posted by on Mar 17th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Having access to more storage space can be a great way to get your home organized and free of extra clutter, but it can be difficult to know what to expect if you’ve never rented a storage unit. Along with considering the location of the storage facility and their rates, you’ll want to get as many details as possible to ensure that the rental at a facility like Controlled Storage Systems goes smoothly. Duration of the Rental Whether you’re using a storage unit as a temporary solution while getting home remodeling work...

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Helping Your Teenager Cope With A Long-Distance Move

Posted by on Mar 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Teenagers often have a difficult time controlling their emotions on a daily basis, and it’s even harder for them to deal with drastic life changes. So, don’t be surprised if your teenager isn’t thrilled when you tell her that your family is moving out of state. To her, moving away from her friends and extended family may seem like a death sentence. Prepare yourself for the worst, and use these tips to help your teen cope with your family’s long-distance move. Breaking the News Even though it isn’t going to be...

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3 Places To Search For Hidden Treasures

Posted by on Mar 16th, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You must admit – at some point in your life, you have probably dreamed of finding a stash of treasure hidden away by bandits or pirates of yesteryear. While you may dismiss it as a farfetched dream, valuable treasures do turn up at some of the most unexpected times in the most unexpected places. Here are a few tried and true places to search. Picture frames Not all treasure is in the form of hard, cold cash; it might be hanging on your wall. One man hit upon hidden riches when he paid $4 for a painting at a flea market because he liked the...

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