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  • How To Safely Store Tires

    Whether it's your winter snow tires and just a backup set of tires for your car, storing them properly is a must to ensure they last until you need them next. They should never be stored outdoors where they are exposed tot he elements. If you don't have room to store them at home, put them in a storage unit. The following advice can help you store them correctly. Clean is best
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  • Storing Your Family Photos? Make Sure You Follow These Basic Rules

    Through the years, the average individual will accumulate quite the collection of family photos. From school pictures to special occasion snapshots--each and every one of these memories is no doubt valued and important. When placing such personal effects in a storage unit, it can be unnerving to think that they could come out of storage in any other way than they were when they went in. If you plan to store away family photos in a storage unit, thankfully, there are a few things you can do to ensure that when you pull them back out, they will still be in the same condition.
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  • Ways That A Self-Storage Unit Can Help In The Wake Of A Family Member's Death

    When a family member who doesn't live with you passes away, you'll likely be preoccupied with the grieving process. However, it's also useful to think about the duties that you'll likely begin handling in the days following the person's death. The list of these jobs will often be lengthy, but it's useful to add one more thing to your list — rent a self-storage unit near the person's home. The availability of this storage space will come in handy in a number of different ways, thus making your life easier during this trying time.
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  • What To Do If The Self-Storage Facility Raises The Rates

    Self-storage units are a good way to obtain extra space to store belongings that may not fit in your home. Though facilities typically offer competitive rates for units, sometimes an owner will raise the monthly fee he or she charges for space because of increased business costs or other issues. If your budget is too tight to fit in the extra amount, here are two things you can do to save money.
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  • Self-Storage Units Keeping Your Items Safe from Damage

    Storing your items in a self-storage unit can help to declutter your home, but you'll want to take a few steps to ensure your items are safe from any potential damage while they are stored away. Use this guide to keep your items in great condition inside your self-storage unit. Wrap Your Items Dirt, dust, and debris can settle on your items over time, so consider wrapping your items to protect them.
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  • Finding The Perfect Self Storage Takes Some Assessment Of Your Belongings

    There are a number of factors to consider when you are looking to find a storage unit for your belongings. You have to determine how big of a storage unit you will need, how valuable your belongings are, how long you are going to store your belongings, and whether you should spend the extra money for a climate controlled storage unit. In addition, if you are worried about security, you can look for a unit that is in the middle section of the storage facility, especially if you are going to be accessing the unit alone during off business hours.
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  • Storing Computer Systems And Parts Long Term

    If you collect a lot of gadgets, have left over systems from repairs or simply have more computer parts and peripheral than your home can hold for much longer, it's time to head to self storage. Boxing up old belongings for storage is nothing new, but you'll need to take some precautions and understand a few things about electronics before storing and when you take the parts out. Here's a bit of tech storage insight that can keep your computers and components in good shape over long-term storage.
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  • Four Tips for Storing Your RV for the Winter

    Owning an RV allows people to explore the country and embark on amazing journeys. But for most RV owners, the winter season is a time when their RV is put into long-term storage until the weather improves. If you have an RV that you're going to store for the winter, it is important to do some preparation to ensure that it remains in good condition until you pick it up in the spring.
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  • Packing Your Kitchen: Helpful Hints To Prepare For Your Move

    Your kitchen is filled with fragile items that need special care when packing. With the right packing supplies and a few helpful hints, you can pack your dishes, glassware and cookware like a pro. Here are a few things you can do to keep your kitchenware safe when you move. Invest In Glass And Dish Boxes Many moving companies and storage facilities offer specialty boxes you can use to pack your dishware and glasses.
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  • 3 Creative Ways To Make Use Of Old Storage Trailers On Your Agricultural Property

    Storage trailers are the go-to item for people who need extra storage in a pinch, but once they have served their purpose, these trailers often end up for sale by the businesses that rent them. If you are lucky enough to come across some storage trailers in your neck of the woods for sale, as someone who lives on a farm, you might want to take a second look. There are many ways in which old storage trailers can be beneficial for an agricultural setting.
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