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Understanding The Storage Industry

When I started managing a storage facility to get free rent, I was wondering how much I could possibly learn from the business. However, after working there for several months, I realized that the storage industry was not only highly lucrative, but it was also really interesting and fun. Our customers were loyal and kind, and I realized that I really wanted to understand the storage industry so that I could improve our little business. This blog is all about storage, so that you can learn what you need to in order to store successfully, or even manage your own facility someday.

3 Ways A Moving Company Can Help With A Sizable Move

Moving out of your home is a decision that you may have made after concluding that you would be more satisfied in another house. However, moving out of a single-family home in which every room has lots of items is not going to be a quick and easy process. You will likely need to spend many hours handling everything that comes with moving to a new home. If you want to make the experience go a lot smoother, you should hire a moving company, because they can help you with a sizable move in several impactful ways. Read More 

Self-Storage For Self-Employed Persons

A self-employed person needs to do everything possible to optimize their productivity and minimize their expenses. Really, this is something that all businesses need to do. What you may not know is that, as a self-employed person, renting a storage unit is a great way of achieving both of these objectives. Here are some of the ways in which a self-storage unit will benefit you: Storing Business Paperwork Most businesses generate paperwork, even small businesses that are run by individuals. Read More 

3 Questions You Need To Ask Movers Before You Hire Them

If you are getting ready to move, you are probably thinking about using movers. Hiring movers is one of the best ways to simplify your move and make sure that everything goes smoothly. Before you hire any movers you need to make sure that you are asking the right questions. Here are some things that you should ask. Are There Any Dates That Will Save Me Money? There are peak seasons for movers. Read More 

3 Ways To Keep Your Belongings Safe While Storing Them

Putting your items in long-term storage is pretty common. For a variety of reasons people may need to rent a storage unit and house it with their belongings. Regardless of your reasons for storing your things, you need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to keep your belongings in good shape. Here are some things you can do to protect your belongings. 1. Do Not Place Them Directly On The Cement Read More 

3 Tips For An Organized, Efficient And Respectful Move For Your Parents To A Nursing Or Assisted Living Facility

If one or both of your parents cannot live alone in their home anymore without constant supervision and assistance, moving into an assisted living facility or even a nursing home is often necessary. Unfortunately, that relocation often means making some very difficult choices about their belongings, as their space in their new home will typically be much smaller than it is now. In addition, there might be strict guidelines as to the amount and type of belongings that are permitted to accompany them. Read More