Understanding The Storage IndustryUnderstanding The Storage Industry


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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.

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 

3 Must-Have Services And Words Of Advice During A Move

When you are planning a home move, there are three things that you might want to consider getting -- a storage unit, a moving truck, and a moving insurance policy. By working to arrange for these three things, you'll be in good hands and able to protect yourself during the course of the entire move. In order to follow these tips the best that you can, consider these guidelines and start calling some companies that can help you. Read More