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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 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 

4 Tips For Packing And Moving Fragile Items

In many cases, packing and moving fragile items is one of the most difficult parts of a home move. However, there are a few easy tricks that can help you move breakable items without incident. Here are four tips that can help you successfully move fragile household items. Use Corrugated Boxes For small, breakable items such as dishes and lamps, it is important to choose boxes that can provide adequate support. Read More 

Moving With Books: Tips For Packing Your Books

Unless you have a home library with all your family books in one location, you probably don't realize how many books are in your home. You may have cookbooks in the kitchen, children's books in your child's room and technology books near your computer, along with paperbacks and hardcovers for reading. You may be surprised to discover just how many books your really have when it comes time to move to a new location. Read More 

How To Prepare Your LCD Television For Storage

If you need to store many of your things for a period of time due to a move, then you should rent a storage unit from a storage facility. While many of your things, like furniture items, can be placed in the unit without much thought, other belongings will need to be prepared so they do not become ruined during the storage process. One of these things includes your LCD television. Read More