Entries by Tylor

Tips for Packing Boxes

Packing boxes for storage is not rocket science, although without some experience doing it you might make minor mistakes that, over time, become considerable problems. The following tips will help you pack boxes to prepare for moving or long-term storage.  Should we take our boxes from the attic or garage and place them directly in […]

Three Places to Store Your Spare Keys

Improvements in technology haven’t really solved the old, eternal dilemma: where to put the spare key. Hiding it is imperative, but keeping it accessible, and in a memorable spot, is difficult. We recommend 3 easy, accessible places to hide your key in plain sight. Car floor mat As long as you don’t lose your car […]

Simple Rules for Self Storage

When making the decision to use a storage unit for personal or business use, you’ll want to be aware that every storage business  prohibits the storage of certain items to protect the storage units,  staff, and other customers. If you have any questions about whether an item is permissible, ask your storage manager or someone […]

Tips for Packing the Kitchen

Whether you’re moving to a new home, or you just need to put your kitchenware in storage for a while, the following tips will help you pack your kitchen efficiently. Glasses Many people pack their glass cups in boxes with their bottoms to the floor. It’s just like putting them in a cabinet, right? Actually, […]

Prepare Your Clothes for Storage

It’s time to put those summer clothes away for the season. Here are some tips to help prepare your clothes for storage. Clean You probably don’t want to pack away clothes with bad odors. But don’t forget your clothes might be stained too. And those stains will become permanent if you let them sit for […]

How to Organize for a Clean Garage

Nobody knows exactly why or how the garage gets cluttered. It just does. Right? And during the holiday season, with the kids on college break, and the presents that must be stored until the last minute, the garage can be especially packed. Perhaps moving everything from the now spare bedroom into the garage was a […]

How to Break Old Habits and Adopt an Organized Lifestyle

Now the holidays are over, and the New Year’s resolutions are kicking in, it’s time to think about sustainability. Whether you are resolved to eat healthier this year, get organized, exercise more, or even learn a new instrument, you’ll have to think long and hard about how you’ll accomplish your by-the-end-of-the-year goals. The good thing […]

How to Prepare Your Washer and Dryer for Storage

Maybe you’re in between homes, or your new place doesn’t have a designated area for your washer and dryer yet. Whatever your situation, the following tips will prove useful as you prepare your washer and dryer for storage. Cleaning First thing’s first: clean your washer. You don’t want your washer to rust while it sits […]

Tips for Storing Rugs

Maybe you’ve downsized your living space for a while. Or maybe you have family staying for an extended visit, and you don’t want their dogs to trample your large, pristine rug. Whatever your situation, when you put your rug in storage, you’ll want to prepare it properly. Clean First thing’s first: clean the rug thoroughly. […]

Self Storage for Beginners

Moving can be tough. To reduce hassle, many people choose to temporarily use self storage units to store items that won’t be put to use for a while. This is especially true if remodeling projects are on the horizon for the new home. The following quick tips will help those who don’t have experience using […]