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Storing Your Leather Furniture In An Outdoor Storage Unit? What You Should Know!

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While it is highly recommended that you store leather furniture in an indoor, climate-controlled storage unit, there may be reasons that that isn’t doable. You may be unable to find an indoor unit when you need one or you may not have the extra money to spend on an indoor unit. If you need to place your leather furniture in an outdoor storage unit, there are extra precautions you can take to help protect your furniture.…

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Three Ways To Keep A Storage Unit Organized

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The purpose of a storage unit is to provide a clean and secure place to store any belongings that simply won’t fit into your home. However, if you have a lot of stuff, it’s fairly easy to end up with a disorganized and cluttered storage space. Learn how to keep your storage unit clean and organized. Choose The Right Size Unit Organization starts with a properly sized unit. If a unit is too large or too small, you can run into problems.…

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Storing These Household Items Can Reduce Clutter Around Your Home

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When it comes to renting a storage unit, many people take the approach of loading it with boxes of seldom-used goods, family mementos and other such items. While this approach can certainly be helpful, there are other ways to maximize your use of this unit’s space. An ideal strategy is to regularly cycle your possessions through the unit — that is, load it with large and bulky items that you don’t immediately need as a way to clear space in your home or garage, and then swap out these items when they’re needed and move other things into the unit.…

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Three Tips For Storing Paintings

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Your favorite paintings can add character and sophistication to your home or business. However, there may come a day when you need to place the artwork into storage. When this need arises, it is important for you to take some precautions to ensure that the artwork survives its time in storage without suffering damages. However, if you have never stored artwork, you may be unsure of what this entails, but if you follow these three tips, you should help to avoid some of the more common causes of damages.…

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Child-Proofing Your Storage Unit

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If you are the parent of a toddler, and you need to bring them to your storage unit to look through your belongings, you will want to take precautions to ensure they are safe while visiting your enclosure. There are several steps one can take to help safeguard their child from an unfortunate injury while inside a storage unit (such as one from Pearl Street Self Storage). Here are a few steps you can take to keep your own child safe when you decide to stop by your storage unit to find an item.…

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Common Storage Questions and Answers

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When you have too many possessions to comfortably store inside the confines of your house, it will likely be necessary to either dispose of some of these items or rent a storage unit for them. For those that are hesitant about disposing of some of their possessions, a storage unit can be the best option for ensuring any excess items are kept as safe as possible while you do not need them.…

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3 Exotic Spirits You Should Try

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When it comes to spirits, some people palettes never go beyond bourbon and gin. There is an entire world of spirit distillation out there, literally. The world over, there are plenty of delicious, interesting spirits that can bring you inspiration and satisfy your taste buds. Throughout the course of this brief article, you’ll learn about a few exotic spirits you should try.   Slivovitz Slivovitz is a plum brandy that is popular throughout Central Europe and the Balkans, and is generally distilled in the Czech Republic.…

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Keeping Pests Away From Your Stored Belongings

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When someone needs to place their belongings in storage unit, keeping a pest intrusion away becomes a concern. It just takes one mouse or insect to lead to an infestation, making it important to take steps in keeping them from getting inside at all. Here are some steps to take in keeping your storage unit free from a pest problem. Package Items Appropriately The first step in keeping pests out of your storage unit is taking time to package items so pests do not become stowaways.…

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Storing Your Car While You Are Away At College

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If you are leaving for college and need to store your car in a storage unit while you are gone, then there are certain things you can do to ensure that it is in perfect condition when you return. The following are just a few of these strategies. Park Your Car Up Off of the Concrete If your storage unit has a concrete floor, then you should park your car on top of a:…

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Why You Need Self Storage When You're Making A Move

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When you’re about to make a move from one home to another, you may want to consider what renting a self storage unit can do for you. Making a move can be a tedious task, and even more so when complicated by early closings, long-distance relocation, or limited space in your new home. So if you want to make the move a little easier for every step of the way, here’s why you may want to look into self storage.…

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