Storing Items the Smart Way

  • 3-Step Guide To Preparing Your Refrigerator For Self Storage

    17 May 2017

    If you are moving to a new area, you may need to put all of your appliances in storage, including your refrigerator. If so, use the following three-step guide to prepare your refrigerator before you put it in a self-storage unit. Step 1:  Defrost And Drain The Appliance The first step involves making sure that all water is drained out of the appliance. After removing any food, unplug the unit, and let the freezer fully defrost.

  • 2 Tips To Prevent Gemstone Jewelry From Changing Color While In Storage

    4 May 2017

    If you collect jewelry, then it can be easy to amass a small collection of pieces within a short amount of time. This is even truer when it comes to gemstone jewelry. A variety of different pieces can be created from gemstones, therefore, this makes them incredibly popular. In addition, this makes it easy to run out of space to store all of your pieces. If you do find yourself short on space, then renting a storage unit is the next best thing.

  • Four Ways To Save When Renting A Storage Unit

    13 April 2017

    There are almost certain to be times in your life when you need to store items during a move or put away things that you may later need, but that don't currently fit in your home. Storage facilities offer secure, sheltered locations for these items, but renting a storage unit can cost more than you think. However, there are some ways to keep costs manageable without compromising the condition of your things.

  • How To Store Your Handmade Bath And Body Products In A Storage Unit

    11 April 2017

    You may have decided to sell handmade bath and body products, or perhaps the demand from your customers has gotten so great that you have run out of room at your home to store them. You may have thought of renting a self storage unit to keep the excess products you have created, and this is a good idea, as long as you package and store them properly. How do you store your bath and body products to keep in a storage unit?

  • Long Term Storage Options To Protect Your Boat

    10 April 2017

    In many parts of the country, storing your boat in the fall and winter months is necessary. The cold temperatures can be damaging to the boat's engine and propulsion systems so proper preparation and storage is key to keeping the boat in good condition and ready for the next year. Whether you are going to store the boat for a few months or much longer, take the time to do it right and the boat will be ready to use when you are ready to use it.

  • Controlling The Climate In Your Self-Storage Unit

    6 April 2017

    Controlling the environment in your self-storage unit at a facility like East "O" Street Self Storage LLC can help to keep your items protected from damage. Renting a climate-controlled unit is the first step in protecting your items, as the temperature control shields your unit from extreme heat and cold. There are, however, several other things you can do to provide even more protection. Here are a few things you may want to consider as you look for a climate-controlled storage unit.

  • Renting a Storage Unit Soon? Use These 3 Things in Your Home to Help With Organization

    5 April 2017

    The most common way to organize your possessions is to put them in a box or plastic bin. Boxes are nice because they are stackable and can handle a considerable amount of weight before caving in. Plastic bins are not as strong, but you should still be able to stack them a few layers high and you can see inside them. If you are getting ready to rent a storage unit because you are lacking the space inside your home, you are likely trying to come up with ways that you can organize your items to avoid a cluttered space.

  • Prepare And Store Home Beer Brewing Equipment

    26 May 2016

    Making your own home-brewed beer is a hobby that can be enjoyed while making the beer and long after it is bottled. Storing the equipment can sometimes be an issue – where do you keep all of that stuff when you aren't using it? Renting a storage unit and properly preparing your equipment will help you to keep it all in great shape, out of the way, and making great tasting beer for years to come.