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Storage Unit Tips: Boxes VS Plastic Tubs

Categories: Self-Storage

You’re ready to pack up and head over to your storage unit. What next? Next,, you take the time to determine what type of storage container you’ll need.

Storage Unit Packing Tips: 3 Organization tricks

Categories: Self-Storage
Storage Unit Organization

When the time comes to load up the truck and head to your storage unit you might not think the packing order of the truck matters. But it does and it can help make your loading and unloading experience a whole lot easier.

4 Reasons You need Self Storage for College

Categories: Moving, Self-Storage
College Storage

Heading off to college can be an exciting time for students and parents alike. Why not make things a bit easier with self storage?

Things to Love about Self Storage

Categories: Featured, Self-Storage
love self storage

The Self-Storage Industry may not sound glamorous to you, but there are lots of things to love about it. Sure, you can pack up extra stuff and store it away to make more room for more stuff at home. And, yes, it is awesome that you can get that boat out of your front yard […]

Climate Control or Non Climate Control?

Categories: Featured, Self-Storage
Climate or Non-Climate

Join us as we discuss the difference between climate and non-climate control self storage units. Climate Control Climate Control is the best way to protect your belongings from extreme temperatures. Drastic changes in weather can lead to build up moisture, which is bad when storing items. Having this type of unit helps control humidity, which […]

Moving and Storage Hacks!

Categories: Featured, Home Improvement, Moving, Self-Storage
moving and packing hacks

Packing up your precious belongings can be stressful. Figuring out the best way to keep things safe while moving or storing can be a hassle. The 5-Minute Crafts YouTube Channel has a great video that has 21 hacks to help you pack up your stuff more effectively! So check out the video at the bottom […]

A TELLUS Halloween – 2017

Categories: Featured, Just for Fun, Seasonal

Halloween is one of our favorite holidays here at Tellus Self Storage. We encourage all of our people to dress up and participate in our site-wide costume contest. Here are the folks who participated this year! We hope everyone had a great Halloween! Kristy Sistrunk – Laurel “Storage Clown” Rachel Latil – A+ Waton “Energizer […]

Creepy stuff to make from packing materials

Categories: Just for Fun

Halloween is upon us! Being in the self-storage business, we’ve realized you can make lots of creepy Halloween stuff from packing materials. Coffins out of cardboard boxes, webs from string, among other things. Heck, you could write a book just on the things you can make out of cardboard boxes. Normally, packing tape is what […]

My husband and I wanted to simplify our lives. This would include getting rid of unwanted and unused items throughout our home and garage. We moved from a three (3) bedroom, two (2) bathroom house with a mother-in-law dwelling behind the main house, down to a two (2) bedroom, two (2) bathroom apartment. We were […]

Yellow Fin Tuna Catch with Boscoe Lures!

Categories: Seasonal, Self-Storage
Customized Boscoe Lures

  Dave and the Tellus Wildlife Management Team, along with Boscoe Lures owner, Davis Hardesty, recently went fishing in Venice, Louisiana. Captain Jordan Ellis of the Mexican Gulf Fishing Company guided the way to this awesome yellow fin tuna catch! This beauty was caught on a custom Boscoe Lure! Dave and his crew love fishing […]

Diving in the Bahamas (Video)

Categories: Featured, Local, Promotions, Seasonal
Free Yeti Cooler!

Dave and the Tellus Wildlife Management team went scuba diving in the Bahamas and shot some great underwater video. We wanted to give everyone a hopeful reminder of summer with all the damp, cold weather moving in on us down south. We hope you enjoy! And, don’t forget, our FREE YETI Cooler Promotion is still […]

Tarpon Fishing off the West Coast of Florida (video)

Categories: Featured, Seasonal, Self-Storage
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Tellus Self Storage owner, Dave Gordon, and the Tellus Wildlife Management team go fishing off the west coast of Florida. We’ve condensed the footage down for viewing purposes, but Dave’s pal, Matt, lands a pretty good-sized Tarpon. Of course, this is a catch and release scenario, so after a good fight, Matt lets the Tarpon […]

13 DIY Halloween Costumes Made From Cardboard Boxes

Categories: Featured, Seasonal
DIY Cardboard Costume Ideas

Halloween is upon us, and everyone is looking for a great costume… either for their kiddies or for themselves so they can win the costume contest at the big party or just generally make folks say “wow!” While you can certainly go buy something ready-made at some big-box store, often the prize-winning costume with the […]

How to create a shortcut to pay online

Categories: Just for Fun

1) Resize your Web browser (in the attached images Chrome was used) make sure you can see the browser and your desktop side by side. 2) Find your sites page, and read the address bar, it should look something like this:  www.tellusselfstorage.com/locations/******** – this bit of information will vary depending on your site. 3)Once you […]

Follow your Facility on Facebook

Categories: Just for Fun

As you may or may not be aware each of our Tellus Self Storage locations has their own unique Facebook page. Pop on over and give the page a like: Tellus Self Storage Big Boy Toy Store Abita Springs All Star Self Storage  All About Self Storage All About II  Arlington, AL Brandon, MS Laurel, […]

How to Prepare Your Home and Family for Hurricanes

Categories: Featured, Seasonal

Although the path of a hurricane can usually be predicted early enough for those in its path to prepare, many of us wait until the last minute to take action and seek shelter. If you live in an area that’s at risk for hurricanes, please make sure that you are ready to act before a […]

Spring Cleaning – Part 5: Home Office

Categories: Featured, Home Improvement, Seasonal

This post is Part 5 of our Spring Cleaning Series. Cleaning Your Home Office: Just about everyone nowadays has a home office of some sort. A home office is a place that can accumulate clutter quickly: old utility bills, receipts, magazines and newspapers, useless pens that stopped writing months ago… this list goes on. Take […]

Spring Cleaning – Part 4: Closets and Bathrooms

Categories: Featured, Home Improvement, Seasonal

This post is Part 4 of our Spring Cleaning Series. Clearing out the Closets: Ever since I was a kid, I’ve always had a fear of what thing lurks in the closet in the dark of night. But, keeping your closets clean is important for keeping your wardrobe organized. So, let’s do something about the […]

Time for Spring Cleaning – Part 3: Living and Dining Areas

Categories: Featured, Home Improvement, Seasonal

This post is Part 3 of our Spring Cleaning Series. Let’s move on to the main living and dining areas. You probably have large furniture items that have sat all winter gathering dust bunnies underneath, and books and knick-knacks that could use a good cleaning… So, now is the time to move some stuff around […]

Spring Cleaning – Part 2: The Kitchen

Categories: Featured, Home Improvement, Seasonal
spring cleaning your kitchen

This post is Part 2 of our Spring Cleaning Series. If your home is like mine, then your kitchen is more than just a place to prepare food… it is where everyone winds up hanging out when you entertain guests. Getting the kitchen in good order not only makes food preparation more efficient and enjoyable, […]