Category Archives: Home Improvement

Storage Unit Tips: Photographs

Categories: Home Improvement, Self-Storage
Photographs

Having to store photos can feel like a daunting thing, especially if they are older. Here are a few things to remember when packing up photographs: Climate Control Storing your photographs in a climate control unit is the best option. Being in a regulated unit will help prevent unwanted moisture from building up on your […]

Pest Control – Storage Boxes & Plastic Tubs

Categories: Home Improvement, Moving, Self-Storage
Pest Control Tubs and Boxes

In line with our other articles: Pest Control – Smells and Pest Control – Cleaning we bring you a third installment of Pest Control suggestions. This time with storage boxes including, but not limited to, cardboard boxes, plastic totes and specialty storage containers. Where your box comes from matters: While it might be cost effective […]

Storage Unit Tips: Inventory lists and Labels

Categories: Home Improvement, Moving, Self-Storage
lists & labels

Lists and Labels, why? Let’s take a minute to talk about the importance, while troublesome and time consuming, of labels. Your storage unit might’ve been packed with time constraints so you just boxed things up and called it good. Now you want to locate Great Aunt Mary’s serving dish but none of the box labels […]

3 Reasons your College Student needs Self Storage

Categories: Home Improvement, Seasonal, Self-Storage
College

As a parent you try to make things easier for your children, helping in any way possible. Heading off to college is no exception and, as a parent, there are a lot of things to worry over, where to put things shouldn’t be one of them. With this in mind, have you considered a self-storage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]