Category Archives: Self-Storage

Self Storage Unit Preparation

Categories: Featured, Moving, Self-Storage
Self Storage Preparation

“Preparation is key” We’ve all heard this phrase at one time or another. But have you ever considered that this would apply to Self Storage? Let’s discuss a few items that will help you prepare your storage unit.

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 […]

Pest Control- Smells

Categories: Seasonal, Self-Storage
Pest Control Smells

Pests enjoy summer, just like we do. With warmer weather there is usually an increase in insect and rodent activity, so what does that mean for your storage unit? It means that you should do all that you can in order to protect your valuables. While each facility does exterior pest control and maintenance, they […]

Pest Control – Cleaning

Categories: Seasonal, Self-Storage
Pest control cleaning

Cleaning can prevent damage While we often get storage units so we don’t have to store things in our home, garage or shed, they still need some attention. Before (or even after you have time to go back) you place your items in storage, be sure to clean them. Here are a few suggestions on […]

Boat Storage Benefits

Categories: Seasonal, Self-Storage
Boat Storage

Boat Storage Benefits While your yard might seem like the perfect location to house your boat when it is not in the water, here are four reasons to consider using a Self-Storage facility: Appearances When your boat is parked in your driveway or yard, which is living space that you can’t occupy. Grass might not […]

Boatson Outside: A tale of a lone Boat living outdoors

Categories: Just for Fun, Self-Storage
Boatson Boat

Boatson Outside: A tale of a lone Boat living outdoors Once upon a time in a land not so far away sat a boat; his name was Boatson and he loved being in the water. He longed for days past that were full of exploration out on the water, basking in the warm rays of […]

Top 4 RV Storage Tips

Categories: Seasonal, Self-Storage
RV Storage tips

RV Storage Tips, How to store your RV. Placing your RV into storage can cause some uncertainty, however we are here to ensure you are confident in your decision to store your RV / camper with us. In order alleviate some of that worry all you need to do is follow these four steps to […]

Top Two Storage Unit Tips for organization and functionality

Categories: Self-Storage
2 Storage Unit Tips

Welcome to your Storage Unit, now what? Let’s pretend you’ve already made the decision to store things, now comes the tedious part: packing. One of the most important things that should take place while packing is the Labeling of Boxes. “But it takes so  much longer to stop and label every box” “I’ll remember what’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

TellusSelfStorage Blog’s fresh new look

Categories: Self-Storage

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Self Storage Unit: Best Solution For Clutter

Categories: Self-Storage

Self storage units make our lives simpler and homes clutter-free. Putting valuable things in a storage unit ensures a secure environment for them. Moreover, when the need of de-cluttering a home arises, self storage seems the perfect solution. You also rent a storage space when you fall short of space to keep your personal or business items at home or your office premises.