Do Storage Units Need Insurance?

Self-storage is a fast-growing sector of commercial real estate. People may store things for any variety of reasons: in between moves, to declutter their home, to put away items when children move out, and more. One significant purpose for a storage unit includes protecting belongings from a disaster. The threat of a home fire or…
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Woman unlocking her storage unit.

What Do Storage Units Include?

Are you looking into getting a storage unit? When deciding which one to pick, amenities and features can be a deciding factor. Storage units are generally standardized, but each facility runs its garage differently. Depending on your needs, storage unit features such as outlets, climate control, and surveillance may help. Learn more about what storage…
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A row of clean and well-organized storage units

How to Clean a Storage Unit

Your main living spaces, attic, basement, garage, and shed all get yearly deep cleans — but have you cleaned your storage unit recently?  Despite housing some of our most precious belongings, we often forget to care for our storage units the way we do our storage units. Regarding your storage locker as if it was…
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Athletic man jogs near his storage unit gym

How to Turn a Storage Unit into a Personal Gym

Last year may have found you looking up how to add a personal gym to your home.  Today, with everyone at home, it may be healthier to escape your daily environs. You may have been seeing your neighbors putting gym equipment in their garages. If your garage is filled to the brim, however, you still…
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Piggy bank on a moving box showing the cost of storage units with several packed belongings in the background.

How Much Does a Storage Unit Cost?

Our customers most frequently seek secure self-storage solutions when:   Heading out on military deployment  Traveling Moving  Selling or remodeling their homes Preparing for more or less family at home  Outgrowing their current space   As you can see, so many of these reasons for storage are due to big lifestyle changes that may be…
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Large self-storage facility with climate-controlled storage units for protecting items from temperature and moisture.

Is a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit Worth It?

You probably prefer your own environment to stay between 55 and 80 degrees, and guess what? So does your stuff.    3 Times a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit is Worth It Most stored items benefit from climate control, but some truly need it. Knowing what not to store in a normal storage unit, paying the 25…
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Using a Storage Unit Size Calculator: How Big of a Storage Unit Do You Need?

Packing up your belongings is always a headache, whether you’re quickly remodeling or storing away furniture items for an extended period of time. If measuring each individual item and preparing for a heavy game of Tetris isn’t your goal, worry not: we’ve got you covered, especially with expert tools like our storage unit size calculator.…
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7 Things You Can’t Store in a Storage Unit

When moving, starting a new business, or decluttering, a storage unit makes an affordable life hack. Still, not everything you want to get out of your garage belongs in your storage unit. As you plan your transition, keep in mind these seven things the storage facility manager will prohibit you from bringing.   What Can’t…
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Everything You Need to Know About Self-Storage Facility Rates

There are many reasons to use a self-storage unit. It can be used to store a few personal items that you don’t have room for in your current home. Or you can use self-storage to hold all your belongings while you move from one location to the next. Self-storage facilities can also be useful for…
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Do You Need a Storage Locker in Barstow?

You may think that storage lockers only serve a single purpose, but some uses are often overlooked. Before you underestimate the value of self-storage, take a look at the following inspiring ways storage units can benefit you. You might be surprised at how versatile these rooms can be!    Common Reasons People Use Storage Lockers…
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