Does Self Storage Insurance Cover Pest Damage?

22 September 2015
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Self storage companies typically don't offer insurance for the things you store on site, leaving it up to you to decide whether you want to arrange your own protection. You can either buy a policy from the self storage company, if it sells coverage, or talk to your home insurer. Some home insurance policies cover things you store away from home; others may not, and you may need to add coverage to your existing policy, or buy a separate one. Read More 

Holding Onto Childhood Memories: Three Tips for Storing Stuffed Animals

28 July 2015
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Most children have had an abundance of stuffed animals to keep them company and stimulate their creativity. As your child gets older, they may not have as big of a need for their stuffed animals. It may be time to store them in a storage unit, if you can't bear to get rid of them for sentimental reasons. These three tips will preserve the stuffed animals: Wash Them Before You Pack Them Away Read More 

Tips for Finding Affordable Used Shipping Containers for Your Company

20 July 2015
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Buying used shipping containers can save any company money on shipping and storage costs, and since most containers are made to last for years, a used container can often work just as well as a new one. However, there are some insider secrets you might consider when it comes to buying used containers, so you know you get one that will last and that you don't overpay. Note a few tips for finding and buying affordable used shipping containers. Read More 

The Dog Days of Moving: How to Make Moving Day Less Stressful for Your Pooch

26 June 2015
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Dogs are pack animals, and so long as they're with their pack (which is you and your family), they're happy. Dogs can easily become unsettled when you move house, and the fact that their pack is with them is often not enough to calm them. There are a few things you need to know about when moving to a new house with a dog. They're part of your family, and you want to do everything you can to ensure that they experience as little moving stress as possible. Read More 

Furniture Storage: 3 Tips to Keep Your Mattresses in Great Condition

19 June 2015
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Don't just throw your mattress in the storage unit thinking that it will stay in the same condition when you eventually take it out. In the storage unit, the mattress is exposed to dirt, dust, insects, heat and humidity, which ends up degrading the fibers of the mattress. Eventually, the mattress will become unusable, and you'll be forced to buy a new one. All hope is not lost though. By implementing these 3 tips on how to properly store your mattress, you can keep your mattress in excellent condition. Read More