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3 Reasons To Store Your College Items In A Self-Storage Unit Over Summer Break

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If you’re currently living on campus and planning on going home for the summer, you’ll need someplace to store all of your belongings between semesters. While you can pack up all of your stuff and take it back home with you, this can be a hassle — if you live far away from the college and need to use a moving company, it can also be quite expensive. Instead, you should consider renting a small unit at a storage facility near your college campus during your next summer break.…

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Tips For Packing And Storing Valuable Books

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Packing and storing your books can require a bit of care. You may not be too concerned about minor damage to your mass market paperbacks, but old books or those with some value to you, such as the family bible or old diaries, require a bit more care. The following packing tips can help you prepare these books for storage and alleviate your concerns about damage. Tip #1: Wrap in plastic…

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Making Moving A Step-By-Step Process To Eliminate Stress

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Moving doesn’t have to be all hectic and stressful. If you take the move one step at a time, you can get through it little by little over the course of a few weeks and everything will get done without all of the anxiety that comes with waiting until the week before moving day to get it all done. Utilize Mobile Storage Units Three or four weeks before it’s time to move into the new house, lease a mobile storage unit.…

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Temperature-Controlled Storage Units: A Comparison On The Temperature Control Methods

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If you are looking to rent a temperature-controlled storage unit, you may be surprised to learn that there are three ways in which these units are heated. Each of these ways/methods has its own benefits, but you might find one way/method that is better for the storage of your items than the other two. Here is a comparison on temperature control methods in storage units, which you may find helpful as you search for a temperature- (or environmentally-)controlled storage unit.…

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Committing To Moving In With Your Partner But Not To Getting Rid Of Your Stuff? How To Save On A Storage Unit

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Are you ready to move in with your partner at their place, but you don’t want to get rid of all your furniture and other items? If so, storing your belongings will be well worth the investment. You never know if you’ll move into a bigger space later on, or if you’ll decide you don’t want to live together and the things are then needed. You may also later decide that you want to sell your stuff, or replace some of your partner’s stuff with your own.…

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2 Things To Keep In Mind When Using A Self-Storage Facility In The Winter Time

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If you need to move some of your household items into a storage unit or mini storage unit this winter, you need to think carefully about how the weather will affect your items before you put them into storage. Here are a few things you need to keep in mind when storing items during the winter time. #1 How Temperature Affects Your Items If you chose to use a non-climate controlled storage unit, the outside temperature will be largely similar to the temperature that is inside of your unit.…

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Unusual Sights, Smells And Sounds You Should Report To Your Storage Unit Landlord And Why

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Renting storage units is a fairly straightforward business. As a renter, you are happy to have a safe place to put all of your excess stuff, and you can rest easy knowing you do not have to check on it every day to make sure everything is okay. However, if you should ever see, hear or smell anything unusual in or around your storage unit when you are visiting it, you should report it to your landlord right away.…

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Tips For Keeping Your Ski Boat In The Best Condition

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As the owner of a ski boat, you are going to want to make sure that you are keeping it in the best possible shape. This way, you will always have a working and safe ski boat to enjoy when they weather is nice enough to head out on the water. To help ensure that this happens, you might want to take a few moments of your time to review the following tips.…

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How To Reduce Your Risk Of A Fire In A Self-Storage Unit

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When you store items in self storage units, you rely on having them in good condition and protecting your items. Unfortunately, you may be doing things that are unintentionally raising your risk for fire, which could destroy many of your personal belongings. Here are some tips for reducing the risk of a fire breaking out in the storage unit. Know What Not to Store The items you choose to store in your self-storage unit can make all the difference.…

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3 Things You Need To Consider When Renting A Storage Unit

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Storage units are a great way to house your belongings while you find a new place to live. However, you need to understand that not all storage units are the same. Each facility has its own set of rules and requirements that make them unique. Because of this, you need to make sure you know the specifics of the facility you are looking to use. Here are a few things you need to consider before making a commitment to a storage unit facility.…

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