July 8, 2019
How to Pick the Correct Sized Unit

Deciding on the size of a storage unit is not one of the most important decision you will make during your life. After all, the decision pales in comparison to whether you should donate a kidney to the person that set you up with your spouse. However, choosing the right size for a unit is […]

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easy payment
June 7, 2019
The Price is Right: Factors that determine the price of a unit

Price represents an important factor in determining where to store your stuff. However, many customers of storage facilities do not have clue when it comes to knowing how companies price their units. Let’s look at several factors that determine the price of storage. Location, Location, Location A facility located in the heart of Chicago will […]

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Glassware
May 9, 2019
How to Pack Glassware

You have checked off almost everything on your moving to do list. You have hired a licensed and bonded mover. Your most expensive furniture have been properly protected against impact damage. You even made arrangements to have the family dog moved in supreme comfort. Now, you have to complete your moving to do list by […]

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Long dIstance move in car
April 9, 2019
Driving Tips for a Long Distance Move

Do it yourself moving saves you money by putting you in control of everything, from packing boxes to unloading a truck at your new home. If your move covers hundreds of miles, then the savings become even greater. However, there is one aspect of a do it yourself move that many people often forget. You […]

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winter time in the city
March 7, 2019
Murphy’s Law: 5 things that can disrupt your move

“Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” We’re not sure where this Murphy got his wisdom for one of the most frequently quoted axioms, but we know one thing for sure: At one point, Murphy must have worked in the moving business. How else can you explain the glass is the glass-half-empty mentality of […]

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February 11, 2019
What to Look for in a Cross Country Mover

Everything seems to be in place for a cross country move. You have spent time in your new home city finding the right neighborhood for your family, as well as enrolling your kids in school. Now comes the hard part: Deciding on a company to help you relocate your possessions. Here’s what to look for […]

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January 9, 2019
Location, Location, Location: Why Location Matters For Storing Equipment

If you have taken a Business 101 class, one of the first and often cited principles is to create a plan around where you want to open the business. The mantra “location, location, location” rings true for a wide variety of businesses ranging from hotels to restaurants to grocery stores. Facilities dedicated to keeping customer […]

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December 10, 2018
Why do we hate moving day?

Why do we hate moving day? Is the answer similar to the answer we give to the questions why do we hate paying taxes and why do we hate going to the dentist? Is the answer because moving is simply a pain in the butt? When it comes to moving, the reasons for the sleepless […]

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Declutter your closet
November 5, 2018
7 Organizational Tips to Spice Up Your Walk-in Closet

A lot of people consider walk-in closets a luxury with the perfect area to store clothes in well-organized racks and shelves. The reality is that walk-ins can get cluttered and with a lot of clothing and items it can quickly become chaos. If you own a walk-in, you should consider showcasing your organizational skills. You can get […]

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Fixer-upper
October 9, 2018
Is a Fixer-Upper Right for You?

You’re in the market to snatch up your dream home, but haven’t won the lottery quite yet. You want the dreamy, white kitchen without the expensive price tag. We get it! A fixer-upper may be the perfect fit. There are some important factors to consider when determining whether a fixer-upper is right for you. An […]

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