3 Things To Consider When Renting A Self-Storage Unit


When you invest the money to rent a storage unit for your belongings, it is natural to expect to have a safe and secure unit. Unfortunately, not all self-storage facilities are created equal. Spending some time and making a good effort to find the best possible self-storage facility in your area can save you a lot of stress in the long run. If you're going to be renting a self-storage unit in the near future, make sure you consider the following things:

24 February 2017

4 Extra Expenses You Should Ask About Before Hiring A Moving Company


Hiring a moving company can be one of the best things for your move. Everyone knows that moving is exhausting and if you try to do it yourself it can take weeks of hard labor, compared to a couple days if you hire a moving company. However, before you hire a moving company it is important to realize that they will have a certain way that they charge for their services.

22 July 2016

A Few Tips For Preparing Your Furniture For Storage With No Climate Control


Ideally, you will never have to put your good furniture in storage, and if you do it will only be for a short period of time and in a climate controlled environment. However, if you are moving long distance and do not have a new home yet, your belongings may end up being stored for longer. To ensure that your possessions come out of storage looking as good as when you put them in there, here are a few tips.

1 April 2016

Moving Supplies You May Have Forgotten About But Can't Do Without


When you are moving from one home to the next, you may think of all of the typical moving supplies you will need-- packing tape, boxes, newspaper or bubblewrap, etc. However, there are some moving supplies that people frequently forget about and which you really cannot live without. Moving companies do not supply these items, but you can use what you have or buy some more from your local big box store.

23 September 2015

Three Simple Ways To Cut Down On Your Storage Unit Costs


If you're looking for a way to clear some of your excess items out of your basement and garage, you shouldn't have to look for long. As of 2014, there were approximately 50,000 self storage facilities located across the United States, which means that you should have easy access to a facility in your community. Although the bill you pay to rent this space can seem minimal compared to the benefit of helping you declutter your home, it's still always advantageous to see how you can reduce the amount that you pay.

16 September 2015

Utilizing Self Storage While Going Through A Late Loved One's Home


If you are tasked with packing up a late loved one's things, it can be difficult to know what to keep and what to let go. It is a good idea to size up what should be saved or tossed in a thoughtful manner and to not rush the process. Here are three ways self storage units can help you efficiently go through a late loved one's home. 1. Give Yourself Time to Review

15 September 2015

Tips For Keeping Your Storage Unit Active


Many times people will put their unused items in storage and then forget about them. This can lead to an inefficient use of space and a waste of money. Keeping your storage unit active by swapping things out on a regularly basis will make sure that you know what you have and are actively using your things. Here are four tips to keep your storage an active part of your everyday life.

14 September 2015

How To Tip Movers


When you hire movers, chances are good that you are going to be depending on them to get your most beloved personal possessions to your new home safely. You put a lot of trust into your movers and they work hard in order to make sure that you are satisfied with the move. You will likely want to tip the movers in order to make sure that they understand that you appreciated their service.

11 September 2015

How To Effectively Organize Your Storage Unit


Renting a storage unit, like those at AAA Flying Trolley Self Storage, to serve as a temporary home for the possessions you don't use on a regular basis can keep your home organized and free of clutter, but if you find that your unit is disorganized to the point that you seldom wish to visit, it's time to tackle this problem. Pick a sunny day, visit the storage facility with a couple of hard-working family members or friends and pull your possessions out of the space.

10 September 2015

How To Get Your House Organized


Did you have a wonderfully relaxing summer? Hopefully you got to experience the lazy, unstructured days for which summer is known. It may also have been a time where you didn't focus a lot on household chores and, now that summer is essentially over, you may be feeling like it's time to get down to business. If getting your house organized is on your list, here are some ideas that might help you accomplish this task.

9 September 2015