Category Archive for "Tips for self-storage"

Declutter your home in the kitchen, bedroom, livingroom and others

When it comes to home, keeping it “homie” as possible is the goal. A hindrance to this is a messy space. Less clutter is better.  The perks of a small apartment is that you are able to clean it often. Larger spaces pose a challenge because it’s easy to...

Moving out quickly: 5 things to know and do

So you just got word that you need to move out and you don’t have much time to do it. Many people have to move out fast, so you’re not alone. Maybe your lease ends earlier than you thought, your roomie’s significant other is moving in, or maybe you...

Using a seasoned humidor is the best way to store your cigars at home

So you just bought some tasty cigars and want to store them. There are a few ways to do it without a humidor, but a properly seasoned humidor at the right temperature and proper humidity is the way you should do it. The temperature should be between 60-72 degrees...

How to store cigars at home without a humidor

You just bought a few great tasting cigars and need to store them for a while. If you don’t have a wood humidor, but you need to keep them stored for a few days (weeks or months) because you can’t smoke them all in sitting, we have a few...

What to do if you’re a college student without a lease between semesters

So the semester ended and it’s either winter break or you’re out for summer and your lease just ended. What do you do with your stuff? Whether you’re in a single-bedroom or have a few rooms worth of things, it can be hard to know what to do with...

9 ways to get the most out of a storage unit for business

The main reason business owners use a storage unit is to save money. It’s cheaper to store in a unit rather than buy more office space. In the US, the average cost for a larger business space is $8-$23 per square foot. Depending on the city, that could be...

Tips on how to prepare precious artwork for long term storage

Storing pictures is different than storing artwork. It takes tremendous care to ensure your artwork isn’t going to have any issues in storage. A priceless (or very expensive) peice of art can be ruined if proper care isn’t performed. You’ll want to avoid tears, stains, smudges, pests, warping, fading,...

5 Tips on How To Store a Mattress

We’ve all heard the statistic that we spend nearly a third of our lives sleeping. Therefore, having a quality bed, bed springs and mattress are an investment that should last a long time. A good bed set can cost you thousands of dollars, so it is wise to protect...

11 ways to have an inviting home without spending ANY money

Opening your home to guests is a wonderful thing. Maybe you want to make it more inviting to you and them. There are a few simple things you can do to make your home more inviting. Here are 11 ways we suggest: Open blinds to let natural light in...

7 reasons to start cleaning in winter over other seasons

Winter is a wonderful time of year. The air is frigid and snow may be falling. Sipping warm coffee or tea is a favorite for many people. If you live in New York, then it’s guaranteed that winter is here. Cleaning in winter is important because you’re always in...

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