Three Things That Stain The Floor Of Self-Storage Units And Why You Should Avoid Them

There are several things you should avoid storing in a self-storage unit that are typically self-explanatory. Food is one example, since it can draw rodents and other pests, thereby causing an infestation in the building. That would not make you a very popular tenant with the landlord OR the other storage unit renters. In addition to these "do not store" items, there are several items that stain the cement floors of storage units. Read More 

Five Items You Should Handle Yourself When Moving

Moving can be a stressful experience. That stress level is greatly reduced when you hire professionals to handle the job for you. Your moving company will handle the packing, loading, and unloading of your belongings. Sometimes the movers will also unpack your items in the new house. While some people choose to have the moving company handle every item of their possessions, there are some things you may choose to pack and move on your own. Read More 

Why It’s Important To Remove Batteries From Your Belongings Before Storing Them

If you are getting ready to move and are planning on renting a storage shed to store some of your things, you should spend a little extra time making sure you remove the batteries from all the things you own before you pack them in your moving boxes. Batteries stored in a unit that does not offer temperature-control can cause damage to the things you own if they are left inside devices, and they can lose their ability to power the things you own. Read More 

Four Important Things To Do As Soon As You Move In

When you first move into a new home, it's normal to be a bit overwhelmed by all that there is to do. In the mayhem, new residents sometimes forget to do important things—and this leads to all sorts of hassles later on. So, in the midst of unpacking your boxes and finding the perfect places for your favorite chairs, be sure to take the time to complete these other vital tasks. Read More 

Tips For Moving Heavy Furniture

Whether you've moving to a new home or rearranging an office, moving heavy furniture is usually part of the deal. The problem with moving heavy furniture is that it can lead to serious injury. Here are four top tips for moving heavy furniture to keep you and your helpers safe. Carry High and Low When it comes to larger, two-person items, you'll need to carry it in a way to balance the weight. Read More