The Storage Post Blog

Approximately 8 million people live in NYC, and the city that never sleeps has some unique storage challenges for residents. Here’s a rundown of five unique storage issues in New York City. 

About 8 million people call New York City home, which is 48% of the entire population of the state of New York. Most people who live in NYC live in apartments, and that means storage is challenging. Here are four reasons why New Yorkers need more storage than most. 

A smile, an event, a memory frozen in time -- family pictures are treasured and often handed down. The problem is, they can also take up lots of space, or don’t do well in your home that’s sweltering hot in the summer.

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Whether a beloved playmate or a rare collectible, dolls require special care to preserve them. Here is your collectible storage guide for dolls. 

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Since the mid-1800s, people have been collecting baseball cards. What started as a giveaway by tobacco and confectionery companies has become a lucrative investment, with some collections outperforming the stock market in valuation.

You’ve heard the saying, “Sometimes you have to spend money to make money.” It’s also true that sometimes you can save money in the long run by spending a little in the meantime. 

Owning a boat means endless summer days of adventure on the water. Of course, big fun comes with big responsibility, and one of those responsibilities is storing your boat when the season is over (even if that’s just for a few weeks).

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Short-term self-storage generally refers to a storage duration of three months or less, though this isn’t set in stone. The “self” part means you’ll be loading and managing the unit yourself, rather than working with a company who handles the legwork for you. 

People rent storage units for all kinds of reasons, from a complicated move to decluttering their home. If you’re considering self-storage, here are three tips for first-time storage unit renters, whether you need a temporary or long-term storage solution. 

Figuring out what size storage unit you need is difficult, especially if this is your first time renting one. Too little space can leave you with nowhere to put your belongings, while too much will cost you extra money.