When you are considering renting a self-storage unit, you might be wondering if climate-controlled storage is really necessary. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider renting a climate-controlled self-storage unit.
Did you know self-storage can be either long term or short term? Short-term storage is a solution to a temporary situation. Short-term storage might be as brief as a month, but could last for a season or two.
If you own or run a small business, consider self-storage as a strategic option to support your operations and bottom line. Whether you use it temporarily or year ‘round, self-storage can help small businesses across a variety of industries.
You’ve made the move to a new city, full of new experiences waiting to happen. You’ve finished unpacking (more or less) and now it’s time to start exploring and meeting new people. Here are some of the best places in Jersey City to do that.
New Jersey is home to Atlantic City, white sand beaches, Appalachian Trail, lakes, waterfalls and farmland. With all the uniqueness that Jersey has to offer, it also comes with some unique storage challenges.
When you moved into your home, that empty garage was pristine. You relished the idea of your car never being covered in snow or baking in the oven that is the sun. Or perhaps you imagined a highly organized workspace for projects.
Queens is one of the five boroughs of New York City, and while it’s not as densely populated as Manhattan, with a population of 2.3 million, it can hold its own. If Queens were a city, it would be ranked fourth-largest in the U.S., ahead of Philadelphia and Chicago.
Brooklyn is located in the southwestern area of Long Island (but not considered part of Long Island), and separated from Manhattan by the East River, to the west by the Upper and Lower New York bays, and to the south by the Atlantic Ocean.
With Long Island Sound to the southeast, the Hudson River to the west and Connecticut to the east, Westchester County is a picturesque part of New York. It was one of the original twelve counties of New York and has been in existence since 1683.
Mention Louisiana, and people immediately think of New Orleans—the Big Easy, Mardi Gras, Bourbon Street, Creole cuisine and jazz music. But NOLA, Baton Rouge and the rest of the state pose unique storage issues that are unique as Louisiana’s most famous city.
Ah, Florida. Sun, beaches, ocean, Gulf of Mexico … plus gators, lizards, everglades, hurricanes and tourist-filled theme parks. Florida is unique, so it makes sense that the storage issues are unique as well. Here are some of the uniquely Floridian storage issues.
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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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.
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).
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.
A new baby changes your entire world, not to mention the actual space in your home. If you’re looking around, wondering how to maintain your life while making room for baby, rest assured that you’re not alone, and that there is a solution … Storage Post.
The number one thing self-storage should give you is peace of mind. When you know that your belongings will be the same coming out of storage as they were going in, you have one less thing to worry about as you move through life’s phases and transitions.
Your motorcycle is a significant investment, not to mention a ton of fun. If you’re leaving town for a long time or storing your bike during colder seasons, it’s worth considering a self-storage unit for the best protection.
Let’s face it: moving is no fun. But the right self-storage unit can make moving a lot easier. Since 1998, Storage Post has offered high-quality storage facilities and excellent customer service. Here are all the ways we make your move easy with our self-storage solutions.
Safely using a self-storage unit requires multiple layers of security. Both the business and the customer can work to protect the buildings and their contents, reducing the chances of theft, injury and property damage.
At some point, most people look around and realize they have too much stuff. Whether it’s because they’re about to move or because they want more space in the house, these people probably need a place to store some of their possessions.
Lack of storage space at your business can lead to a messy office overflowing with documents, inventory, equipment and supplies. Plus, you may be paying increased rental rates for a larger office to house items you don’t necessarily use every day.
As summer weather comes to an end you may be thinking of where you can store your summer toys like your RVs, boats, and watercraft (Jet skis, kayaks, canoes) and any accessories like trailers you have used to transport them.
After the death of a self-storage tenant, many questions arise regarding access to the tenant’s unit and stored belongings. During this emotional time, it is still necessary to follow the proper procedures of the facility and the legal guidelines of the state in which the unit is located.**
This summer are you planning on spending hours of fun in the sun on your new boat or Jet Ski? Maybe you’ve planned for some long distance road trips in your new RV? But, have you planned where you will safely store your new summer toys between uses or in the off season?
Whether you are visiting your local Storage Post facility for the first time or the hundredth time, you want to know that an experienced, helpful staff is ready to assist you with all of your self storage needs.
If you have plans for long term travel, you may have determined it’s not exactly economical to continue paying rent on a condo, townhouse, or apartment; or you may be concerned about the security of your home while it is left unattended.
Is your closet full of clothes you no longer wear? Do you struggle to find items you are looking for? Are your sweaters mixed up with your swimsuits? Don’t wait until January 1st to finally declutter and organize your closet.
Storage Post has been in the storage business for decades, which is why we're one of the most trusted names in the game. We know what our clients are looking for and we make sure to provide it. There are other companies that offer self-storage, but our experience has made us the best.
Have you exhausted space in your apartment or house? Are you looking for climate-controlled vehicle storage during the winter months? No matter your storage situation, it is vital that you choose a self-storage facility with top-of-the-line security.
A storage unit can house all your extra outfits and out of season clothes, but how you pack these items will likely determine if you find your clothing in the same condition when you unpack it as when you first put it in storage.
Need to clear some space in your home or storage unit? Want to make some extra money, too? A spring garage sale can turn your spring cleaning into some fast cash. But don’t try to throw something together last minute! A successful garage sale requires planning and organization.
According to the United States Census Bureau, one-sixth of all Americans, an estimated 43 million people, or 17% of the total United States population, move each year and on average, individuals move 11.7 times in their lifetime. Storage Post would like to share some of our top moving suggestion
Renting a unit for self storage in is a great idea during the holidays. With month-to-month contracts, you can have convenient storage for a few months or year round. Think about how a self storage unit can help make your life easier before, during, and after the holidays.
Q. Some of our customers don't have space in their apartments for more than the essentials, yet they are avid DIY crafters and hobbyists. What tips do you have for incorporating crafts or hobbies into a small space?
All small business owners with inventories need a system for organizing and storing their wares. Storage Post experts recommend separating inventory from daily operations to better control clutter and manage product quantities. And, of course, clear labeling and inventory sheets are a must.
Working in a home or business office can be chaotic without smart organization. Papers tend to pile up for days – sometimes weeks -- before being scanned, filed or shredded. And as many small business owners can attest, inventory has a way of taking over every flat surface.
One of the best parts of the holiday season is gift giving. There’s nothing like the look of surprise on a child’s face, but those little ones can be awfully nosy, so how do you go about hiding the loot? We’ve got a few tips to keeping the gifts hidden until Santa makes a stop.
As a retailer, your most important asset is your inventory. Oftentimes, storage space in retail stores can be scarce, making it difficult to store additional inventory. The solution? A storage unit. Storage units are an easy, cost effective way to organize your extra inventory.
It’s the spookiest time of year, but storage doesn’t have to be scary. After all of the candy has been passed out, it will be time to put away the Halloween decorations until next year. Here are some tips for storing all of your favorite tricks and treats.
There is more to storage than just square footage and location. Before choosing a storage provider it's important to research the facility's security amenities so your stored items are as protected as possible. It’s important to take extra steps to keep them safe in storage.
Storage units come in many sizes with different features. No matter your need, there is a unit out there that's perfect for your stored items. First, we should consider what you need to accomplish with a storage unit. Not sure? Fear not! This simple guide can help you choose the best unit.
Dubbed the Venice of America, Ft. Lauderdale is located right on the Atlantic coast and features canals and waterways, with miles of beaches. Residents and visitors alike cozy up on the sand or swim in the warm waters nearly 12 months out of the year.
There is no lack of tasks when packing up your home, and it’s all too easy to miss that small, minuscule chore. Storage Post has you covered. Here’s your packing checklist, laid out just for you. Go ahead, add it to your honey-do list and see how quickly the packing process gets accomplished.