Cleaning Storage Units After You Have Vacated Them: Tips To Get Back Your Security Deposit

When you rented one or more storage units, your landlord probably requested a security deposit. This may seem like a strange practice, but given that some tenants tend to ignore the rules of the contract and store messy things in their units, the security deposit is a necessary step in keeping the landlord's property clean and rent-ready. If you are about to exit your storage unit(s), here are a few tips you can use to get your security deposit back.   Read More...

Tips for Organizing Items in a Storage Unit for Easy Retrieval

When storing items in a self-storage unit, one of the things you should consider is whether you will be coming back for the items in frequent intervals or after a long period of time. The nature of your storage will determine how you should organize the storage unit. For example, you should use the following organizational tips if you plan on frequent retrievals from the storage unit: Create a Storage Plan   Read More...

3 Must-Haves For A Successful First Impression At Your First Arts & Craft Vendor Fair

Arts and craft vendor fairs are a great way for handcrafters to gain exposure and, potentially, sell their items. If you are a handcrafter and have yet to dive into the world of vendor fairs, you may be wondering how to get your toes wet without sinking to the bottom. As with most things in life, first impressions are very important. In vendor fairs, first impressions could make a difference in your profits.   Read More...

Can Your Homeowners Or Renters Insurance Policy Cover Your Self-Stored Property?

A homeowners or renters insurance policy can do more than protect your home; it can also protect any personal property you have stored in your self-storage unit. If you have an existing homeowners or renters insurance policy, you can use that instead of relying on third-party coverage. How Can It Cover Your Items in Storage? Most homeowners and renters insurance policies have provisions for "off-premises" coverage, which protects your personal property in case it's lost, stolen, or damaged during business trips, vacations, or even while moving from one home to another.   Read More...

How To Use A Number System To Keep Your Belongings Organized In A Self-Storage Unit

If you are getting ready to remodel your home and want to declutter it as thoroughly as possible, you may need to rent a self-storage unit to have space to store your things. Renting a storage unit will not only help you declutter, but it will also free up space in your home that is much needed to complete remodeling projects. If you want to handle this the right way and stay as organized as possible, you may want to utilize an organizational system that involves numbering the boxes and creating a list of contents.   Read More...