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  • Preparing, Packing And Storing Your Model Cars, Trucks And Planes

    Building and collecting model cars, trucks and planes is something a lot of people enjoy. When these collections outgrow the space you have to store them, you have the option of packing some of them up and putting them in storage. When done properly, the models that you have spent hours completing can be stored for several years with little concern of damage occurring. Take Inventory Creating a digital inventory will help you in two ways – it will help you keep your collection organized, and you will be able to look back on what you have made over the years.
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  • Why A Shopping Addict Can Benefit From A Storage Unit Rental

    Have you developed a love for shopping and it's beginning to overcrowd your house? There is no reason for you to stop shopping just to reserve space in your house. All you have to do is start putting stuff inside of a storage unit rental so you can collect all of the merchandise that you want. Below, discover the various benefits that you can take advantage of with a storage unit rental (from an outlet such as Statewide Self Storage).
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  • Keeping Items In Storage Free From Pests

    If you are planning on placing some of your personal belongings into a self storage unit, you will want to take steps in making sure they are protected from rodents and insects. While self storage units are pretty much sealed from damaging intruders, there is still a chance your unit could have a void that is undetectable when you move items in. There is also a chance of you bringing the invaders in yourself. Here are some tips to use when packing your items as well as some precautionary steps to take when placing them into the self storage unit to help keep pests out.
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  • Tips For Buying A Storage Unit

    Self-storage units are pretty commonly used by individuals who just need a little bit of extra storage space. In general, these units are rented at a specialized facility, where they can be accessed by the current renter. However, you might be more interested in buying a unit for your own safekeeping, such as a storage unit that you might want to keep on your property. Here are some tips that you should keep in mind for such a situation:
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  • Tips On Protecting Your Car During Winter Storage

    Winter can be brutal on your car, with freezing temperatures, snow buildup, animal infestation and salt damage all quite capable of wreaking havoc on your car while in storage. If you are planning on storing your car this winter, read on for car winterizing tips to help protect the finish, tires and interior. Protecting the finish and interior Before putting your car in storage, give it a thorough scrubbing with a non-abrasive towel and soapy water so as to remove any dirt particles, bird droppings, tree sap and other contaminates that could gradually corrode the finish or scratch the paint while you put on the car cover.
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  • How To Make The Most Out Of Your Self Storage Space

    Whether you are just now considering a self storage unit rental or you already have one that needs a little reorganization, check out the following tips. This way, you will be able to make the most out of the space that you have to work with. Color Code Your Boxes With Duct Tape Sure, you can mark all of your cardboard boxes with magic marker. However, this can be problematic when you are trying to locate a specific box in a self storage unit that is filled with a lot of things.
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  • Protect Your Electronics During Long-Term Storage

    If you're running out of room in your home because of a move, or you need to put things away for a long trip, your computers and other electronics need some extra care while you're gone. Unless you're going to leave your electronics in the care of someone who will actually maintain the systems, dust, humidity and other corrupting problems could be waiting for you when you get back. Before putting everything away in storage, take the time to understand what could go wrong and how you can protect your electronics during long-term storage.
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  • 3 Tips For Making The Move From Your Dorm To Back Home Easier

    If you are a student who lives on campus, then you have to move out of your dorm at the end of the school year. It can be a tedious process to pack up your belongings, empty your dorm room, load your car and drive back to your parent's house. Here are three ways to make your move easier. Rent a Self-Storage Unit Many warehouse storage companies cater to students in their local community.
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  • How To Keep Your Self Storage Unit A Little More Organized

    If you are renting a self storage unit, you are going to want to do everything you can in order to keep it nice and organized. This way, you will be able to make the most of it. To help you do this, you are going to want to make sure that you are taking the following tips into consideration. Keep It Colorful While plain cardboard boxes may work for storing your personal items, they might not always be the best option when it comes to wanting to keep things organized.
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  • Enhancing Storage Units For Long Term Deposits

    You may be moving to a smaller home, heading off on a military deployment or simply looking for a way to get some extra room. Your belongings are still important and selling isn't an option, so your best bet is taking your property to a facility with quality self storage units. Before putting everything away, be sure to inspect the site and consider a few preparation steps to make sure that long-term storage doesn't ruin everything.
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