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Self-Storage Checklist Before You Leave for Your Summer Vacation

When the summer heat and humidity set in, it’s time for vacation planning. Whether you are renting out a beach house, going on a long summer vacation away, or escaping the heat at your vacation home, what happens to your belongings left behind? This is where self-storage comes into play. We have compiled a guide […]

How To Safely Store Your Holiday Decorations

The holiday season is a magical time, but cleaning up can be a big job. One crucial but often forgotten task is safely storing your holiday decorations when the season is over.  Storing your holiday decorations properly will help you keep them safe and organized and make them easier to access next year. When choosing […]

Winter Self-Storage Tips

Colder weather presents a unique situation for storage needs, begging a few essential questions, including what can be stored safely during winter, what facility is best for those items, and how to get the most value out of storage spaces. Especially when it comes to larger assets such as RVs, cars, and boats, ensuring that […]

How To Use Your Self-Storage Unit To Declutter Your Home This Summer

When summer comes around and you stop needing all the decorations, tools, clothes, and incidentals that you use throughout the colder months of the year, you have a great opportunity to save space and make your home just a little more organized. All you need is a self-storage unit and a bit of time to figure […]

5 Reasons College Students Should Use Self-Storage Units Over the Summer

On top of the spring semester’s final exams and papers, you also have to pack up your entire dorm room or university apartment. And, of course, you always have more stuff at the end of the school year than you did when you first moved in. Rent a storage unit instead of dragging all your […]

How to Choose the Best Containers for Self-Storage

When preparing for moving or storage, it’s important to choose the right storage containers to protect your valuable and irreplaceable items from weather and pests. Selecting the right storage containers, however, can be overwhelming, as there are many different options on the market. From cardboard to heavy-duty plastic bins, each container type has its pros […]

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Guide

It’s that time of year to set aside some time to deep clean and declutter your home as you prepare for warmer weather and new adventures. Below are some of our best tips for giving your home a fresh start and making the most of your space this season. Make a Plan It’s easy to […]

How To Maximize Your Storage Unit Space

To reap all the benefits of renting a storage unit, you need to optimize and organize your belongings so they’ll remain in their current condition no matter how long you store them. That means utilizing all the unit’s space effectively and efficiently. We recommend you: Declutter and Edit Your Belongings First and foremost, go through […]

Essential Packing Supplies for a Successful Move

When you’re not prepared with the right supplies, moving can become an even more challenging and stressful endeavor than it’s already prone to be. That’s why Extra Room Self Storage conveniently offers a variety of moving supplies on-site.  Packing Supplies You Need for Your Next Move As you prepare to move to a new home […]

6 Great Hiding Spots for Your Christmas Gifts

Each year, you spend countless hours brainstorming and buying the perfect Christmas gift for everyone on your list. The earlier you can buy your gifts, the better — but then you have to worry about where to store them. This year, whether you’re simply trying to outsmart the cleverest of your bunch, or you’re working […]