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Locked Over: What It Means For Both Self Storage Facility Owners And Renters

If you have not recently read your rental contract for your unit at a self-storage facility, you might be surprised when your unit is "locked over." This a new development in the storage facility policies, one which many proprietors are hoping will prevent late payments and abandoned units. It serves a number of purposes for both the proprietor and for you. Here is what "locked over" means, and what it means for everyone involved.

Reducing Humidity Inside A Storage Unit

When you have run out of space in your home, you may start looking into a storage unit to help free up some space for the things you use every single day. A concern about using a storage unit is how humidity in the unit can have an effect on your belongings over the months and years. Here are some tips for reducing humidity inside a storage unit. Use A Humidity Gauge

2 Reasons To Organize Things Before You Place Them In A Storage Unit

If you are moving and need a place to store most of the things you own, renting a self storage unit is a good option. Storage units offer private space you can rent for as long as you would like, and they are affordable to rent. If you need to do this, you should consider spending time organizing your things as good as you can before storing the items, and here are three reasons you should consider doing this.

Avoiding Deflating Tires During Winter Storage

Storing your car during the winter months is a great way to keep it from getting damaged or suffering from cold-weather concerns. However, there is one problem that recurs during winter that needs to be checked regularly: deflating tires. Here's what you need to know about how the cold will affect your stored car's tires and how you can prevent deflation. Cold Weather Will Deflate Your Tires It might seem hard to believe, but cold weather will can your tires to loose pressure over time.

Creative Ways to Reuse Your Packing Supplies

Keeping your belongings safe during a move often requires investing in some packing supplies. If you are planning to spend money on packing supplies for an upcoming move, finding some ways to get additional use out of these supplies can be a great way to offset the cost of your investment. Here are three creative ways to reuse packing supplies around your new home once your move is complete. 1. Keep your new garden weed free with moving boxes.