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Campaign Against Clutter: Yard Sale Stash

Campaign Against Clutter: Yard Sale Stash

By Stephanie Hyland, StorageUnit.com When clearing unused items from your home, a yard sale can be a great solution to recoup some of your money while cleaning up clutter. However, garage sales are usually most successful in the spring and summer, so what is one to do with this miscellaneous collection while waiting for warmer weather to arrive? With items of all shapes and sizes that need to be organized and priced, it can be difficult to find a big enough space inside your home or garage to sort and mark all of the items successfully. The extra square footage of a storage unit gives you an open space where you can organize sale merchandise without overtaking your home with items you want out of the way. Scheduling a garage sale can seem like a daunting task, especially if you have never done it before, but with a storage unit, you can easily get prepared for your upcoming sale on your own schedule without feeling like you have to do everything in one or two weekends. The Campaign Against Clutter is dedicated to stopping the formation of clutter inside your home and garage and will help you stay organized year-round. Finding a self storage unit that can house the various items you will be selling in an upcoming yard sale is an easy problem to solve since storage units come in so many different sizes. Let’s get started! The Situation You have chairs, tables, clothes, and other random household items that have to be sorted through for your upcoming garage sale. The problem is that sorting through all of these items is...
Campaign Against Clutter: Protect Outdoor Furniture & Grills

Campaign Against Clutter: Protect Outdoor Furniture & Grills

By Stephanie Hyland, StorageUnit.com There’s nothing like grilling hamburgers and hanging out with your family on the patio on a warm, sunny day. Unless you live in a city that sees sunshine and moderate temperatures throughout the year, you unfortunately cannot enjoy these outdoor activities year-round. When you live in an area that experiences cold temperatures, ice, and snow, it’s only a matter of time until you have to figure out what you are going to do with all of your patio furniture, garden planters, and even your grill to ensure that they will not be damaged during the winter months. The Campaign Against Clutter is dedicated to stopping the formation of clutter inside your home and garage year-round. Luckily, finding a self storage unit that can house all of your backyard essentials is an easy problem to solve. Let’s get started! The Situation You don’t enjoy being out in the cold weather and neither does your patio decor, but what do you do with it all while you wait for the weather to get nicer? You can’t leave it out in the cold because the fluctuating temperatures, ice, and snow will have a negative effect on its well-being over time. Luxury patio sets made of wood or wicker, Adirondack chairs, or deluxe grills can take up a lot of space, so it can be difficult to find a safe place in the garage or garden shed to store these expensive outdoor investments. What’s an outdoor enthusiast to do? The Solution: Invest in a Self Storage Unit By renting a self storage unit, you are able to protect your patio...
Top 3 Reasons People Use Self Storage in Greensboro

Top 3 Reasons People Use Self Storage in Greensboro

By Stephanie Hyland, StorageUnit.com From beautiful parks to diverse restaurants, Greensboro, North Carolina is a friendly place where it’s easy to spend time and unwind or launch into a new life. Southern hospitality blends with a modern, multicultural community in this vibrant city that offers a host of amenities and opportunities to residents while maintaining a hometown feel. Plenty of people are taking advantage of Greensboro’s beautiful climate and surroundings and moving to the area. Read on to see how a self storage unit can play a vital role in making the transition to Greensboro a smooth one. 1. Relocating For a New Job Opportunity If you are in the market for a new job, Greenboro is a great place to seek out a new career because of the diverse business community. According to Forbes, Greensboro’s leading industries are technology, education, and transportation. In addition to these developing fields, Greensboro’s traditional industries of textiles, tobacco, and furniture still support many thriving businesses. Graduates in any of these areas of expertise can often find attractive job opportunities in Greensboro without having to move to a large city. The South Elm Street area is also home to many new businesses, restaurants, and galleries, thanks to a redevelopment plan that helped revitalize the area, and now draws many artists and musicians to Greensboro. Whether you are moving 20 minutes across town or from a different state, relocating is one of the main reasons people seek out self storage units in Greensboro. Self storage provides movers with a sense of security and relief that, for a small monthly fee, they didn’t have to sacrifice certain belongings just because...
Campaign Against Clutter: Christmas Decorations

Campaign Against Clutter: Christmas Decorations

By Stephanie Hyland, StorageUnit.com It’s that time of year again! Whether you turned your living room into a mini version of the North Pole or just kept it simple with a few decorations this holiday season, it’s time to pack the decorations up for the year. It’s important to store your Christmas decorations not only efficiently, but also properly, so that they’ll be ready to deck your halls next Christmas. However, putting away holiday decorations of every size and shape can seem like a daunting task to many, especially if you added to your holiday collection this year and you know your closet and attic space are on the brink of overflowing. The Campaign Against Clutter is dedicated to stopping the formation of holiday clutter inside your home due to space constraints. Finding a self storage unit that fits a Christmas tree, boxes of ornaments, and other holiday memorabilia is an easy problem to solve. Understanding what type of storage unit you need can also help. Let’s get started! The Situation You love Christmas and all of the decorations that come with celebrating this time of the year. However, you noticed when you were unpacking your tree and other holiday decorations that space is getting tight and you bought a few more decorations this year. How are you possibly going to store all of these items in your closet or attic and avoid an ornament avalanche? You would hate to have to part with any of your Christmas decorations since artificial Christmas trees are usually a monetary investment and everything else holds sentimental value. Since adding square footage to your...
Campaign Against Clutter: Clear the Baby Gear

Campaign Against Clutter: Clear the Baby Gear

By Stephanie Hyland, StorageUnit.com One of the most exciting events during pregnancy is picking out all of the tiny clothes, toys, and other necessities a newborn will need when they make their big debut. However, not only are the parents of the baby excited about buying baby items, so is everyone who has attended the baby shower(s). Most people have been to at least one baby shower in their life and have seen first-hand how much loot a newborn will receive. Even though all of the gifts are greatly appreciated by the parents, the amount of items can become overwhelming. The Campaign Against Clutter is dedicated to stopping the formation of clutter inside your home. Luckily, finding a self storage unit that fits the variety of items your baby has outgrown is an easy problem to solve. Understanding what type of storage unit you need can also help. Let’s get started! The Situation Between the growth spurts and new interests forming, parents can feel like their once spacious home is too small for their growing family. Those cute newborn onesies and 0-6 months toys are just not part of your child’s daily routine anymore, so what do you do? You can’t bear the thought of throwing out or donating items that have sentimental value, and you may want those items again if you plan to have another child. But you are also tired of tripping over unused toys and trying to make additional closet space magically appear in your child’s closet. Tara Vera, a mother of two and the publicist for Little Me and Delta Children, says trying to figure out what items to keep can be a struggle. “To keep or not to...