Author: storagegenie

15 Tips to Create the Ultimate DIY Man Cave Shed

Banishment to the basement may be a thing of the past, as today’s best man caves capitalize on creative spaces inside and out. The DIY man cave offers useful customizations and awesome amenities as far as the imagination can stretch. Consider the DIY man cave shed, where you take an existing space and upcycle it into an incredible extension of your personal living space. With Father’s Day on the way—or truly, any time of year—you can give Dad a cool place to hang out with his favorite people. While you can always purchase a brand-new shed, starting with your...

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What Is the Most Popular Size Storage Unit?

Self storage comes in many sizes and types to provide personal or business storage solutions. Understanding your own opportunities to organize and declutter can help you to figure out how to determine what size storage unit you need. Take a few moments to consider which items or collections you’d like to put into a self-storage unit. Once you have a clear idea, then you can determine what size storage unit will work best for you. How to Determine Which Size Storage Unit You Need You can find self-storage unit sizes for small storage needs all the way up to...

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15 Clever Mother’s Day Gifts: Non-Material Present Ideas

Sure, flowers, cards, and chocolates tend to be some of the more typical Mother’s Day gifts. However, sometimes the best gifts to buy for Mother’s Day aren’t material possessions at all. Today’s moms seem to prefer clever Mother’s Day gifts of time, help, and experiences. Instead of a material gift, set aside some special time to create memories and enjoy moments together this year. Brainstorm with your siblings or come up with cool gifts for Mom on your own to celebrate this year. Consider these clever Mother’s Day gifts and ideas for fun, memorable, and helpful experiences. Unique Gifts...

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Recycling Rules: Unusual Things You Should Be Recycling

Most of us do our part to recycle as much paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic as possible. Convenient garage shelving and recycling bins make it easy to sort and store recyclables until trash day. Responsibly disposing of recyclable items each week leads to a neater home and a safer, happier planet. However, recycling rules don’t always seem clear. Different versions of the recycle symbol mean different things, often with numbers giving key information about the type of plastic. While the traditional recyclables may seem obvious, you may find other unusual things you should actually be recycling. Do you ever...

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12 Easter Bunny Storage Tricks

Unbelievably, the first quarter of the year is already behind us and spring has sprung. Baskets, bunnies, chicks, and everything floral and pastel comes out of Easter storage to decorate your home. And, just as quickly as Easter arrives, it will soon be time to stash those dainty decorations and plastic eggs until this time next year. For now, enjoy the fresh breath of spring and all the beauty it brings. Take some time to make memories and try a few DIY Easter ideas to make the most of your creativity. When the time comes, be ready to fill...

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What Size Self-Storage Unit Do I Need?

Just about every home accumulates more possessions than it can comfortably accommodate. Sometimes even your home’s existing storage system—closets, garage space, an attic (if you’re lucky)—are no match for the number of things that come into your house. Still, many things hold sentimental value and others you simply aren’t quite ready to use, such as heirloom furniture and other larger pieces. If you are wondering, what size storage unit do I need, Price Self Storage is here to help. Tips on Choosing Storage Unit Sizes Whether you have a three-bedroom house, a studio apartment, or a business of your...

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How to Prepare Boats and Recreational Vehicles for Long-Term Storage

If you’re like many California residents, you may count a boat or recreational vehicle (RV) among your biggest investments. Though these vehicles supply endless fun that more than covers their sizeable price tags, the truth is that most owners only use them every so often. Boat and RV owners know all too well that months or even years can go by while their prized investments sit idle. During these times, boats and RVs can deteriorate if not properly stored. The first step to successful storage? Preparation. In this guide, our team at Price Self Storage provides a wealth of tips...

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14 Moving Tips and Packing Tricks for Moves and Relocation

Packing up your life into boxes and a moving van can be quite an emotional chore. First you need to determine what items you’re letting go and bringing with you to the next chapter of your life. You may need to arrange for moving services, cleaning services, and then actually get started with packing. As you determine if you have any moving help or simply how to get it all done by yourself, the bigger picture will come into focus. It helps to make a moving checklist to ensure you tackle all the tasks related to your move, but...

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