Author: storagegenie

Long-Term Car Storage Tips

Are you planning on leaving your vehicle for a long period of time? There are some key steps you’ll need to take to ensure that your vehicle is protected while you are away. Read on for our tips on vehicle storage over a long period of time. Choose a Storage Location If you are wondering how to store a car long term, you’ll want to start by choosing where to store your vehicle. The best option for where to store a car will be indoors. By storing your vehicle indoors you’ll limit access to the vehicle by other people,...

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Where Can I Store My Car?

Not everyone is equipped with the garage space to store a vehicle for periods of time, which is why finding a place for vehicle storage becomes a common concern. You might think that storing a car is as straightforward as parking it in the nearest spot and remembering where you put the keys. However, if you do this, you might have an unpleasant time trying to get it started when you return.  If you want your vehicle running when you return, you will need to do a few things prior to storing it for any period of time. Let’s...

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10 Tips for Hosting Friendsgiving

Hosting Friendsgiving this year? This special tradition has become a wonderful complement to customary Thanksgiving festivities. Friendsgiving is a warm, heartfelt time of togetherness where you can be surrounded by all your favorite comforts—some of the best foods, drinks, and a coziness that’s only possible when you’re surrounded by your nearest and dearest friends. What’s Friendsgiving and How Did It Become So Popular? Where families come together on Thanksgiving, friends gather for Friendsgiving. It’s a brilliantly built-in time of year to get together with your dearest friends every year. It’s also a moment of relaxation before the chaos of...

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How Big of a Storage Unit Do I Need?

One of the most common questions people have when they are assessing their self-storage needs is, “how large of a storage unit do I need?” The answer to this question will vary for each individual based on what items they need to store and what they are using their storage unit for. Do you need it for personal storage or for work-related storage? Knowing this will help you determine exactly what you’ll need to seek out. With that being said, there are some simple tips that we can share that will help you easily determine which storage unit is...

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Declutter Your Home Checklist

Have you considered decluttering your home? Are you not sure where to start? You aren’t alone! The average home in the United States contains over 300,000 items. Conducting a whole house declutter project is no small task, so it is important to have an organized and methodical approach. Our declutter house checklist will help you create a plan for your project that is realistic in scope, has defined goals, and will leave your home clutter-free before you know it! From pacing your decluttering project to investing in a personal storage unit, these decluttering tips will have you feeling much...

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Best California Road Trip Ideas and Adventures

Everyone should enjoy the thrill of an all-American road trip adventure at least once in their lifetime. California’s convenient coastal location opens the door to dozens of beautiful day trip destinations and true road trip journeys. Consider the best California road trip options as you plan to check this memorable experience off your bucket list. Crafting the perfect California road trip requires a little advanced planning. You’ll want to compare schedules with your copilots and map out must-see attractions and destinations so you can plan the ideal route. Start by creating a road trip checklist to ensure you have...

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Road Trip Checklist: 7 Tips for Packing List, Tasks, and More

Who hasn’t dreamed of an amazing road trip paved with adventure as far as the eye can see? Whether your ideal journey involves sleeping under the stars, glamping in your motorhome, or cozying up next to a warm fire in a posh hotel, you can bring your dreams to life with a fun road trip vacation. When figuring out all the things you need for a road trip, remember that not everything is a physical, packable item you can pick up at the store. Some items on your road trip checklist will actually be tasks on your to-do list,...

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How to Pack a Self-Storage Unit

If you are expanding your personal storage space with a storage unit, you’ll want to maximize the utility that space provides. Understanding exactly how to pack a self-storage unit can help you keep your stored belongings accessible and organized while also reducing the risk of damage. Quality Packing Materials It’s always important to have the right tools for the job of any moving experience, and packing for self storage is no different. Before you start packing, be sure to get quality packing supplies and materials.  Here’s a list of packing materials we highly recommend you start with: Bubble wrapNewsprint...

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