Author: storagegenie

Can I Claim a Storage Unit on Taxes?

Private storage units offer convenience and efficiency where the alternative will be chaos and clutter. As an individual, storage units can transform the clutter and disorganization of one’s life into a more breathable landscape. Your storage needs may be purely personal or you may find that your job requires you to go through a process that works better with a private storage facility lined up. If you are wondering, can I claim a storage unit on taxes, you may be surprised to find that your storage rental fee can be a permissible tax deduction in a number of cases....

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12 Vintage Storage Items to Give Your Home a Throwback Feel

Unique furniture and home décor pieces instantly transform the look and feel of a space. Whether great in size or on the petite side, vintage storage items accomplish functional goals as well as aesthetic goals. You can up the ante of your home’s visual appeal to create living spaces that really pop while also offering cozy comfort all year long. Consider these vintage storage ideas to give your home a touch of throwback charm. Vintage Kitchen Storage Add a personal touch to your kitchen with décor that doubles as storage. Consider these vintage style kitchen storage options. Vintage Wine...

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8 Kids’ Clothes Storage Tips

Kids grow like weeds from the time they are babies, flying through clothing sizes in the blink of an eye. In many households, kids’ clothes storage becomes a real challenge to tackle, calling for frequent audits on closets and dresser drawers to remove too-small items and restock with comfortable new sizes. Some parents may find girls’ clothes storage even more challenging due to the innate desire to shop once daughters hit a certain age, or on mother’s and grandmother’s inability to hold back on adding adorable outfits to her wardrobe. A few clever clothes’ storage ideas can help to...

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8 Clever Kitchen Storage Tips for Utensils and Gadgets

As one of the most-used rooms in the house for many families, the kitchen deserves a major organization overhaul every now and again. Clutter naturally piles up in plain sight while beloved gadgets and other useful items are misplaced in the wrong drawer and missed but not forgotten. Now is a great time to take a critical look at your current kitchen storage situation as well as other ways you can optimize your favorite living spaces. According to a study by Statista, the retail sales of kitchen gadgets and tools prove to be on the rise over the past...

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8 Tips for Cleaning out Your Junk Drawer

Ah, the junk drawer. You know, that place where you stash everything and anything that doesn’t have a more specific home in your house. Even with the best intentions of staying organized, most families still find themselves with at least one junk drawer. The so-called offenders in the junk drawer may range from loose batteries (that may or may not work) to paperclips, keys, pens and pencils, gum, mints, candy, spare change, scraps of paper, business cards, and countless other items that can often be classified as, well, junk. Recognizing the dilemma of the junk drawer is the first...

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7 Charities Accepting Gently Used Goods

With an average of 103 items in her closet, it’s unfortunate that the average woman truly likes wearing only 10% of her wardrobe. These figures come from a study by ClosetMaid, a company focused on home storage and organization. ClosetMaid discovered that participants considered the majority of their clothing to be too tight, too loose, or just plain “unwearable.” Clothes donation may seem like an obvious solution, but despite not loving much of one’s wardrobe, many people still find it difficult to part ways with their clothing. Letting go is often hard, particularly with things that hold an emotional...

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Elf Storage

With the holiday season in full swing, our team here at Price Self Storage decided to join in the fun with our own creative compilation. Below, you’ll find the best of the best Elf on the Shelf ideas, compiled by our storage team. Read on for our whacky and creative Elf on the Shelf list, and check out our special Elf Storage in Southern California, perfect for storing presents and holiday decorations! Snowball Fight from Nelly Cole Photography… Feeling frozen? This elf sure is. Find yourself an Elsa figurine and freeze your elf on the Shelf in a small...

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Holiday Haul-out: 7 Tips on Tackling Clutter Before Santa’s Big Visit

Are you dreaming of a clutter free holiday? For many families, it’s unfathomable to even think about bringing more stuff into a home around the holidays. With so much clutter already strategically stacked and hidden throughout the house, it may be especially difficult to find homes for even more gifts, particularly when it comes to toys. Holiday clutter blurs the lines with warm sentiments and good intentions that can impact how your home is organized. Finding a tactful way to request clutter free Christmas gifts for your family, like season tickets, cash, and other gifts of experience, can be...

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