If you want tips from a lifelong minimalist and reluctant owner of tons of stuff, this blog is for you. Please, explore and enjoy.

Internal Security: How to Secure the Inside of Your Storage Unit

21 August 2015
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There are countless articles online about securing your storage locker, but most of these articles focus on keeping thieves out of your locker. What if you have done everything, from choosing a facility with 24/7 guards to adding additional locks to your unit, but the thieves still get in? Unfortunately, you have to think of that threat, but luckily, there are things you can do to protect your valuables in the event that a thief gets into your unit. Read More …

Packing It Up for Storage: 3 Precautions to Take With the Packing Supplies

21 August 2015
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When you start to have too many items to be stored at home, it's time to consider renting out a self storage unit. A self storage unit will keep your home free from clutter. Packing everything up to be stored can be rather time-consuming, as you need to verify that everything is properly wrapped and labeled. In addition, you need to be familiar with the type of packing supplies and materials that you need to be cautious of. Read More …

What to Consider When Planning a Cool Room Installation

17 August 2015
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A cool room, or a walk-in refrigerated area, can be a must-have for many restaurants that need to keep a large amount of fresh food on hand and for when a standard refrigerator is not large enough. A cool room may also be used in other settings, such as for a company that has a large number of computer servers that need to stay in a temperature-controlled area, or for a manufacturing facility that needs to have certain parts cool down at some point during the production process. Read More …

Handle With Care: Tips for Safely Storing Your Antiques

14 August 2015
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Antique items cannot be stored in the same manner as other possessions — there's a clue in the word 'antique'. They are precious and delicate and should be treated as such by being kept in an appropriate self storage facility. Many antiques can incur damage if stored incorrectly and this will affect their original value, so keep these tips in mind for safe storage of your valuables. Compare self storage facilities Read More …

About Me
Using Storage Strategically to Make Your House Feel Larger

Hi, my name is Kendall and welcome to my blog. I used to be a minimalist, and I still don't own much, but to let my children be true to who they are, I had to back down on my opinions and let them own stuff. However, the clutter drives me crazy. Because of that, I had to learn a bunch of storage tips. I use storage – both hired storage units and storage solutions in my own home – to make things feel more organised. By storing things discretely away, I also make the house feel larger. If you want tips from a lifelong minimalist and reluctant owner of tons of stuff, this blog is for you. Please, explore and enjoy.