Packing Tips

Moving Safety Tips

Many people choose to move into a new home or apartment in the fall – the weather is typically pleasant and cooperative and the incentive of getting settled before the holidays is appealing. If you find yourself in this situation, consider these moving safety tips: First and foremost: protect your back! Moving can definitely take […]

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Getting Ready for Fall Self-Storage

Fall is the ideal time to reserve a self-storage unit with SpaceMart and begin packing items. If you plan ahead and pack efficiently, you will be able to easily access your items any time of day or night, year-round. Plan What You Will Store Start by identifying items that will be packed in boxes and […]

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How to Pack and Store Fragile Holiday Items

Holiday items are infamous for being fragile. So what’s the best way to pack and store them? Here are a few tips. Choose plastic containers that are waterproof and pest-proof, especially if you’re storing items in an attic or basement. Be prepared with packing material and containers ahead of time. Gather newspaper, bubble wrap, tissue […]

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Tips for Summertime Hikes

Summer can be the perfect time of year for a hike – if you’re adequately prepared. Otherwise, mosquitoes, biting flies, and the sun can wreak havoc on your good time. Here are a few tips to ensure that your outing is a safe and fun one. Dress in layers It may not be intuitive to […]

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Organizing for a Day at the Beach

It’s summertime and for many families across the country, the beach is calling! Whether you’re travelling with a friend or loved one or the whole family (including the family pet), organization is key. Think about the trip itself – how long will it be? This will help you decide when to leave your house to […]

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How to: Store Photos in Self-Storage

This is part of a Series of “How To” articles. We hope you find the tips helpful. We all have them – stacks of unsorted photos from years gone by or boxes of photos “filed” under a guest bed. This is hardly the ideal way to store photos. Fortunately, with the proper preparation, self-storage can […]

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How to: Store Holiday Decorations and Lights

This is part of a Series of “How To” articles. We hope you find the tips helpful. While many people enjoy holiday decorating, putting the decorations away can be time-consuming and downright frustrating. Let us offer a few suggestions to make storing holiday decorations, lights, trees, wrapping paper, and bulky décor a little easier: Rather […]

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How to: Organize and Store Magazines, Books and Comic Books

This is part of a Series of “How To” articles. We hope you find the tips helpful. Let’s face it: While they may not be worth a million dollars, your magazine, book, and comic book collections are precious to you. So, if you’re planning to store items in a self-storage unit, it’s important to make […]

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How to: Pack and Move Electronics

This is part of a Series of “How To” articles. We hope you find the tips helpful. Many people are intimidated by the thought of packing and moving electronic items, but with some simple preparation, these items can be easily moved and stored. If you’re using a moving company, make sure that you point out […]

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Self-Storage for Seasonal or Recreational Items

We all have items that we need for specific seasons, but when the season is over …. then what? Rather than tossing them in the back of the garage or shed, consider a safe, clean, and affordable self-storage unit! Self-storage is ideal for seasonal or recreational items – from lawn mowers and yard equipment, to […]

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