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Life Events Series: Self Storage for 20-Somethings During Transition

“Adulting” looks different to everyone. While plenty of people prefer to start settling down with a career, house, and family when they reach their 20s, others aren’t in any hurry to make drastic lifestyle commitments. After all, in our fast-paced culture, age 30 is becoming the new 20. Both decades of life are equally typical […]

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Life Events Series: Self Storage for Students Through the Seasons

The typical college student is in a state of nearly constant transition, from new roommates to studying abroad to moving home for the summer months. Downsizing your belongings before moving into a dorm room—then collecting more stuff from back home before moving into your first apartment—is hard work and can make it difficult to ever […]

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Life Event Series: Moving a Loved One Into Retirement

When an elderly loved one is no longer suited to live independently, coming to an agreement about that fact can be anything from a pleasantly painless conversation to a frustrating, long-fought battle. After all, it’s not always easy to accept help—especially when it involves a permanent lifestyle change. Therefore, helping a friend or family member […]

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Life Events Series: How to Handle Your Child Leaving for College

The summer before college begins is one chock-full of complex emotions and feelings. From immense excitement to intense waves of nostalgia, both parents and recent high school graduates will feel all the feels with such a huge life milestone looming on the horizon. Despite the positivity that surrounds your child’s new life adventure, it can […]

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Life Events Series: Making Space for a Growing Family

Families have a lot of stuff. It’s simply a part of any young (and growing) household. From the minute you decide to have kids, you start adding more and more possessions. But with your home becoming more crowded by the day (they sure are aging out of their clothes fast, aren’t they?), a big question […]

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A Guide to Protecting and Preserving Wooden Furniture

It gets hot and humid in the summer and frigid during the long winter months in Princeton, IN. These extreme temperature fluctuations don’t do any good for stored furniture. Hot, dry weather causes cracks in wooden chairs and tables, and high humidity leads to warping and premature aging. Before you store your furniture in your […]

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Self Storage Can Help You Throw the Best Backyard Party Ever

Not everyone in Evansville, IN has enough space in their homes to store supplies for backyard parties. Grills, picnic tables, and other equipment take up space not only in the garage but also in the patio and the yard. Though you might not have room for these things, you don’t have to miss out on […]

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Real Storage Auctions of Indianapolis: Debunking the Myths

Don’t believe everything that you see on television. Storage auctions happen quite often in Indianapolis, IN, but they’re rarely like the bidding wars that take place in TV shows. An auction happens when a renter has no longer paid the monthly rent and leaves their items behind in self storage. We’re here to debunk the […]

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Vacationing Without Clutter: Tips for Packing Lightly & Efficiently

Summertime is close at hand, making residents in Madison, IN plan for their next vacation. Maybe it’s time to book a flight to another country, or perhaps it sounds like a great idea to visit a beach down in Florida. No matter where you go, packing lightly is the best way to stay organized and […]

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Summer Break Storage Solutions for Students Going Back Home

Your time away at school may be packed with activities, but stressing over what to do with your things over the summer months shouldn’t be one of them. Storage Express explains why storage units are an excellent option between semesters. With facilities in Columbus, OH and other locations around the Midwest, we’re here to help […]

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Sorting Before Moving: What You Should and Shouldn’t Keep

Moving is difficult work, no matter if you’re relocating across the country, moving to a nearby town, or staying in the same community. But it does provide you with the opportunity to sort through your things before you make the move, lightening your load in the process. Make the transition in or out of Centerville, […]

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24-Hour Rental Centers: Do Self Storage on Your Time

When it comes to storage units, access is key. Between work, family, and other responsibilities, you’re on a crunch for time, and it’s not always easy to align your schedule with that of your storage facility. To make your storage experience more convenient than ever, we’re offering something entirely new to the storage industry: 24-hour […]

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Temperature Controlled Units – When do they make sense?

As the weather outside becomes more frigid we do everything we can to combat it. We crank up the heat at home, let the car warm up in the morning and bundle up before going out. While we do all we can to combat the cold at home the same care isn’t usually on our […]

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