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5 Tips for How to Store Shoes Storage Tips


Shoes are the problem children of every closet. Not only do they take up a lot of room (we’re looking at you, thigh-high boots), but they also come in awkward shapes and seem to accumulate faster than dust bunnies. Keep reading to learn what strategies you can put in place to regain control of your Read more

The Do’s and Don’ts of How to Store Coffee Storage Tips


If you can’t start your day off without a cup of joe, the last thing you want is for your morning pick-me-up to be stale. “Coffee is so ubiquitous that many people don’t realize it’s actually a complex and extremely fragile agricultural product,” said Ryan Felbinger, customer and wholesale accounts manager at Prima Coffee Equipment Read more

Tips From the Experts on How to Store Cigars Storage Tips


The proper care and storage of cigars is important, whether you like to puff on premium Montecristos or simply enjoy inexpensive stogies. “Cigars are living and breathing organisms,” said Patrick Ashby, editor in chief of StogieGuys.com, a website for cigar lovers. “They will change, depending on how they are stored.” “If they are not stored Read more

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Storage Tips


Winter is coming: is your car ready? Winter’s wet and icy roads can pose a great danger to drivers, and those who take their cars out on the road without the proper preparation will be in particular danger. In order to help you stay safe out there when the cold weather comes, SpareFoot has put Read more

6 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Self-Storage Storage Tips


If you’re tired of trying to cram your belongings into space that you don’t really have to spare, self-storage can keep your possessions safe until you’re ready to use them again. But before you spend your money renting a self-storage unit to stash old clothes, furniture and other items, consider these six tips to keep your possessions Read more

What Everyone Needs to Know About Self-Storage Contracts Storage Tips

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Some self-storage contracts spell out terms in plain language while others might leave you utterly confused. It’s smart to brush up on lease agreements before you sign on the dotted line. “If a manager is doing his or her job, there shouldn’t be any surprises,” said Kelly Epps, property manager at Pioneer Stor & Lok in Columbus, GA, Read more

Understanding the Self-Storage Lien Process Storage Tips

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That self-storage rent seemed so affordable when you signed the lease. But now, past-due notices are stacking up, and the storage facility is threatening to auction off your belongings. Can a self-storage business really sell your stuff when you fall behind on rent? Yes, it can. And unless you take action, it will. From the Read more

Tips for Storing Belongings From Your Vacation Home Storage Tips


More and more people who travel south for the winter or north for the summer are spending their vacation time in second homes. The National Association of Realtors surveyed thousands of homebuyers and found that vacation-home sales are on the rise. Sales of so-called second homes rose 10 percent to 553,000 in 2012 from 502,000 in 2011. Read more

Bidding at Storage Auctions Storage Tips

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Everyone loves a treasure hunt, and a storage auction is a modern-day equivalent of that age-old pursuit of buried fortunes. Vying for the contents of an abandoned storage unit is an exciting concept, but prospective buyers always should learn the right strategies long before they place their first bids. Think you’re ready to dig in? Read more