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Benefits of Drive-up Storage Units and Their Typical Uses

Benefits of Drive-up Storage Units and Their Typical Uses

Are you in the midst of a move, downsizing your home or managing a business where inventory is key? You may be wondering what storage solution to go for without wasting your bucks. You are knee-deep in boxes, preparing for a big move or trying to declutter your...

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Clock Storage 101: How Do You Store a Wall Clock and Where?

Clock Storage 101: How Do You Store a Wall Clock and Where?

While many in our digital age are accustomed to glancing at the microwave to check the time if a smartphone isn't handy, some still look to fashioned clocks to check the current hour. Clocks aren't just functional tools for telling time, but often decorative pieces of...

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How To Store a Grandfather Clock the Right Way

How To Store a Grandfather Clock the Right Way

Decorative and practical, grandfather clocks are true time capsules from the past. They may connect you to past generations with every tick and chime, but let’s be real, they’re pretty finicky. All those gears and springs inside need extra care, so proper storage is a...

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Read This Before You Borrow a Friend’s Truck for Moving

Read This Before You Borrow a Friend’s Truck for Moving

About 53% of Americans who moved in 2023 had unexpected moving costs, and if your big day is approaching, chances are you may already be looking for alternatives to renting a moving truck. To cut down costs, you may even consider borrowing a friend’s truck instead of...

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10 Mistakes To Avoid When Moving to a Storage Unit

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Moving to a Storage Unit

Moving things to a storage unit seems straightforward, but many small details can trip you up. Whether doing it yourself or hiring help, a good plan can save you from headaches later. You might find the storage unit too small after you start moving things in, or your...

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The Roll Up: Condo storage units coming to Lake Lanier

The Roll Up: Condo storage units coming to Lake Lanier

Northmarq’s Newport Beach Debt + Equity team secured an $8 million construction loan for Lanier Islands Storage Caves, a proposed storage facility with industrial condominium units at 6034 Lanier Islands Parkway in Buford, GA. It sits on 7.67 acres and will offer boat...

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