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July 18, 2016

A lot of business and homeowners look around their property lines and get an idea in their head that they can simply build their way out of a shortage of storage space. Then, when the time comes, it's quickly revealed just how complicated, costly, and unfeasible the project really is. It happens all the time. The city's zoning laws prohibit the kind of structural addition you need. It could be...

July 15, 2016

There are two things that are common to pretty much all long-term book storage: the books are not going to be handled everyday, and they tend to have considerable worth that demands higher-quality storage units. Storage facilities that are susceptible to extreme temperatures and humidity levels can damage the condition of your book collection. Moreover, while it's not usually the first box that...

July 14, 2016

If you live on a coast or near a lake, river, or pond, you’re privy to the intricacies of boat culture. You don’t need to own a skiff to understand the lifestyle: reciprocated hellos, dinghy tows, and shared resources are known to all people who have spent time on the water. In the off-season, however, boaters need a place to store equipment and gear. In places like New England and along the...

July 13, 2016

We're not talking about actually storing children, though there are times when we understand the impulse. No, parents have a wide range of storage needs that can help make raising the kids just a little easier. Whether it's getting the most out of your alone time or alleviating worries about child hazards in the home, discover how a concierge storage solution can make the difference.   End...

July 11, 2016

It's great watching the Olympics broadcast, but what do the Olympic Games have to tell us about our personal health and physical fitness? The short answer is plenty. Take a look at these fitness tips inspired by the Summer Olympics. And because it's what Closetbox knows best, we've also included some storage tips to help minimize the logistical hassles of an exercise routine or training regimen...

July 07, 2016

Investment rental properties often serve as an extra source of income. They may be part of your retirement portfolio, or they may be a principal business venture. Maybe you don't own the properties themselves, but rather your business is managing the properties for the owners. Regardless, managing rental properties is rarely as easy as it seems from the outside looking in. There are any number of...

July 06, 2016

It's that time of year when Major League baseball teams are sizing up their prospects for the rest of the season in earnest. Both in terms of their postseason chances and the health of their farm system: A top of the rotation starter. A left-handed reliever. A big bat that can also play the hot corner. There are always deals to be made. It's that time of year when families, small businesses, and...

July 05, 2016

1. Homeowners and Historic Building Regulations One of America’s oldest continuously occupied cities, Boston’s buildings and architectural styles are some of the oldest in the country. With homes made in Post-Medieval, Georgian, Federal, and various revival styles, townies take pride in their home-grown architectural treasures. If you have the pleasure to live in one of these houses or...

June 27, 2016

With Independence Day falling on a Monday this year, a lot of people are choosing to use the three-day weekend to take on a new household project. For some, it's reclaiming a garage space or basement area. Maybe you've set a goal to lead a more clutter-free life in general. Or maybe you need to start preparing a retail space for the back-to-school shopping season. (For a few years now, back-to-...

June 26, 2016

Maybe you've loved fireworks from the time you were a little kid. Maybe you have a thing for flag-themed outfits and other red, white, and blue Americana. Or maybe the celebrations are simply a nice excuse to have some BBQ and drink an adult beverage. Independence Day has a little something for everyone. Public entertainment, all-day events, and fireworks displays are always a big part of the...

June 24, 2016

1. Storage Solutions for Urban Living: You can't talk about downtown Minneapolis without mentioning the famous Minneapolis Skyway. This dense, mixed-use district covers more than 60 city blocks and gives rise to many successful businesses and downtown residents who run into the fundamental storage problem: They have more stuff than they do space. Closetbox has you covered. Likewise, the quality...

June 23, 2016

A lot of storage projects go hand-in-hand with major life changes. From having a baby and blended families to marital discord and the death of a matriarch/patriarch, many of our customers are looking for a storage solution during emotionally-charged times. Some full of hope and joy. Others full of stress and heartache. Yet, there's one life change in particular that seems to have a little bit of...

June 22, 2016

Maybe it's a 1920 Tudor-style home with a beautiful, steeply-bricked façade. Maybe it's a turn-of-the-century bungalow. Maybe it's a late 19th century hand-hewn log home. Even a hundred years ago, or more, there were numerous architectural styles that continue to leave an indelible mark on today's housing stock. The heritage of your older, charming home will continue to endure and evolve based on...

June 21, 2016

Inpatient and residential treatment programs can create specialized storage needs. Some of these programs may last a year or more, while even those treatments that require only a couple months' stay may still feel like they last years. Moreover, because second- and third-line treatments may only be available at certain locations, patients are often required to travel across the state, if not the...

June 19, 2016

Along with free pick up, our online tracking, on-demand return delivery, and exact storage pricing is ideal for any number of after Father's Day storage needs. What types of projects are common after Father's Day? So glad you asked….   Making Room for Your Father's Day Present Bigger isn't always better, but a lot of the best Father's Day presents can take up a bunch of space. Maybe you'...

May 26, 2016

Any storage project may present its own challenges, but especially for those projects that involve heavier items or bulk storage needs, it's important to know your own limits. Don't let pride cause physical injury and additional headaches to your storage project. Even the strongest, most limber individuals can appreciate the time-savings and hassle-free convenience that comes with a concierge...

May 25, 2016

Despite the cost of a university education, going to college is still the dream for a huge percentage of high school graduates. Whether it's a higher-quality learning experience, new friends that last a lifetime, or the social life that comes with the college experience, this truly is a time you're never going to forget. At the same time, college tuition costs cover a lot more than educational...

May 23, 2016

1. Storage for all of Mother Nature's Beauty: Charlotte residents can boast that they're 3 hours from the beach and 2 hours from the mountains, along with incredible sunset views with the city skyline as the backdrop. Not to mention the U.S. National Whitewater Center! There are a lot of choices, but most locals have at least one or two passions that involve Mother Nature. Whether it's beach...

May 17, 2016

1. Homesteaders: With Oklahoma City, the story always starts in 1889 with the nation's first big land rush, in which people were invited to go out and lay claim to a free plot of land. Oklahoma City was literally created in a single day in which 10,000 people set up a tent city. Chaos ensued for many years. Today, the cityscape and landownership is much better organized. In fact, many local...

May 11, 2016

1. Music, Music, Music, and Art: Come for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, stay for the dozens of incredible live music venues and up-and-coming musical acts. The city is both a destination for musicians and a fertile ground for homegrown acts. Closetbox offers convenient, cost-effective storage with delivery service for bands, clubs, and concert halls. Right behind the music scene is...

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