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April 16, 2015

It’s not the first thing you think about when you are preparing to move out of your home in Seattle, but once you find a short-term rental, you realize that you cannot take all of your personal possessions with you. When you have to downsize due to divorce, you ask yourself, “Who can help store my belongings?” Let us answer that question for you today. Downsizing due to divorce – Where to...

April 09, 2015

When it comes to staging a home in Boulder, you must remove clutter from your house in order to show it off in its best light. We’ve got you covered with storage tips that help you present your home at its best without losing track of your things. Home Staging Prep Tips  Clutter is enemy number one when it comes to home staging. Before you try to stage your home, you must ...

April 02, 2015

Some people believe that it’s just not in their nature to be organized.  Maybe they’ve been disorganized since childhood.  Or maybe they grew up in a household where there wasn’t too much organization.  So they don’t really know the basics of home organization.  However, it’s really not that difficult to start being organized if you really want to.  The secret of...

March 26, 2015

Home renovation is a solution to creating more space in city homes. Denver’s older houses are filled with character. But sometimes character can mean small rooms and limited closet space. Dreams of renovating can turn into a nightmare when deciding where to put furniture and household goods before construction begins. Rather than shoving your living room furniture into your basement or even...

March 19, 2015

Boulder, Colorado is a vital and energetic city. The city has many large, older homes and traditional dwellings, but a lot of its citizens are moving into apartments in the central business district to be closer to work and to the culture of this “mountain town.” The problem with moving from a large residence into a utilitarian apartment is often what to do with “stuff.” Downsizing...

March 12, 2015

In the case of divorce, there are no winners. With divorce, you find yourself splitting your life apart and starting back at square one with a lot of pain and memories. You might even be trying to figure out what to do with the stuff you got in the divorce while trying to find a new place to live or start over. Luckily, storage can be a great solution for many of the stuff woes of divorce....

March 05, 2015

The semester is over and it’s time to box up your stuff.  This summer though, instead of planning to go back to your home town, you’re planning to travel.  Whether it’s an epic road trip in the US, backpacking the Pacific Crest Trail, or exploring Europe you don’t need all of your day-to-day items weighing you down.   A storage unit nearby in your college town can be the...

February 26, 2015

As a parent, you have little time for yourself and little space for your stuff. Children are wonderful and being a parent is rewarding, but there is a way to also have plenty of space for you and your growing family without feeling cluttered. At every stage of parenting, having storage for a parent to help you organize kids stuff makes loads of sense. Little Kids When you have little...

February 19, 2015

If you have recently put your home on the market, your agent has probably already talked to you about the importance of staging a home. Home staging is the process of setting up your home in a way that is most attractive to potential buyers. They must be able to visualize themselves living in the home before even considering making an offer. Even though you keep your home clean...

February 12, 2015

Studies show that excess clutter contributes to depression. In this article from psychologytoday.com, a psychologist explains that Messy homes and work spaces leave us feeling anxious, helpless, and overwhelmed. Being constantly surrounded by clutter makes us feel like we always have more work to do, like our lives are out of our control, and like we can’t organize our thoughts....

February 07, 2015

Everyone who rents storage units asks: Are Storage Units Safe? Especially when visiting their self-storage facility. That’s because anyone with a few dollars in cash can rent a unit and everyonerenting a unit has access to you and your storage unit. Only the hassle of moving into and out of a storage unit keeps your mind off the safety of your storage unit and what could be in the unit right...

February 05, 2015

When there is a death in the family, what to do with their belongings is often the last thing on your mind.  There are funeral plans to make and pressing issues like selling their house but a whole life’s worth of possessions is there.  These things could have great sentimental value to you and might be hard to examine so soon after the death. Storage can be a great option...

January 30, 2015

You have probably heard that life is all about change. This is especially true for those residents of San Diego in need of storage  help. As you go through your life transitions, you may need a place to keep your belongings until you are ready to claim them again. Closetbox offers several self storage options for those times in life when you just can’t take everything with you...

January 07, 2016

Every home should have some kind of home office, whether it is in a den, a spare bedroom or a corner of a room.  Just a space dedicated to storing all of your important documents.  Your home office is the place in your home where your home organization should begin.  When you have an organized office space, you have a place to file away any important documents that you...

January 20, 2015

If your self-storage location increased your storage unit rent, we can answer a few of your questions. Why did my storage rent increase? If your storage rent increased by a small amount in January, it was likely an across the board rent increase dictated by someone at headquarters of the big, publicly traded storage facility in order to improve their bottom line. If your storage unit...

January 15, 2015

When you own a small business, you look to cut costs any way you can. However, there are many reasons why you shouldn’t scrimp on off-site storage space. While most business documentation is saved on a computer these days, you also need paper files in case your computer crashes. If these documents contain sensitive customer information, it is better to store them off-site to protect your...

January 08, 2015

For many items, climate controlled storage is not a necessity, but there are some instances where climate control can be extremely beneficial in order to maintain the condition of your items while in storage. 1. Temperature Sensitive Items For some items, heating and cooling of seasons such as those in Denver, CO can cause some serious damage to the value of the item. For example, guitars, when...

December 30, 2014

Is your home or office feeling too crowded? Are you planning on traveling the world for a year? Or, maybe, you just want to make your house look less cluttered in order to sell it faster. Renting a storage unit is beneficial for many people at many stages of life. Here are some of the top reasons people of all walks of life rent a storage unit. 1. You want to baby proof the house. Some...

December 30, 2014

Organizing your home may sound like a time-consuming task that you do not want to undertake.  You know you have a lot of things that you either do not need at all or you don’t need them now, sorting through these things can take you hours and you know it.  Here are a few steps that will help you organize your home in no time while taking advantage of mobile storage. Take it One...

December 23, 2014

Retake possession of your home from elves, lights, candy canes and other holiday decorations without losing your basement, attic or garage to clutter. We’ve organized our best holiday decoration storage tips into five specific topics that can serve as your guide this year:   1. Christmas Tree Storage   Maintain that Synthetic Freshness: Classic, artificial trees remain the go...

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