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May 28, 2015

When you find yourself suddenly in need of storage, chances are that a stressful life event has just occurred. Sometimes just finding a location to store your belongings is about all the effort you can muster, in addition to the physical and emotional stress that has accompanied your changing life situation. So the idea of renting a truck and asking friends and family to take time out of their...

May 14, 2015

When you think of mourning the loss of a loved one, you probably think of your sorrow and how much you miss the person you cared about. Unfortunately, right after a death in the family, there are so many decisions to make that it leaves very little time for grieving and processing your loss. Planning a funeral, making burial or cremation decisions, dealing with medical and life insurance...

May 07, 2015

Many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes as long as possible where they are surrounded by their own possessions and their memories. In addition, your parents may not be ready to part with memento’s, furniture or valuables that you are not ready to inherit! In addition, storage for a parent can become necessary as your parents age or their medical needs increase. For all of these...

May 01, 2015

Eliminating clutter for clutter free living can give you a new outlook on life and provide your San Francisco home with a peaceful, tranquil feeling. For many people, getting rid of clutter seems like an overwhelming task, when it really doesn’t have to be at all. Here are some hacks for clutter free living that will make the process seem a whole lot easier. Work One Area at a...

April 23, 2015

The good news is that the housing market in Denver is robust again after suffering severe setbacks during the national recession of the late 2000s and early 2010s. It wasn’t long ago that houses remained on the market for a year or more, even when the seller reduced the asking price many times. Homeowners in Denver were forced to rent their homes and become reluctant landlords or abandon their...

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...

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