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December 12, 2014

Top five tips when renting a truck to move into storage. Max Headroom. Check the minimum overhead clearance needed for your free rental truck. Measure the distance from the ground to the highest point on the rental truck. You would be surprised how many railroad bridges and parkway underpasses were never made for rental trucks over 11’5”, a height exceeded by most moving trucks for rent...

August 05, 2014

Storage units are an excellent option for storing overflow of many different types of materials from your home or business. You can think of storage space as a second garage or business supply room of sorts. Here is a list of frequently asked questions about what is/isn’t acceptable to store: Combustible, Flammable, Hazardous or Toxic Materials Considered “inherently dangerous,” these...

August 01, 2014

Top 25 questions to ask before renting a storage unit. • What is the monthly storage rent? • Do you have a free moving truck if I am renting a storage unit? • Do you help me move into the storage unit? • Do you have people that will help me move into the storage unit? • What does it cost to move my storage items into the storage unit? • Where is my storage unit? • How far away is my...

July 17, 2014

We interviewed those who rent storage in Denver, Colorado and those who manage self storage units in Denver with extensive experience fielding questions about self storage. We asked those who rent rent storage units in Denver a simple question, “What is your or your customer’s primary complaint when renting self storage units in Denver?” The hauling to storage units. We found customers gripe...

July 02, 2014

What are your plans for Independence Day this year? Perhaps you’re going to a family cook out, heading off to the county fair or local reservoir…or maybe just hanging out in the backyard enjoying the sun! Whatever your plans may be, I am sure they will be exciting and patriotic! Here are few ideas to make sure your celebration is fun filled and festive! If you have children, I am sure you know...

June 08, 2014

A recent report from ABC News reveals the extent of crime plaguing self-storage facilities. “A growing problem, more and more storage units now under siege…Across the country, people are losing the items they have placed in storage units.” – ABC News. Good Morning America. May 29, 2013 Find out more from ABC News HERE : http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/business/2013/05/storage-units-easy-prey-for-...

May 21, 2014

It seems like you have two choices…you could either order closetbox to pickup your storage items for free from your door at www.closetbox.me. OR….go to the local self storage facility, and for a comparable, or even more expensive price you could lug all of your extra belongings to the unit for storage yourself. If you choose the latter….be sure to follow the following safety tips...

May 09, 2014

The Average U.S. Storage Consumer lifts 2,000 pounds, over 40x the weight recommended by the U.S. Government According to the U.S. Government’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), lifting over 50 pounds will increase the risk of injury. 1 OSHA recommends that you…“limit weight you lift to no more than 50 pounds. When lifting loads heavier than 50 pounds, use two or more people...

January 07, 2016

During a recent Good Morning America Segment, ABC News let viewers in on a new crime epidemic effecting owners of self storage facilities: “A growing problem, more and more self storage facilities now under siege” “Across the country, people are losing the items they have placed in storage units.” “Personal Treasures from Storage Units are an increasingly easy target.” Check out the news clip...

April 10, 2014

Average Americans Household hauls 400 lbs. to Storage Units each year.   According to our research, Americans hauled about 46 billion pounds either to or from the 2.3 billion square feet of self storage units in 2013.1  The weight of goods lifted, hauled, loaded and stacked into storage units is the equivalent of more than 225 pounds per adult in the United States...

January 07, 2016

We wanted to share moving tips that can help you with your next move. Remember, moving is dangerous and difficult and takes a lot of time, so your best bet is to avoid lifting heavy loads. Calling a friend can be harmful to your social life, so its best to call a professional. Number One How to Repair Nail Holes I recently tried this myself and it totally works! Number Two Safely...

March 25, 2014

If your moves end up looking like this….try using Closetbox for a simplified way of storing all of your extra valuables you just can’t seem to find the space for!  

March 25, 2014

Love Pottery Barn furniture but can’t fit it into your budget? Take a look at this amazing DIY Pottery Barn inspired dresser that WILL fit into your budget from Shanty to Chic. Click on the link below to be guided through a step by step tutorial on how to create this look!  http://www.pinterest.com/pin/9992430394082360/

March 25, 2014

Have you recently had to move into a smaller space so that you can afford to live in your favorite lively neighborhood downtown or maybe just so you can save a few bucks? Or maybe you’re the type that just cannot seem to throw anything away, no matter how long it has been since you’ve used it or how “so last season” it is, you’re always hanging on to the possibility of it coming back in style or...

March 10, 2014

Some Moving Tips that will make you laugh ahead of your big move.

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