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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...

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...

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