5 Self-Storage Tips for New Parents

If you have a baby on the way, you need to get your house ready for much more than the baby. With a brand-new human being in your abode, expect a huge influx of stuff. Baby clothes, baby toys, baby furniture — you name it, your newborn probably needs it. What’s more, you’ll also have to find new spots for some of your old stuff. (After all, many items are dangerous for infants, toddlers, and small children.) With new stuff coming in and old stuff moving elsewhere, you’re going to have to strategize about storage. Here to help, our team at Stor-It has put together this guide on expert self-storage tips for new parents.

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How to Maximize Your Storage Unit Space

Your storage unit is your solution to more space—so you should be using it efficiently. The more you can fit into your storage unit, the more space you’ll have in your home or business. So, how do you maximize your storage unit space and optimize your storage room organization? You can’t just cram everything inside and close the door. You need to be able to move around, and you need to have the right items in the right places. Here to help you learn how to organize a storage unit, our experts at Stor-It have put together this short guide. Find your storage space solutions and reserve your storage unit with our team today!

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7 Ways to Make Moving and Self-Storage Fun

When you think of fun, what comes to mind? Moving? Self-storage? We didn’t think so. If you’re like most, these activities fall squarely into the “chore” category. In this guide, we’re here to challenge that perspective. While not exactly first-ballot picks for the definition of “fun,” moving and self-storage can be much easier and more enjoyable than you think. With some wisdom from our moving and storage experts, you’ll find out about seven ways to make moving and self-storage fun.

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15 Commonly-Asked Self-Storage Questions (and Answers)

Self-storage is a great solution for anyone looking to free up space. However, even the best solutions have questions surrounding them — especially for newcomers. If you’re considering self-storage and you have a few questions about what it is, how it works, and more, we have your answers. Here are 15 of the most commonly asked self-storage questions, with answers from our experts here at Stor-It.

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How to Decide What to Keep and What to Throw Away When Moving

They don’t call it “moving” for nothing. The process of changing homes or businesses isn’t usually just one move. Gathering your belongings, packing them up, getting them to your new location, and moving yourself from Point A to Point B in the process – these are just some of the mini-moves that will take place during the big move.

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How to Properly Store Hunting Gear Until Next Season

Whether you’re a big game hunter or a pheasant specialist, a rifleman or a bowman, one thing is for certain: your favorite thing to do on a day off from work is hunt. And as any hunter knows, no hunt is complete without proper gear – and no gear works well without proper maintenance. Naturally, keeping your hunting gear in great shape during the hunting season is important, but what’s equally important is how you treat it during the rest of the year. That’s right: we’re talking about storage.

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The College Graduate’s Guide to Moving to a New City [Infographic]

So, you’ve graduated from college and you’re moving to a new city. Congratulations: you’ve taken one big step and you’re striding onto the next. Here’s how to start things off on the right foot. Continue reading “The College Graduate’s Guide to Moving to a New City [Infographic]”

How to Properly Store and Care for Your Snow Gear

Winter is waning – it’s time to think about storing your snow gear until your next ski trip rolls around. If you want your snow gear to last for many years to come, there are a few steps you’ll need to take to keep it in tip-top shape before and during storage.

Read on to learn how to properly store snow gear after the ski season!

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How to Properly Store Devices in a Storage Unit

The world is getting more tech-driven with each passing year, and we’re now firmly living in the digital era – or, as we like to call it, the “device” age. New devices pop up almost daily, leaving older devices in their wake. As these outdated gadgets become either novelties or nearly obsolete, people have begun to store them at a much higher clip.

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Your Comprehensive Moving Checklist

Moving? You may have already started your own mental checklist. Stress? Check. Too much stuff? Check. Not enough time? Check. If this sounds like your mindset going into your impending move, you’re not alone. Moving is a big deal, regardless of whether you’re changing apartments in the same town, or uprooting and starting a new life clear across the country. But even the biggest moves don’t have to be bad news. Any move can be simplified with a bit of planning (and a reworked checklist).

In this guide, our moving and storage experts here at Stor-It give you everything you need to know to prepare for your move. We’ve changed up the checklist—no more stress and scrambling. Instead, we’ve organized everything into four distinct time blocks: a month before the move, the week of the move, the day of the move, and the week after the move. Learn the steps you need to succeed at every stage of your move, and check out Idaho’s best self-storage with our team today!

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