10 Moving Tips for College Students

Your college years will likely involve more moving than any other era of your life. From leaving home for the first time and switching residences every school year to traveling during the summer, studying abroad, and finally packing up one last time after graduation. With a little planning and preparation, moving in and moving out during college years can be as easy as a padded senior year schedule. Follow these college moving tips from our moving experts here at Stor-It, and check out affordable college storage at our many Idaho self-storage locations.

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How Much Storage Space Do You Need?

Self-storage is a great way to store excess belongings. However, for many homeowners and business owners, finding the right-sized storage unit is often easier said than done. Those on a budget may end up renting something too small, while those in a rush may end up investing in something too big. In both cases, improper research and planning are typically the culprits behind self-storage space mistakes. In this guide, our experts here at Stor-It are here to help you avoid those mistakes. Below, we give you tips, tricks, storage information, and other factors to consider to help you choose the perfect-sized unit for your needs.   

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How to Effectively Manage Your Storage Unit Space

In storage units large and small, organization is essential. Well-organized units maximize space efficiency, reduce the risk of accident, and make locating items a breeze for their tenants. If you are renting a storage unit and looking for guidance on how to effectively organize and manage your storage space, this is the guide for you. In this post, our experts at Stor-It cover several essential storage unit space-management tips and tricks to help you stay organized and effectively manage your unit. We’ll show you how to save space, time and energy — helping you get the most of out of your storage investment.

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Things to Know Before Moving in With Your Significant Other

Are you thinking about taking the next step in your relationship and moving in with a significant other? Sharing a new space with the person you love is a big change. Before making the move, there are a few things every couple should know. Our storage experts here at Stor-It cover them all in this article. Below, we discuss must-knows and provide suggestions for those inevitable logistical challenges that await all significant others who have made the choice to live together.

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How to Quickly Organize Your New Space

The benefits of quality organization cannot be overstated. An organized storage space leads to increased productivity and it also contributes to better mental health and well-being. If you have recently moved into a new space that needs organizing, the task can seem a daunting one. However, with the right steps, any space can be organized in record time. In this guide, our storage experts here at Stor-It show you how.

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Your Guide to Storing Holiday Decorations

As the year nears its end, the holiday season begins. For many homes and business, this means it’s time to break out the decorations. While fun to set up and enjoy during the holiday season, decorations can be a hassle to pack up and store for the rest of the year if proper storing practices aren’t followed. Continue reading “Your Guide to Storing Holiday Decorations”

How to Pack Moving Boxes Like A Pro

Whether you are moving to a new apartment or relocating an entire business, your moving and packing process will likely involve boxes. Boxes are essential cornerstones of any move — and vital building blocks for any storage configuration. Versatile, user-friendly, and easy to stack, they save precious time by helping movers like you stay organized. Continue reading “How to Pack Moving Boxes Like A Pro”

Win a Fitness Membership Courtesy of Stor-It Self-Storage

If you live in the Treasure Valley, McCall or anywhere else in Southern Idaho, you’ve likely heard of our team at Stor-It Self Storage. We are Idaho’s oldest and largest storage company, with 15 locations in the Treasure Valley and beyond. Our wide range of storage options and our overall commitment to customer satisfaction has earned us a reputation that’s simply unparalleled in the Gem State. Continue reading “Win a Fitness Membership Courtesy of Stor-It Self-Storage”

How to Store Things in a Storage Unit

Moving your belongings into storage? You’ll want to be sure to pack them properly to ensure that they stay in great condition. You’ll also want to use storage space as efficiently as possible to get the biggest bang for your buck. In this guide, our storage experts here at Stor-It discuss how to store things in a storage unit the right way. We’ll cover topics including how to pack and wrap items, how to utilize space, and how to keep your storage unit clean. We’ll also provide helpful resources and links to our very own storage units and packing supply retailers located in Boise, Idaho and beyond. Continue reading “How to Store Things in a Storage Unit”