A Guide to Spring Cleaning

spring cleaning

It’s that time of year again: the flowers are in bloom, the rain is starting to fall, and the temperature is gradually warming up. You know what that means? It’s spring! And with spring comes a little something called spring cleaning. It happens to the best of us — we accumulate a lot of clutter over winter, or want a fresh start to the year. Which means it’s time to clean, organize, and declutter. 

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Tips for Business Storage

Cluttered corner with storage boxes, binders and miscellaneous office supplies.

When it comes to storing things for a home, it’s much more straightforward than a business. Business storage is usually temporary, and has a lot of moving parts that can’t easily be replaced. The first step is to take an inventory of what you need to store, whether it’s a few desks or a whole office’s worth, and then figure out how long it all needs to be in storage. 

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Guide to Taking Your Car/Boat/Motorcycle Out of Storage

Taking your boat out of storage

It’s warming up again outside, so do you know what that means? It’s time to hit the road again and enjoy the water with your car, motorcycle and boat. If one of the three have been in storage all winter, then there are a few things you’ll need to check before you can fully enjoy them. Here’s our guide on how to take your boat, car, and motorcycle out of storage. 

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The Ins and Outs of Storage Unit Auctions

storage auctions

Storage auctions have been popularized by hit television shows such as “Storage Wars.” But are the auctions really like how they’re portrayed on TV? To some extent, yes! If you want to get in on the fun and try to find some hidden treasure, there are a few things you should know that the shows don’t tell you. 

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Creative Storage Solutions for Your Home

Storage Solutions

No matter if you own a home, rent, or live with your family, you will always need a way to store your belongings. After all, sometimes the floor just isn’t enough room and that’s okay! We at Albuquerque Self Storage are all about creative storage solutions for your home so you can declutter, get organized, and love the space you’re in. 

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Moving Out of a Rental? Here’s What You Should Do

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Moving is a daunting task and it’s not easier when you’re moving out of a rental. Sure, you don’t have to make large repairs or deal with selling, but there are things you’ll need to be aware of. 

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Tips for Downsizing After Unexpected Life Events


Unexpected events, both good and bad, happen all the time in families. These events can be as little as a family member giving you an heirloom that you don’t know what to do with, or a family member moving or dying. Either way, it comes with downsizing. 

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How to Clean Out a Storage Unit

How to Clean Out a Storage Unit

If you’ve ever inherited or bought a storage unit in an auction, then you know how dirty they can be. Chances are, they haven’t been touched in a long time, which leads to an exciting adventure of uncovering what’s inside, but it also leads to a bit of a mess. So we at Albuquerque Self Storage put together a guide on how to clean out a storage unit. 

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How To Ask Friends To Help You Move

how to ask friends to help you move

When it comes to moving, no one can do it alone. We all need help, whether for the prep and packing, or the actual heavy lifting. After all, sometimes movers just aren’t in the budget, and sometimes, all you need is to move a couple of items into a storage unit. Whatever the case may be, you should have a plan. How you ask your friends to help you move is essential to getting the answer you want. It requires proper planning and care. 

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Tips for Moving in Winter

moving in winter

Moving in the winter is possibly the worst time to move due to icy conditions, unpredictable weather, and general coldness. But, it is the best time for prices, availability, and general coldness (overheating is horrible when you’re moving!). 

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