Tips on Driving a Moving Truck in Icy Conditions

driving on ice

It’s getting to be that time of the year again — the time of ice and snow. At Albuquerque Self Storage, we want you to get to your destination safely. So if you’re planning on moving or driving a larger truck to move furniture, these tips are for you. 

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How to Safely Hide Holiday Gifts

holiday gifts

Parents, friends, families, do you have prying eyes and snooping people in your homes around the holiday season? Are your kids expert detectives and know all of the hiding places in your house? Well, we at Albuquerque Self Storage have you covered. Here’s a few hiding spots for holiday gifts that even the smartest kid hasn’t thought of checking. 

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How to Pack and Unpack Holiday Decorations

Holiday Decorations

If you’re anything like us, then your family has boxes upon boxes of holiday decorations that you unpack, dust off, and display every year. From Thanksgiving to the New Year, it’s all about having fun and festive things in your home. But year after year, it’s common for things to get chipped or broken when they’re packed away. We don’t know how it happens, but it’s always a sad discovery when it does. 

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Taking Your Winter Gear Out of Storage

winter gear

It’s officially fall, which means cooler weather, longer nights, and a chance to prepare your winter gear for what’s to come. If you’re lucky, you may even be able to visit areas with snow in as little as a month or two! So we at Albuquerque Self Storage wanted to provide a list of things to do once you take your winter gear out of storage. 

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Tips for Moving in the Fall

Moving in the Fall

There is no better time to move than in the fall: the weather is cooler, the sun is bright, and the prices are often comparably lower than the rest of the year. But, as nice as all of this sounds, moving in the fall still does come with some challenges. Here at Albuquerque Self Storage, we want you to be ready for everything and anything so your move goes as smoothly as possible. 

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Do It Yourself: Make the Best Halloween Decorations

best halloween decorations

It’s October! That means it’s time for autumn leaves, cooler weather, spooky stories, and a lot of candy. Whether you want to impress your neighbors or have quality family time with your kids, these are the best Halloween Decorations for you. 

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Solutions for Finding Lost Items

Finding Lost Items

If you’re like us, then you spend a lot of time searching for your keys, wallet, or phone. Most of the time, they’re lost in the clutter of what you set down with it, or in a completely random place like in the fridge. Don’t worry, we’re not judging you — we’ve been there too. That’s why we at Albuquerque Self Storage came up with these time saving solutions for finding lost items. 

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How To Prep Your Boat for Storage

boat storage

It’s nearly time to put your boat into storage, sadly. If you’ve never stored your boat before, now is the perfect time to learn! Or if you’re looking to do it by yourself for the first time, we’ve got you covered. 

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How to Pack and Store Your Summer Vacation Gear

Summer is almost over, so it’s time to start thinking about where to pack all of your summer gear until 2021. Albuquerque Self Storage has you covered. 

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How Do Storage Auctions Actually Work?

Three blue storage units

Here at Albuquerque Self Storage, we sometimes get questions from people who have watched shows like “Storage Wars” or “Auction Hunters” and are curious as to how real those shows are, and we’d like to take the time to chat about auctions and any misconceptions that might surround them. We might just throw in some fun facts too, because can you ever know too much about the storage industry? We think not. 

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