Top Five Ways to Reuse Your Moving Boxes

You breathe a sigh of relief; you’re finally all unpacked and into your new home. Your storage unit from Albuquerque Self Storage is empty and it treated you well. Nothing was broken, everything was organized, clean and secure and it was easy to load everything into the moving van. But now your new family room is littered with empty cardboard boxes. It seems like such as waste to get rid of them, though. Here is Albuquerque Self Storage’s top five ways to reuse your moving boxes. 

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Pest Proof Your Storage Unit

Keeping out mice and bugs is a common thought that runs through every storage unit renter’s mind. Unwanted critters can be a problem if you have an indoor or outdoor unit. They move inside to seek shelter, no matter if it’s in a climate controlled indoor unit or outside. Thankfully, there are easy ways to keep your unit and your valuables pest free. 

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How to Store Your Holiday Decorations

The holidays are over and it’s time to pack up all of your decorations until next year. Holiday decorations can be a challenge to properly store and hide away during the year. Open up your attic or basement space by choosing to store your holiday items in Albuquerque Self Storage

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How to Move Out of Your Parents’ House

It’s finally time for you to leave the nest and spread your wings out on your own in the big world. You’ve saved enough to sustain yourself, you have a steady job or you’re moving for school; whatever the reason, you’re going to be moving out. But how do you move out of your parents’ house? Before you cram your things into boxes and wave goodbye, take a deep breath and be sure you’re not forgetting anything. 

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A Complete Guide to Motorcycle Storage

Preparing your motorcycle for short-term or long-term storage is very different from prepping your car, boat or RV. Any length of inactivity can damage your bike, so be prepared and know exactly how long you’ll be leaving it in storage. Like with any vehicle, the key is to prevent it from oxidizing and breaking down. 

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A Mover’s Guide to Self Storage

Whether you’re getting ready for a move or wanting to declutter your office or home, moving into a storage unit can be a stressful and long process. Choosing self storage can make your move an affordable breeze, especially if you follow these moving and storage tips.

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4 Tips for Furniture Storage

furniture storage unit cluttered furniture chairs

Furniture storage is often something that we don’t think about until we need to do it. Whether it’s the dinner table that’s been in your family for generations or a chair that you picked up from IKEA, knowing how to properly store your furniture will make all the difference in the long run. Today we’re talking about 4 tips that will help keep your furniture protected during its time in storage.

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4 Tiny House Storage Ideas to Maximize Your Small Space

Corner of a small room

Over the years, tiny house living has grown in popularity as people have seen the benefits that a minimalist lifestyle can bring them. Whether you’re looking to size down, don’t enjoy typical home trends, want to live environmentally friendly and cost effectively, or want the freedom to be able to move and live wherever you’d like, tiny house living might be the way for you. As you start making your plans for your new tiny home we have 4 tiny house storage ideas and tips to help as you make your transition.

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Office Organization: Keeping Your Workspace Ready for Work

A desk with a lot of clutter on it

Whether you’re working from home or an office, we all know how difficult it can be to keep your space from getting overrun by your work. Keeping your workspace organized can help promote a productive and efficient work environment but figuring out where to start can often be overwhelming. We’ve talked before about organizing a kid’s room and your kitchen and now we want to help by giving you a few office organization ideas.

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5 Tips to Get Ready for Winter Boat Storage

Overlooking the captains chair of a boat on the lake

With winter quickly approaching, boating season is unfortunately coming to an end, and that means thinking about the future care and storage of your vessel. Like storing your car for winter, boat storage isn’t as simple as just pulling her from the water and letting her sit in the driveway until the weather heats back up. Here are 5 tips to make sure your boat is ready for winter storage.

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