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Paper Shredding Event – Pittsburgh and Colorado

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Earlier this summer, our Colorado and Pittsburgh locations held paper shredding events. While these events are a great resource for the community to shred their unwanted documents for free, they also have lasting impacts on the environment and the community. Pittsburgh In Pittsburgh, our stores teamed up with Shred-It to provide a 3-day event where community […]

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Tips for Couples Moving in Together

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Preparing to Move in Together Are you thinking of moving in with your significant other? Before moving in together, you should first be aware of the challenges that come with living with your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, or fiancé. While moving in with your partner can be a very exciting time, it is also a time […]

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How to Organize Your Home with Storage

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  Organizing Your Home with Self-Storage Censie from Building Our Story recently went through a “purge” of her home. Her mission was to clear out some of the 10 years worth of belongings her family had accumulated. During her decluttering, she ran into the issue of storage. Censie wanted to keep holiday decor and sentimental […]

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Storage for Baby Clothes

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Baby Clothes Storage Ashley from Afternoon Espresso was putting tears in our eyes when talking about the reality of her little baby, Charlie, growing up. Charlie (who is arguably the cutest baby you’ve ever seen) will be turning one in a few months, leaving Ashley with all of the clothing, toys, and equipment that comes […]

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How to Organize Baby Clothes

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Storing Old Baby Clothes Heather, a self-proclaimed “pack rat” and blogger (Diary of a First Time Mom), recently discovered the convenience of self-storage for baby clothes. As her daughter continues to grow up, and subsequently grow out of all of her clothing and toys, she is left with a big decision: toss or keep? Like […]

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Outdoor Equipment Storage

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Not enough space for your outdoor equipment? Tami from Colorado Mountain Mom knows that when it comes to outdoor equipment storage, the struggle is real. With no basement for storage and a family who loves the outdoors, she had to find a solution to outdoor gear storage. Her garage and shed have helped up to […]

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Pittsburgh Storage Auctions – June 2018

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  Storage unit auctions are an unfortunate, yet necessary part of our business. We hold local auctions quarterly in March, June, September, and December. See below for dates, times, and location information. Please be sure to arrive at the auction on time and register with our on-site auctioneer. Friday, June 8th 9:00 am North Huntingdon 14200 Lincoln Highway 9:30 […]

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What to Look for When Choosing a Self-Storage Unit

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  It’s Not as Daunting as It Might Seem! So, you’re downsizing to a smaller house or perhaps moving into an apartment. Or, you’re newly married, and you’re combining households. Maybe an elderly parent is now going to be living with you. Or, your youngest child has decided to move back home to attend grad […]

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25 Easy Moving Packing Tips

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Are you in the process of moving houses and looking for easy packing tips? Moving homes is a much more complex process than just packing boxes. Knowing how to pack up a house will help with unpacking and make the experience far less stressful. Follow our 25 moving packing tips for the most seamless move […]

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14 Easy Storage Hacks

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Are you getting ready to move your belongings into a storage unit? The idea of having to fit everything into one space can be very frightening. You may be wondering how you can store an entire house worth of stuff in one unit. More importantly, you may have concerns about making sure all of your […]

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