Month: January 2016

The Top 10 Things You Can’t Put In Self-Storage

by Tony Emerson on December 14, 2010   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Self storage companies have specific rules and guidelines that spell out the things you can and cannot put into public storage. Some of these

4 Things Every Renter Should Know About Renter’s Insurance

[ by Jamie Shalvey, GradGuard]  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog When renting an apartment, have you ever considered how much all of your belongings are worth? If they were damaged or stolen, would you be able to

5 Tips for Protecting Yourself Against ID Theft During a Move

by Anne Wynter on June 13, 2014   Even when a move goes off without a hitch, it still can be one of life’s most stressful events. The last thing you want is to be caught off guard by a

Family Photo Storage: How To Prevent Scratches, Fading, Water Damage

by Tony Emerson on December 12, 2011  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   This summer, the central Texas region experienced a serious drought that culminated in extremely destructive wildfires that raged through most of September. Although the fires

6 Things You Can Fit Into a Typical Storage Unit

[ by Amanda Hopkins, CORT Furniture ]  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog Self-storage is available in all shapes and sizes. Unfortunately, if you’re trying to assess what size unit you need, it can be hard to visualize your belongings in the

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving Your Stuff Into a Storage Unit

by Wade Lombard on October 9, 2014  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Storing items during a move can be a balancing act. You’ve got the movers on one hand and the storage facility on the other. Everything

Too Much Junk in Your Storage Unit? Here Are 6 Outdated Items to Clear Out

by Jay MacDonald on April 20, 2015   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Is your storage unit cluttered with Mom’s polyester pantsuits from the ’70s or Dad’s cassette collection of greatest hair-band hits from the ’80s? If

Breaking Up and Packing Up: Making a Move After a Divorce

by Deb Hipp on May 21, 2015   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog     When Helen Shultz and Tony Kamalduski married, neither expected to split their belongings and move hundreds of miles away when they divorced 18

Job Relocation Advice From People Who’ve Been There, Done That

by Cynthia J. Drake on May 14, 2015   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Every year, thousands of people relocate to new homes across the U.S. and abroad, and moving for a job ranks as one of

5 Smart Storage Solutions for Organizing Your Garage

by Emmet Pierce on July 2, 2015  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Before you begin sifting through the clutter in your garage, make sure you’re armed with the right tools to store the stuff that you keep.

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