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How to Store an RV

by Guest Contributor on July 30, 2014  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   RV owners often use self-storage facilities because of limited space on their own properties, or because of regulations against large-vehicle storage imposed by cities and

Back-to-School Storage Tips for College Students

by Cynthia J. Drake on August 7, 2015  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Every year, the migration of college students and parents to dorms requires a massive packing and unpacking effort, as students attempt to wedge

How to Store Your Personal Watercraft

by Emmet Pierce on April 23, 2015  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Personal recreational watercraft like Jet Skis can be fun, but if you want to enjoy yours for years to come, you’ll need to store it

Moving When You’re Mourning: Relocation After a Loved One’s Death

by Anne Wynter on May 20, 2015   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   When someone you share a home with dies, your grieving process can become even more complicated if you’re dealing with a potential move. Motivational

How to Rock a Big Move: Insights From a Recent College Grad Lauren Everitt by Lauren Everitt on M

by Lauren Everitt on May 13, 2015   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Ellen Kranz is living the post-college dream. On a whim, she and two high school buddies packed up their prized possessions and caravanned about

Not Gone With the Wind: Protecting Your Belongings in Tornado-Prone Areas

by Deb Hipp on June 25, 2014   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   Think your belongings will be protected during a tornado just because they’re locked up in a self-storage unit? Few buildings can withstand the 200

Summer Storage Triage For College Students

by Matt on May 10, 2012   This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   There’s probably some luxurious destination waiting for you once the semester ends. A comfy pair of flip-flops and your finely sculpted beach body are all

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 years

How to Properly Store and Maintain Outdoor Furniture

by Michael Chotiner on June 4, 2015  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   I’m lucky enough to own a house with an abundance of outdoor living space. There’s a large brick patio with an in-ground pool and a

6 Ways to Help Your Aging Parent Move to a New Place

by Rachel Hartman on July 16, 2014  This post was originally published on the SpareFoot Blog   If you have a parent who’s lived happily in a spacious home for years, there’ll probably come a time when a change in living arrangements is

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