Category Archives: Climate Controlled Storage

Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Self-Storage

With the holiday season fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about holiday parties. Whether you’re having over family, friends or co-workers it’s important to have a game plan to ensure your party goes off without a hitch. Here are some pro tips to perfect your holiday party execution: Plan Ahead. The best way to […]

Self-Storage Ghost Stories

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Pittsburgh storage, Self-Storage, Storage space, Uncategorized

  Halloween is right around the corner! That means trick or treating with your family, costume parties, pranks and of course, ghost stories! If you’re ready to be scared stiff, here are 3 of the best self-storage ghost stories we found on the internet. A business storage facility in Baton Rouge used to be a hospital […]

Blogging 101 for Contractors

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage

If you’re a business owner you know how important marketing is to your company. Your website serves as a home base to your customers while social media is supplementary. Another aspect of marketing that no one talks about is a blog. As a contractor, blogging can increase your clientele and offer your customers a more […]

448 Studios Artist Spotlight: Tom Mosser

Categories: Art Studios, Climate Controlled Storage, Uncategorized

Wander around the halls of 448 Studios in Etna, and you will see many paintings by Tom Mosser, the former Pittsburgh Pirate Parrot who parlayed his love of sports and art into a very creative and prolific career. His newest project entitled “Museum Series,” features animals and people in museums, gazing at paintings. Mosser’s newest painting in this […]

Motorcycle Safety Tips

Categories: Car Storage, Climate Controlled Storage, Customer Service

When the weather turns warm and the leaves turn green, many motorcyclists – both new riders and experienced – take their bikes out of storage and hit the road. Motorcycles are a fun and fuel-efficient way to get around, but the reality is that riding a motorcycle is way more dangerous than a driving a […]

How to Pack Your Storage Unit to Save Money

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Declutter, Declutter & Organize, Moving, Pack & Move, Packing tips, Packing to Move, Uncategorized

Packing to move is probably not your idea of a good time. A lot of people will try to get through packing as fast as possible and not care about staying organized. However, when you rent a storage unit, it’s better to pack it right the first time and save yourself from regret and frustration […]

When Is Climate Controlled Storage Necessary?

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Packing tips, Pittsburgh storage

In addition to traditional storage units, most self-storage companies also offer climate controlled space. Climate controlled storage is usually kept at a temperature of anywhere between 50 degrees to 70 degrees. This regulation of temperature protects items from the fluctuations which can cause damage such as warping. But when are climate controlled units really necessary?

Seven Things You Should Consider Before Putting Your Belongings into Storage!

Categories: Climate Controlled Storage, Moving, Pittsburgh storage, Self Storage Shelving, Self-Storage, Storage insurance, Storage security, Storage space, Storage-Tips

1. Consider the Cost of Moving: If you are moving, it is important to consider your moving costs as part of your total expense, in addition to putting some of your belongings into storage. Some storage facilities offer discounts on rental trucks or a free truck for your move. Be sure to ask about any discount programs […]