Category Archives: Declutter

Self Storage – The Perfect Valentines Day Gift?

Categories: Declutter

Anyone who has ever lived with another person knows the frustration of living with someone else’s stuff. Boyfriends and their stinky sports gear. Kids with their never-ending piles of toys. Wives and their closets full of clothes and shoes. Many an impressive battle has been fought over the eternal war against stuff. Clutter has a profound effect on […]

Surviving the TOY-NADO! Declutter & Store the Toy Stash!

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Have you ever gone down to get something to drink at night and been scared by what turned out to be your kids toys? Maybe it’s the looming shadow of a rocking horse. Maybe you step on a Lego block or a light up toy. Maybe you slip on a hover board at the base […]

Cleaner Car in 4 Easy Steps

Categories: Car Storage, Declutter

1. Declutter Your Car This is the most obvious and most time consuming step. First, remove all of the unnecessary clutter in your car. Not only should you clean out any trash in your car, but take out any clutter that has accumulated in your car. There is a fine line between wanting to be […]

Eco-Friendly Storage

Categories: Declutter, Records Storage, Self-Storage

Choose Stable Containers For long-term storage, it is extremely important to choose a stable and green storage containers. High-quality cardboard boxes will last a long time and are made out of recycled materials. It is also important to reuse and recycle other containers, such as plastic boxes or old mason jars.   Choose Recycled Packing […]

How to Organize Pet Supplies

Categories: Declutter

  Pets need a LOT of toys and treats; if you don’t organize them properly, they could overflow your house! Designate a spot by the door for walk-materials: leashes, poop-bags, toys, and treats.                         Hide pet food in unused cabinets for easy access.   […]

How to Clean Effectively

Categories: Customer Service, Declutter

A place for everything, and everything in its place. The “Four Box” Method: Go from room to room, starting at the entrance and hitting every area of the room in a circle. Designate four boxes: “Move,” “Donate/Sell,” “Keep,” and “Throw Away.” Thoroughly go through piles of clutter and organize them into the four boxes. You […]

5 Ways Self-Storage Will Make Your Holiday Less Stressful

Categories: Declutter, Pittsburgh storage, Seasonal Storage, Storage-Tips

We are now entering the midst of the holiday season and with all the joy and peace on earth this time of year brings, there is no doubt that stress and chaos are occasional guests at holiday dinner tables as well. So, to make sure your holiday is filled with more cheer and less fear we’ve compiled five ways self-storage can clear up your house (and your head) to make sure you have more peaceful, silent nights!

Did you know that moving is one of the top 3 most stressful events in a person’s life? If you or someone you know is moving be sure to follow these steps to make the move stress and hassle free! One Month Before….. Take an inventory of your home.  Decide what you want to keep […]

1. Paint Walls Paint your walls a neutral color.  Stick with warm light browns and off-whites.  Try not to paint every room in the house the same color…mix it up a little! 2. Clean or Replace Floors If you have hardwood floors, try to have them refinished.  If refinishing them seems too pricey and they […]