The Top 10 Security Self Storage Blog Posts of 2017

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Individuals and businesses alike rely on self-storage facilities to store their items. Whether you’re downsizing, relocating or simply reducing clutter, you can create peace of mind knowing your belongings are protected in a self-storage unit.

At Security Self Storage, we work hard to deliver the best storage solutions for our customers. Our blog provides real-world applications and tips to help you make the most of your storage investment.

So, what have you been reading about? We used Google Analytics to find out which blog posts our readers are viewing the most. Here is a roundup of the 10 most-read blog posts for 2017.

1. 4 Steps for Long-Term Furniture Storage and Preservation

You don’t have to get rid of your valuable furniture, even if you’re moving to a smaller space. Instead, homeowners and businesses can free up space by keeping large furniture pieces, such as sofas, chairs, beds and dressers in long-term storage. This post outlines four steps to ensure your furniture stays in its original condition while in long-term storage.

2. How to Cover Furniture for Self-Storage

Selecting the appropriate cover for your furniture is a crucial step to preserving its integrity. However, different pieces require different levels of care and protection. This post provides several ways you can best safeguard various furniture items during transport and in storage.

3. How Long Can Furniture Stay in Self-Storage?

You asked, and we answered. You can keep your furniture in pristine condition if you use proper preservation techniques and select a storage unit with amenities, such as climate-control, that best meet your needs. Read this post to find out how you can extend the life of your items in long-term storage.

4. Wine Storage: How to Organize Your Wine Collection

You have invested in proper wine storage at an offsite self-storage facility. Now, it’s time to organize your collection for easy retrieval. Read this post to learn how to categorize, organize and take inventory of your bottles so you have instant access to the perfect wine for any occasion.

5. Handle with Care: 10 Tips to Store Dangerous and Fragile Items

Dangerous or fragile items, such as knives, razors, kitchen tools and glassware, can pose threats to your safety if they are not properly packed and prepared for self storage. This post outlines packaging tips for various dangerous items to reduce the risk of injury and to protect items from breaking in transport.

6. 4 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from a Self-Storage Unit

Businesses can benefit from utilizing a self-storage unit to optimize workspace, organize archived files and reduce clutter. From climate-controlled document storage to on-site conference centers, a reliable self-storage facility provides companies with the necessary tools to safeguard valuable assets and boost productivity. Read this post to learn why more managers are turning to self storage for their unique business needs.   

7. How to Pack Fragile Items for Moving and Storage 

Preparing for a big move? Using the appropriate packing materials can help prevent valuables from cracking or breaking during transport. This post provides proper packing techniques to ensure fragile items, such as glassware and electronics, are protected as you transport your possessions to a new location.

8. How to Categorize and Take Inventory of Stored Items

Are you making the most of your storage space? Ensure you have easy access to items when you need them by using organization and categorization best practices. This post takes you through several ways you can better organize and take inventory of your belongings to optimize storage space.

9. Locked Up: 3 Options to Keep Your Items Secure in Storage

Are you concerned someone might gain access to your belongings in storage? You don’t have to be. While many storage facilities already have security measures in place, such as door alarms and surveillance cameras, you can invest in door locks for an added layer of security to your storage unit. Read this post to learn about three types of locks you can install to ensure your items are safeguarded from theft.

10. 5 Steps to Store Computers and Other Electronics 

Extreme temperatures, excessive heat and humidity can damage your electronic devices if they are not properly stored. However, a climate-controlled storage unit can safeguard your electronics from these conditions. This post provides ways to clean, cover and disassemble your electronics for proper long-term storage.

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