Harvard and Boston University (BU) Storage Units

Heading home for summer and don’t want to bring everything back with you just to return it three months later? You can’t store your stuff in the dorms, and if you are moving to a new place for next semester, you might want to clear out of your apartment or house before you leave – […]

Crazy Self Storage Questions Asked and Answered

Occasionally, someone comes up with a question we were just not expecting. These questions mostly have to do with what, exactly, is permissible to store in a self storage unit, but there are a few others that have been head-scratchers, as well. Sometimes we get unusual questions at Value Store It, and sometimes we hear […]

Packing and Storing Winter Clothes and Accessories

Now that warm weather is here to stay, it is time to clean out the coat closet, drawers, and clothes closets to lighten up the load of winter clothing and accessories. When boots, hats, mittens, coats, scarves, and bulky sweaters are safely stored away, you will have lots of extra space, which will let you breathe […]

Storing Food in a Self Storage Unit

  When you are preparing for a move, it does not make sense to throw out your store of canned and non-perishable food items. The stuff in your pantry could represent hundreds of dollars worth of groceries, so storing it in anticipation of moving it quickly and using it in your new kitchen makes a […]

Comparing Indoor and Drive-Up Self Storage Units

People need extra storage space for different reasons, so choosing a self storage facility that boasts a variety of unit sizes as well as indoor and outdoor drive-up options is important. When you are looking to rent a self storage unit or two, what are you looking for and which type of unit is right […]

Does Your Storage Center Stack Up?

  Do you know what kinds of services you can get at a storage center? Does your current storage unit company stack up to the competition? Here are a list of the top 5 five additional services that the best storage companies offer. These services can save you time and money.   Moving Truck Rental […]

Why You Need to Fully Insure Your Stored Items

For whatever reason you’re using a self storage unit (and Americans are using them more and more often for a variety of reasons), you are storing stuff because it has value to you. You are paying a monthly rental fee in order to keep your possessions, office documents, products, or whatever in a secure location. […]

The Best Apps for Packing and Organization

Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or just trying to wrap your head around the monumental task of organizing all your stuff for a move (or for life), there’s an app for that. For the price of two or three dollars (or none at all! Woo-hoo!), you can create lists, remind yourself of small but vitally […]

Advice from Self Storage Pros

There are a few things self storage pros wish they had known the first time around. Fortunately, you can benefit from their wisdom when it comes to packing up and stashing extra office documents or getting ready for a move. Keep your belongings in tip-top shape with these two tips. Pallets Self storage experts stress […]

No Closets? How to Create Storage Space from Thin Air

Small apartments or older homes often come equipped with absolutely no closet space—or the closet space is much too small and inadequate for your needs. While you could buy a treadmill to act as a clothes horse in your room, there are better ways to sneak in storage without feeling like you’re living in a […]

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