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Signs that Your Storage Unit is too Humid

Renting a self-storage unit is a great way to free up space in your home or place of business. Rather than cluttering your garage with excess items, you can safely store them inside the unit. But it’s important for tenants to watch for signs for high humidity, as it can damage or even ruin their stored belongings. So, how do you know when a self-storage unit is too humid? Condensation on Glass One tall-tale sign of a humid self-storage unit …

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Self-Storage Etiquette: Unwritten Rules to Follow

Renting a self-storage unit is a simple yet effective way to clear out the clutter from your home or place of business. If you’re unable to park in the garage due to excess furniture and boxes stacked to the ceiling, perhaps it’s time to rent a storage unit. Doing so will promote a clean and tidy home or workplace, making it well worth the investment. But if you’re going to rent a self-storage unit, you’ll need to know (and follow) …

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Michael Jordan Memorabilia at Auction: Authenticity Under Dispute

Famed basketball legend, Michael Jordan is once again in the media spotlight. Although, this time it’s not for shooting hoops, switching to a different professional sport (hint: baseball), or even gambling. This time, it’s about storage unit auctions! Several pieces of “Air Jordan” history are being auctioned off by Goldin Auctions, with the final day to bid being February 7th, 2014. The auction company purchased several documents from a consigner; Jordan’s diploma from UNC Chapel Hill, recruiting letters, and his …

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‘Tis (Almost) the Season

Who says you have to wait for the end of December to do right by your community? Certainly not Amazing Spaces Storage Center in Houston, TX. They joined forces with Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) back in 2004 just a few years after the TSSA started to “Make a Difference” in their community. Every year since its inception, members have been asked to join in the holiday spirit and donate a dollar each to the fundraising efforts. All of the …

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Is a Hippopotamus Really a Hippopotamus, or a Really Cool Opotamus?

That’s right, everybody, it’s Trivia Tuesday. Get those synapses firing and press your luck for the chance to win one of our highly coveted Storage Unit Auction List coffee mugs. The temp outside is just going to keep dropping wherever you are out there, so let us know what you think the answer is and get yourself the proper coffee-and/or-hot-chocolate-carrying device. Hold the phone—there’s more to today’s riddle than the query above. First, some suspenseful buildup. The rapid expansion of …

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Sex Appeal of Self-Storage

Okay, so now that I’ve got your attention: yeah, there is a sexy side to the world of self storage. It might not be all glitz and glamor on the auction floor. It might often look a little less like the Vegas strip, and a little more like the average queue at the buffet in Epcot Center. But, from an investment point of view, this is a recession-proof asset class that will only grow with vigor. I’ll be the first …

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