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Summer Storage: How to Keep Your Items Safe

Well, Summer has officially arrived and THE HEAT IS ON!!! Here in Florida, we have entered our two month annual journey of 90 + degree-days and 90+% Humidity.  To say it is a bit Soupy is an understatement! But, just like Northerners during a Blizzard, you stay inside, keep the blinds tilted so direct sunlight doesn’t come in and simply relax in the air conditioning.  If we have to go out, we run through the stickiness, start the car, run …

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Totally Tubular Throwback Thursday

In late January of the New Year, the Self Storage Association is holding their 28th Annual Ski Workshop at the Canyons Resort in Park City, UT. Y’all still have a month for early registration discounts on what sounds like one of the cooler events that has anything remotely to do with the self-storage industry. It’ll be a helluva great networking opportunity as well as offering up some quality yoga and centering/meditation opportunities. The ratio of time on the slopes to …

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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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Time for Trivia Tuesday

Last week we held our first ever Trivia Tuesday, and it was such a success that we decided to keep it going! This week, our bit of trivia comes straight from the Self Storage Association. The Self Storage Association (SSA) is a not-for-profit tax-exempt organization formed in 1975 under Section 501-c-6 of the Internal Revenue Code.  For more than 38 years the Association has served as the official trade organization and voice of the U.S. and international self storage industry.  …

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California Self Storage Association Lien-Law Update Blocked

Assembly Bill 983 Fails To Pass The California Self Storage Association (CSSA) and the national Self Storage Association (SSA) have recently made efforts to update the self-storage lien law in the state of California. Their  proposed update to the law, Assembly Bill 983 was blocked by the Senate Judiciary Committee. The associations looked to change procedures if a defaulted tenant invokes a declaration of opposition to a lien sale. Currently, if a tenant invokes such a declaration, the self-storage operator …

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