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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Happy 4th of July from Self Storage Specialists!

Whether you choose to enjoy the 4th of July holiday relaxing at a barbecue with friends and family or taking in a fireworks display, Independence Day marks the official start of the summer season. Independence Day is considered one of our most important national holidays and a symbol of patriotism. The tradition of celebrating the […]

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Things You Should NOT Put in a Self Storage Unit

Self storage is great for personal and business storage. Items such as appliances, furniture, business documents and inventory, family heirlooms, seasonal items and pharmaceutical supplies can all be stored in your unit, keeping your home or office clutter free. Self Storage Specialists have a variety of storage unit sizes for all your storage needs.  Our […]

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Vote For Your Self Storage Specialists in the ISS Best of Business Awards!

This week, Inside Self Storage (ISS) opened the polls for the 2014 Best of Business Reader Choice awards. This poll allows self storage professionals to vote for their favorite product and service suppliers in more than 30 categories.  ISS is the leading critical information source for self storage owners, managers, investors and developers.  The brand […]

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The History of Self Storage

According to the Self Storage Association, there are around 59,500 self storage facilities worldwide. In the United States alone, there is 2.3 billion square feet of rentable storage space- this represents an area more than three times the size of the island of Manhattan! So how did self storage grow into such a huge industry? […]

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Climate Controlled Storage vs. Not Climate Controlled

For most people, location, cost and security are the top three determining factors in choosing a self storage facility. However, you also need to determine what items are being stored and how to protect these items from extreme weather and temperature fluctuations. If you are storing certain furniture, clothing and kitchen items in storage, then […]

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