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It's That Time of Year: Put Window Air Conditioners into Storage

by Winnie Hsiu September 29, 2010 12:50 PM
If you use a window air conditioner, one of the tasks you should undertake every fall is removing the air conditioner and putting it into storage. While most people assume the reason for moving a window air conditioner is to reduce heating costs from drafts through the window, there are also several other compelling reasons to put a window air conditioner into storage or self storage for the winter. Taking the air conditioner out of your window and putting it into storage reduces a family’s or business’ risk of fire, burglary, and an invasion by stink bugs. [More]

MA Self Storage Facility’s Security Alarm Scares Away Would-Be Burglar

by Tony Gonzalez August 26, 2010 10:45 PM
The alarm at Castle Self Storage of 464 Quincy Ave., Braintree, Massachusetts, went off in the middle of the night last Tuesday (August 17). Police say that the alarm appears to have been triggered by a would-be burglar. The burglar broke the glass on the front door and then tried to enter interior units, attempting to pry open their doors with a hammer, but the security alarm scared him away before he could take anything. [More]