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Self Storage Space is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

by Kim Kilpatrick December 17, 2013 11:59 PM
People always want to think of a gift that keeps on giving. They want to give that special someone the best gift on Earth; one that is going to make them feel thankful and glad they have it every day of the year—not just during the holidays. That guy may not be that hard to find after all, and is as near as your local self storage facility. [More]

It’s a Heartfelt Christmas for the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu December 10, 2013 11:12 PM
At this time of year it is natural to think of several things like specials, food, gifts, and family. It’s also quite common to think of that random person you passed by on the street. You don’t know that person. You don’t have a clue if they are better off or worse off than you. You just see another person and think “Merry Christmas.” [More]

Self Storage Facilities Looking to Collect and Disperse Some Holiday Cheer

by John Stevens December 7, 2013 12:44 AM
One of the common reasons why people rent self storage units is because they need to. Maybe they lost their job and have to move out of their place or perhaps they know someone in that kind of situation and need to clear up some space so they can help him. The self storage industry is known for helping people in that regard, but they also like to help them in other ways as well. [More]

California Self Storage Association Gets Creative to Celebrate the Holidays

by Tony Gonzalez December 3, 2013 12:19 AM
Merchants start ‘celebrating’ Christmas earlier and earlier every year. They just know that even though you are looking for that elusive turkey baster or can of cranberry that you’ll see the bright lights in the Christmas section and be drawn to it like a moth to a flame; we can fight it, but it’s a losing battle. However, now that the holiday is here there is no reason to hold back anymore. [More]

Self Storage Companies Do a Lot of Driving During the Holidays

by Winnie Hsiu November 26, 2013 11:59 PM
There are certain places over the next month that folks are going to have to go like the in-law’s house, the mall to shop for presents, or the grocery store to shop for food; all places they don’t really want to go but have to. The worst part isn’t the destination though, but the journey. It’s the drive on all the congested roads that is unpleasant. [More]

How Bad Do You Want to Surprise Your Family for Christmas?

by John Stevens November 22, 2013 11:53 PM
Part of the joy of Christmas for many is the happiness that they see on the faces of their family members Christmas morning when it is time to finally open presents. After weeks and in some cases months you can finally see how glad your family is to receive the gifts you bought for them. That is, if they didn’t find what you got for them wherever you hid it in the house. [More]

Self Storage Facilities Turning Into Something Special for the Holidays

by Winnie Hsiu November 21, 2013 10:05 PM
For self storage auction goers part of the thrill in bidding is that you don’t know for certain what you are getting. You essentially make an educated guess from what you can see from the doorway. If bidders were allowed to see what was inside most of the units would go for next to nothing. With the holidays coming up a few self storage facilities in Virginia have decided to set up a different kind of shopping experience. [More]

Self Storage Industry Wants to Do All it Can to Make the Holiday a Happy One for Kids

by Kim Kilpatrick November 15, 2013 11:49 PM
You can’t kill two birds with one stone. That us a very common and popular saying that people use all the time to refer to an inherent inability to accomplish two goals with just one deed. It is not easy to do but with practice and some forethought it is possible. So when members of the self storage industry say they want to help kids have a merry Christmas and fill storage unit it is entirely possible! [More]

Need a Helping Hand This Holiday Season? Check Out Your Local Self Storage Facility!

by Kim Kilpatrick November 12, 2013 8:03 PM
The Holiday Season is upon us. That means it’s time to start planning your parties, doing your shopping—food and gifts--, cleaning the house picking up relatives from the airport, wrapping present, hiding presents—the list goes on and on. The logistics alone can be a nightmare. Who couldn’t use a little help? [More]

Arizona Self Storage Association Looking to Make it a Merry Christmas in the Desert

by John Stevens November 8, 2013 11:51 PM
Santa does have a pretty tall order on this plate every Christmas so it is good that there are plenty of people that want to help him out and insure that kids everywhere have a merry Christmas; people like the U.S. Marines and the Arizona Self Storage Association.
Back in 1947 the charity that would in time become the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program that we have today. The original program served one community in its first year and collected about 5000 toys. Fast forward more than six decades and the program now engages over 700 coordinators and 25,000 marines and volunteers to collect and pass out the millions of toys that are collected. [More]
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