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Guardian Self Storage in New York Participates in Successful Coat Drive

by Tony Gonzalez December 10, 2013 9:50 PM
During this past week, the United States has been hit with severe winter weather – ice storms, record amounts of snowfall, below zero temperatures. While this weather is miserable, if you own winter clothing, it is bearable. But, what about those that aren’t so lucky? What about those who do not have a coat or gloves or a winter hat?

Guardian Self Storage in New York state participated in the annual Dutchess Outreach Susan DeKeukelaere Annual Coat Drive. During October, people dropped of winter wear at the Guardian Self Storage locations throughout Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster counties. [More]

Self Storage in the News

by Winnie Hsiu October 16, 2013 8:56 PM
Today, I’m going to share several short snippets of self storage news.

Helping animal shelters is a community service that many self storage facilities assist with and support. Guardian Self Storage in Tuckahoe, New Jersey, will host an animal adoption day this coming Saturday October 19. It will be held at Guardian Self Storage located at 1420 Rte. 50 in Tuckahoe. [More]

Self Storage Will Take What You Want and Sometimes What You Don’t Want

by John Stevens May 20, 2013 9:26 PM
The business of self storage is pretty straightforward. People have things that they still want to keep, but they don’t have the space at home or at work to keep whatever it is there. As a result, they rent a storage unit and their belongings now have a safe home away from home. [More]

Self Storage is One Social Industry

by Tony Gonzalez January 24, 2013 7:38 PM
It used to be that when a person walked down the street and appeared to be talking to himself people gave that person a wide berth. Nowadays it is common to see a number of people doing it; not because the world is going crazy. Thanks to modern technology there just isn’t as much need to interact with the immediate world around us. [More]

Party at the Self Storage Facility!

by Tony Gonzalez September 20, 2012 9:49 PM
Self storage units have been used for a lot of things, some of them illegal, but mostly legal. People have stored all sorts of things in them from old clothes and furniture to cars and recreational vehicles along with all sorts of odds and ends. However, there are some enterprising individuals that use there self storage units for more social purposes. [More]

Art, Culture, and the Self Storage Industry Go Hand in Hand

by John Stevens September 4, 2012 11:40 PM
When the average person thinks about the self storage industry they think of a place to store their stuff. Nowadays when it comes up in business circles it referred to as a solid investment. Something you don’t hear it called too often is a place where culture and the arts can thrive and be inspired. [More]

Self Storage Industry Appreciates the Arts

by Winnie Hsiu July 25, 2012 9:11 PM
If a man paints with his brains and not his hands like Michelangelo once said then it could be said that a well-run self storage facility is a work of art. Most people would probably not agree with that (with the exception of the owner of said facility), but that hasn’t stopped many members of the self storage industry from supporting the Fine Arts. [More]

Self Storage Facilities are into Climate Control

by John Stevens October 11, 2011 8:01 PM
The weather can really mess things up when it wants to. The destructive power of tornadoes and hurricanes is no secret to anyone. However, what can be just as destructive over a long period of time can be searing heat, biting cold, and overbearing humidity. This is true for people as much as for belongings. [More]