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Two States Tackle Proposed Changes to Lien Laws

by John Stevens March 8, 2011 7:09 AM
Both Nevada and Florida are considering changes to their states’ self storage lien laws. The Self Storage Association and the Florida Self Storage Association (FSSA) are gearing up to discuss improvements in lien laws with the House Civil Justice Subcommittee and at a hearing in Tallahassee, Fla., tomorrow. Nevada state lawmakers are reviewing Senate Bill 150, which would amend the state statutes governing self storage and make several changes to existing self storage lien laws. [More]

How Self Storage Can Help You Sell Your House

by Tony Gonzalez February 7, 2011 11:35 AM
When it comes to many things in life proper planning is the key to successful execution from giving the big presentation to enjoying the big game to just getting to work on time every morning. Failure to do so can result in losing your job or not getting the big promotion, missing the big play as you run to the kitchen for more chips, or being late to work and getting stuck in traffic. [More]

Innovative Professors Design House That Can Be Contained By Portable Storage Unit

by John Stevens December 29, 2010 8:31 AM
Two Tulane University professors have designed a 1,000 sq. ft. house that breaks down to fit entirely into a portable storage unit, ready for shipping. The National Portable Storage Association (NPSA) is promoting the concept, designed by Judith Kinnard, professor of architecture and Tiffany Lin, assistant professor of architecture. [More]