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The Softer Cinematic Side of Self Storage

by Winnie Hsiu November 5, 2012 9:01 PM
There are certain people that Hollywood loves to use over and over again like Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Buscemi, and aging action heroes. There are certain things that it likes to use time and time again as well. One of the most common tools in movies and television shows has been the self storage unit. More often than not they are the site of something scary or criminal, but that has not always been the case. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants to Help You Play Santa

by John Stevens November 1, 2012 7:57 PM
Across the country it is beginning to feel a lot more like Christmas even though it doesn’t quite look like it yet (thank goodness). As the weather continues to get cooler the snow will follow in many areas of the country and it will look like Christmas as well. That of course means that people will be engaging in a time-honored holiday tradition—shopping. [More]

Small Businesses Continue to Benefit from the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson October 26, 2012 6:22 PM
In recent years economies around the world have been hurting making people have to look outside of the box in order to make ends meet. This typically means trying to go into business for one self or become part of company/business that is on the rise (hopefully) and could benefit from someone with experience in need of work (and willing to take a salary cut). [More]

Self Storage Companies Don’t Leave You Out in the Cold

by John Stevens October 9, 2012 9:56 PM
There is a feeling that comes with being trapped. By what doesn’t matter. It can be by something literal like by bad guys or something more metaphorical like a bad relationship, a poor business deal, or by having too much stuff packed into your small apartment. You feel alone; like you have no one to turn to in order to help get you out of the mess you’re in. To use another metaphor it’s like being left out in the cold. [More]

Every Little Bit Helps in and Around the Self Storage Industry

by Kim Kilpatrick October 5, 2012 7:51 PM
How many times have you ever thought if you just had a little more of something you could do [fill in the blank]? If you had a little more time could you get that work out in? If you had a little more money could you afford a bigger house/car/vacation/etc.? [More]

Olympic Competition Nothing New to the Self Storage Industry

by Tony Gonzalez September 25, 2012 9:24 PM
What do McKayla Maroney, Kerri Walsh Jennings, Ryan Lochte, Kobe Bryant, and the self storage industry have in common? Stumped? It’s not as hard as you might think. Here’s a hint—it’s actually exactly what you think it is. [More]

Georgia Couple Goes Home with a Real Treasure from Self Storage Auction

by John Stevens September 24, 2012 8:50 PM
Consider this your warning; you may want to grab a tissue, handkerchief, or something before your read this story. It’s a heartwarming one that speaks well for the people that you can meet in and around the self storage industry, but it will make you tear up still all the same. [More]

Self Storage Industry has a History of Being a Family Affair

by Holly Robinson September 21, 2012 10:14 PM
Many people are happy to simply go through life living as they choose and in the end being buried and forgotten. Others prefer to think that their time on this planet was something of value to not just them personally, but to their family and society in some way, shape, or form. They want history to look upon them fondly as being someone that mattered. [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]

Self Storage Company in Pacific Northwest Could Get a Lot More Relaxing

by Kim Kilpatrick September 18, 2012 6:25 PM
On the surface the word relaxing might not seem like one that would be associated too often with the self storage industry. If you think about it for a moment it absolutely should. When you have too much stuff cluttering up your house you tend to feel a little boxed in or stressed right? Making space by taking stuff to a self storage unit takes away the stressor and creating a more relaxing environment. [More]
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