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Beauty and Art is in the Eye of the Beholder—and on the Self Storage Facility

by Holly Robinson October 14, 2013 11:46 PM
Everyone has their own definition and perception of beauty; as the saying goes it is in the eye of the beholder. The same could be said for art. What one person looks at and calls graffiti another could look at and call a masterpiece. That is the great thing about art. It can be something completely different for everybody. [More]

Self Storage Facility Looking to be Cutting Edge

by Holly Robinson August 26, 2013 9:55 PM
When you think architectural beauty you usually think of things like the Empire State Building, the Sears Tower, or that huge mansion you saw on television that some celebrity lives in. You don’t usually think of the self storage industry. However, should a company in Tennessee follow through with its plans that could all change. [More]

Success and Longevity is Celebrated in the Self Storage Industry

by John Stevens June 7, 2013 9:47 PM
The average span of an NFL player’s career is just a few years. In some cities it is unusual to see a bar or nightclub last longer than a year. Being able to last in business, whether it’s professional sports, night clubs, or the self storage industry is not easy. That is why when it does happen it should be celebrated. [More]

Beauty Abounds in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson March 12, 2013 7:27 PM
The self storage industry has been steadily kicking one stigma that it has been saddled with to the curb—that it is not a very attractive industry; that facilities take away from the community rather than add to it. Facilities are now winning awards for their appearance and are often applauded for their landscaping and just their overall appearance. [More]

Self Storage Company Wants to Make it a Warm Holiday

by Winnie Hsiu December 22, 2012 12:41 AM
When it comes to trying to get something accomplished that has a bigger purpose than self-gratification it often helps to have a helping hand. If the project or task is small enough family and/or friends may be enough, but when it comes to doing something grander like collecting warm clothes for the needy it helps to have as much assistance as possible. [More]

Self Storage Company Working to Keep People Warm This Winter

by Winnie Hsiu November 26, 2012 9:22 PM
Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone there is one thing that is probably pretty safe to say about the entire country—it’s cold. Air conditioners are being turned off, shorts are being put away for the winter, and sandals are headed to the back of the closet. It’s time for heaters, long sleeves, coats, and warm fuzzy socks; whatever it takes to stay warm and toasty while it’s cold and frosty outside. [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]

Self Storage Company Puts the Give in Giving

by John Stevens April 18, 2012 10:10 PM
One of the many great things that can be said about the self storage industry is that on the whole there is a tremendous effort to give back anywhere and everywhere a self storage facility can be found. Every holiday you can find most of your local self storage facilities actively involved in aiding some kind of charity. [More]

Storage Village in Chantilly, VA, Helps Recently Released Inmates

by Kim Kilpatrick February 20, 2012 9:32 AM
Water is vital for sustaining life. Without it, we perish. It is very fitting that Storage Village in Chantilly, Virginia, is selling this life sustaining water to support Friends of Guest House. Friends of Guest house helps women, who have recently been released from prison, transition successfully back into society. [More]

Self Storage Company Knows How to Make a Little Water Go a Long Way

by John Stevens February 13, 2012 6:27 PM
Water covers nearly three quarters of the earth. The human body is made up of mostly water, and people cannot go too long without drinking at least a little of the clear liquid. The importance of water to basic living goes without saying, but one self storage company has figured out a way to make water even more important than it already is. [More]
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