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Unique Self Storage Facilities Stand Out

by Kim Kilpatrick February 27, 2012 12:30 PM
Ask anyone in the industry and they will tell you that it pays to be in self storage right now. As a rare business that is doing well in spite of the current economic woes that have beset the world, the self storage industry appears to be as close to a safe investment as a person can get. [More]

Niche Market Provides Income for some Self Storage Facilities

by John Stevens August 16, 2011 4:43 PM
A century ago it was a lot easier to come up with a business idea than it is now simply because there was not as much competition in most markets and just providing a general service and/or product was enough to keep you in business. In modern times, that could not be further from the truth. [More]

Washington Wine Storage Facility Offers New Service to Help Customers Move Their Collections

by John Stevens June 29, 2011 7:13 AM
The signs of summer are upon us: swimming, lemonade, fireworks, barbecue and of course sun, lots of it. And along with that sun, comes rising temperatures that could affect your wine collection. Knowing when it’s the right time to move a wine collection into a safe, secure, climate-controlled self storage unit can be daunting for some. But the proper storage of wine is essential to the longevity of any collection. Finding the time to pack, organize and move the wine collection to a proper storage facility can be difficult as well. [More]

Wine Storage Facility Wins Top Prize From Mini-Storage Messenger and Shows What Quality Storage is All About

by John Stevens December 23, 2010 7:48 AM
Tis the season to be jolly. And to many people that means Christmas with a good bottle of wine nearby. The key word here is “good” wine. When it comes to cultivating the very best wines, proper storage is essential. There are many factors that go into storing wine properly and many questions to ask storage facilities when considering wine storage. One storage facility who has figured out the art of wine storage is Wine Storage Bellevue, which has just been named “Specialty Storage Facility of the Year” by Mini-Storage Messenger, a prestigious monthly publication for the self storage industry. [More]