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San Diego Self Storage Really Getting into the Christmas Spirit

by Holly Robinson November 12, 2013 12:41 AM
Thanksgiving is only a couple of weeks away which of course means that another holiday—Christmas—is coming up as well. Lots of folks are already shopping, and if they haven’t they probably will on Black Friday. Plenty of kids have probably sent their letter to Santa as well. To make sure that he is able to fill each and every list members of the self storage industry are trying to help out. [More]

One Stop Mini Storage Seeks Loading Zone Sign to Be Reinstalled

by Holly Robinson November 7, 2013 9:52 PM
The saying ‘the only thing that is constant is change’ is so true. Business owners know that over time city laws change, zoning ordinances change, and the status quo changes. Greg Theriault, owner of One Stop Mini Storage, recently discovered that the status quo for part of his business has changed. [More]

There is No Resting on Laurels in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson November 4, 2013 11:50 PM
Coaches of the better sports teams always fear one thing; two if you count injuries. Besides seeing guys get hurt, they fear that their team will become complacent. They fear that if they played the worst team in the league their team would play down on the bad team’s level—and there is nothing worse than getting beat by a bad team! [More]

Westy Self Storage Sponsors Recyling Drive

by Holly Robinson October 31, 2013 10:15 PM
Many adults feel like they are just one person and as only one person they can’t do much to make a difference in the world. It is amazing that some young school-aged children don’t have that attitude. Because they don’t, they have been effective in creating a successful recycling activity that has raised over $2,000 and donated the money to an organization that supports public schools.

And those children were only in the second grade. [More]

San Diego Self Storage Is Participating in Toys For Tots Drive

by Holly Robinson October 28, 2013 2:31 PM
It is four days before Halloween. I know many people that think it is awful to see Christmas decorations in the stores before Halloween. But they feel totally different when it comes to Toys for Tots. Their ‘Scrooge’ heart melts and they want to help so that needy children can have a good Christmas. [More]

Storage Giant in Cardiff, Wales, Announces Contest Winner

by Holly Robinson October 23, 2013 7:24 PM
Storage Giant, in Cardiff, Wales, announced the winner of their contest to win an iPad. Margaret Bell, from Cardiff, was picked at random as the winner.

Storage Giant kicked off the contest August 9, 2013. To enter it, people just had to ‘like’ or ‘share’ Storage Giant’s Facebook page. They were then automatically entered in the contest. Over 2,00 people entered it. [More]

Texas Self Storage Association Announces New Board Members

by Holly Robinson October 18, 2013 1:17 PM
The seasons are changing. The trees where I live are lovely – deep reds, brilliant orange, bright yellows. Along with the changing of the season, the directorship of the Texas Self Storage Association (TSSA) is also changing.

The TSSA recently elected new executive officers for the coming 2013-2014 year [More]

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]

Amazing Spaces Self Storage Centers Partner in an e-Waste Recycling Program

by Holly Robinson October 11, 2013 4:05 PM
Cell phones. Computers. Monitors. Tablets. iPads. TVs. These are wonderful inventions used in businesses and personal use all over the world. When they break or become outdated, people need to discard them but can’t just throw them in the garbage. It isn’t safe for the environment.

In an effort to assist the residents of Houston, Mayor Annise Parker announced a partnership between the City of Houston, Amazing Spaces Self Storage, CompuCycle, and GREENspot DROPoff. This partnership will provide residents with a free and comprehensive electronics waste program that will effectively handle discarded electronic items. [More]

Artistic Endeavor Sponsored by Manhattan Mini Storage

by Holly Robinson October 9, 2013 9:10 PM
Edgy. Fresh. Hip. Avant guard. These adjectives describe Manhattan Mini Storage. They are well known for their ads; some poked fun at New Yorkers, some at politicians, some at life. Regardless of the topic, they were the talk of the town.

Manhattan Mini Storage is also known for their unique customers. Remember the ‘crazy piano guy?’ The guy who stored several dismantled grand pianos at Manhattan Mini Storage and then on fair weather days wheeled out a dismantled grand piano, put it back together and then played it? Not exactly a typical customer. [More]
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