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Caring for the Community a Common Theme Among Self Storage Facilities

by Kim Kilpatrick February 19, 2014 11:42 PM
It is not unusual for businesses within the same industry—self storage and otherwise-- to have similar characteristics. If the service and/or product that you provide is the same businesses are bound to be alike in structure and layout. However, while the product and structure of the business may be the same that does not mean the same principles are being applied. [More]

Self Storage Company Makes Room for the Community

by John Stevens January 31, 2014 11:29 PM
There are a lot of things that people would like to do. Most people probably want to lose weight. It’s not uncommon for folks to wish they had more time to spend with family, go back to school, or volunteer. We want to do all these things, but sometimes it is just too hard to find the room in our busy schedules to do it all. [More]

Self Storage Can Come Up Big Even When it’s Mini

by Tony Gonzalez January 29, 2014 11:23 PM
Just about everything comes in all shapes and sizes. It used to be that mobile phones nearly required a purse all their own; not they fit so well in our pockets we forget we have them sometimes. Yet the small ones that we have today can do so much more than the behemoths that were common when they first came out. [More]

Self Storage Company Appreciates the Importance of After-School Activities for Kids

by Winnie Hsiu December 18, 2013 11:29 PM
Everyone has heard the old saying about how idle hands are the devil’s workshop, playground—you get the idea. For kids (and some adults even) that is too true. Left to their own devices kids of all ages are prone to getting into trouble in some way, shape, or form—hence the importance of programs like basketball and band for high school students. [More]

It’s a Heartfelt Christmas for the Self Storage Industry

by Winnie Hsiu December 10, 2013 11:12 PM
At this time of year it is natural to think of several things like specials, food, gifts, and family. It’s also quite common to think of that random person you passed by on the street. You don’t know that person. You don’t have a clue if they are better off or worse off than you. You just see another person and think “Merry Christmas.” [More]

Self Storage Companies Do a Lot of Driving During the Holidays

by Winnie Hsiu November 26, 2013 11:59 PM
There are certain places over the next month that folks are going to have to go like the in-law’s house, the mall to shop for presents, or the grocery store to shop for food; all places they don’t really want to go but have to. The worst part isn’t the destination though, but the journey. It’s the drive on all the congested roads that is unpleasant. [More]

Self Storage Industry Wants to Do All it Can to Make the Holiday a Happy One for Kids

by Kim Kilpatrick November 15, 2013 11:49 PM
You can’t kill two birds with one stone. That us a very common and popular saying that people use all the time to refer to an inherent inability to accomplish two goals with just one deed. It is not easy to do but with practice and some forethought it is possible. So when members of the self storage industry say they want to help kids have a merry Christmas and fill storage unit it is entirely possible! [More]

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]

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]

Kelly's Self Storage in Godalming Helps with City Event

by Kim Kilpatrick October 30, 2013 4:39 PM
The city of Godalming and the local Lions Club provide an annual town bonfire and fireworks event around the first of November. This year, it will be held Saturday November 2. A week before the event, a tragic act of vandalism occurred that threatened to cancel the event. [More]
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