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What to do when packing for a move or storage.

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Wine Storage, what you need to know

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Home Improvements Trends in the US Infographic

Summer is here and for the DIY is the beginning of the season. While some things stay the same like repairing that faucet leak, or waterproofing the windows, others do not. What I mean is you just got tired of those curtains in the living room, or the wall paper in the office/play room/every day room. Or maybe even renovate that 1980's kitchen

Do It Yourselves are popping out everywhere and the below infographic will give you a few statistics on what they are using their money and what renovation project are hot. Read on and enjoy!

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Mistakes to Avoid While Moving

May is prime time for moving. People move so much during this month that even the Better Business Bureau released useful tips on the topic. "

According to Kare 11, “We have heard cases where literally a truck is in front of someone's house and they are like 'we are not unlocking this thing until you pay us more money,' and it does happen," said Dan Hendrickson, spokesperson for the BBB in Minnesota. Here are some tips to help your moving experience go as smooth as possible during this month:

• Check that the moving company is licensed – There are a lot of unscrupulous movers with less than honest business practices. To avoid this pitfall, only used licensed moving companies. In addition to checking the moving company’s certifications, also look for reviews on sites like Yelp or check to see if it has any complaints on sites like Ripoff Report.

• Plan ahead – Regardless of the amount of items you are moving, it is always good to have a plan in mind before you undertake this task. Give yourself at least three weeks to pack and arrange for…

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5 Reasons Why Self Storage Units Are Increasingly Popular

Popularity of Self Storage

Each year, thousands of US based businesses and individuals discover the virtually endless list of benefits ensured by convenient self-storage units. According to the data provided by the Self Storage Association, the storage unit leasing and renting sector is flourishing, generating a profit of no less than 24 billion dollars annually. In 2009, out of approximately 58,000 such storage facilities opened worldwide, more than 46,000 were based in the US. At this point, cheap self storage units are seen as an excellent alternative by people who have to relocate often, opt for a smaller house or apartment, travel extensively or de-clutter their homes. If you’re still wondering why these options are in high demand in 2015, keep reading to discover the main reasons why some families and companies just can’t imagine their future without a cost-effective self storage unit.

1. American Employees Are Mobile. A recent article published by The Economist reveals the fact that there is a strong connection between lifestyle choices and a pressing need for rented storage space. Some people are always on the run. They are constantly looking for better paid jobs, more exciting career opportunities,…

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The Popularity of Self Storage Units

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A Guide to Charity Contributions

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