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July 18, 2019

Storing Your Vintage Motorcycle or Scooter

Storing a vintage motorcycle needs proper preparation and the right storage unit.

Vintage motorcycles are beautiful pieces of mechanical art; indeed, they are often classified as a “collection,” especially by insurers. Owning a vintage motorcycle can be a costly and time-consuming investment. They require a greater amount of care and maintenance to keep their vintage metalwork, gears, and engines in top shape when compared with newer bikes. To preserve their beauty and mechanical structure, most classic motorcycles need to be stored properly. An improperly-stored vintage motorcycle can be vulnerable to harmful elements, such as rust, corrosion, and humidity, potentially undoing all the hard work you put into restoring it. Storing your motorbike is also a security issue you need to consider. In some cases, your garage may not be the best storage…

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June 18, 2019

How to Maximize Your Unit’s Storage Space

Plan out your storage using graph paper

Storage units are a convenient way of keeping items when you don’t need them yet. Whether you’re storing off-season clothes, storing things for a move, or archiving business files, a storage unit is great for opening up more space at home. However, the unit isn’t unlimited, and it’s easy to run out of room if things aren’t organized properly. It’s vital you know how to pack your storage unit to store your items more efficiently. Try these tips to help maximize your space and get the most out of your storage unit. Keep An Inventory Before you start, make a list of everything you’re putting in your storage unit. This will help you to keep track of everything in the…

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May 27, 2019

What To Do With Your Empty Nest

After devoting their lives to raising a family, parents often feel an emptiness when their last child moves out. The family dynamic must adapt to the adjustments of the child leaving home. Parents often need to get to know each other as a couple again as opposed to filling their roles as parents, and the child must learn to navigate the world as an independent person. In addition, the parents must decide what they will do with the now-empty rooms. Do they repurpose them into guest rooms, hobby rooms and offices, or do they downsize to a smaller house or condo? What is Empty Nest Syndrome? Empty Nest Syndrome is not a clinical disorder; however, it is a real series…

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April 16, 2019

Tips For Decluttering Your Small Apartment: What To Do With All Your Stuff?

For many of us, a small apartment is a way to afford a bit of freedom, and have a place of our own. Small apartments also mean tight quarters and a lack of storage. With a small apartment, it isn’t easy to stay organized and finding room for your cherished possessions can be challenging. Once you’ve cleared the clutter, what do you do if you don’t have room for the items that you do need to keep? Here are some tips and tricks for tidying your small space and making the most of your storage space options. How to Declutter: Start Small – Experts advise to work room by room and think about starting slow, so you don’t get overwhelmed….

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March 31, 2017

Vital Steps To Keep Your Computer Safe In Storage

Keep Your Computer Safe In Storage If you’re heading out of the country for an extended period of time, or need to keep older-but-still-useful computer systems in storage, it’s important to prepare the equipment to protect it. Before choosing a temporary home for your hardware, follow these guidelines: Check Computer Cleanliness One of the biggest threats to computers in long-term storage is dust collection and corrosion. Although corrosion might seem the bigger problem due to metals breaking apart, dust is an immediate concern. Any desktop or laptop computer can generate a lot of heat. Processor heat is the biggest contributor, and computers have fail-safes to shut down the system before a fire can start. When dust collects in the system,…

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November 29, 2016

Ways to Keep Your Files Safe and Secure

All businesses eventually run out of room and need more space to house documents and other important paperwork involved in running a company. There are several reasons to store important documents in a storage facility away from the “bricks and mortar” of the business itself. Safe Storage for Business Documents Sometimes companies are required to keep certain paperwork for several years. Those kinds of documents can include past tax documents, legal papers, and past policies and procedures. If there isn’t enough room to store all documents on site, a good choice is to move files into a storage facility. A lot of small business can’t consider changing locations or adding to their building size, but still have to hold on…

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February 10, 2016

7 Smart And Decorative Storage Tips For Small Bedrooms

organized closet

Unless you regularly hold garage sales, it is inevitable that you will accumulate stuff. Many times, our desire for options lead to more than we can handle. No matter the reason, storage is an issue most homeowners can bond over, and owners or renters of small apartments and bedrooms have the worst time finding a place for everything. Here you will find storage tips for the bedroom that are practical and attractive. 1. The more shelves, the better. The sky is the limit with shelving. Mount shelves on the walls, under windows, over beds and along closet walls to increase your storage space for things both big and small. Mount multiple shelves on one wall, one over the other, for…

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