It is very common for people to find themselves in situations where they need a place to store many of their belongings. As a resident, you need to decide on which self storage company in Dallas to use. The best way to decide on where to store your personal items is to take the time and make an informed decision. Too many people do not know anything about the company they leave their items with. Often times, these people end up with huge problems. They might lose hundreds or thousands of dollars because of theft or damaged items. Many items in storage also have sentimental value that can never be regained. The self storage company you choose should make protecting your personal property its top priority. You also want to be sure you choose a business that offers services that fit your lifestyle and has great customer service. Here are some things to consider when choosing a Dallas storage facility. Continue reading
The infographic, Cardboard Boxes by the Numbers – Recycling Stats, highlights how important recycling cardboard boxes are for the environment. Currently there are over 400 million tons of paper and cardboard being produced worldwide. Cardboard is the biggest component in anyone’s trash and the largest manufactured product in the waste stream (by weight). There is approximately 24.1 million tons of cardboard discarded each year due to the fact that 90% of items shipped within the United States are packaged in cardboard. Continue reading
You’re renting a metal room with a padlocked door, so why pay more than a cut rate? It’s smart to look for the best deal, but a cheap storage unit costs more in the long run than a few dollars saved on monthly fees. Before you sign the lease, think about the things that aren’t included at that bargain facility.
Security for Your Stuff
You wouldn’t sleep with just one door locked at home, so why rely on a storage facility that only provides the basics? A reputable self storage facility keeps your possessions safe with security strategies that include lighting systems, entry gate key codes, camera surveillance and password-only access to unit buildings. The weather doesn’t have to break in to cause problems like mold and mildew, but a climate-controlled environment secures your things against the elements. Automated sprinklers and alarm systems protect the premises against fire, and on-site management adds even more security to a professional self storage facility. Continue reading
When you store your rug at a self storage facility, there are several preparation tips you need to consider for both long-term and short-term storage. These rug storage tips will help keep your rug in top shape until the next time you need it.
1. Make sure your rug is clean before placing it in storage. Any food particles that are left behind can attract bugs and pests. Also, dirt that is smashed into the fibers and left to sit for years can eventually cause your rug to dry rot. Take your rug to a specialty cleaner or use a self cleaner to get rid of any foreign particles before storage. After cleaning, you may want to apply odorless insect repellant on the outer layer on the rug (read the label before applying). There are some natural pest control remedies like MothFree that will help keep away moths and carpet beetles. Continue reading
Space maybe at a premium around you house and large unused items like a mattress can easily take up a significant amount of it. To help free up space in the house many Dallas-Fort Worth homeowners and renters decide to store their mattresses in a local self storage unit.
Even when taking advantage of the benefits that self storage has to offer, there are a few things that the individuals will need to do to help protect the mattress while in storage. These simple tips can help avoid some of the most common types of damage that can occur while storing this type of furniture. Continue reading
Storage may not seem high on the list of priorities for college students, but for students of Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas who are planning on living in a tiny dorm room or apartment close to campus, storage is a major issue worth considering. Thankfully, Assured Self Storage near Eastfield College provides the perfect solution for those who need to take important personal items with them when they head off to school. With their personal items safe and secure, students can remain focused on their studies and enjoy the college experience, not spend their time worrying about the well-being of their prized possessions.
When the fall semester rolls around, Eastfield college students often find that they have brought far too much furniture or personal belongings to comfortably fit in their new cramped quarters. Assured Self Storage is the ideal solution to this often overlooked problem, providing students and parents with added peace of mind during this exciting time. Continue reading
It can be hard to know what to bring and what to leave behind when moving away from home for the first time. Dorm sizes and regulations vary as do apartments. Most college students also have roommates and may end up duplicating appliances and other necessities. Rather than leaving behind their furniture and other possessions, North Lake College students can bring them along and store the excess in a unit at our Irving storage facility. No need to send already packed and transported items back home! Continue reading
We all laugh at the scene from ‘Christmas Vacation’ where Clark asks Rusty to help with the Christmas lights, then hands him a giant tangled ball of lights. What is funny on screen is not so funny when it’s real life. Each year we ask ourselves why we didn’t take the time to untangle and organize the lights last year. Make this the year that you put your lights away tangle-free so that next year’s tree decorating party is a joy rather than a pain.
There are numerous ways that you can store your light strings to save storage space and keep them tangle free. Here are our top tips on how to store Christmas lights: Continue reading
Assured Self Storage is proud to sponsor the North Texas Great Santa Run in Plano, Texas. This 5K run and 1-mile fun walk benefits My Possibilities, a non-profit providing continuing education and vocational training for adults with cognitive disabilities. The race features over 4,000 spirited Santas and will be held on Saturday, December 14th from 8:00am to noon. Each participant will receive a Santa suit! You can find more information about this race on the official North Texas Great Santa Run website.
Whether just getting started or having an established lawn care business in Dallas, you know that your business depends upon your trailer and the landscaping equipment it carries. If one morning you found that this vital equipment was stolen, your business could be severely disrupted or even forced to shut down.
At Assured Self Storage we have been helping business owners in Dallas and throughout the state of Texas to make use of their local self storage facility to hold and protect their invaluable equipment while they sleep at night. Here are a couple of benefits for a landscaping company to keep their lawn equipment housed in a secured storage unit. Continue reading