Monthly Archives: July 2012

Moving Truck Packing Tips | Getting Ready to Move | Boxes Self Storage Dallas TX

6 Helpful Tips for Loading a Moving Truck

Assured Self Storage has some helpful storage tips for packing a house into a moving van safely and securely.

If you’ve ever had to pack your household into a moving truck, you’re aware of how tedious, nerve-wracking, and, at times, heartbreaking (ever loaded half the truck only to find that it needs to be unpacked and reorganized?) the process can be. We’ve had a lot of experience with packing and unpacking moving trucks amongst all our Dallas TX storage locations and so we’ve compiled 6 tips that will make packing an entire house into a moving truck simpler and easier.

1. Protect Furniture & Appliances Using Blankets & Padding

This might be old news for seasoned movers, but protecting the items going into the moving truck is important and so this tip is worth repeating. Appliances, white, black or stainless steel, can scratch and dent easily. Wooden or painted furniture can also be easily damaged. Boxes and bins will be stacked on top of larger objects, and items can easily shift while traveling. Packing the truck carefully and keeping items secure can still result in damage to belongings if pads and packing supplies isn’t used. It would be disappointing to move into a new home with newly damaged furniture.

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Rascal Flatts


***Win FREE Tickets to Rascal Flatts***


Rascal Flatts will be playing the Gexa Energy Pavilion located in Fair Park on July 13th @  7pm! There are two ways to win; 1. Use the entry form below. 2. Become a Fan of Assured Self Storage on Facebook and comment on the Rascal Flatts picture. We will be giving away two sets of 4 tickets to the concert. The winner will be drawn and announced on our facebook page today at 5pm. Good Luck!

And the WINNERS are Stephanie Shaffer & Kristin Morris!!! Congratulations on winning 4 tickets each to see Rasal Flatts & Little Big Town next Friday, July 13th @ 7pm at the Gexa Energy Pavilion in Fair Park.

Bike and Shelving Storage Unit | Assured Self Storage Solutions

Assured Self Storage & Pinterest – Come See What We’ve Been Pinning!

Assured Self Storage has discovered Pinterest! We’ve been pinning away, discovering creative organizing solutions, useful DIY projects and guides to making the most of our Dallas TX storage units with shelving, bins, boxes and labels. We’d love to share our latest finds and tips with you and if you enjoy this be sure to follow us on Pinterest and check out the rest of our boards.

Sports Equipment Storage Unit

This bike rack and shelving unit is a great option for storing sports equipment without requiring drilling and screwing into walls (not an option in a self storage unit). Hang your bike out of the way of clunky boxes and furniture and safely store helmets, pumps, tools and any other item needing safekeeping. Find information at this exceptional addition to your storage organization at Apartment Therapy.

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