Monthly Archives: October 2013

Big Tex - Vital Statistics

Vital Stats of Big Tex

Big Tex has been an iconic figure at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas since 1952. With the unfortunate fire in 2012 that consumed Big Tex, 2013 ushered in a new Big Tex. State Fair officials worked diligently to create the new statue and the iconic figure was unveiled to the public on September 27, 2013. In our Vital Stats of Big Tex infographic we take a look at some of the incredible statistics on this statue.

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Moving Supply List

Must Have Moving Supplies

There’s something about self storage that brings out your hidden powers of organization especially when you’re in the middle of a move. It’s satisfying to access things whenever you need them, and smart packing keeps it all in great shape. Whether you’re naturally talented at the art of organizing or just need some practical ideas, here’s a handy list of must-have moving supplies. Continue reading

Packing Glassware

Packing Tips To Keep Your Glassware Safe

While moving items such as clothes and toys is generally an easy task, moving breakable items like glassware can prove much more challenging. Glassware needs to be packed with the right packing supplies  in just the right way to ensure that the pieces are not broken in transit. The following steps will help you pack your glassware safely so it gets to either the storage facility or your new home in perfect condition. Continue reading

Safely Storing Photographs

How To Keep Your Photos Safe In Self Storage

Since 1976, our customers have trusted us with storing their personal belongings like clothing, washer and dryers and furniture. But one of the most cherished items our customers place in storage are their personal photographs. While most household items can be replaced, family photographs can’t. So we put together a list of storage tips to help you safely store you photos in an rented storage unit from Assured Self Storage. Continue reading