Monthly Archives: November 2013

North Lake College Storage in Irving, TX

North Lake College - Irving, TexasIt 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

How To Store Holiday Lights

Storing Christmas LightsWe 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

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Assured Self Storage Sponsors The North Texas Great Santa Run

Santa Run 5K - Plano, Texas

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.

Benefits of Using A Self Storage Facility To Store Your Landscaping Equipment

Landscaping Company TruckWhether 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

5 Mistakes You Can Make When Storing Your Items

Top Storage MIstakesSelf storage is your salvation for everything from major relocations to freeing up space around the house. It’s also an affordable business solution for extra equipment and excess inventory. Thinking ahead makes a big difference, so sort through your storage options, and head off potential problems. Here are five storage mistakes that are easy to make and even easier to avoid. Continue reading

Storing Your Boat At A Self Storage Facility

Winter Boat StorageFirst time boat owners will be surprised to learn that the winter months can be especially rough on their boat. Months of inactivity can accelerate wear and tear on their watercraft, as well as contribute to internal issues the next time they choose to bring it out on the water. A boat can be damaged in many ways if it is not properly treated for the winter, such as: rust corrosion, moisture can freeze and spread through the engine, the motor’s lubrication can congeal, and various other types of damage can settle in during the coldest part of the year. These issues, which are both cosmetic and internal, can require a lot of money to fix. Thankfully, though, there are a number of steps a boat owner can take to properly winterize their boat before storing it at a self storage facility during the winter. Continue reading