Vehicle Storage Tips: When to Store a Car

For many people their car or truck is something they use every day.  This isn’t always the case, though.  Here are some vehicle storage tips about when it’s best to keep your treasured ride at a Handy Space facility: When the risk of theft is high. You just spent $25,000.00 restoring that ’57 Chevy.  You […]

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Short-Term Self-Storage for College Students

Attending college creates job opportunities and higher pay. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your point of view), the college with your desired degree may be miles away from wherever you call home. You may have an apartment full of furniture, cookware, and odds and ends of personal value. You may be embarking on a college […]

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Self-Storage Organization: De-clutter Your Home

Every homeowner can benefit from self-storage organization. Traditional storage advice holds that there are five main reasons to use self-storage, known as the five S’s: Seasonal, Space, Special interest, Selling, and Security. The small investment you make in a month-to-month insulated storage space can yield great rewards. By following this storage advice, homeowners gain time, […]

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Storage Unit Tips: Creative Packing Ideas

Renting a storage space is the ideal solution for eradicating clutter from your home or garage, while allowing you to keep belongings you would rather not part with. However, a cluttered storage space is almost as bad as a cluttered home. You need to be able to find the things you store when you need […]

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Garage Cleaning Tips: What to Keep, What to Store

Your garage is a great place to store belongings which you may need readily available. Unfortunately, once you begin using it as storage space, things can get out of hand. After all, you should be able to use it for its intended purpose: housing your car. If your garage has become a cluttered mess of […]

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Public Mini Storage Units

Whatever your reasons for deciding to rent a storage unit, you need to decide which company to trust with your belongings; not all public mini storage units are created equal.  Some companies charge exorbitant prices without offering helpful features. Other companies may charge next to nothing, but give you no peace of mind. Handy Space […]

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6 Eco-Friendly Self-Storage Tips

Most people don’t think about the environment and storage in the same context, but we can be eco-friendly in all aspects of our lives. Here are six self-storage tips to help people and the planet. Insulated storage Some people store their belongings in outdoor sheds or unfinished basements, where the items get damaged and wind […]

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Universal Packing List for Moving

Whether you are moving unused yet treasured belongings into a storage space or moving into a new home, you need tools to help you organize and transport your belongings. Fragile things need to be protected, while sturdier items need to be made easier to carry. An ample supply of packing tools can make this process […]

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Where to Find Cardboard Moving Boxes

An organized move is an easier move. Whether you are moving your belongings to a storage space, cleaning your garage, or moving into a new home, cardboard moving boxes are the most affordable solution. However, finding enough boxes to accommodate your belongings can prove an arduous task. Too many small boxes can create a confusing […]

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Seasonal Storage: Putting Your Holiday Décor in Self-Storage

Most families change things around with the seasons. This is particularly true with holiday decorations, but families also commonly store summer and winter clothes, bedding, sports equipment (yes, those golf clubs), gardening tools, lawn mowers and snow blowers, and larger items such as snowmobiles, personal watercraft, boats and recreational vehicles (for which covered storage is […]

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