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Worried about flooding? Keep your valuables safe and dry with Northwest Self Storage.

flooding December 17, 2013

As a resident of Washington or Oregon, you are probably well aware of the devastation that floods can cause. Not only can flooding be potentially dangerous and emotionally traumatic, it can also cause substantial damage to your home and property. Keeping some valuables in a secure self storage facility is one way to protect your […]

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Prepare for your storage unit before the weather gets you!

Frozen bike December 11, 2013

Winter weather in the Pacific Northwest has a reputation for being cold, wet, and generally miserable. Unless your belongings are sheltered appropriately, this nasty weather can destroy your treasured property. Storage also ensures that seasonal items will not clutter your home. Here are some tips to prepare for winter self storage: Invest in Appropriate Containers: […]

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What Can I Put in Self Storage?

A room with items for self storage. November 6, 2013

Self storage units are beneficial when you need more space in your home or office. Instead of buying a bigger space or selling off your possessions, you can utilize self storage units. Self storage can be especially useful when you are moving to a new house, apartment or place of business. Some people must wait […]

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Tips for storing clothing: Keep it Cool, Clean, Dark & Dry at Northwest Self Storage

Clothes spilling out of drawers October 30, 2013

With the chilly winter months fast approaching, it?s time to dig out your favorite sweaters, hats and scarves and pack away your swimsuits, shorts and flip-flops. Switching out seasonal clothing is an excellent way to save space. To make room in your closet for your favorite winter apparel, consider taking advantage of the fantastic self […]

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Storing Your Summer Toys

Couple on a jet ski in the water

As autumn continues to progress and summer is left far behind, you will want to begin thinking about moving your summer toys into winter storage. With a few tried-and-true self storage tips and some attention to detail, you can ensure that your cherished items come through the cold months without any problems. When spring arrives […]

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Best Times To Make A Move

A little-known but quite true fact is that there are such things as ?good? and ?bad? times to move. Certain times of day, days of the week, time of the month, and times of year present more efficient and cost-effective backdrops for physical relocation. As the law of supply and demand dictates, you will have […]

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