How to Build a Library in Your Home

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Whether you’re driving to nearby Portland to attend Wordstock – Portland’s premier literary festival – or down the road to the Hillsboro public library, the month of November is all about celebrating the literary world. Known as Novel Writing Month and with Book Lover’s Day right around the corner, we’d like to take the time … Read more

City Spotlight: Beaverton, OR

Beaverton, Oregon

Northwest Self Storage is proud to call Beaverton, Oregon home to one of our top-notch storage facilities, but as much as we love to brag – that’s not the only great thing about living in Beaverton. Not even close, in fact, and that’s saying a lot. Named Money Magazine’s 100 best places to live a … Read more

Storing Your Winter Clothes

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In a perfect world, you’d have unlimited closet space and plenty of room for your winter clothes without the need to store them away. Living in Centralia Washington, though, you know how much space those bulky sweaters, thick jeans and oversized coats can take up. When it’s time to store your winter clothes, look to … Read more

Amazing Storage Unit Auctions Finds

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People have searched for lost treasures long before the show “Storage Wars” hit the air. Though not all Northwest Self Storage units contain hidden treasures worth thousands, some auction finds can yield a hefty return on your investment. If you’ve never thought about attending storage auctions in Vancouver, Washington before, these stories might just interest … Read more

3 Ways to Use Self Storage During Garage Sale Season

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Located in the heart of Oregon’s farmlands, Canby overflows with small town charm and scenic views. Home to more than 15,000 people, this town is full of entertainment. And as the ideal place to raise a family, Canby isn’t short on activities. As winter weather disappears and temperatures start to rise, Canby residents start prepare … Read more

Making Your Perfect Craft Room

Pencils, papers, markers and other crafts on wood table

As a crafter, you know how tricky it can be to keep projects organized and under control. Arts and crafts are a lot of fun, but they typically involve lots of different supplies. Also, you need a decent-sized work area, and keeping it clear of various odds and ends can be a challenge. If you … Read more

How to Organize your Storage Unit

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The secret to stress-free Northwest Self Storage solutions is keeping everything organized. Just because you don’t live in your storage unit doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be neat. There are several ways to maximize the space in storage units that will make the trip to “get something out of storage” a breeze. Here are three self … Read more

June is for Fishing

Did you know that June 18th is the official “Go Fishing Day”? Actually, the whole month of June is an ideal time to get out your fishing gear and enjoy this fun sport. Many people like to keep all their fishing tackle tucked away in storage units in Bend, Oregon, storage units in Portland, Oregon … Read more

Storing Your Summer Toys

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 … Read more