12 Questions to Ask Before You Rent a Storage Unit

You have questions, we have answers. We get it. Finding a place to store your stuff easily, safely, and confidently can be stressful. Before you commit to a storage unit, make sure you get answers to these questions. Question #1: Are there any additional fees besides my rent when I move in? Answer: Most storage … Read more

Accessorizing Your Storage Unit: Organization for the Organizationally Challenged

There are two types of people in this world: Those who clean and those who hide their messes from out of plain view. Both kinds of people can benefit from a storage unit, but only one will truly prosper. Do you associate yourself with the latter camp? Fear not, for the Type A personalities among … Read more

Tips for Storing Camping Gear

Camping is about finding peace in the remote wilderness. It’s about the animalistic freedom of going without a shower for days on end. The taste of smoky campfire goodness that somehow makes an ordinary hot dog feel gourmet. And for the risk-tolerant, it’s the thrill of playing giardia roulette whenever your open mouth comes in … Read more

Home Renovation Storage Tips

college student with box

Rotting wood. Hideous linoleum. A hole in your roof. Ah yes, the joys of homeownership. Maybe you’re a first-time homeowner, and you’re just brimming with naive optimism about how much fun you’re going to have while renovating your new house. Perhaps you’ve been shacking up in the most expensive thing you’ve ever purchased for decades, … Read more

Self Storage Tips for PNW Weather

To live in the Pacific Northwest, you have to be a pro at dealing with wet weather. Rain, sprinkle, drizzle, shower, pour — these are all words to describe the vast variety of condensation in Oregon and Washington. Rain is what keeps our home so lush and beautiful, but that doesn’t mean we always like … Read more

Self Storage for Portland, OR, Music Lovers

blank records sprawled across a wooden table

You always know who’s headlining at the Aladdin. The crew at Beacon Sound greets you by name. You collect vintage vinyl and sometimes even play local gigs. You’re a music lover living the good life, but you can always use a little more space here in Portland, OR. Storage units are an affordable ticket to … Read more

Summer Break Made Simple with Self Storage

woman putting books into boxes

The end of the spring semester is an exciting time for students in Portland, OR. The upcoming summer months mean warm-weather fun and freedom from your school schedule, but they also signal a break from friends you’ve made throughout the year(s). With so much to focus on before school ends, getting organized may have escaped … Read more

3 Ways to Use Self Storage During Garage Sale Season

furniture sitting on driveway

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

DIY Secret Household Storage Space

Storage boxes on shelves on wall

Running out of traditional storage spaces in your home? If your cupboards, attic, basement, cabinets and other storage areas are bursting at their seams, you have two main options: Get rid of some things, or start getting creative about where you store items. Many hidden, unused parts of the home can double as places to … Read more