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  • Tips On Limiting Moisture In Your Storage Unit

    Moisture damage is often a major concern for anyone storing their belongings in a storage unit (like those at Queensborough Mini Storage public storage), especially during a hot, humid summer. Excessive dampness in your unit can promote mold and pest infestation, speed up rotting on wooden and leather items and even cause rusting on metal items, so reducing moisture accumulation is an imperative step to keeping your prized possessions safe. [Read More]

  • 5 Items Found in the House to Repurpose for Home and Self-Storage Purposes

    If you are tired of dealing with the clutter in your home or you need to store some of your items in a self-storage unit, here are five household items that can be recycled to use for home storage or self-storage purposes: 1. Toilet Paper and Paper Towel Rolls When you try to store electronics with long cables and cords, they can often get tangled up and get out of control. [Read More]

  • Five Tips To Guarantee A Smooth Move Across The Country With Cats

    Most people have a fine time with adjusting to a new home, but this cannot always be said for pets. While dogs are fairly adaptable, cats can have a tough time moving to a new place, so you must put in additional effort to make sure they have a comfortable move, which will naturally improve your move as well. Following the tips below will give you the tools you need to accomplish this goal. [Read More]

  • Optimize Your Moving Truck Space: Do Not Move These Items While Empty

    When moving, it pays to optimize your use of space. Namely, in most cases, you pay less money for smaller trucks, and that means that the more densely you can pack, the better. To that end, you want to fill up every nook and cranny possible. To help you optimize the space on your moving truck, here are four types of items you should not move empty: 1. Dressers As you pack, you will need to pack the clothing from your closet in boxes, but you do not need to pack the clothing from your dresser drawers. [Read More]

  • 4 Things That You Shouldn't Do When Hiring Professional Movers

    If you're like many people, the idea of moving can seem like a big deal. A lot of families don't like to move any more often than they have to, and you might not be accustomed to hiring movers or going through the moving process. Luckily, hiring a good moving company can make things a whole lot easier. Just make sure that you don't do these four things, and you're sure to find that the process will go a lot more smoothly. [Read More]