Whether you are leaving town for an extended business trip or own a car that you only drive in the summer, there are many reasons that you may occasionally need to store a car for a long period of time. Car storage requires more than simply covering and leaving it in a driveway or garage. Preparing your car correctly for long-term storage will prevent common issues such as ruined tires and damaged parts. Here are a few things you can do to prepare your car for a season in your CubeSmart cube.
Is your home short on square footage? The bigger the city, the smaller the square footage seems to be. This can be challenging and downright claustrophobic at times. It doesn't take much to feel overwhelmed in a cramped space because no matter how big or small, you fill the space you live in. These tips will help you get creative with small space living, where every inch is an opportunity.
According to Psychology Today, "collecting is primordial; it's who we are." Investment, memory keepsakes, socializing, and research are all motivations for collecting items. Some collections reveal changes over time and share information about the world at the time it was created. Other collections appeal to a wide audience and can be quite valuable and prized. Some items are just weird things to collect.
Sometimes houses and apartments can be like living in a puzzle, even more so if you live in a small space. Hopefully, putting all the pieces together correctly will give you enough room to live your life in your home.
Shirts and blouses, underwear and socks, pants and shorts, sweaters, scarves, shoes, toiletries and personal items, travel documents, electronics, and more all need to fit in a pack that you carry on your back. It sounds like a lot already without itemizing everything you will want to take. How on earth do you pack everything you need so that it fits in your backpack? What are the necessities and what should you leave in storage? Packing smart for a European adventure takes planning, a bit of confidence, and a bit of creativity.
Hard decisions will need to be made like what to do with that sweater you haven't worn in three years, but fashionistas will be delighted with these space maximizing hacks for clothing collections and accessories. After all you have to make room for next season’s must haves!
Are you moving into the city for a shorter commute? Maybe you're moving in with your new spouse, or perhaps your kids just got their own apartment. Whatever your reason for downsizing, moving into a small living space is a big project. Using self-storage is one way to make the downsizing process easier. Here are some ways it can help.
Many leases come to an end during the summer and especially at the end of the school year. A little planning in the weeks prior to your move-out can help keep you on schedule and ensure you receive as much of your deposit back as possible. This checklist of 6 steps for an apartment move-out is a handy guide to make the transition go smoothly.
With a little sweat equity and a bit of creativity, shipping pallets can be repurposed into just about anything – and usually they are free. Because of this, pallets are among diyers' favorite materials with which to work. The popularity has provided some great ideas to not only do yourself, but also to draw inspiration from for your own creation. They are marvelous for creating solutions for kitchen storage, bathroom storage, garage storage, garden storage, and closet storage and organization. Read on for 8 great storage ideas.
Spring is here, and we all know what that means – spring cleaning is upon us. But this year, we urge you to spice it up by spring cleaning like your favorite TV housekeeper! Which one matches your personality? Read on to find out!