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How to Pack a Cooler for Football Season


The twilight of beach season is upon us and soon the air will turn crisp. Football fans rejoice this time of year. For the true fan of the sport, there are only two seasons: football season and waiting for football season. More so than any other time of year, legions of fans are stadium-bound for home game celebrations that are not just a tailgate party, but a lifestyle. With tailgates come food, drink, and the possibility of a disaster of gastronomic proportions. Whether enjoying the last of the summer sunsets at the beach, camping, or tailgating, knowing how to pack a cooler will help avoid putting a damper on yours and everyone else's enjoyment.

12 Dorm Room Organization Hacks

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Every penny counts while going school, so these dorm room organization hacks will save space, keep your dorm organized, and help keep your sanity without emptying your wallet. Use these ideas to keep your head and room free from clutter throughout the school year.

Best of Business Self-Storage Call Center

ISS Best Of Business Self Storage Call Center

Our award-winning call center has done it again! Inside Self-Storage’s 2015 Best of Business reader-choice poll, an annual campaign that solicits “Best of Business” votes from self-storage industry professionals, has honored CubeSmart with the Best Call-Center Services award. This is the second time CubeSmart has been recognized for Best Call-Center Services by ISS readers – the first being in 2013.

11 Super Creative Outdoor Upcycle Ideas

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The creators of these super creative outdoor projects saw value in discarded, ultra-cheap items and sweat equity. The resulting products are unique container gardens, garden art, sustainable tools and more. Here are 11 outdoor upcycling projects that will ensure you hang out in your yard and have some fun doing it.

6 Creative Ways to Upcycle a Grill

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Grilling season is far from over, but what do you do with a grill when its hot dog grilling days are over? Whether you are a master BBQer or just like the taste of food grilled on the open flame, these upcycled grills are sure to make your mouth water. In honor of the Dog Days of summer, check out these 6 creative ways to give your old grill life after searing its last T-bone. Let us know which of these projects is your favorite in the comment section below.

4 Amazing Attic Treasures

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Oftentimes, treasures saved from childhood or family heirlooms that have been passed down through the generations end up collecting dust as the years go by. Paintings, toys, jewelry, and other mementos could be treasure hidden under your roof.

Making Room for Baby in a Small Space


When you bring your baby home from the hospital, you may go into panic mode thinking that your space is just too tiny for everything that comes with your bundle of joy. However, with a little creativity and organizing, you can all survive comfortably in your small home. You can make use of a few of the following tips and turn your small space into a great place to raise your family.

Tips for Long-Term Car Storage


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.

Big Tips for Small Space Living

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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.

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