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Snow Shoveling Tips to Avoid Injury

You don't need an injury during a snowstorm

Snow removal shovelThe"Historic Blizzard of 2015” did not deliver nearly as much snow as was anticipated for the Mid-Hudson Valley, but winter is far from over. With snow comes snow removal and shoveling that could cause injury. Here are some tips to get you through that next snowstorm injury free! First and foremost, you should check with your doctor to make sure you are indeed healthy enough for the task! Many...
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Organization Tips: Your Living Room

Keep your living room clutter free in 2015

In a perfect world, our houses would be organized and clutter-free. Overcrowding and built-up clutter cause many of our living rooms to look like a little too much living is going on inside. We have assembled some of our organization tips and tricks for giving your living room a much needed facelift to create an open, inviting living space. The best way to clear clutter is to empty out one piece of furniture at a time. We recommend starting...
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Are You Prepared for Life’s What If’s?

Insurance Can Make the What If's Less Scary

So, you’ve put your belongings in a storage unit, shut the door, closed the lock and walked away. Regardless of your reason for storing or what you’re storing, there is always that feeling of a weight being lifted off your shoulders as you drive away thinking, “Whew! That part of the move is done!” Though most self-storage facilities take great care of their properties and provide locking gates and security cameras, no one can be prepared for the “What...
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Employee Spotlight: Judy Motter

Meet our General Manager, Judy!

Judy Interview PictureJudy Motter is the General Manager of Guardian Self Storage. Take a minute to get to know Judy, we know you'll think she's great! We sure do! 1. How long have you been with Guardian Self Storage?

28 years & counting

 2. What Guardian Property/Properties do you work at?

I have the privilege of being the General Manager. I supervise all 13 properties. I do have an...

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Reusing Packing Paper

Have some extra packing paper from your move?

photo(5)Did you know that there are a lot of fun ways to reuse the packing paper we sell? At Guardian Self Storage we are all about finding interesting and creative ways to reuse your moving supplies after you’re done moving, so here are some of our favorites! For the Holidays: -       You can use the packing paper to wrap or add extra protection to those Christmas gifts being...
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How to Help Your Community This Holiday Season

It's the season of giving...

A big part of the holiday season is giving to those in need. Whether you are giving clothing, food, money or your time, helping those less fortunate is always appreciated. Helping the communities we live and work in is a very important part of our job at Guardian Self Storage. Throughout the year we help many local organizations with their initiatives as well as carrying out a few of our own! We participate in used clothing drives, coat drives, food drives...
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Seasonal Wardrobe Changes Made Easy

Don't let the stress of changing out your seasonal wardrobes keep you cold any longer!

different color clothesAs the cold settles in for the next few months, it is time to pull those winter clothes out of storage. Coats, hats, sweaters, snow pants, snow boots and more mean your closet will be filling up quickly. The quickest way to get some more space is to pack up all of those sundresses and shorts and move them to your...
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Employee Spotlight: George Fatizzi

Meet George Fatizzi!

Continuing our mgeorgeonthly employee spotlight, this month's featured employee is Guardian Self Storage Property Manager George Fatizzi! George has only been with us for a short amount of time but has made a huge impact on our customers! We have received great reviews from our customers including a 4.5 star rating on SpareFoot and this wonderful comment via email;

"My experience with storage was my first in 50 years. George Fatizzi assured me that all...

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20th Annual Coat Drive

October Brings Cooler Air and the Guardian Self Storage Coat Drive

Coat drive kids2014 marks the 20th year of the Dutchess Outreach Susan DeKeukelaere Memorial Coat Drive sponsored by Guardian Self Storage. Over the course of 20 years the coat drive has greatly expanded from our original partnership with Dutchess Outreach having 2 or 3 distribution sites. We now distribute through Dutchess Outreach at 7 sites, through the Orange County Office of the United Way and also through...
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Holiday Decoration Storage

The Holiday Season is Right Around the Corner

Christmas ornaments in cardboard box.Fall is here, and that means the holidays are just around the corner! Decorating is a fun way to show your holiday spirit, whether it is for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or any other holiday you may celebrate. Many people keep their seasonal decorations in a storage unit since storage space at home is limited and with the holidays being so close together, it can be...
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