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Spring has Sprung! Cleaning Tips and Tricks for Your Home

Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks for Your Home

 

Spring Time Chores

The robins have returned and the buds are bursting through their winter shells. The bright sunshine and warmer weather turns most of our thoughts to opening windows to let the stale winter air out and to freshen up our homes for the coming summer. Spring cleaning can be easy if you go about it with the right attitude and the correct...
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Top 10 Self Storage Tips You Didn’t Know

Top 10 Self Storage Tips 

  The big moving or cleaning day has arrived and you’re ready to move into your self storage unit. Surely you have planned for the basics, such as touring the facility, getting your unique key code for the gate and purchasing a lock for the door; but there are a few tips that may come as a surprise to you. Our experienced team of self storage professionals have a ton of knowledge they have gained over the years. They’ve compiled their Top 10...
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Is a Temperature Controlled Storage Unit Right for You?

Do I need a temperature controlled storage space?

  One of the most common questions we get at Guardian is about temperature controlled storage units. Since Guardian offers both standard and temperature controlled storage spaces, our primary goal is to match each customer with storage solution that best fits their needs.

What items need temperature-controlled storage?

Temperature controlled storage units in New YorkThe standard (or more common) storage unit is not too dissimilar to most unheated home garages. For some self-storage customers,...
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5 Big Reasons Why College Students Should Store Their Stuff Over Break

5 Big Reasons Why College Students Should Store Their Stuff Over Break

Self Storage for College StudentsAfter your last final is turned in and your last essay written, it's time for winter break. This may mean that you'll be planning a trip back to your hometown for the holidays and some long awaited home-cooking, or perhaps an opportune time to relocate to a new place with some close friends. Whatever your situation...

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Defeat Holiday Clutter with Self Storage Units

Defeat Holiday Clutter with Self Storage Units

 

Self Storage Units for Holiday SuppliesWith the holidays approaching, it's time to start thinking about gifts, parties, out-of-town guests, and all the other exciting things that come this time of year. There are decorations to put up, meals to be cooked, and a long list of preparations to be made. Staying organized and keeping clutter at bay will make sure your holiday plans go off without a...

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Thinking Outside the Box

7 Fun Things to do with Old Moving Boxes

 

Fun ideas for kids using old moving boxes.Your long-awaited moving day has finally come and gone and now you are in your new place. Furniture has been arranged and your other belongings have found new homes as well. Now, what to do about those boxes - piles and piles of moving boxes that were once a valuable commodity in your packing experience are now...

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Packing Peanuts: Beyond the Box

Packing Peanuts Are Not Only For Packing: Repurpose, Reuse, and Recycle!

 

Packing Peanut Reuse Ideas You just received a box containing a fragile item – perhaps a delicate porcelain figurine, or a wall clock – something that needs lots of protection against bumps and bangs during the shipping process. Clearly the box it came in is much larger than the item. You open the top of the box and find a sea of packing peanuts –...

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6 Family Friendly Games to Play in the Car

Are We There Yet?

6 Family Friendly Games to Play in the Car

 

Games-For-Kids-In-The-CarMoving is hard enough without your children complaining about a lengthy car ride…

Remembering to keep games in the car is a hassle and it can take up precious space that you sometimes cannot afford. Watching movies in the car can be a good way to entertain your kids, but not the best way to encourage interaction and fun family conversation.

Keeping...

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Tips for Packing Fragile Items

Protecting Your Fragile Items When Packing

 

Tips-Storing-Fragile-Items-Guardian-Self-StorageWhen packing your items for shipping or storing, you need to protect your fragile pieces with packaging material that will keep them safe from bumps, vibrations, or shocks of any kind.  You need to consider how to pack the items in the box so that they don’t shift, can withstand being moved by hand or by cart, and can be placed in a car trunk, or stacked in...

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Self Storage for Business Documents

Business File Storage | Guardian Self Storage | Hudson Valley Self StorageEven in today’s electronic world, many businesses and government agencies have hardcopy paper documents that are filed and stored often taking up too much space. But how can you avoid taking up all that space in your office?  Many businesses have found that storing these files in self-storage units is the best solution.

As the volume of paper records outgrows the business space...

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