How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget

December 18, 2019
When you’re on a budget, those fancy decorations need to take a backseat. There are so many ways to create a festive atmosphere for Christmas without breaking the bank before you even shop for gifts. Here are some ideas to help out with your Christmas decorating strategy. Try Used So many people give away old decorations for the sole purpose of upgrading their own Christmas style. Their loss is your gain! Try sites like Offer Up or Craigslist for free or bargain priced items. You can also find great Christmas treasures at local thrift stores. Reuse Ditch that expensive fresh… Read More

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Guide to Spring Cleaning

March 26, 2019
It’s spring time! The butterflies are migrating through California and the pollen is flowing through the air. Here are some tips to help you get going on your spring cleaning projects. Do it Step by Step! Move the appliances and furniture out of the way. Food, dust, cobwebs, and lost items tend to collect behind them. Refrigerator – Get in… Read More
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Elf on the Shelf Fun

December 27, 2018
This was our first year implementing Elf on the Shelf in our holiday routine. How can you say “no” when your 6-year-old daughter excitedly asks for one? Buying the Elf So, I went on the hunt. The high cost of the elf surprised me a bit. Reluctantly, I bought the elf and started to think up ideas to surprise my… Read More

Getting Prepared for the Holidays

October 29, 2018
It’s holiday time again people! It smells like pumpkin spice and the Christmas decorations are in stores before Halloween. I started drinking eggnog on the first day of fall, but… Read More
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How to Organize the Medicine Cabinet

October 24, 2018
Looking to organize your medicine cabinet in time for flu season? Check out these tips from our Manager Aimee! Get Started! Categorize by Shelf You might need to change the… Read More
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What to Do with All Your Child’s Art and School Work Keepsakes

August 20, 2018
Since my daughter started school this year, we have accumulated a collection of artwork from her class, daycare, and just for fun. With her developing reading and writing skills, I… Read More
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Tips for Back to School Shopping

July 16, 2018
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92128 of San Diego CA

June 25, 2018
About The 92128 community of San Diego, CA is in the Northeast end of San Diego near Black Mountain Open Space Park. 92128 is North of Downtown San Diego and… Read More

What Can Not be Stored in a Storage Unit

May 14, 2018
Not sure what you can’t store? Check out this list our Manager submitted to help you as you’re planning. Storage No No’s First and foremost, do not EVER try to… Read More

Who to Notify When you Move

April 5, 2018
Not sure who to notify when you move? Check out this list! Post Office The post office will forward your mail to your new address temporarily. This should give you… Read More

Tips to Declutter Your Schedule

March 22, 2018
Have you found yourself struggling to balance your time? Are you getting confused with dates and plans? Maybe you are finding that each day is completely booked with time for… Read More

Tips For a Stress Free Move

February 14, 2018
Planning to move? Worried it’s going to be stressful? Check out these tips for a stress free move!   Plan Ahead Make a list of what steps you need to… Read More

Tips on Sticking with your New Year’s Resolutions

January 22, 2018
Are you working to stick to some New Year’s Resolutions this year? Check out these tips and ideas! Working out Wake up earlier: Many of us are addicted to the… Read More

How to Occupy the Kids over the Fall Break

November 21, 2017
It is time for Fall Break. You may be wondering how you are going to occupy your kids while they are out of school. In this technological age, it has… Read More

Organizing Halloween Decorations

October 9, 2017
The best way to organize your decorations is to separate them by holiday. Let’s start by talking about Halloween decorations.  Make sure you label your cardboard or plastic boxes with… Read More

Here for You – Someone to Blame

September 11, 2017
We asked our team to tell us if they had any really good stories that exemplify the “Here for You” attitude that we try to exemplify here at Storage West.… Read More

SeaWorld San Diego

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Storage West Carmel Mountain – Facility Spotlight

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Carmel Mountain is located northeast of downtown San Diego alongside the Interstate 15. It lies close to the cities of Poway, Rancho Bernardo, Rancho Penasquitos, and Sabre Spring. It is… Read More
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