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Self storage can have its advantages for exhibitors

When a company finishes the plan for their tradeshow booth, one would think all the heavy lifting is done. But in actuality, that’s when the heavy lifting begins for some exhibitors. Do you have a Tradeshow Booth? Shipping, transportation and…

Put Up Your Christmas Decorations Safely

Putting up Christmas decorations is fun for the whole family – except when it’s not. We’ve all heard stories about someone falling off the roof, tripping on a tangle of Christmas lights, or having a holiday decorating disaster that ended…

Storing Documents Properly

Documents come in many forms and all of them require special consideration when it comes to storage. If you are going to place important papers, certificates, photographs, etc., don’t just toss them into a box and put them in a…

Coping with Eviction: Tips for Getting Through a Difficult Time

Apartment and home rentals are very common, but they can also be expensive. If you run into financial difficulties, whether it’s because you lost a job or had unexpected medical bills, you might find yourself facing the prospect of eviction.…

Surprise Fire Department to Offer Free Disaster Relief Training

When a disaster occurs, it’s essential for communities to pull together. When citizens have the proper training to assist first responders, it can help save lives. Saving lives is a priority for the Surprise Fire Department, which is why they…

What Does Self-Storage Mean?

At Storage West, we operate dozens of self-storage facilities across the Southwestern United States.  We have storage facilities in Texas, Arizona, Nevada & California.  But what does self-storage mean? Potential tenants sometimes ask us for clarification, and we decided to…

New Data Center Opens in Rancho Cucamonga

It’s common for municipalities to be slow to adopt new technology. After all, they’re using taxpayer money – and must justify spending it on anything new. However, the future of technology is bright in Rancho Cucamonga, where the city has…

Living With An Elderly Relative - Video

Here is a video with some tips to help you when an elderly relative comes to live with you in your home: How to Care for Elderly in Your Own Home: Senior Care (Video Transcription) Hi, I’m Valerie Sveningson with…

What Happens When You Get Evicted: Tips for Getting Through a Difficult Time

Coping with the eviction process presents some real challenges, both emotionally and physically. It’s important to know your rights as a tenant and also, to have the local resources and coping mechanisms to get through a difficult time. Eviction laws…

Why San Marcos Was Named as One of the Best Suburbs in America

Between the world-famous San Diego Zoo, fresh sea air, and a thriving economy, it’s understandable why millions of people from around the globe have flocked to San Diego. Currently, over 3 million people call San Diego County home. Many purchase…

Packing for the Beach or Pool

Summer fun usually involve both sun and water — that means a trip to the beach or nearby pool. If you’re lucky, you may be heading to one or the other several times a week. If not, you’ll probably try…

Tips for Choosing a Storage Space: How Self Storage Units Work

You’re moving or downsizing and you know you’re going to need to rent a storage space. Regardless of where you live, the chances are good that you have several choices. If you’ve never rented a storage space before, you may…

Video - Mesquite Grove Virtual Tour

Check out this virtual tour of our Mesquite Grove state of the art storage facilities! We provide packing and boxing supplies to help you out and security surveillance to keep your belongings safe! Our interior units are air-conditioned, preserving your…

Preparing Your Appliances for a Safe Move

Moving can truly be a grueling experience. First there is the preparation: securing a moving van, ensuring your new home is ready, transferring the utilities; then there is the hectic process of packing. Smaller items can easily be boxed up…

Household Documents: What to Store and What to Discard

When it comes to maintaining essential documents, it can be difficult to know what you need to keep and what should go into the shredder or the recycling bin. If you hold on to things too long, you can easily…

Video - Scottsdale Airpark Virtual Tour

Here is a tour of our Scottsdale Airpark storage facilities. Scottsdale Airpark Storage West is here for you, with: Outdoor Drive up and All Access Units Indoor Units Security cameras, lights and carts throughout the facility Coded gate access Free…

Mesa Has Huge Expansion Project, to be Finished by Mid-2024

In October of 2018, Mesa residents were faced with a ballot question that would provide bonds to fund $196 million in renovations and new construction on the city’s parks, public safety system, and cultural centers. The measure was approved, but…

Dorm Cleaning Tips - Video

Learn from the best in this cleaning and organizing video: airmen at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base demonstrate dorm cleaning tips and show how to prepare your room up to Air Force inspection standards. Lots of great information for university and…

How to Prepare Your Snow Gear for Ski Season

In some parts of the country, ski season has already begun. If you’re a skiing enthusiast, that means that even if you haven’t taken your first ski trip of the season, you’re eager to prep your gear and hit the…

Making the Most of Basement Storage

Basements usually fall into two categories: over-utilized and under-utilized. If you have an “out of sight, out of mind” approach to stashing things in your basement, then you probably fall in the first category. Your basement is full of boxes,…

Las Vegas, NV Best City for Casino Jobs

If you’re on the hunt for a casino job, there are a lot of cities to choose from. Gambling is legal in more states than ever before, and you can work anywhere from Atlantic City to a Mississippi riverboat if…

Murrieta, CA: A Great Place for Families

Finding a great place to raise a family isn’t always an easy thing to do. There are a lot of factors that go into making a city family-friendly. Recently, WalletHub.com ranked 254 cities in California to determine which ones provided…

Containers Vs Self-Storage Units

The arrival of storage pods has radically changed the notion of self-storage.  While there are benefits to using mobile units, there are many instances where a traditional self-storage unit is better. How Mobile Containers Works The commercials have been running…

Car Collection Storage Options

Collecting cars is a passion for some people. They might only be able to drive one at a time, but their love for automobiles means that they want to own several of their favorites. However, storing them can be a…

Storage West Opens New Self-Storage Facility in Surprise, AZ

We consider our Storage West facilities to be communities. Each one has a dedicated team of employees who are there to ensure that you feel safe and confident leaving your valued belongings with us. That’s why we’re happy to announce…

A Year Later, Houston Residents Reflect on Hurricane Harvey

At the end of August in 2017, Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston. In its wake, it left catastrophic flooding in the city and the surrounding areas. All told, it caused $125 billion in damage, tying it with Hurricane Katrina as…

Creating a Virtual Office

Remote working has been a really big business topic for quite some time. Everyone from consultants to internet startups to large, established corporations like IBM have jumped on the “work from home” bandwagon. For many small companies it makes financial…

What to Do With Your Business Assets After the Business Closes

Closing a business can be a difficult and emotional thing to do. Even if you know it’s the right choice for you, you put a great deal of time and energy into starting your business. It’s natural to have mixed…

How to Become an Airbnb Host

Have you ever thought about becoming an Airbnb host? A lot of people are doing it, and they’re using the opportunity to earn extra income and meet new people. Of course, not everybody is cut out to be an Airbnb…

Video - Mesa Facilities Virtual Tour

Here is a virtual tour of our Mesa facilities. Our facilities have; Security cameras and lighting throughout Packing and boxing supplies Outdoor drive-up units RV and boat storage Coded gate access Free move in truck Storage West; for forty years,…
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