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10 Tips for Moving to Texas

Everything is larger than life in Texas. Moving to a new state is always challenging because it requires you to adjust to new laws and conditions that might not have applied in your previous home. Here are 10 simple tips to help you make a smooth transition to the Lone Star State. Before you leave, take a look at the extended forecast and make sure to plan for the weather. Texas weather isn’t for the faint of heart. Depending on the time of year you move and where you are moving, you may have to deal with extreme heat, hurricanes, thunder storms, or tornadoes. Get your utilities set up before you leave. Your real estate agent should have information about… Read More

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 corner. There are several factors to take into account when storing documents: Temperature Light Moisture Pollution Pests Security Organization If you do not protect your documents against temperature, light, moisture, pollution, and pests, you may not have documents to retrieve. All have the ability to cause important papers and photos to decay, fade, mildew, or be destroyed. Temperature controlled, dry, dark storage is best and make sure that there is adequate pest control in place. Most documents are important records… Read More

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. Shipping, transportation and storage are part of the big picture when a company is looking to keep down the overall cost of a tradeshow booth. Storage West Self-Storage is a facility that not only caters to tradeshow personnel, but understands the unique needs a tradeshow staffer needs to meet throughout their calendar year. Storage West is a regional storage facility located in four states: Nevada, California, Arizona and Texas. One of the features advantageous to exhibitors is shipping and receiving support services in which a storage facility can accept and place into… Read More
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