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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 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…

What security measures are used to protect my belongings?

Question: What security measures are used to protect my belongings? Answer: Here at Storage West our properties are fully fenced, have security cameras and automated gates with individual gate codes that you choose.  We take self-storage seriously. You can contact your…

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…

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…

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…

What Not to Put in Storage

If you ask a random person what they have in their storage unit, you’ll get a different answer from everyone. The whole point of renting a unit from companies like Storage West is to have the freedom to keep your…

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…

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…

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…

How to Pack Fragile Items

Packing your belongings can be time-consuming and tiring work. One thing that many people worry about when packing is making sure that their fragile items – things like china, crystal, and fine keepsakes – are packed in such a way…

Stay Safe During Your Move

No one questions that moving is financially, psychologically, and emotionally stressful. Keep in mind that it is also a physically demanding activity and that there are any number of ways for you to get hurt. If you have friends and…

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…

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…

Places to Store a Car

Whether you are a car collector or travel extensively, the need to store a car sometimes arises. Read on for a look at what kinds of cars can be stored, and what the best method of storing your car is,…

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,…

Storage Unit Prices: How Much Does a 10 X 10 Storage Unit Cost?

Choosing the 10 x 10 Storage Unit When you need a place to store your belongings, it makes sense to shop around for the best storage unit prices. You want to find the size that helps you balance the storage…

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,…

Mesa Technology Company Plans to Triple Its Workforce in 2019

On days when bad news seems to dominate the headlines, it’s refreshing to focus on something positive. That’s easy to do when looking ahead to the job market in Mesa. Tech company Myndshft has recently announced that business is booming,…

Moving Questions: Which Moving Company Should I Use?

Hiring a moving company is an act of trust. You are literally putting everything you own in the hands of strangers and trusting them to transport all your belongings from one place to another. Choosing which company to trust can…

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…

Our Call Center Embodies Our "Here for You" Philosophy

At Storage West, we work hard to create a friendly, helpful environment for our clients, whether they’re visiting us in person or contacting our call center with a question. That’s why we created our Here For You Guarantee. Here For…

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…

How to Stay Safe During an Arizona Dust Storm

If you live in Arizona, you know that dust storms are no laughing matter. They can strike suddenly and if you’re caught out in one, you’ll need to take precautions to ensure your safety. What is an Arizona Dust Storm?…

Offsite Storage for Businesses

Halfway through the digital decade, most people can speak knowledgeably about cloud storage and cloud servers and virtual files.  Yet, the average office worker will tell you that the truly paperless office is still a few years away.  Even small…

Autonomous Walmart Delivery System to Debut in Surprise

Walmart has recently announced a plan to partner with autonomous delivery company Udelv to deliver groceries to shoppers in Surprise. The company says that “What’s really cool is that Udelv will utilize a cargo van custom-made to deliver fresh groceries…

Monsoon Season Has Hit the Valley of the Sun After a Late Start

All of those who have grown up in the Phoenix Metro Area can recall memories of fierce monsoons. One moment, the sun is sweltering and the air is dry, and then the next moment, your neighborhood is being covered by…

Can I Store a Car in a Storage Unit?

What Any Vehicle Owner Should Know About Car Storage Units Car storage units are a good option when you need to keep your vehicle safe for the short or long term. Common reasons to rent a car storage unit include:…

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…
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