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How to Choose the Right Storage Space for Your Move

When you’re planning a move, you must sort through your belongings and decide whether they’ll be making the trip to your new home. And if you’re downsizing, the best option may be to rent a storage space for some of…

What is Mini Storage?

If you’re in the market for a storage space, you may find the terminology being used confusing. At Storage West, one of the questions we hear from potential customers is this: What is the difference between self-storage and mini storage?…

Tips for Choosing a Storage Space

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…

Making Two Families into One: Storage and Organization Tips for the Blended Family

Blending two families together is a common phenomenon of modern life. People break up and get divorced, others lose partners to death, and eventually they move on. While finding someone new to love is reason to rejoice, there is no…

5 x 5 Storage Unit: Low cost home or office storage option

At Storage West, our smallest storage unit measures five feet by five feet. We sometimes refer to it as our “walk-in closet” because it’s about the same size as a closet and can be used for similar purposes. This unit…

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…

Small Spaces Demand Smart Storage

At different stages of your life you may find yourself living in a small space, maybe even a tiny space. Small homes are notoriously short on storage, preferring to maximize the actual living space. That doesn’t mean you have to…

How to Organize and Find Things in Your Storage Unit

Renting a storage unit is one of the best ways to make up for living somewhere with little storage space or transitioning from one living situation to another. However, there are some challenges involved with packing your belongings into a…

Video: Storage West: There is a Difference, Over 40 Years

 With Storage West, self-storage isn’t about just having a space and a location. We strive to cater to all of our customer’s diverse needs when it comes to storage. For example, have a sizing guide to help cater to…

Storage West First-Time Renter’s Guide

Are you in the market for a storage space? You’ve come to the right place! At Storage West, we take customer service seriously. That’s why we’ve created this guide for first-time renters to help you have a smooth rental and…

College Organization Tip: Makeup Storage

The school year may be winding down, but students can always use new tips for storage and organization. Cleaning up a dorm room is a great distraction from studying for finals. Or you can just pick up some ideas to…

Package Acceptance at Storage West

Did you know that at Storage West we accept deliveries for our business Community Members signed up with our Business PASS program? Storage West has locations throughout the Southwest including in Orange County, San Diego, Arizona, Nevada and Texas. This service is available at…

DIY Tool and Equipment Storage: How to Keep What You Need at Your Fingertips

How do you store the tools and equipment you need to make repairs around the house? A lot of people end up piling everything into a garage or tool shed, but that may not be the best option. It’s easy…

Wine Storage Tips - Video

A video showing tips for wine storage. Storing wine can be a tricky business – white wine, red wine, sparkling wine – what conditions are best for each type? Find out more in this nice video. How to Store Wine:…

Scottsdale Airpark Self Storage - Take the tour

Take the tour of our Scottsdale Airpark Self Storage facility.  Great Deals, Internet specials and a FREE move in truck with gas.

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…

Does Your Club Need a Storage Unit?

Americans are joiners. We form clubs, teams, associations, and organizations at the drop of a hat. Some of these are small, informal groups like a book club or knitting circle. Others are more organized, like a baseball team or Girl…

5 x 10 Storage Unit: Home storage solution

Ideally, every home or apartment would come with ample storage for the residents’ needs. Sadly, that’s not the case – and that’s where our 5 X 10 storage unit can come to the rescue. This unit is five feet wide…

Self-Storage National Trends

Self-Storage National Trends in 2013 2013 was a banner year in self-storage expansion, but 2014 looks to be smaller. Last year marked the largest expansion since 2007. Over 3 million square feet of storage space was added in the US. …

Toy Storage Ideas

Here is a nice video showing 34 interesting toy storage ideas: You can also find out additional tips on how to store childrens artwork.

Video: The Storage West Community | Over 40 Years

We’ve been committed to building communities of renters. We stopped giving out a free first month of renting and we noticed we attracted a better community of renters. We also keep our facilities immaculately clean, which attracts good people. Our…

Tips for Wine Storage

Are you a wine connoisseur? Have you just started to collect wine? Either way, you might be wondering if you are taking the proper precautions when you store wine to drink later. Proper wine storage is a must. If the…

New Shopping Center Set to Open in Scripps Ranch in 2020

The new year is underway, and in the first quarter of 2019, residents of Scripps Ranch can expect a groundbreaking ceremony for a new retail center that’s set to open in the fall of 2020. The Watermark shopping center will…

Are My Clothes Safe in a Storage Unit?

What do you do with clothes that you don’t wear year-round? If you’re like a lot of people, you don’t have enough storage space to keep everything in your apartment or house. At Storage West, our clients often ask us…

What to Ask When Renting a Storage Unit

Renting a storage unit can be a scary proposition. You want to know that your treasures and heirlooms will be safe — along with all your off-season clothing and equipment and stuff you just don’t know what to do with.…

Outdoor Storage Ideas

March means basketball for many and spring cleaning for others. However, it also means Daylight Saving Time, warmer temperatures, and the urge to spend time outdoors for practically everyone. Whether you’re someone who loves to garden, counting the days until…

Prepare Your RV Tires For Winter Storage

Some simple tips for preparing your RV tires for winter storage in this video.  The key is to slightly over-inflate your tires – as all tires deflate over time when not in use and this can cause damage to them.

Storage Ideas for Your Tiny House

The tiny house movement has been gaining popularity in recent years. The average home in the United States has about 2,600 square feet of living space. We have limited land on which we can build, and people are making the…

What You Need to Know for a Job Relocation

Are you preparing to relocate your family for a job? Whether you’re staying with your existing employer or switching jobs entirely, the process can feel stressful and even overwhelming. For that reason, it’s important to have a clear idea of…

10 x 25 Storage Unit: Perfect for larger homes

Sometimes, you may have a large number of belongings to store. When that happens, you might wonder how big a storage unit you need. The solution may be our 10 X 25 unit, which offers ample storage space for most…
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