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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…

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: 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…

Hidden Storage Spots in the Home - Video

Storage space can be a limited resource in your home. It’s essential that you are utilizing each and every inch of the storage space you have available. Check out this video on 5 storage tips for finding useful, hidden spots…

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…

Need a Clutter-Free Workshop Space? Consider These Garage Storage Ideas

A workshop is an essential part of any DIYer’s home, and these garage storage ideas can make it a great place to brainstorm and build. With the right organization, a workshop is a hub for creativity — a testing space…

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…

When a Home Business Outgrows the Home

Entrepreneurship is alive and well, and more people than ever are starting home-based businesses. That’s a good thing for the economy, and the flexibility and freedom that come with going into business for yourself can be wonderful for the people…

Cinco Ranch self storage - take the tour

Take a tour of our Cinco Ranch Self Storage Facility.  Currently offering move in specials up to 50% off first month and reduced monthly rates on some units.  Free Move In truck.   

Best Wine Storage Ideas and Tips

Have you just started to collect wine? Or, are you a wine connoisseur? Either way, you might be wondering if you are taking the proper precautions when you store wine to drink later. Wine storage ideas go back centuries, but…

Kitchen Storage Ideas You’ll Want to Implement Right Away

Chefs and bakers are always on the lookout for brilliant kitchen storage ideas. That’s because a clean kitchen means a happy cook — there’s nothing quite as stressful as digging through drawers and cupboards for your favorite saucepan, spice, or…

Minimalist Storage Ideas

When you live in a small space, you must make every square inch count. And naturally, you want any storage solutions you buy to have simple lines. That way they won’t clutter up your space visually. We have the solution.…

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…

Self Storage Katy TX - Take the tour

Welcome to our Katy Texas Self Storage Facility Located at 25595 Westheimer Parkway, Katy TX 77494.   We are currently offering Web only Specials, 50% off the first two months on Select units and free move in truck with Gas!

Organizing Tips: Four Steps to a Successful Seasonal Clothing Storage Switch-Out

Helpful Hints for Seasonal Clothing Storage Last season’s clothes are in the way. This season’s clothes are too crowded in the drawers or closet. That’s a sign you didn’t make the winter seasonal clothing switch-out. Now that’s it colder, take…

Creative Book Storage

If you’re a bibliophile you could spend countless hours browsing through Pinterest and blogs to see all the creative and beautiful ways people have devised for displaying their personal library. While that’s one way to pass an afternoon, odds are…

How a Storage Space Can Help You Stage for Annual Trade Shows

Trade shows are a must for entrepreneurs and business owners. They provide an opportunity to interact in person with an array of potential customers. If you plan and stage your booth properly, a single trade show appearance can lead to…

5 Simple Steps to Creating a Productivity-Boosting Virtual Office

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the work-from-home trend, but businesses were transitioning to virtual offices long before. According to Pew Research, 20% of American professionals were already teleworking before the pandemic. That number shot up to 71% during the pandemic and…

Pet Supplies Organization & Storage

People love pets — well, most people. The pet industry is huge because so many Americans have dogs, cats, fish, birds, reptiles, and other companion animals. And all those animals require food, toys, medicines, and other supplies. The more you…

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…

Need More Storage? Here Are Some Inexpensive Ways to Create Space

One of the top complaints of homeowners and renters alike is that they don’t have enough storage space where they live. When you live in a small space, it is especially important to make the most of what you have.…

10 x 10 Storage Unit: Perfect for 2 bedroom home or Apartment

Here are some questions we hear often: What can fit in a 10 x 10 storage unit? What are the best storage units for a small apartment? How can I maximize the space in my 10×10 storage bins? What are…

Storing Art in a Self Storage Unit

Whether you are in the middle of a move, or simply do not have enough wall space in your home, it sometimes becomes necessary to house some of your most prized art pieces in a self-storage unit. When storing art…

Kitchen Storage Ideas

Your kitchen can be the center of your home, not just the place where you eat — unless you live in a dwelling with a tiny kitchen. In either case, you probably share one thing in common with everyone else…

Cold Food Storage: Organizing Your Fridge & Freezer

Experts estimate that around 40% of food in the United States is wasted. While much of that is generated by the food and restaurant industries, another chunk of it is generated by households like yours. How often do you go…

Beauty Salon Storage Essentials

Running a successful beauty salon requires the ability to juggle inventory in response to customer demands. Stylists and aestheticians require equipment in order to do their jobs, and keeping everything neat and tidy can be a challenge. The key to…

Video: Storage Wars, Watch Darrell & Brandon crack open a safe

 In season 9, episode 2 of Storage Wars, Darrell and Brandon got a safe which was in a storage unit! They cracked open this safe, hoping to find a valuable, hidden treasure inside. Unfortunately, they end up being pretty…

10 x 15 Storage Unit Ideal for 1- or 2-Bedroom Storage

What should you do if you have a two-bedroom home or apartment full of belongings you need to store? Or perhaps you are trying to make room for a home office? Our 10 X 15 unit has enough space to…

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:…

Ideas for Hidden Storage

Having hidden or secret storage areas in your home is a good idea if you live in a small space. It’s also a good idea for those who just don’t like visible shelves and cabinets and are seeking a sleeker,…
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