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Traveling for Business? Here Are Five Tips for a Smooth Trip

Whether you travel for business every once in a while or every week, you know that traveling comes with some real challenges. It seems that the entire process – from booking a flight to checking a bag – has become…

College Organization Tips: Makeup Storage

In a dorm room — and even in an apartment — there’s never enough space for all of your beauty products. The lack of storage, especially if you don’t even have a makeup drawer, can make it hard to get…

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…

Moving? These Tips Will Make Packing Easy

Very few people enjoy packing their belongings for a big move. It’s a lot of work and often takes longer than you think it will. That said, it’s a necessary evil. Since it has to be done, the key to…

Organization and Storage Tips for Contractors

Working as a contractor is challenging. You need to be able to keep track of everything, from the people on your crew to subcontractors, and from work schedules to equipment. It’s a bit like a juggling act, requiring you to…

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…

Home Organization Tips: Where to Hide Presents

It’s officially shopping season — and most parents are buying holiday presents for their curious, inquisitive children who turn into expert detectives this time of year. The last thing you want to do when coming home after a day of…

Tips on Job Relocation - Video

This is a video offering tips on job relocation from The Intern Queen.  She graduated college and made the move from Florida to California. She did not have a job offer, but had some clear goals in place.  There were…

Tips on Going Paperless

Is your home or office overflowing with paper? It used to be the norm for everybody to conduct important business on paper, but that is no longer the case. Even the most important legal documents can be created (and signed)…

Tips for Office Space Downsizing

Business space is expensive, and there are many benefits to cutting back on your rent. If you are considering office space downsizing, here are some tips to help you do it well. How to Know When It’s Time to Downsize…

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:…

Storage West Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2008

Awards Dinner 2008 Our Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2008 was a great success! As many of the 2008 Storage West Team Members as we could gather posed for another picture at this year’s event. We really think it is…

Businesses Win with Self-Storage

There are over 50,000 self-storage facilities in the US alone and the 2.5 billion square feet of available storage space is increasingly taken up not by families but by businesses. If that fact surprises you, ask yourself this question: Does…

De-Clutter Your Schedule with These Time Management Tips

For many of us, the days never seem to be long enough to get everything checked off our to-do list. The demands of life multiply and it can be impossible to stay ahead of them. If that sounds familiar, the…

Selling Your Home? Use These House Staging and Self-Storage Tips to Get Ready

Are you getting ready to sell your home? Whether you’re selling it on your own or working with a real estate broker, you need to think about how you will stage your home. The goal is to make it look…

Dorm Room Hacks: Tips for College Student Storage

The average dorm room has only 228 square feet of living space. That’s not much, and yet students must fit everything they need into it – and often while sharing with at least one other person. That means that college…

You Can Do Home Organization with Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo has recently built quite a name for herself in the home organization and cleaning sphere. Since starting her tidying up business at the tender age of 19, she has helped many turn around their cluttered living space. The…

Storage West Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2009

Awards Dinner 2009 Our Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2009 was a great success! As many of the 2009 Storage West Team Members as we could gather posed for another picture at this year’s event. We really think it is…

Garage Organization Tips

Home organization usually focuses on the main parts of your living space: kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, maybe laundry room or home office. There’s one other area that probably needs attention, only many people forget it because it is “outside” the main…

Tips for Driving a Moving Van or Truck

Moving is stressful no matter how you slice it. Even when you’ve prepared and have plenty of lead time, it always seems to be more work than you think it will be. Packing and sorting would present enough of a…

Packing your Home for Moving - Video

Packing up your house can be a stressful business as you have probably accumulated much more stuff than you ever imagined! But if you check out this video you will find out that it may be a lot less stressful…

Preserve Childhood Memories: Tips for Storing Your Kids’ Artwork

One thing that all parents have in common is the feeling that time flies – their children are babies one minute and leaving for college the next. Because those days of early childhood are so fleeting, it is important to…

5 Tips for Minimal Living: How to Declutter Your Home

The movement toward minimalistic living is gaining momentum. Even those of us who have tended toward materialism may find that the sheer volume of things we own gets to be overwhelming. We don’t use much of what we have, and…

Tips for Downsizing Your Home

Facing the prospect of downsizing your home can be challenging.  Whether you’re scaling down for philosophic, economic, health, or other personal reasons, think of this as an opportunity to launch a new life — one without the weight of unused…

4 Tips to Help Organize and Store Your Photos

Every family has cherished photographs that represent important moments in their lives. Whether the photos are printed or digital, it can be difficult to keep them organized. You might have the best of intentions when it comes to organizing them…

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…

Job Relocation Tips: Advice and Resources for Making the Big Move

Are you preparing to relocate for a job? The job relocation process can feel stressful and even overwhelming, especially if you have a family. For that reason, it’s important to have a clear idea of what you need to know…

Tips for Moving with Pets

Moving your family to a new home, especially far away, is a stressful endeavor. If you are moving with pets, the move can be even more complicated. Dogs and cats can get just as upset about such a big change…

Clothes Folding Tips

Here is a video outlining some cool clothes folding tips. This video includes tips on how to fold something with a hood, towels, and dress shirts. Hooded shirts often cause unevenness in stacks because of the extra material. This video…

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,…
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