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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…

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…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

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…

Tips for Downsizing Your Office Space

In the modern economy, where knowledge-based jobs can be done from anywhere in the world, having a big office is no longer a necessity. Computers can fit in our laps. You can do paperwork online. You can store even the…

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)…

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…

Tips for Moving in Winter

Winter is actually a great time to move, especially in colder climates. You can get lower rents and a cheaper truck! You just have to buy a home that’s been on the market for a while. Unfortunately, there’s a reason…

Room Organizing Tips For Teens

A video showing ideas for teens relating to storage tips and organizing their rooms. Very helpful for parents!

Storage Issues and Solutions for eBay Businesses

Are you running an eBay business? It’s a popular business model that allows people to sell items they buy without having to own a brick-and-mortar store. There’s no question that eBay businesses can be lucrative, but running one is not…

2016 Employee Recognition Dinner and Business Conference

For many years at Storage West we have been getting the entire organization together annually to celebrate our achievements during the previous year – and to take part in a day full of training and discussion to prepare us for…

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…

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…

Tips for Organizing Your Desk

Is your desk out of control? If you’re like a lot of people, you have more work on your desk than you can handle. Things tend to pile up. People might even ask you how you can find anything on…

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 Packing Your Kitchen

Preparing for a move can be a strenuous and stressful experience for many people, especially when you don’t make the necessary preparations. The same applies if you are planning to put items in storage. One room in your home that…

Spring Cleaning Tips (Videos)

Spring is officially here (even if it IS still snowing some places). That means many of you are tackling spring cleaning and looking for tips and hints to make it easier. We’ve gathered a few videos to give you some…

Home Staging Tips (Videos)

As real estate markets across the country continue to pick up, more people are thinking about putting their home on the market. The big question is whether or not they can get a top price for their effort.  Enter home…

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 Tips for Your RV

Spring is in the air. It’s time to get the RV out of storage and start getting ready for fun. As you are getting your RV ready for the road, take some time to think about how it is organized…

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…

10 Tips for Organizing Your Photographs

Photographs have a way of accumulating over time. Every time we experience an important life event or take a vacation, we commemorate it by taking pictures. Even in these days of digital photography, many people still have boxes full of…

Tips for Student Storage

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

How to Store Your Luggage, Suitcases, and Carry-on Bags

Have you ever had the experience of preparing for a trip and finding that your luggage has been damaged because it wasn’t stored properly? If so, then it’s time to learn how to store your suitcases and other bags properly…

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…

Tips for Packing Items into a Tight Space

. People tend to have very strong opinions about packing. Many of us hate to do it. We dread the process of sorting through our possessions and trying to consolidate them. The problem can be compounded when we have to…

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…
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