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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…

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 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…

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:…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Employee Appreciation Event and Business Conference 2005

Business Conference 2005 Our Business Conference 2005 was a success! Storage West Team Members posed for a picture together at the event. We really value longevity and loyalty here at Storage West. It’s wonderful to see our group grow, but…

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…

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 to Help Get Your RV Ready for Storage

If you typically travel in your RV during the warm months, it is essential to know how to store it properly for the winter. Failure to prepare your RV for storage can result in serious damage and costly repairs. However,…

Employee Appreciation Event and Business Conference 2006

Business Conference 2006 Our Business Conference 2006 was another tremendous success! As many of the Storage West Team Members as we could gather posed for another picture at this year’s event. We think it is important to show how much…

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…

Tips for Planning Your Ideal Thanksgiving

Before Black Friday, you have to navigate Thanksgiving. This American holiday is the official kick-off for the holiday season and you are planning to host everyone at your house this year. If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the prospect of planning…

2015 Employee Recognition Dinner and Business Conference

Every year at Storage West we get together as a whole company to celebrate our successes in the past year and to participate in a training day to get us prepared for the year to come. This annual tradition is…

Preparing Your Boat for Storage? Remember These Tips

Boat ownership is a big responsibility. If you want to be sure that your boat is in good condition, you must make sure to take the time to prepare it properly before you put it into storage. Failure to do…

Arizona and Las Vegas Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2007

Arizona and Las Vegas Business Conference 2007 Our Arizona and Las Vegas Business Conference 2007 was a tremendous success! As many of the Storage West Team Members from Las Vegas and Arizona as we could gather posed for a picture…

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…

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…

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…

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…

San Diego Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2007

San Diego  Business Conference 2007 Our San Diego Business Conference 2007 was a tremendous success! As many of the Storage West Team Members from San Diego as we could gather posed for a picture at our Business Conference this year.…

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…

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…

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…

Orange County Business Conference and Awards Dinner 2007

Orange County  Business Conference 2007 Our Orange County Business Conference 2007 was a tremendous success! As many of the Storage West Team Members from Orange County as we could gather posed for a picture at our Business Conference this year.…

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…
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