Console tables (a.k.a. as sofa tables) are staples in most homes. They’re the go-to piece when you need to fill that spot in the entryway, the empty wall in the living room, or maybe a wall at the end of a wide hallway—and obviously, when you need a piece of furniture behind your couch. Sofa tables are the perfect place to add a lamp and accessories to inject character in a space, but many people don’t think to use them for additional storage. Continue reading
It’s always fun to take holiday decorations out of the box and put them up, but taking them down and putting them away usually isn’t nearly as exciting. Unfortunately, now that the hustle and bustle of the holiday season is at an end, it’s time to put your holiday decorations away. But how can you store them in a way that’s not a hassle for you?
If like me, you stubbornly hang on to summer until every last remnant is long gone, then don’t get that boat ready for storage just yet. There is still time to hit the lake for a little more fun-in-the-sun before warm weather gives way to cold temperatures. And while there are literally thousands of beautiful lakes across the country to choose from, these fabulous 5 are definitely worth splashing about. Continue reading
One of the best ways to maximize the use and functionality of your self storage unit is to rotate items on a seasonal basis. A large number of storage units (especially those in the 5×5 range) are used as a kind of extension of home storage—and with good reason. Even the largest, most well-equipped homes tend to have closets that fill up quickly, which is why so many of us rely on storage outbuildings, garages filled to the brims, and storage units to fill the gaps.
If you want to make the most out of your self storage unit (or even your garage at home), you may want to consider a seasonal rotation of your belongings. Not only will this allow you to keep your home free and clear of clutter, but you can also ensure that items don’t get lost or neglected at the bottom of the heap.
Whether you’re preparing for a fall cleaning session or are getting ready to put away the lawn furniture in preparation for the cold months ahead, here are a few tips for seasonal self storage. Continue reading
Not everyone is lucky enough to have one of those spacious bathrooms you see so often on television. The reality is, for most of us at least, our bathrooms are pretty tiny. And yet, at the same time, we need our bathrooms to hold a lot of important things like toiletries, towels, cleaning supplies, and even linens.
So, if you can find some ways to make your bathroom hold a lot more space without feeling stuffed and disorganized, you are going to be far ahead of the game. Here are a few tips to help get you started. Continue reading