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Keeping Family Harmony During The Move

We all know that moving can be a stressful time as an adult, and keeping family harmony during that time is not always easy. Especially since we often overlook how stressful a move can be for our children. Sometimes we can’t help that a move must occur due to divorce, job relocation or maybe the loss of a family member. (Talk about other stresses already in play.) There are no ways to completely remove the anxiety. But as a parent, you ... Read more

Should I Check On My Items When In Storage?

When you use self storage to keep your belongings safe, a few questions probably come to mind; “Should I check on my stuff?” And, “How often should I check on it?” After you have moved all your items into your storage unit and it’s filled to the brim, you are likely very tired. You place your lock on the door and you think, “Thankfully that is over and I am done until I move everything out!” However, that is not the best ... Read more

Successful Move Expo at The Village at Sprenkle Drive

We were invited to attend the Move Expo once again this year at The Glatfelter Center at The Village at Sprenkle Drive in York, PA. The event was held on Thursday, April 27th, and was open to all current residents and prospective residents of the six SpiriTrust Lutheran Senior Living Communities. SpiritTrust has communities located in York, Shrewsbury, Hanover, Gettysburg and Chambersburg. They also offer continuing care at home in York, Adams and Cumberland Counties for those who want to remain ... Read more

More About Our Free Moving Truck and Truck Rentals

Moving is stressful, we all know it. But, we make this big event in life easier and a little less stressful with our Free Moving Truck! Yes that’s right, I said FREE moving truck! Don’t believe me? Well, here’s how it works. Our moving truck is free for new rentals. That means, once you sign the rental agreement and are ready to start moving your stuff into your storage unit, you can use our moving truck Monday through Friday with no charge for the ... Read more

Tips for First-Time Storage Auction Goers

Thanks to shows like “Storage Wars” and “Storage Hunters,” millions of Americans have been introduced to self storage auctions, yet very few truly know what they entail. So if you’re thinking of getting into the storage auction game, turn off the TV and follow our expert advice on what to expect. First of all, we never want to hold an auction at our stores. It’s the unfortunate but necessary task that we must take care of each month in order to gain back some ... Read more

Pest Prevention

We take pride in maintaining a standard of excellence in all aspects of our business; even the problematic ones such as pest control and pest prevention. We keep our facilities clean, tidy and visually appealing at all times. Our hallways are regularly swept, bits of debris removed and walls wiped down. Every time a tenant vacates, the floor and walls are swept and wiped down in that unit before it is available for a new customer. As a final touch, our ... Read more

Why You Can’t Live In A Storage Unit

That's right, you cannot live in your storage unit. Temptation rules when you get down on your luck and have no place to go. You may think, “I can make my storage unit my temporary home. It's cheaper than an apartment or hotel room, right?" Well as tempting as that can be, it is against our regulations. You are not permitted to live or work out of a storage unit at any time. Even though it is against our regulations (and every other ... Read more

How to Maximize Space Efficiently in Your Storage Unit

When deciding what size storage space you need, it’s really about maximizing the potential of the storage unit you are renting. You don’t want to pay for a huge storage unit when you only need one half the size. Let’s talk about how to maximize space efficiently and safely, pack like a pro and secure the correct storage unit size for your needs. Organization is key when you are putting things in storage. While navigating through this step, keep in mind which ... Read more

We Help Make Downsizing Almost Effortless

Deciding to transition (downsize) into a smaller home or apartment can provide a less stressful and more affordable lifestyle. We downsize for all sorts of reasons; empty nesting, divorce, retirement, medical reasons, age…the list goes on and on. But, getting rid of all that extra stuff to move into a smaller space is not an easy task. That’s where self storage can be a huge benefit. Rather than trying to decide what you want to keep, what should be donated and what ... Read more

Oh No, I Forgot To Make My Payment!

You are using a self storage unit to keep all your extra stuff organized and out of your house. You don’t visit it that often, typically just a few times a year, and sometimes you even forget you have it! So it’s not that big of a shocker when you realize you forgot to make your payment this month. In the rush, rush, rush days we now live in, things like this can easily slip your mind and get missed. Just ... Read more
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