Winter preparation checklist 

When the leaves won’t stop falling and temperatures start to plummet, you know that wintertime has arrived. It is important to prepare your belongings for winter, especially those exposed to the outdoors  like your home, your vehicles and your patio furniture or decorations. Keep reading our winter preparation checklist to make sure you are prepared […]

What is Leatherette and How Do I Store It?

What is Leatherette?  Leatherette isn’t leather; it’s a synthetic material made of vinyl and is designed specifically to mimic leather. It’s typically made from natural or synthetic fibers that are coated in PVC or polyurethane and contains no animal by-products. Leatherette has become a popular leather alternative and is commonly used in furniture and clothing. […]

5 Ways a Self Storage Unit Can Save You Money

1. Moving Chances are at one point you’ve had to move. Remember how expensive that was? The national average cost of moving is about $1,500. Renting a storage unit before you move can help you organize and reduce stress. By renting a storage unit, you can begin packing early and take your time during the […]

What to Expect at a Storage Auction (Tips from the Storage Experts)

What are storage auctions and how do they work?  You’ve heard the term storage auction but what does that really mean? After a storage unit has been abandoned, some self storage facilities schedule an auction to clear the items. Bidders will then bid on the contents of the entire storage unit, not on individual items […]

 10 Must Read Organization Tips

Learn how to save time and make the best of your home with our 10 must-read organization tips brought to you by the storage experts at Secure Self Storage.    1. Start with Your Closet  Closets are mainly meant to store clothes, but they often become a haven for random objects and boxes of stuff […]