Restoring And Storing Your Vintage Strawberry Shortcake Dolls

Strawberry Shortcake dolls made back in the late 70's and 80's must be done properly. If you aren't storing your collection correctly, you will destroy the dolls. The plastic used to make these dolls is known to suffer from what is sometimes referred to as "black cancer." What is black cancer? This occurs when the plastic begins to break-down or grow mold. The body, as well as the head can become covered with tiny black specks or even large black spots. [Read More]

Make Your Move More Convenient With These Storage Tips

Moving to a new home and community is a usually an exciting time for most households. However, stress and disruption are also common experiences – even for those who are optimistic about the change. On top of finding a new home to call your own, setting up all your household services, and finding new dentists, doctors, veterinarians to rely on, there is the actual leg work to deal with of moving your belongings from the old place to the new one without inconveniencing your household too much. [Read More]

3 Surprising Uses For A Storage Unit

Lack of storage space is a common problem for homeowners, but constructing a garage addition may not be financially feasible. While surprising to hear, the average homeowner spends between $15,407 and $34,202 on a garage addition. This is an overwhelming investment for most people, so finding more affordable space is essential. Thankfully, renting a storage unit in your local community is a smarter investment, but you may not feel the rental is a worthwhile expense. [Read More]

Tips To Repel Mice From Your Self Storage Unit

Self storage units are great places to store all of your home items while you prepare for a big move. While the vast majority of self storage spaces are sealed in a way that moisture and pests cannot get in, certain pests may be highly motivated to get into self storage spaces. This is true of mice who are drawn to dark and quiet spaces where food remnants can be detected. While you may know that rodent infestations mean that it is wise to clean things like ovens and refrigerators thoroughly before storing them to keep the pests away, this does not mean that your self storage neighbors do the same. [Read More]