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Self Storage as a Part of Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness has never been more important than it is now, after a world-wide pandemic, wintery power outages creating devastation across Texas, and shortages on toilet paper and other essential items. During the uncertain times of the past year, many people have recognized the importance of being prepared, turning to self storage to store their supplies. The Federal Emergency Management …

How to Keep Mice Out of Storage Units

Nobody wants pests in their storage unit. From damaging your items to causing issues for renters, pests can be a real problem in a storage unit. And while we do everything in our power to keep pests out, there are some important tips our renters should follow to minimize the concern.  Renting a storage unit opens up many possibilities in …

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Using Self Storage to Improve Your Self Care

Have you considered using self storage tips to improve your self care? We all experience stress in our lives, from jobs, to finances, to extended families. In the midst of external stresses, our homes should be a place to find clarity and order — a place where self care is prioritized. We’ve compiled tips to transform your home into a …

Give TMS Self Storage for Valentine’s

Do you know what you’re giving your significant other for Valentine’s Day? There’s always the usual flowers, chocolates, or jewelry, but have you considered something really different this year — something that sets you apart from all the years of chocolate covered strawberries — like a storage unit? We know what you’re thinking, but we’re serious about this suggestion. Although …

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Home Staging Tips Using Self Storage

Thanks to popular shows like Fixer Upper, home buyers have a clear aesthetic in mind when shopping for a home. The visual appeal of a home holds a lot of weight, and chances are, prospective homebuyers have already poked around on Zillow to scope out their prospects.  Staging your home takes a little work but gives you a leg up …

Self-Storage Insurance and Why You Want It

You already own insurance for your car and your health, but have you thought about insurance for your storage unit too? After all, your storage unit contains your personal belongings, which may include family heirlooms, retail inventory, and personal treasures that you’ve worked a lifetime to collect. Trusting your belongings to us – for however long or short a time …

How to Store Christmas Decorations

As the holiday season comes to a close, the age-old question remains: When do we take down our Christmas decorations? You might be a strict day-after-Christmas or New Year’s Day decoration remover. But whether you wait until January 6 or the end of January, the decorations still have to come down at some point. After the hype and fun of …

Make Room For Guests

Make Room For Guests with Self Storage

We all know 2020 has been an unusual year. While many families have chosen not to host guests, there are others who are opting to gather safely together. These families are gathering with their “pandemic pods” or are quarantining with extended family. If you are trying to make room for guests this year, we’ve compiled some tips for keeping things …

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5 Simple Tips for Moving Safely During COVID-19

Across the globe, COVID-19 has stopped or interrupted many of the things we took for granted before this pandemic. Acts as simple as a handshake or a hug have been put on pause, while we stay in “pandemic pods” or in isolation as we wait for the virus to pass. If your move date is flexible, we recommend waiting to …

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The Best Storage Inventory Apps to Organize Your Stored Items

It’s time to throw out the paper lists. Goodbye, wrinkled notes and messy handwriting. Say hello to increased organization and more brain space with these storage inventory apps. We’re sharing the details on five storage inventory apps to help take the stress out of moving and give you a chance to breathe easier.  1) Scan Your Boxes This storage inventory …