Beware of “Cheap Storage Units” Advertising

Not all storage units are created equal. If you’re looking for a storage unit, there are thousands of options available, from franchises to locally-owned boutique facilities. With so many choices, how do you choose? Do you rent the cheapest one? Sadly, many storage units mislead new customers, luring them in with the promise of inexpensive prices but raise those prices …

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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 …

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 …

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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 …

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THE BENEFITS OF CLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE

What are the benefits of climate controlled storage? You’ve probably heard of climate controlled storage, but you might be asking yourself, “Is this something I actually need? What does climate controlled storage do? Are the benefits really worth the additional cost?” As you weigh your decision between a standard unit and a climate-controlled unit, we’ve compiled a list of questions for …

Military Discount Storage Units 

Military Discount Storage Units 

Did you know military families move every 2-3 years, or 2.5 times more frequently than civilian families? Deployments can last anywhere from three months to four years. As you make your military house into a home, we offer a variety of military discount storage units to help make your transition a little easier.  The process of moving takes a significant …