Storage Unit Tips and Tricks

When renting a storage unit, you want to use your space as efficiently as possible. More often than not, you have more to store than you realized. Packing your storage unit smartly will allow you to best utilize your available space. Thus, our storage unit tips and tricks below will help you do just that – pack smartly.  With our …

How to Clean and Organize a Storage Room

Storage rooms can get cluttered in a hurry. But there’s no need to fret – we’re here to provide you with the best tips for cleaning, clearing, and organizing your storage spaces. From an entire self-storage unit to a storage room at home, take a look at how you can best make use of your space.  Let’s start with the …

Summer Storage for College Students

Summer break is a welcome change for most college students – it’s a chance to get away, travel, earn extra funds, or simply take a break from studies. However, it can also present a new challenge: where to put their stuff. Whether you are traveling near or far, the question becomes what to do with furniture and other belongings, primarily …

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

As we move forward into Spring anticipating warmer weather and blooming buds, it’s time to take your home out of hibernation and bust open those cleaning supplies. Whether you need to do some minor upkeep or blitz the whole house, sometimes the hardest part of the process is knowing where to start.  TMS Self Storage wants to help you out. …

Storage Unit Organization Best Practices

Picture this. You’re binging on your favorite Netflix program when your phone alerts you to a severe weather storm that is quickly passing through and will dump snow tonight in your region.  You decide to pause your Netflix (aw, really?) and jump in the car to drive to your self-storage unit because all of your winter clothes are tucked away …

Best Car Winter Storage

While winter weather is unpredictable, your car’s durability shouldn’t be. Whether you want to preserve your vintage vehicle till spring or need a space to store your car for years to come, a climate-controlled storage facility isn’t the only thing car owners need to keep in mind when preparing for the winter. We’ve outlined the best ways to preserve your …

Top 10 Ways to Efficiently Store Items

Whether you’re moving out of your home, cleaning out space for a guest, or just doing some spring cleaning, managing your self-storage space is a great way to get the most out of your unit. Having a self-storage unit is convenient and knowing different ways to effectively store items will definitely help when you’re looking for something or trying to …

Seven Tips for Storing Christmas Decorations

Storing Christmas decorations after the holidays can sometimes turn into a dreaded hurried chore because you often have more to pack than you remembered and suddenly not enough storage space. If you don’t have a plan in place the process can drag out until you find yourself deciding between watching the Rose Bowl or packing up your Christmas decorations. Let …

How to Store Camping Gear During the Off Season

Every camper needs to learn how to store camping gear during the off season. You might use your gear all summer, but where do you keep it during the winter? We’re coming at you with our best methods for keeping your camping gear in great shape — and ready for your next adventure.  Clean Your Gear First things first. After …

6 Essential Long-Term Storage Tips

There are a variety of reasons you might need long-term storage. Maybe you need to store a classic car for several years. Maybe you’re deployed or living abroad for a while. Maybe you’re saving some furniture for when you move into a bigger house. Whatever the reason for long-term storage, it’s important to have peace of mind in knowing that …