Total Storage Solutions Blog

Items You Shouldn’t Throw Away to Keep in the Family

When we think of family heirlooms, ornate jewelry and fancy silver come to mind. But, when it comes time to deal with an estate, we may not know which items should be passed down through the generations. Sometimes, an item with financial or historical value would be better off in the hands of a stranger […]

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Should I Camp in a National Park?

If you’re looking for an affordable way to enjoy the great outdoors, camping at a national park could be the perfect choice. Many parks accommodate campers at designated grounds. More adventurous types can go the no-frills, wild route on amenity-free yet legal land. These tips from Total Storage Solutions, a leading self storage provider in […]

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How to Sort Through Your Family’s Items After a Life Event

The time after a major life event is already difficult. Whether a relative has passed or a family member must downsize after retirement, going through belongings can be fraught with anxiety. Having a plan can make the process a little less overwhelming. From renting self storage to hiring clean-out professionals, there are many ways of […]

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How to Become a Homeowner Before Age 30

We’ve all heard the dire news about millennial homeownership; according to some, it’s virtually impossible. If you’re convinced the time is right to become a homeowner, ignore the naysayers. These tips from Five Star Storage in Van Alstyne, TX, will help you prepare to own your first home. Should you really become a homeowner right […]

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Tactics for Making Use of Vertical Storage

Space is at a premium in homes of all sizes in Costa Mesa, CA. No matter the square footage, it seems we always end up with too much stuff for our living spaces. When it comes to storage, vertical space can save the day. Whether at home or at your Total Storage Solutions unit, making […]

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How Often Should You Visit Your Storage Unit?

So, you’ve got a storage unit. Congratulations! Now, you may be wondering about just how often you should visit. After all, it’s your stuff. As a general rule of thumb, most people only need to pop into their unit once every month or two. However, delicate or expensive items may call for a little more […]

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Use Self Storage for these Life Transitions

Change can be a good thing. Marriage, job promotions, and growing your family are life transitions that inspire hope and joy. On the other hand, divorce, job loss, or the death of a loved one can cause total upheaval. While you can’t prevent certain events, staying organized during periods of change can help you maintain […]

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5 Things That Should Always be Stored in Climate-Controlled Units

Plenty of sunny days and mild winters make Peoria, AZ a pleasant place to live. But heat and other weather conditions can be hard on certain types of items, even if they’re stored indoors. While standard self storage is fine for many household goods, climate control protects fragile and valuable items. No matter where you […]

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How to Make Your Move With Pets in Tow

No matter how excited you are about moving into a new home, the process can be incredibly stressful for people and pets. Moving with pets doesn’t have to be a nightmare, though. The Total Storage Solutions team has helped make relocating easier for many self storage customers in Moreno Valley, CA and other communities. We […]

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