Tag: storage tips

The challenges of sharing a storage unit with friends

Doing business with your friends can be either the best or the worst idea you can have. Same applies to the idea of sharing a storage unit with friends. Before you engage in such adventure, you really need to think it through. There are many reasons why you can think of it. First, storage service in Brooklyn is everything but cheap. Therefore, in order to reduce the cost of Brooklyn storage, you can rent a storage unit with friends and split costs. But that doesn’t mean that you will actually sort all your problems. We are all different, and if you can go out to have a drink with a person, it doesn’t imply that you’ll get along when it comes to other things. Therefore, you need to realize which are challenges of sharing a storage unit with friends. Continue reading “The challenges of sharing a storage unit with friends”

Tips for Storing Large Appliances

Nowadays, more and more people are in need of extra storage space. This is something very usual, especially for big metropolis such as New York City. But finding safe and clean storage facilities in Brooklyn is not that easy. There are many things you need to check prior to getting a storage solution. Two of the most common are the price and security. Nobody wants to overpay for such service as storage solutions can be very expensive. On the other hand, no one wants to leave their space in the unsecured facility. As you can see the struggle is real. But, if you put enough effort, you will be able to find a safe and affordable storage unit in NYC. Once you do that you’ll need to store all your belongings, and here you’ll find tips for storing large appliances. Continue reading “Tips for Storing Large Appliances”

How to protect your storage unit from thieves?

Nothing is more important than the safety of your possessions when it comes to storing them in a storage facility. You’ve probably been thinking what type of measures you should take to protect your storage unit from thieves. In this article, we will try to help you find out what you should look for when choosing the right storage unit. As well as what are the additional efforts you could make on your own to protect your items. Continue reading “How to protect your storage unit from thieves?”

Tips for storing belongings in the winter

We all have similar issues when it comes to storing our valuables. How to properly store belongings when the winter comes and temperature drops. While most people think that clothes, for example, don’t suffer from temperature changes, they can wrinkle. You should do your best to keep the moisture out. Also, when storing antique furniture, you have to take into consideration both temperature and humidity. But, no matter what you are storing, you should take certain steps to ensure they survive the cold weather. Here are some tips you can use when storing belongings in the winter. From bicycles and furniture to more regular items like clothes. Continue reading “Tips for storing belongings in the winter”

How to pack fine china for storage

All people love to buy different and new things for their home. And something that we all like to have really nice and unique is our china. We might have it in our family for generations, or you just bought it. But we need to be honest with ourselves – we don’t use it very often. We use it for Thanksgiving or some special occasion. And to be fair, a fine china set can take a lot of space. If you live in a small apartment, it can be very difficult to manage. So, a storage unit might be a great idea. You can pack all the things that you do not use often there. When you are getting ready to pack fine china for storage, you should go to a store and buy packing materials first.

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Owning a car in Brooklyn: Yes or no?

When you are about to relocate to NYC, there are some things you need to pay attention to. The list of those things is long. For example, how you are going to organize your moving, what items you are going to relocate with you, where are you going to find a job, where are you going to live in the Big Apple and many other things. Since we have mentioned the last thing, the place of a living, there is one important question. If you have decided to live in Brooklyn, do you need a car? In other words, owning a car in Brooklyn: Is it a good idea or not? In this article, we are going to present to you the pros and cons of it. Continue reading “Owning a car in Brooklyn: Yes or no?”

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