Have you ever lost something and knew you put it in a safe spot, but you can’t remember where? With items in a storage unit, people often forget what they have stored away, and where it’s located within the unit.
Here are some tips to help you inventory your unit to remember the items you stored. Before storing your items, check out our 5 Tips to Save Storage Space for tips on deciding what to keep, donate, or throw away.
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We are proud to support Saint Martin De Porres High School in Cleveland, Ohio.
Our donation is in support of the school’s Building Campaign. Since the school’s inception, they have delivered on their promise to provide students of modest economic means with a college preparatory education aimed at helping young men and women develop the habits of mind and spirit that will enable them to be successful in college, in their careers, and in life. The Corporate Work Study Program, the hallmark of the Cristo Rey Network, is also an integral component of the mission of Saint Martin de Porres High School, which is to transform urban Cleveland one student at a time. The workplace learning that each student experiences will be an integral part of his or her development as a scholar, as a professional, and as a person.
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Updated 8/22/14 – this position has been filled.
A-1 Self Storage is looking for a full-time SALES ASSOCIATE for our San Jose area self storage locations. The ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, outgoing, highly motivated, great at customer service, and have a strong retail sales background. This position involves providing superior customer service in-person and over the telephone. It also includes ensuring the property is clean, well-maintained, and meets company standards. All positions require some janitorial duties and weekend scheduling.
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Summer is a busy moving season. College students pack up their belongings and head home, families who need to relocate for their jobs move after the school year ends and a new one begins, and many people put their homes up for sale. Here’s how A-1 Self Storage can help make your summer transition smooth.
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We are proud to support All for God’s Steubenville San Diego 2014.
Our donation will provide scholarships to local youth who will attend the 2014 Steubenville San Diego young adult conference to be held July 25-27, 2014 at the University of San Diego.
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With summer temperatures heating up, many people begin to think about storing in climate controlled storage units. We offer climate control at select facilities for when it is absolutely necessary, but properly storing your items in a regular unit will help you save money! Vents throughout our hallways to help circulate air, and help keep temperatures down. We also feature steel and concrete buildings at many of our self storage facilities, which also helps keep our units cool.
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We have received a Notice of Closure that will impact traffic near our A-1 Self Storage location in Fullerton, CA. This road closure is due to the ongoing West Commonwealth Avenue Sewer & Street Reconstruction Project by City of Fullerton Public Works Department.
The intersection of Euclid Street and Commonwealth Avenue will be temporarily closed beginning Friday, July 11th at 9 PM through Monday, July 14th at 6 AM.
If traveling in the area, please follow all detours and traffic control. Allow for extra travel time due to the delays expected.
Going through your items before getting a storage unit is a great way to help you get organized, and possibly fit into a smaller space. To help save you money, it is important to sort through your items to be sure what you are storing is of importance.
- Go through your health and beauty products. Throw out anything that has expired or hasn’t been used in a while.
- Sort through your clothes and shoes. If you haven’t worn something in 6 months, it’s probably safe to say you can donate the items.
- Donate or recycle old cookbooks and magazines. Recipes and magazine material can be found online. This will reduce paper clutter and assist in saving space.
- Decide if you really need the kitchen gadgets that have been tucked away in your cabinets for years. Donate any bulky small appliances such as bread makers, blenders, mixers, etc., that don’t get much use.
- Go through files and paperwork. Consider scanning the important documents into your computer and shredding the paper to reduce clutter.
Downsizing will help save you money when you are looking to get a storage unit. Go through each room and decide which items should go into self storage, which should be donated, or which should be put in the trash or recycled.
All A-1 Self Storage locations and our Corporate Office will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Friday, July 4th, 2014.
Normal access hours are available at most locations. Please check with your self storage location to confirm the schedule. For your convenience, we also offer a 24 hour rental/payment kiosk at 17 of our A-1 Self Storage locations!
Have a happy and safe 4th of July!
A-1 Self Storage is committed to fulfilling all your self storage needs with top quality storage, superior customer service, and convenient locations. One way to ensure we’re offering the best experience possible is through customer reviews. We love to receive feedback. Whether it is positive or negative, all reviews help us improve!
We received a great “A-1 Story” submitted by Lisa C. She is a customer at our A-1 Self Storage – Vineland Ave. location in North Hollywood, CA. Here is her story:
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