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With the new semester about to start you will want to help your college bound child get settled in their new living space. To help you with that process you may need to rent a storage unit from Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO to hold all of the items they can’t take with them to college. We have also gathered some steps you might want to take to help your child’s move to their new college as easy and stress free as possible.   Sort and Organize Dorm rooms are often cramped and won’t be able to hold all of one’s belongings. It is important to sort and organize your child’s belongings into what will be essential for college. Stick to the basics. For all of the other items sort into what you will store and what you can donate. This will start the college moving transition on the right…
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Keeping your home clean 24/7 can seem like an impossible task. We often just let the mess go until it gets so bad it takes a whole day to get everything back in order. With the help of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO to store some of the items you don’t need every day and the tips listed below you can develop the necessary habits to keep and maintain a clean and organized home.   Put Things Away Putting things away right after you use them is a wonderful habit to make. This way you don’t leave any unnecessary clutter around your home for you to pick up later. Make sure to have a place for everything you use on a day to day basis. If you have an organized home it is easier to put things away after you use them each time.   Put…
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  Your bedroom should be your place of tranquility and relaxation. You can’t relax in a cluttered mess. If your bedroom has been serving as a make shift storage unit you need to reevaluate your storage options. A storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO can help you to get rid of the clutter. For further organization tips we have compiled a list of items you shouldn’t have in your bedroom.   A Makeshift Office Putting a desk in your bedroom is just a bad idea. Your bedroom shouldn’t be a place to work in, rather it should be a place to relax in. Office spaces can easily become cluttered and that clutter can easily spread to other areas of your bedroom. Instead you will want to put your desk in a different area in your home.   Random Items and Trash Gather all loose papers, piles of things,…
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Trying to sort, store, and organize your wardrobe with a closet is hard enough, now your new space doesn’t come with the closet you need. There is no need to worry. With the use of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. We can store the clothing and accessories you just don’t wear or that are out of season. Below are some storage tips for you to try with a small bedroom with no closet space.   Under the Bed Storage You have a few options when it comes to utilizing the available storage space under your bed. You can go with the plastic storage totes that are made to fit under your bed. Or you can use a storage savvy platform that sits under your mattress. It's the perfect spot for storing sweaters you usually throw on shelves.   Stylish Shelving In cases like this you will be…
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Tips for Purging your Child’s Toys If you have children you know how fast they grown and how much they accumulate over the years. Before you know it your house is overwhelmed with toys and baby items you just don’t need or want. While it is hard to get rid of these items you can always place them in a secure storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. This way you have those items for future use and still have the much needed space in your home. Don’t Be More Sentimental than your Child There are some toys that your child will love and cherish for many years. At the same time, there are toys that you have accumulated in your home that your child could easily forget about. If your child doesn’t seem to be sentimental towards specific toys then you know they are ok to go. Ask…
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Is your home looking a little worse for wear in the organization department? You may be wondering just how you are going to find even more storage in your home when all of the obvious choices aren’t available. With the help of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO you could store those items you just don’t need every day. We have also come up with additional storage options you may not have thought of. Adding Shelving above Doors Try a floating shelf above your door trim above any door in your home, to put books, decorative storage boxes, or anything else you need to. You can buy a ready-made shelf from your local hardware store or create your own. This space is not often thought of or utilized. It is a great way to find a place for those little items you just can’t seem to find…
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Before renting a storage unit at Elite storage in Lafayette, CO, you are going to need to know what size of unit your will be needing. Nothing is worse than having a unit that is too small or too big for the amount of items you are needing to store. Below are some tips to help you when it comes to choosing the right size of a storage unit. Take Inventory Before you even begin to weigh your unit size options available to you, take inventory of everything you want to put into storage. Get out the measuring tape for some of your larger items to determine the smallest space they can fit into. Getting a better idea about what you need to store will help you in determining what size unit you need. Standard Sizes of Units Most facilities come with standard sizes with their storage units. The sizes…
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Whether you have been considering a storage unit for yourself or are just fascinated at the idea and function of a storage unit we at Elite Storage in Lafayette can help. We have gathered some interesting self-storage statistics for you to check out and hopefully learn more about the services we can provide for you. · In 2014, there were nearly 48,500 primary self-storage facilities in the country. That’s an average of nearly 900 per state. · Combine three Manhattan islands, and that’s less than the country’s total self-storage rentable space. · In the U.S., 65% of self-storage renters have a garage in their home, 47% have an attic, and 33 percent have a basement. This suggests that Americans have more things than their homes allow them. · In 2015, 90% of self-storage units nationwide were occupied, leaving only 10% vacant. · Self-storage facilities in the U.S. have employed more…
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Whether you have just run out of room in your home or can’t seem to part with the tools you just don’t need right now, you can trust Elite Storage to provide you with the perfect unit to store all of your tools. We have temperature controlled storage units that provide you with the best protection available when it comes to the things you care about. Listed below are a variety of tools you may be looking to store and how to store them properly.   Hand Tools Freezing temperatures can make many metal or plastic parts brittle and particularly susceptible to breakage if you use them at very cold temperatures. To avoid this, get into the habit of taking hand tools out of the cold before use; let them sit inside the house for an hour or more. Keep in mind that metal tools can rust if left out.…
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As your children grow you will want to give them the freedom of completing their daily bathroom processes on their own. To help them accomplish this you will have to make some adjustments in the bathroom they use most regularly. Getting rid of unnecessary items in that bathroom is easy with the use of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. We have also gathered some helpful tips to get you started on creating the perfect bathroom for your child.   Lower the Towel Hooks How often do you walk into your child’s bathroom to see a wet towel on the floor? You can easily get rid of this problem by installing hooks at a level close to your child’s height for them to hang their towel on. Get them motivated to use their new towel hook by personalizing their towel space with their name. Organize with Bins The…
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