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Having a self-storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO can be beneficial in more ways than one. You can trust our facility to keep your items safe and secure during their stay, as long as you follow the rules and avoid placing any of the following items in your unit. Yourself and Family It may seem tempting to live in a storage unit but you really would regret it in the long run. Not only do you lack the necessary amenities, but the law simply prohibits setting up a residence in a storage unit. Pets If you can’t live in a storage unit, neither can your pet. A storage unit does not provide the adequate living amenities for your pet to be comfortable. Storing pets in a storage unit falls under animal cruelty and you could be prosecuted. Plants Unless it is your goal to kill all of your…
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Some of our most beloved items find their way to a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. To make sure your items are staying in the best shape possible you will want to consider renting a temperature controlled storage unit. Some items need the consistency a temperature controlled storage unit provides. Below is a list of just some of the items that need a consistency in temperature. Wooden Furniture If there is an excessive amount of moisture in the air, which is common in most humid climates, you want to ensure your wooden furniture is protected. Too much moisture can cause wooden furniture to warp and crack. A temperature controlled storage unit will keep the humidity and moisture out by maintaining the temperature of your unit, no matter what the weather is like outside. Leather Furniture Leather can often be tricky to maintain. Whether you are in a hot…
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When the time comes for you to clean out your storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO you might have a hard time knowing where to start. To help you with the process we have gathered some tips for you to try in order to have a fast and easy clean out process. Set a Deadline A lot of times it is hard to find the motivation to clean out your unit. To help you when it comes to making a plan and holding yourself accountable, you will want to create a deadline. Make the deadline reasonable to accomplish and plan for any unexpected events that might occur before your set deadline. Creating a goal always helps you when it comes to completing a task. Create Small Tasks Trying to clean out your storage unit in one day is hard and stressful. Instead of trying to accomplish a lot…
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The winter winds are blowing in and bringing a few months’ worth of snow, ice, and freezing temperatures along with it. You will need to start making the necessary winter preparations in protecting your home from the harsh winter ahead. This is especially true for your garage. If you tend to store a lot of fragile or more temperature sensitive items in your garage, you might want to consider renting a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. We can ensure the quality and safety of your items during the long winter months. For the items you need close at hand we have gathered some winter preparations tips for your garage to try. Maintain your Weather-stripping As you step into your garage you may feel a cold breeze drifting throughout the space. This means you may need to replace your weather-stripping. Often times weather-stripping can become cracked and brittle,…
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When it comes to placing your electronics in a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette you will want to make sure you are taking all the necessary steps to protect them. Electronics can last years if you take proper care of them, this remains true even when they are placed out of the way in a storage unit. Below are some steps you should take in order to make sure you are storing your electronics correctly. Preparing your Electronics Many electronics such as computers, printers, and televisions, come with owner’s manuals or have owner’s manuals on a website for instruction pertaining to their use. These instructions can also recommend how to properly pack and store that specific item. Don’t forget to remove any CDs or DVDs from your electronics before unplugging. Moving these items while they are still in the DVD or CD player will cause damage to the…
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Preparing your home for a baby on the way is a big deal. You will want to make sure you are prepared for anything before the baby comes home so you can keep the clutter under control. Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO can provide you with a storage unit to hold the items you just don’t have room for anymore now that you have a little one on the way. We have also gathered some preparations you might want to consider doing before you little bundle of joy comes home. Your Kitchen A baby comes with a variety of accessories. All of these accessories don’t just end up in the nursery either. You will need to make room for a variety of bottles, spoons, and sippy cups for you little in your kitchen. Dedicate one cabinet or shelf to hold the majority of your babies eating accessories to make sure…
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Elite Storage in Lafayette is happy to provide you with temperature controlled storage units for your most treasured items. You may be wondering if you need a temperature controlled storage unit and how they can benefit you in regards to your storage needs. We want to let you in on all the benefits a temperature controlled storage unit can offer you.   Protection from Extreme Weather The main benefit you will see when renting a temperature controlled storage unit is the protection it can offer all of your valuables against extreme weather. Our units will remain at a temperature that is appropriate for the well-being of all of your items. That means if it is scorching hot or freezing cold outside, your items won’t be affected. This is especially important when you are storing sensitive items such as wood furniture or musical instruments that have the potential to warp and…
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Whether you are moving from home to home or just using a rental truck to place a large amount of your items in storage, you need to know how to properly drive a moving truck. Not taking the proper precautions could cost you a lot of money and cause damage to the items you are transporting. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO want to make sure you are driving safe on your way to one of our self-storage units or to your new home, so we have provided some driving procedures you should consider following.   Use your Mirrors As with any car you want to constantly use your mirrors. Using your side-mirrors is especially important when driving a moving truck because you won’t have use of a rear-view mirror above the dash. Use your side mirrors to pay close attention to what and who is around you at…
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Kitchens can easily get overwhelmed with the amount of pots, pans, and utensils we attempt to keep in the little amount of storage space they allow. If you are looking for a place to store the items you don’t use on a day to day basis, you can trust Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO to give you the storage space you need. We like to help you in the organization of your home as well, so we gathered some tips and tricks for you to try when it comes to organizing your kitchen.   Storing your Canned Goods Canned goods can easily take up the most available space in your pantry. You can reduce the amount of space they take up by easily converting your old 12-pack soda boxes. Spruce them up with a bit of decorative paper and label them if you like. This solution is cheap, easy, and…
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The closets in your home act as a mini storage unit for all of the belongings you use every day. This is especially true when it comes to the closet in your bedroom. To give you the extra storage space you need in your home you can rely on Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO to provide for all of your storage needs. For the items you need to keep close at hand, we have gathered some tips for you to try when you finally decide to get control of the clutter in your closet.   Remove Excess The main culprit for a messy closet is the amount of items you are trying to store. Before you start the organization process you may want to empty out your closet entirely. This will give you a better idea of what you have on hand. Sort through the items and decide what you…
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