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When it comes to having to store your furniture in a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette you want to make sure you are doing everything you can to keep it in pristine shape. To help you do this we can provide you with Temperature Controlled Storage Units. We have also gathered some preparations you should do to your furniture before you leave it in your unit.   Furniture Protectors In order to ensure that your furniture will remain in top quality you will want to invest in materials to protect your furniture. By lining your storage unit’s floor with plastic as well as your furniture piece you can keep any harmful substances off of the piece. For added protection you can purchase moving blankets that will act as a padding for your furniture.   Disassemble Most furniture pieces are too big, bulky, and awkward making it hard to…
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Congratulations! You have just been accepted to the college of your dreams and are now making the preparations to move out and get the full college experience. If you are like most college students you will be staying in your college dorms. Dorm rooms are known to be small and lacking in storage space. We at Elite Storage in Lafyette, CO can help you in storing some of the items you won’t be bringing with you in a self-storage unit. When it comes to everything you will be taking, you can use the tips below to get the most out of your new dorm room.   Add Floor Space Dorm rooms are limited when it comes to square footage. You can make more floor space available to you by using bed risers. Bed risers create enough room under your bed to store totes that can carry extra school supplies, clothing,…
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The warm weather comes paired with the summer holidays and weekend get-togethers. Preparing your home for these events is easy with the help of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO and the tips listed below.   Organize your kitchen The summer get-togethers aren’t complete without having large amounts of food and treats to eat. Taking the time to find proper storage for the necessary food items can help you when your guests arrive. By going through your fridge and cupboards you may be surprised to find some items that have long passed their expiration date. Removing bulky items from the fridge in your home and storing them in a freezer or fridge in the garage will also help. If you have an abundant supply of canned goods consider placing them in storage. At Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO we have a variety of storage units that will…
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If you find yourself struggling to control the clutter in your home it may be time to declutter and purge yourself of the items that you just don’t need. With the help of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO you can store the items you just can’t part with and open up additional storage in your home. The tips below can help you to declutter your home of all the unnecessary junk you have accumulated over the years.   • Old shoes can cause clutter and unpleasant odor in your closet. If you haven’t worn your old shoes in a while it may be time to throw them out. If your shoes are still in good shape consider donating them.   • Unworn clothing can also take up room in your closet that could easily be used to store the items you use every day. An easy…
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When planning and preparing for your move you need to take into consideration how you should be packing your moving truck. Not loading your items properly can result in a lot of broken valuables. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO can ease the process with one of our storage units. This way you can take lighter loads and take the time to properly move your items. Below we have provided you with some tips to packing your moving truck the right way.   Create a Plan The worst thing you could possibly do on moving day is not have a plan. It is important to have a game-plan ready when the moving truck arrives. Make sure all of your items are packed, labeled, and ready to go. Talk with those helping you move to decide what items to load first. Make sure you aren’t driving your moving truck during…
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Your office should be a place you can get your work done without any distraction. If you find that you are having a hard time concentrating due to the clutter of your office it is time to give it a much needed makeover. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette can help you with the organization of your office with the use of one of our storage units. We have also gathered some organizational tips to help you through the process.   Plan and Prepare Before tackling the mess that has accumulated in your office, you will want to make a plan. Decide how you want your office to look in the end and steadily work towards that goal. Make attainable tasks to finish within a set amount of time. You can either set aside a whole day or a few hours over a few days to get your office together.…
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Your homes entryway is the first area of your home you and guests see. This often means that it becomes a catch-all for various items as well. To help you in keeping this area clean and organized you can enlist in the help of a self storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO to free up some needed entryway storage space. You can also use the tips we have gathered below to keep your entryway clean and organized.   Recognize your Exit and Entry Habits Depending on what your current routine is it will determine how you should set up your entryway or mudroom. Assess everyone’s needs when they enter and exit your home. Look at the current clutter that is surrounding your entryway. This will tell you what you need in terms of organization. Installing shoe cubbies or hooks for backpacks is always helpful.   Make it Seasonally…
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Basements are known to be the storage unit of the home. If you are thinking about making your basement into a more usable space then you will need the help of a temperature controlled storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. Placing the items you don’t need to use every day in a storage unit will allow you to get more use out of the space you have in your home. Below we have gathered some steps to help you in creating the basement space you have always wanted.   Start by Sorting Before you can have your basement transformed into the space you have always wanted, you will need to empty out its contents and sort through all of the items you have been storing. Creating piles of items that you will keep, toss, donate, or store. Be picky when it comes to the things you are thinking about…
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When it comes time to move or to place a few items in storage you will want to make sure you are packing them properly. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette care about the condition of your items during their stay in our facility. That is why we have provided some tips for you to follow when it comes to packing up your breakable items.     · Choose the right box. You will want to use boxes that are sturdy enough to hold your fragile items and large enough to fit the item and the adequate amount of packing materials. If necessary you might want to consider adding extra packing material or double-boxing your breakables during transit.   · Fill the items that could collapse inwards. Items such as glasses, bowls, and vases should be filled with tissue paper, extra socks, or newspaper to put equal pressure on all…
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Life changes more often than we expect it to. If one of those life changes includes downsizing your home you want to make sure you have the necessary tools to do so. A storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO can help. We have provided some tips for you to consider when you are going through the downsizing process.   Determine your Needs Before you begin the downsizing process you will want to walk through your home and determine what you really need in order to live comfortably day to day. A lot of the items we tend to accumulate will sit and collect dust because of unmet plans or goals. Get rid of what you aren’t using right now and store what you think you might use in the future.   Go through Everything When you are preparing to move and downsize your living situation you will want…
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