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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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Let’s face it, we all can’t live in grand palaces or mansions. In fact, most of us are living in smaller square footage for an outrageous amount of rent each month. Just because you had to opt for a smaller living space doesn’t mean there aren’t some tips and tricks you can do to make it feel larger. Elite Storage in Lafayette can help you in storing the items you can’t find the space for in our variety of storage units. Below, we have gathered some useful tips for making your space feel a lot larger than it actually is.   Go Lighter When it comes to picking paint colors you will want to stay on the lighter side of the color spectrum. Dark colors absorb light and make the room feel smaller. Lighter colors will reflect the light and make it appear larger. Adding lighter colored flooring with increase…
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Mattresses and bedframes are known to last up to 10 to 15 years of properly maintained. If you find yourself needing to place your mattress and bedframe in storage you can trust Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO to provide you with the perfect storage unit for your items. We want to ensure the quality of your mattress and bedframe remains intact while in storage. Below are some steps you should consider taking before placing your mattress and bedframe in storage.   Clean Everything Before placing your items in storage you will want to make sure everything is thoroughly cleaned. The easiest way to clean a mattress is to vacuum it on both sides to remove as much dirt and dust as you can. Follow up by using an upholstery cleaner. To properly clean your bedroom you can just use soap and water to remove any dirt or dust. Make sure…
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Unfortunately, mold is everywhere. There is no way of escaping it. Having mold spores around you is typically not a big deal if they’re not growing in your walls at home, however, provided that you’re not allergic to them. But it can be completely upsetting when you get your things out of storage only to find mold or mildew growing on them. Having mildew or mold on your possessions while they are in storage is not inevitable, especially if you know what to do to stop it before it starts. Keep reading for our tips on beating mildew and mold before they take hold!   Temperature Control The number one way to keep you belongings safe from the affects of mold and mildew is to get a temperature controlled storage unit. Because mold spores are everywhere, it is impossible to completely rid the air of them. The best option is…
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When you are choosing your storage unit, you want to make sure that you can utilize the space completely. Ensuring that you select a space where all of your belongings fit without a lot of extra space left over can be confusing, and that’s especially true when you have so many options! Self storage units range from a loft type of home to a six-bedroom home. Some storage units are even large enough to park a car inside. Let’s take a look at some parameters you should look for that will help you to decide on the best size storage unit for you and your family. Inventory Sometimes, when things are spread all throughout the house in different rooms, it can be difficult to know exactly how much “stuff” you really have. Take a household inventory of your belongings and then decide what will go into storage. Make of list…
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Storage units are extremely helpful when looking to de-clutter one’s home or when one runs out of space. They have numerous benefits, but to make the most out of them, they have to be as organized as possible. Without a proper arrangement, one will not only find it difficult to keep track of items, but will also waste a lot of space in their Lafayette Storage Units. To make things easy, the following steps can help in organizing one’s space; Zones Demarcating different zones for different items from different rooms will make it easy. Most of the time, items from on area will need to be place together because of their nature. For instance, kitchen appliances are normally fragile and prone to damage, and must therefore be stored in one area. Smaller items that are likely to get lost within the rest of the stored belongings should also be kept…
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Vintage vehicle owners will confess that these are some of their most valuable belongings, both in terms of monetary value and sentimentality. Still, sometimes one wants their garage full of functional vehicles, and might be forced to find alternative options for Self-Storage in Lafayette CO their vintage collection. A storage unit immediately comes to mind, but how does one make sure their vehicle remains in the best shape away from their garage where they can keep a constant eye on it? Here are some helpful tips; Gas One of the most destructive natural elements to vintage cars is moisture. One of the ways to reduce the effect of his on the vehicle, especially when the storage period is going to be long, is to have the gas tank full. A full gas tank prevents the formation of moisture in the space in the gas tank, and prevents the sediment that…
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