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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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Now that the holiday season is over it is finally time to put away all of your decorations. In order to keep them in pristine shape for next year you will want to make sure you are storing your decorations properly. Placing them in a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette will ensure their safety and quality during their stay. Below we have gathered some preparation tips you can follow in order to properly store your holiday decorations.   Storing Linens Before you store you holiday themed linens, such as tablecloths, blankets, tree skirts, etc. you will want to make sure they are clean. One way to store your holiday linens is in a suitcase, to keep away the risk of moisture damage. To keep away moths and keep your linen smelling wonderful, you can put one or two lavender scented dryer sheets between the linens.   Storing Artificial…
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Trying to accomplish all of the household chores that need to be done on a regular basis by yourself is a daunting task. Especially if you are looking after and taking care of your spouse and kids. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO love to help you in making your home clean and organized with our helpful storage tips and of course a storage unit at our facility. Below are just some of the ways you could go about dividing the household chores in your family to ease your burden.   You Can’t Split Chores 50/50 in a Marriage As we start trying to quantify things we open ourselves up for fighting about who is and who isn’t doing their share of the work. Instead you and your spouse should be willing to help out around the house 100 percent of the time. If you see something that needs…
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As you may have noticed, there has been an increased interest in tiny house living and small homes. This is widely due to the costs of living increasing and realizing we don’t need large amounts of space to feel comfortable in your own home. What you do need is to stay organized and keep the items that you just don’t need every day in a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. We have provided you with some helpful ideas to get you through the process of organizing your small home.   Purge and Declutter Often The key to staying organized in a small home is to purge and declutter often. We tend to accumulate a lot of stuff as the year goes on, which means less available space in your small home. Make it a habit to go through your items and donate or store what you just…
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The cold winter months are well upon us and won’t be going away any time soon. It is important to know what items you have in your home or out in your garage/shed need a proper storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. Listed below are some of the items you should consider placing in a storage unit at our facility. We even have the option of temperature controlled units to protect your fragile items.   During the cold winter months there are a variety of items in your home that you won’t be using for some time. Instead of having them take up much needed storage space, you can easily place them in a storage unit. Listed below are the items you might want to consider placing in your unit for the next few months.   Summer clothing – In a small living space, it can make a…
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You may not know it, but there are some items that you are planning to place in storage that need special care and a temperature controlled storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. Listed below are some of the items that need temperature controlled storage to ensure their integrity during their stay.   Wooden Furniture When exposed to too much moisture over time, wood can crack, warp, or rot. For anyone storing wooden furniture like bed frames, tables and chairs, end tables, nightstands, dressers, entertainment centers, and more, this makes having temperature-controlled storage absolutely necessary. Having a temperature controlled storage unit can help you in controlling the humidity of the unit by keeping a constant and regulated temperature at all times.   Household Appliances Washers and dryers, dishwashers, ovens, microwaves, and refrigerators all need climate-controlled storage in regions that experience extreme heat or cold. That’s because climate control protects electronic…
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