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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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Considering the many things out there that can and cannot be stored, and then which items you might want to safeguard with extra precautions might be the last thing on your mind. However, when invited to make use of the temperature controlled storage in Lafayette, you consider how this might benefit you. You might also wonder what exactly you’d need the temperature control for? What can you store inside this unit that might benefit from having this type of service? Items You Should Use a Temperature Controlled Unit For There are many items you should use a temperature controlled unit for. With everything from the biggest items, to the smallest and those in between; protecting the items that you have should be a priority when it comes to choosing storage solutions that fit your needs and wants. Consider all of these options. • Photos, Cameras and Other Papers or Mementos…
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When it comes to storing the items that you have, you have to consider the amount of space you’re going to need to store all of it. This is something they’re going to ask you ahead of time. Choosing the right size storage unit can be daunting though. What if you pay for more than you need? What if you do not have enough space for everything that needs to be stored? There are many questions that generally go unanswered in the process. Considerations for Storage Space Generally, storage companies will give you an idea of what square footage of items the space is able to hold. This is because you want to have an idea of what others were able to fit inside the unit, and what you might be able to fit, as well. Considering a smaller, efficiency or one-bedroom apartment would fit in one of the smaller…
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Depending on your current life situation, you may find yourself with additional furniture that you just don’t seem to have the room for anymore. Instead of tossing it out consider placing your beloved furniture in a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. If you are planning on placing your couch in storage we have provided you with some preparation steps you should take before dropping it off in our secure facility. Clean Before placing anything in storage you will want to make sure it is cleaned thoroughly. Dust, food, and grime can potentially cause damage to your couch when it is sitting in your storage unit over time. Depending on the fabric of your couch you will have to use different cleaning solvents to make sure the fabric itself is clean. You can easily determine which cleaning product to use with a little internet research. After your couch has…
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Spring is here and is the perfect opportunity to clean up some of the clutter that has accumulated over the past few months. One area of the house that probably hasn’t had some decluttering and organization in a few years is your basement. Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO can help you conquer the clutter that has overcome your basement. With the extra space you need from one of our storage units and the tips we have gathered below, you will have the clean and organized basement you have always dreamed of.   One Area at a Time When you start to declutter your basement you may feel overwhelmed by the amount of items that has accumulated over the years. The best way to start the decluttering and organizing process is by picking one area at a time. Designate a small space to work through and sort each day or weekend.…
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Family photos allow you to look back on your past memories and reflect on how much your family has grown over the years. Most of us put in a lot of time and effort into create scrapbooks and family photo albums in order to preserve our most cherished memories. When you find yourself needing to put your photos into storage, you can trust Elite Storage in Lafayette to keep those cherished memories safe. We can provide you with temperature controlled storage units to ensure the quality of all of your valuables. To keep your photos in pristine conditions we have listed some steps you should take in preparing your photos for storage.   Preparation Before placing your photos in storage you will want to make sure you are properly preparing for their stay. Preservation experts say to look for paper enclosures that are made from a high quality, non-acidic, lignin-free…
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If your home hasn’t been feeling like home lately it could be due to your blank walls. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO want to help you in making your home what you have always wished it could be by providing you with self-storage and organization tips for your home. Get rid of those dull blank walls and add some color to your home with some of the tips and tricks we have listed below.   • Headboards create the perfect statement piece for your bedroom. If you don’t have a headboard you can always create your own. This easily done by hanging curtains or a tapestry behind your bed. You can show off your creativity by creating a foe headboard by framing your bed with art pieces and memorabilia. A sheer curtain and lights can add a romantic look to your bedroom.   • Just frames can add…
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Moving can be exhausting and stressful. Rather than waiting until the last minute, it is always best to plan out your move. Planning can help the moving experience not be as stressful. Below are some tips to follow to make your move just that much easier.   Set the Necessities Aside When you are packing up and moving your home you will want to set aside the items you will be using the first few days in your new home. Unpacking can take quite a while and it is a hassle to dig through large amounts of boxes when you are trying to find what you need. Set aside enough clothing, cookware, food, and bathroom accessories to get you by in the first few days in your home while you unpack.   Use what you have Packing supplies can be expensive, especially if you have a large amount of items…
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A child’s room is often known to be a disaster zone. With the large amounts of clothing and toys it seems like a never ending mess at the end of each day. While you try and keep up on the cleanliness and organization of your kid’s room there are some rules you should be following to keep it clean.   Involve your Child Nothing is worse than picking up a mess you didn’t make. Having your child involved in the organization and cleaning process of their room is critical if you want to keep that room clean. Younger children usually jump at the opportunity to help you with the household chores. Make it into a game and they will enjoy the time they spend with you while cleaning their room.   Give Stuff a Home The key to cleanliness is organization. Having a “home” for all of your child’s clothing…
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