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  Elite Storage provides Lafayette storage units that are temperature controlled in order to protect your belongings from harsh weather elements that can lead to things like mold and mildew. Unfortunately, you can still see these things if you’re items aren’t properly prepared for storage. Here are some ways you can prevent your possessions from getting mold and mildew while being stored. Don’t Use Plastic Bags Storing items in plastic bags may seem like a great idea at the time but this creates an environment where mold and mildew can prosper. This is because you are trapping water vapors inside the plastic bag along with your stuff. The exception to this rule would be vacuum sealed plastic bags. Clean Appliances Thoroughly clean all appliances before moving them into storage. You can purchase special cleaners are just baking soda to get rid of stains. Make sure all food residue is gone…
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Fall is here and pretty soon winter will arrive. Now is the time to store all those things you just won’t need during the colder months. Your self storage in Boulder CO will come in handy when it’s time to find a place to keep all of your warm month items safe and sound. Sometimes storing is just the best option so you don’t have to worry about these things taking up space in your home. Here are just a few things to consider storing before winter arrives.   Summer Clothes We’re guessing you won’t need shorts and flip-flops when it’s raining and snowing outside so why not store them? If you have limited space in your closet, this is a great way to free up some room. Box up all of your summer clothes and put them into storage for fall and winter. Then when spring arrives, you can…
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  Moving during the summer can be rough, especially when temperatures are record breaking. Elite Storage aims to be your all-in-one moving resource and provides you with Lafayette CO storage units and moving supplies to help make your move easier. We also want to make sure you’re safe during the big move so we’re providing you with some tips to help you stay cool. Wear the Right Clothing If you know it’s going to be hot out, dress accordingly on moving day. Aim for loose fitting clothing so that you don’t have to deal with tight clothing rubbing against your skin and chafing. We also recommend wearing light colored clothing as opposed to black as this will help keep you cooler in the hot sun. Drink Plenty of Water Moving is hard work and not staying hydrated could lead to dehydration and exhaustion. You’re more likely to get dehydrated when…
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If you’ve been storing your bike at your trusted Lafayette storage location, chances are it’s going to need a little love when you finally decide to take it out of storage. If you have an itch to pull your bike out of storage and hit the open road, we highly suggest reading our tips first so that you can make sure your bike is ready to go. Make Sure It’s Clean If you’re bike has been sitting in your Lafayette storage location, it may be just a little dusty. Now is the perfect time to give it a thorough cleaning. Lightly rinse from top to bottom before scrubbing down with a soft bristled brush and warm, soapy water. Relube the chain if needed and gently dry your bike with a soft towel. Inspect the Wheels You won’t be able to enjoy your bike ride if the wheels aren’t working properly…
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It’s that time of year where several of us are either getting the kids all ready for their first day back at school or preparing for school ourselves. Summer went by faster than we wanted it to and it’s hard to believe it’s that time already but this is also a good opportunity to get organized. Your Lafayette storage solution has put together some back to school storage solutions just for you. Stacking Drawers You can buy plastic stacking drawers at most general stores and fortunately, they’re pretty affordable. You can also buy them in several different sizes and shapes to meet your needs. You will soon be accumulating books and papers and stacking drawers are a great thing to have on hand for storage. Just put them in the bedroom against the wall and store all of your school items in one handy spot. Shoe Sorter Consider investing in…
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    So now that you’ve stored the items that are taking up space at your storage unit in Lafayette, what’s next? Maybe now is the perfect time to start adding some character to your home. If you’re bored with the way your home looks or are looking for some new ideas, we have some suggestions that are sure to liven up your living space.   Lighting Unique lighting fixtures can take a drab room and really make it stand out. Head to a local antique shop or second-hand store to find pieces that are truly special. Whether it’s a floor lamp, or a hanging fixture, this may be just the ticket to recreating any room in your home.   Reading Nook A cozy little reading nook is a great way to add some charm and sense of comfort to your home. This is also a great way to utilize…
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    Accumulating clutter and stuff we simply don’t need is far too easy and if you’ve reached the point where the minimalist lifestyle seems appealing then you’ve come to the right spot. Elite Storage in Lafayette will help you get rid of some of those possessions you don’t need and also provide you with a safe place to store them at our Lafayette storage location. Here is what you can do to start minimizing today.   Get Rid of Unwanted Belongings The very first thing you should do on your journey towards minimalism is get rid of anything that you simply don’t want. This part is easy because you should be able to quickly identify the things that you don’t care about. Just grab a box and go through every room in your home collecting these unwanted items. We recommend donating the items if you can but trashing them…
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I love gardening, I don’t exactly have a green thumb, in fact I’m pretty sure the plants in the nursery shutter when I come by. It’s not entirely my fault, I move around a lot and it’s been a while since I lived anywhere with a yard and even longer since I lived anywhere with a garden. Still I’m a fan of things green and watching them grow, so I always want to have a garden even though it’s not practical, or even possible, given where I live. So here are some fun project ideas for those of you who, like me, have an itch to watch things grow.   If you have access to a small yard or even a small patio, then you’re in luck. You have a lot of fun and attractive options from which to choose. One of my personal favorites is the close shoe organizer…
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Maybe you like to boulder, maybe multi-pitch climbs are more your style, or like me you’re just a gym rat, but everybody has to store their gear. And during the long winter months, or any time extended storage is required, you want to make sure your gear is safely stowed and that no harm will come to it while it’s not in use.   First, for the sport climber or the trad —there are the ropes— those springy lifelines, often the only thing separating this life from the next; so it stands to reason that you will want to take care of them. The work begins when you’re on the mountain, you need to keep the rope clean, make sure it stays dry, and check it for fraying and nicks after every use. When you store the rope it’s important to keep it out of direct sunlight and away from…
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Clutter. It just seems to accumulate at an ever-growing pace and sometimes it’s hard to keep up. That dining room table may have been clean last week but it didn’t last for long. Lafayette Storage is a company that cares about more than just storing your belongings, we want to provide you with useful tips that will help you in your everyday life. Here are our best tips for decluttering your home.   Sell Some Stuff How much of that stuff in your home is actually used on a regular basis? You may have clothes that you haven’t worn in years or electronics that haven’t seen the light of day in ages. It may be time to take inventory of all your belongings and make a list of what items you’d like to sell. There are several ways to go about selling your items: you can make a list with…
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