Category Archives: Garage Organization

An Uncluttered Mind

uncluttered areaIt’s not uncommon for people to ask our managers about whether or not our storage units are equipped to become an office or if they can be used as a workout room. The short answer is no. Although we store a lot of office items and business inventory, and also a lot of exercise equipment that is temporarily not being used – units are just not able to be used for those type of ongoing activities.

However, it’s likely the real reason for someone’s desire to use a storage unit as something other than a place to store things in is that it’s clean, uncluttered, and often air-conditioned. It’s away from the distraction of family, co-workers, phones, and to-do lists stuck on the refrigerator.

Order and tranquility are what are wanted; an uncluttered environment to think or work-out in. Shape magazine  had an excellent article of the benefits  Continue reading

How to Organize Your Garage

garageThere are so many articles, instructional videos, DIY projects, and guides for organizing your garage on the internet, there is really no excuse for any of us to still be parking our car on the street. But some still do. You know who you are.

Let’s face it, when storage space starts getting a little tight inside the house, it is incredibly tempting to start making “temporary” piles in the garage. It is not long before that garage can become a no man’s land, terrifying children and making grown men cry. Family members argue over who will be sent in to retrieve something, and you tie a rope around your 12-year-old’s waist to make sure he is not lost forever. Continue reading