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Where Can I Get Lunch In Texarkana?

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 22, 2014 4:57:26 PM

Moving is tough work. Fuel up between trips to your Texarkana storage unit at these neighborhood eateries:

Bryce's Cafeteria dishes out classic Southern fare, cooked fresh daily. This Texarkana joint has been serving residents and travelers since 1931. Using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, this family-owned diner earned profiles in a number of national publications, including Southern Living, The Food Network, and the Chicago Tribune. Only a few miles from Tri-State Mini Storage #1, this homestyle hangout is a great place to break for lunch. Check out their drive thru if you're in a hurry.

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Topics: Moving tips

5 Reasons To Use A Storage Facility For Your Business

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 21, 2014 10:35:13 AM

Business storage is one of the best investments you will ever make. Dollar for dollar, the money it saves you and the resources it can free up are invaluable assets that can help your business grow. As your business grows, space becomes ever more valuable and self storage units are a cost-effective method of obtaining the space you need without having to shell out a massive investment in renovations or relocation. To that end, the five following reasons are things you should most definitely consider as you weigh your options:

Opens Up Office Space

Records, supplies, and old equipment take up space as your business ages and grows. Instead of filling that unused office with all of these things, put it in storage and instead hire a new employee to fill the office. The revenue that employee will generate for your business will more than make up for the cost of storage.

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Topics: Business Storage

Find The Right Self Storage Facility In Galveston Bay

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 15, 2014 3:07:46 PM

If you're searching for storage options in Galveston Bay, you've probably been disappointed by the corporate chains. Larger companies can skimp on construction, service training, property maintenance, and security – all for an extra comma or two on their quarterlies. Didn't catch those hidden fees, did you? Turns out you needed $200 up front to rent a unit that goes for $75 a month. If you're tired of being short-changed by big business, consider renting from a local self storage facility.

Americas Storage holds the customer miles above the almighty dollar. Located a few miles from the coast, this neighborhood joint will provide you with a premium location.  Bargain shoppers will love the competitive pricing, too.

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Topics: Self Storage

How To Pack And Store Mirrors And Glass

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 14, 2014 9:54:00 AM

Mirror, mirror, in the crate, please, please, please don't break! It's a prayer said by everyone who has ever moved from one home to another. Among your possessions, mirrors and glass are the most fragile objects you own and require special care and handling to ensure they don't break as you travel down the road. The following tips and suggestions will help you make that move while keeping your glass and mirrors from becoming expensive recyclables.

Steps To Packing And Storing Mirrors And Glass

  • Start by giving them a good cleaning. This will help you see any flaws, chips, or cracks that might already exist. If you discover any, coat them with a light layer of clear nail polish to prevent them from spreading.

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Topics: Storage tips

Store Halloween Decorations In Self Storage In Granbury

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 13, 2014 9:46:00 AM

People of Granbury, Halloween is here! Set up your haunted houses and get ready for a scare. Everyone loves this ghoulish month, but clean-up can stretch past November. Boxes get shoved in corners, and before you know it, you can’t tell which decorations are what.

Consider putting your seasonal decor in self storage. You’ll free up space you can use for storing Christmas gifts and other goodies. Everyone wants less clutter in their home, especially when people visit for the holidays. Renting a self storage unit can help you achieve that.

Start your search at Granbury Self Storage. Offering two prime locations on the East and West ends of town, Granbury Self Storage’s number one priority is convenience. Residents all over Granbury will enjoy gated access to either property. And you’ll never be charged a deposit or admin fee. 

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Topics: Seasonal Storage

Where To Store Musical Equipment In San Marcos And San Antonio

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 10, 2014 8:00:00 AM

From Georgetown to San Antonio, Austin City Limits is everyone's favorite festival. Local bands get a chance to showcase their talents to countless promoters, record labels, and music enthusiasts for two whole weekends. It's an exciting venue for discovery, networking, and music. If you're one of these talented local artists, check out I-35 Self Storage’s great storage options for your merchandise and stage/travel equipment.

Have a van or bus that only gets used for tours and gigs? The property features assigned parking for trailers, boats, and commercial/residential vehicles. Need to keep that spare amp and those old guitars safe from weather damage? I-35 Self Storage boasts a large selection of climate controlled, (electricity-fed?) storage units.

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Topics: Household Storage

Where To Store Your Halloween Decor in Lufkin

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 9, 2014 8:00:00 AM

Cobwebs, ghouls, and goblins, oh my! October is here, Lufkinites, and Halloween is nearing. It’s time to mask your dark abodes. Fog machines, laser shows, fake caskets – where do you keep it all once it’s time to put up the Christmas tree? (Or festivus pole, whatever jingles your bell).

Self storage is an easy way to keep your tricks and treats on hand without turning your home into a haunted house. Want to hold on to this year’s gorilla costume? Going a little overboard on the lawn set-up? Consider renting a self-storage unit from your friendly neighborhood storage facility, A-1 Self Storage and Pack Mail.

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Topics: Seasonal Storage

Preparing For The Zombie Apocalypse: How Self Storage Can Save Your Life

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 7, 2014 2:21:00 PM

They frighten children, strike fear into the hearts of adults and feast on brains. They travel in packs, shuffling mindlessly along with no particular destination in sight. They are hollow-eyed and seemingly impervious to pain. They are zombies, and on Sunday, Oct. 12, will invade your home.

“The Walking Dead,” AMC’s uber-popular show about the zombie apocalypse returns for its fifth season, and now is the time to get ready.

If you’re among those who’ve studied “The Walking Dead’s” zombie rules, you probably don’t need to continue reading — go ahead and keep booby trapping your home and practicing you knife throwing. But for the rest of you, consider the following tips, and then start preparing:

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Topics: Seasonal Storage

Are There Storage Options For Land Contractors In Boerne, Texas?

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Oct 1, 2014 12:30:00 PM

Boerne's spirited community has completed much-needed updates to local infrastructure, including a revamped water system. Housing and land development are growing at a steady rate, boosting revenue for contractors and engineers. If you work in Boerne's construction industry, chances are you've had an increase in business the last two quarters. If not, now's the time to make it happen.

Take Back Your Office Space

If your Boerne office space doubles as your equipment shed, you might be driving away potential clients. Keeping your work separate from your office is not only professional, it gives your clients more space and creates an inviting, open area for conducting your business. Get creative with your bigger office; get a new couch, coffee table, or even a small TV. Paint the walls with a warm, neutral color. If you can put your clients at ease, you can put them in the mood to sign.

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Topics: Business Storage

4 Easy Ideas For Fall Home Decor

Posted by By Lee Fredrick on Sep 30, 2014 4:11:00 PM

With the onset of fall comes a desire to decorate your house to reflect this season of lovely colors and cool weather. Here are four, low-cost decor moves you can handle yourself with great results.

 

1. Get Ready For Thanksgiving

 

This is one of the biggest holidays of the season. In many homes, the main event will be sitting round a table to share turkey and other favorites with friends and family. Get ready for it by preparing to set a fantastic table. Depending on the cutlery you'll be using, get a tablecloth and napkins that go well with everything. Orange and shades of yellow are popular for fall to mirror the colors of  the season.

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Topics: Seasonal Storage