• Millennial Tech Must-Haves

    Red-eye jet setters, metropolitan commuters, and all-around multitasking millennials need the perfect place to stash their stuff on-the-go. This infographic includes recommendations for the millennial travel aficionado, the tech employee, and the active athlete. Which matches your millennial lifestyle?

    Anything bigger than the items highlighted needs to be put in a storage unit.  So while you are trotting the globe, whether you are walking the red carpet in L.A., drinking a daiquiri in Miami, or going to school in Houston, you need to check out SSF for the latest promotions and deals.
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  • The Real Cost of the War on Drugs

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    The War on Drugs sounds like we’re fighting for the good guys to join together and take down the bad guys, right? What if we told you that The War on Drugs was actually based on propaganda to make money? Read on for more.
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  • Pokémon Storage: How to Fit Them All

    Pokémon Go has become the most successful mobile app in history in only 2 weeks! If you’re just starting out or are already a seasoned Pokémon trainer, you’ll need to be mindful of the storage of your Pokémon and items.  Check out this handy infographic on Pokémon storage for more.

    If you do not likePokémon Go and are looking for a storage facility to cram your siblings into while they play this game you should know that we have specials on storage units available in Los Angeles, Murphy TXSalt Lake City, San Antonio, Fayettville, Elizabeth NJ, Manahawkin NJBaton Rouge, Phoenix, and Austin TX.  (We kid 😉

     

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  • Interesting Facts About New York

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    New York City is one of the most famous cities in the world, thanks to the film industry, the Statue of Liberty, and Broadway—not to mention 4 a.m. bars, the birth of hip-hop, and a 24/7 subway system.

    But everyone knows all that. What you probably don’t know are these interesting facts about New York:  (more…)

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  • What Does Santa Claus Have in His Storage Unit?

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    A man breaks into your house, eats your cookies and drinks your milk (or beer if you live in Britain), and leaves a pile of junk on your floor. On any day of the year other than December 25th, you’d call the police. On this day, however, you awaken with glee and creep downstairs to see what gifts Santa Claus left you. (more…)

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  • Man Cave Storage for the Metrosexual

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    We all need a little extra space, a private sanctuary where we can let our hair down (or up) for a minute, but for most of us privacy is at a premium around the house. Maybe you’ve got a family, you’re still living the college lifestyle, or the entire cast of Eight Is Enough is staying with you until ABC renews their contract. Whatever the case, if you want to preserve your sanity, you will need your own man cave. (more…)

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  • 16 Great Quotes About Moving

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    Moving can be a fun adventure or a stressful ordeal―depending on whether your move is an upgrade or part of a witness protection program. Still, a little motivation never hurt anyone (except that one time in Guantanamo Bay when I was “motivated” to reveal the eleventh secret herb in the KFC recipe). Some of these quotes are humorous, some are profound, some just barely qualify for this blog―either way, we give you 16 great quotes about moving: (more…)

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  • 16 Fun Facts About Dan Dotson

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    Dan Dotson (along with his wife Laura) is best known for his participation as an auctioneer on the popular A&E reality TV show Storage Wars. If you haven’t heard about his ongoing “difference of opinion,” shall we say, with Dave Hester, the belligerent buyer-slash-villain from the same show, you’ve probably been trapped in a storage unit for the last five years.

    Because crazy brawls, violent arguments, cursing like a sailor on leave, and general imbecility always take top billing in today’s media market, you might not be aware that there’s more to Dotson than hating Hester. So here are a few fun facts about Dan Dotson for which I know you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seat:  (more…)

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  • Strange Finds In Storage Auctions

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    Heat waves shimmer on the tarmac. A zillion metallic garage-style doors disappear into the horizon. The restless crowd moves back and forth. A woman who could easily pass for your sweet Aunt Mabel suddenly turns her stink-eye on you when you inadvertently take a step forward.

    “Back off,” she hisses. “I don’t mind getting arrested for assault again.”

    She spreads out her already-wide body in front of you which not only prevents you from seeing straight ahead, but effectively fills your nasal passages with her sharp-cheddar-gone-bad body odor.

    A young, lanky guy whose tattoos cover every inch of his skin which, due to the hot weather and, apparently, his disdain for clothing, is pretty copious. He catches your eye, licks his lips, and smiles at you. You’re not sure whether it’s the missing teeth or just the inappropriate gesture that makes his grin seem ominous.

    So this is a storage auction. (more…)

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  • Recessed Shelves: Your Key to Extra Space

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    There’s more space in your home than you realize! Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, you can create additional space with recessed shelves or “inset shelves’’—even faux recessed shelves. If you love the concept of hidden treasures, then learning how to build recessed shelves will be like finding a treasure map to the gold that’s right there in your home.

    Let’s take a look at different types of recessed shelves and how to build recessed shelving. It’s probably a lot easier and less expensive than you could imagine.

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