How to Securely Store Your Boat

One of life’s great joys is owning a boat and having fun with family and friends on the water. However, one challenge all boat owners face is where to look for boat storage when it’s not being used. Read on if you’ve recently purchased your first boat and don’t know where to store it. Below …

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How To Pack A House Quickly

Sometimes in life, opportunities or circumstances arise that cause the need to move quickly from one home to another. A new job, death in the family, or divorce can do just that, as well as several other situations. If that’s you and you’re freaking out, the information below will help. It’s everything you need to …

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How to Store Canvas Paintings

how to store canvas paintings like a pro

Canvases are the usual substrate for painting and hold some of the world’s greatest works of art. Van Gogh’s Starry Night, Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus, and Rembrandt’s The Night Watch are the most famous. Canvases are stronger than paper and will last hundreds of years under the right conditions. Also, painters agree that canvases …

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How to Store Clothes in a Storage Unit like a Pro

how to store clothes in a storage unit

Are you putting all your stuff into self-storage for a few weeks or months? When you do, one item you’ll want to take extra time packing is your clothing. The reason is that, unlike furniture, toys, and other items, clothing can incur damage in storage if not packed perfectly. Mold and mildew are a significant …

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The Best Storage Unit Organization Ideas to Organize like a Pro

The Best Storage Unit Organization Ideas to Organize like a Pro

A storage unit allows you to store some (or all) of your precious things safely and securely. Renting a storage unit can be a blessing, especially if you utilize our storage unit organization ideas. More importantly, you’ll enjoy much more room at home with less clutter and chaos.  Consider what you plan to do with …

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The Dos and Don’ts of Storing Oil Paintings On Canvases

The Dos and Don'ts of Storing Oil Paintings On Canvas

Oil paintings on canvas are trendy and are found in many homes, businesses, and government buildings. Oil paint on canvases is a popular medium for artists due to its look and feel when brushed. Do you have a collection of oil paintings on canvas you need to store? If yes, the information below will be beneficial …

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11 Fabulous Guest Bedroom Inspiration Ideas

The great Benjamin Franklin used to say that “houseguests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” Likely, Mr. Franklin never bothered to create a guest bedroom that kept his guests from “going bad.” (He wouldn’t have had such stinky sentiments if he did.) If you entertain guests frequently and wish to help them stay …

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Top Tips and Advice on Learning How to Draw

Drawing is inherently human, an activity we’ve been doing since we first started drawing on cave walls. Children love to do it, and many spend hours drawing to their heart’s content. Of course, some people can draw much better than others. That begs the question; what does it take to learn how to draw? Also, …

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Is Chandler, Arizona, a Good Place to Live?

Dr. Alexander J Chandler, the founder of Chandler, Arizona, had envisioned a city on the cutting-edge for its day. He saw a part of Arizona with incredible beauty and untapped potential. Yes, it was a desert, but the right irrigation system would bring water. He borrowed advanced irrigation ideas from the Native Americans and converted …

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Trading Card Storage Ideas to Protect Your Collection While in Self-Storage

Trading cards have been around since 1886 when they were in packs of cigarettes. Today there are trading cards for practically every sport and many non-sports also. There are superhero trading cards, movie-based trading cards, cards based on Japanese Anime, and numerous more. One of the most beloved trading card lines, Wacky Packages, were stickers …

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