Treasure Island Storage Blog

4 Tips for Packing and Storing Really Large Items

On paper, the concept of packing your belongings in a storage locker seems simple: toss your items into some sealed boxes, bring them to a professional facility, shove them inside a 10x10 room, and voilà! But when moving day arrives, you realize just how daunting the task ahead can feel. Sure, packing your assorted knick-knacks, […]

4 Tips for Dealing with Temporary Homelessness

If you’ve suddenly found yourself temporarily without a home—perhaps you’re moving, your house is under construction, your job is relocating you, or you’re facing a natural disaster—you may feel as if you’ve been thrown off the deep end. You’re forced to scramble, you need to quickly address a number of immediate questions, and you’re under […]

How to Safeguard Your Storage Unit from Bugs and Pests

Just imagine. After a long winter, you finally decide that it’s time to reopen your home storage unit. You pry open the door, glance in, and suddenly realize that your worst nightmare has been realized. Mice, cockroaches, and other creepy-crawlies have destroyed your tightly-packed storage locker. They’ve created a lovely home within the cracks and […]

Garage Sale Items You Shouldn't Sell but Store Instead

If you often find yourself dusting off overcrowded shelves, sifting through cobwebbed attic spaces, or still trying to close that one craft drawer that just won’t shut, it may be time to declutter. A garage sale is a great place to start if you’re looking to downsize your home or tidy up your space. Not […]

Four Questions to Ask Yourself Before Renting a Commercial Storage Unit

Finding the right commercial storage unit for your business is imperative to protecting your items. Whether you’re looking to store inventory or office equipment, a commercial storage unit can take your business to the next level. However, choosing a storage unit isn’t as easy as picking a name out of a hat. You need to […]

How to Protect Your Furniture in Storage

If you’re renovating, moving, or downsizing homes, you may wonder what to do with all your furniture. Finding enough space for furniture around your home can be difficult, as most people don’t have the extra room to store large fixtures in their homes. Renting an accessible and secure storage unit may be a logical solution […]

Benefits of Using Self-Storage While Deployed

Serving our country in the military is one of the biggest sacrifices a person can make. If you are deployed, figuring out where to store your belongings can be a challenge. Self-storage is a great resource for military personnel looking to store their belongings in a secure place. If you suspect a deployment is in […]

Tips for New Self-Storage Renters

Self-storage units are the perfect way to store your belongings for short- and long-term purposes. To ensure you’re getting the most out of your storage unit, you want to carefully pick the storage unit that has the amenities you need to protect your items. However, selecting a good storage unit is only half the battle. […]

5 People Who Should Consider a Storage Unit

While it’s true that people primarily rent storage units for moving purposes, that’s not always the case. People have transformed their storage units into grab-and-go workspaces, distribution centers, and even giant closets! As long as you follow the storage facility’s protocol, storage units can serve as the private space you’ve always wanted.  Given this new […]

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