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Popular Ideas for Organizing Children’s Toys

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One of the unspoken realities of parenthood is that when you have a child, your home will steadily become taken over by toys and trinkets, and there is not much that can be done about it. With each holiday and birthday overflowing the already chock-full toy bins, it is time to get creative when organizing your children’s toys.Our goal is to help you with all of your organizational needs at Treasure Island Storage, from toys to furniture and everything in between. To reduce clutter and maximize space in your home, unique and creative organization tactics can make all the difference. Unique Ideas For Organizing Your Child’s Toys Being a parent may sometimes feel like you are constantly organizing one room to find the next has exploded into a mess of clutter. When it comes to your children’s toys, you may wonder if they are multiplying overnight as you try to squeeze them into toy bins and closets. When you have run out of space in your toy-ridden home, it is time to think up some new ideas for how to keep those toys organized and out of the way. Bath Toy Organizers The days where you can step into a bath without accidentally sitting on a floating duck toy are officially over. Welcome to parenthood. When there are one too many bath toys standing in the way of a peaceful, and deserved, bubble bath at the end of the night, try a bath toy organizer. All you need for this easy organizational hack is an unused curtain rod that is the length of your tub, some plastic crates, and a few zip ties. Assemble your make-shift organizer, load the toys into the crate, and settle into a night of relaxation with no rubber duckies in sight! Garden Hanging Baskets Turned Toy Holders You may have a bunch of hanging flower baskets that are just sitting in the garden unused. Why not put them to use? Take all of those stuffed animals just lying around your child’s ...


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July 26th, 2021


Storing Valuable Game Consoles During the PS5 Shortage

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When new game consoles are introduced to the market, scarcity is always a chief concern for distributors, retailers, and especially consumers. Many fans anticipate the launch of a new game system by preordering their items months in advance, while others wait until the console hits store shelves. Unfortunately, a worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips has resulted in delayed production of the systems and created problems for anyone hoping to obtain Sony’s PlayStation 5 or PS5.While fans eagerly await the production of the latest console to land on the market, many are looking for ways to reorganize their homes and entertainment spaces to accommodate their future needs. One of the most common trends among video game enthusiasts is storing older consoles in self-storage units to make room for the latest editions to their collection. How Long will the PS5 Shortage Last? It can be difficult to accurately produce a production timeline of the necessary semiconductor chips that the PS5 requires, but sources close to the company report that the console could return to the market in the latter half of the year with smaller batches of releases and a more robust roll-out of products available in 2022. Self-Storage Benefits for Video Games and Consoles Anticipating the addition of a brand new gaming system, fans often evaluate which of their consoles will be removed from circulation or display to make enough room for the updated hardware and any additional accessories that go along with it, including charge docks for controllers or headphones. In place of selling their older systems, fans have moved toward securing their consoles from previous generations in temperature-controlled self-storage units.Keeping valuable video game hardware in a self-storage unit is a great way to open up space in your home without selling or giving away any of your favorite older consoles and games. Being able to access your systems at any time is convenient and easy for anyone to fit into their day.Storing game consoles in a self-storage unit also allows collectors to ensure ...


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March 19th, 2021


4 Space-Consuming Activities That Could Benefit from Self-Storage

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From bulky restoration tools to oversized musical equipment, our hobbies can take up a lot of precious space in our homes. Instead of letting equipment stress you out, consider renting a personal storage unit. Hobbies That Are Better with a Storage Unit Decluttering your home can bring a new sense of peace to your living space, but you shouldn’t have to sacrifice your hobbies to freshen up your pad. These bulky activities might be better suited with off-site storage: Crafts Whether you’re an Etsy shop owner or you dabble in crafting during your free time, craft supplies can take up a lot of space. Trying to manage all of your fabrics, stickers, paints, and clay can be overwhelming. By renting a storage unit, you can keep your home tidy by organizing your craft supplies in a separate space that could even become your new studio! Seasonal Sports There are a lot of hobbies that we love to partake in only during certain months of the year. Not many of us will be surfing in December or skiing in June, so why are we allowing these seasonal sports to clutter our homes for the entirety of the year? Store seasonal sports equipment like: Sleds Dive gear Skis Kayaks Snowboards Paddleboards Golf clubs Hockey nets Surfboards You’ll better appreciate these space-hogging items when they’re stored off-site. Photography It’s easy to accumulate pricey equipment when you’re into photography and videography. Items such as cameras, lenses, hard drives, and other photography equipment can add up quickly in space and cost. Keep expensive photography gear safe by securing it in a self-storage unit. Camping If you’re a nature lover that prefers to sleep under a blanket of the stars, you’ve probably acquired your fair share of camping equipment. If we know one thing about tents, sleeping bags, camping stoves, and lanterns, it’s that they’re great at taking up room. Leave your valuable home space for the things you need at home and store the outdoor camping gear in a unit you can easily access when the urge to camp strikes. Store Your Hobby Supplies in NYC ...


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March 15th, 2021


Can I Rent a Storage Unit in Another State?

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First-time storage unit renters often have several questions. Whether it’s about costs, sizing, or insurance, renters want to ensure their precious possessions are secure and protected—no matter how close or far away from them they are. So, what happens if you need to rent a storage unit in another state?  Renting a Storage Unit in Another State: Is It allowed?  Unfortunately, the question of whether you can rent a storage unit in another state is typically left unanswered, leaving renters with no other option than to dump their belongings. But we’re here to tell you, it’s more than allowed! At Treasure Island Storage, we have renters all over the country store their items in one of our units. We understand that life is always changing, which is why we give our renters the flexibility of choosing short- or long-term storage. Many storage unit renters are students, military personnel, and entrepreneurs. When these individuals leave the northeast, whether for home, deployment, or travel, they want to feel confident knowing their storage unit and belongings are safe. The same goes for those who aren’t from the northeast but are here for work or school. If they have an abundance of stuff from their hometown, they’re going to need a place to store it. Maybe a renter is moving up north and they need to get out of their home as soon as possible. Whatever the case may be, renting a storage unit in another state is allowed. However, there are a few things you should keep in mind.  Your Storage Unit, Your Responsibility When you put your name on a storage unit, it becomes your responsibility. Even if you’re storing items for another person, the items inside the storage unit are considered yours. This means that if you’re going to rent a storage unit in another state, you can’t just forget about it. When you’re away, it’s easy to get sidetracked and the last thing you want to do is miss consecutive payments. Try setting up a ...


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October 12th, 2020