Planning Your Retirement Move

Many retirees choose to move to warmer weather, into smaller houses or apartments, and often minimize their belongings to the bare necessities! Are you ready for this big change? Read these tips to have the smoothest transition while planning your retirement move. City or  Suburb? While most retirees chose to dwell in the suburbs, living in […]

Storage in Seattle

If you’re planning to move to Seattle or you’re already a resident looking for a new home, you should consider your storage options ahead of time. Seattle is an increasingly popular city, especially among young adults, and as a result, the rent has spiked in the last couple of years. This means your budget might not […]

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Van Body Self-Storage

Welcome to the third installment of Reuse at U-Haul. If you have not read the first two installments you can find them here: Take A Box, Leave A Box and Storage Re-Use Centers. In the first two blogs, we discussed how U-Haul encourages reuse of moving boxes and any unwanted furniture. Today we will talk about […]

5 Cities to Watch the Seasons Change

Throw on a scarf, pick up your pumpkin spice latte and get ready to watch the leaves change color. It’s the first day of fall! If you don’t normally get to experience the changing of seasons, consider moving to a city that allows you to. Many people enjoy living in an area that receives all four distinct […]

Moving and Storage Tips For Pirates

September 19th be International Talk Like a Pirate Day, but whether ye just be celebrating today or if the pirate’s life is for ye every day, we savy that even pirates have to move. A pirates life be one that is carried by the wind with no place to call yer own save yer own […]

Moving to Edmonton

So you’ve decided to move to Edmonton, Canada, eh? As the capital of Alberta, this city is known as “The Festival City” because its diverse culture attracts festivals year-round. Located on the North Saskatchewan River, Edmonton attracts residents from all over. With a strong family-focus and plenty of opportunities for arts and sports for children, […]

How to Store a Wedding Dress

You’ve probably planned this date for months, maybe even years in advance. You may have shed a few tears, spent more money than you budgeted and hopefully enjoyed a beautiful wedding day! Now that the wedding is over, what do you do with that one-of-a-kind wedding gown? As someone who is currently shopping for her […]

Business Storage: Security

Business storage solutions provide a variety of industries with the option to safely store any items that are taking up room but cannot be thrown away. If you already have a Corporate Sales account for your storage needs, you know you security is a high priority and trust your storage unit when storing the following: File […]

Choosing The Right Storage Unit

Have you been doing some deep cleaning this summer? Or maybe you recently moved? It’s likely that if you’ve done either you’ll find yourself with a pile of items labeled: I don’t know! You can’t seem to get rid of them, but they don’t warrant taking up space in your home. If this is the […]

Summer Storage

Summer is here, that means a lot of heat and sunlight.  So if you’re in need of some summer storage to hold your belongings, consider renting a storage unit to protect your belonging from the blazing sun and furnace-like temperatures. Here are some ideas for what you may want to keep in summer storage: Winter Clothes – […]

What To Do With Stuff You Don’t Want

Moving is the perfect opportunity to go through a “purge” of your belongings. But what’s one to do once you’ve decided what to keep and you have a pile of stuff you don’t want? With all the ways to donate and reuse most household items, trashing those items are not an option. So just what […]

Online Listing Tips

Less than ten years ago the self-storage advertising world was drastically different. Facilities rarely publicly displayed their prices online and companies were still naming their facilities with the front section of the yellow pages in mind. Most online advertising was manually updated and lacked details. Flash forward to today and self-storage owners are testing the […]