Estate Sale Shopping Showroom Style

Estate Sale Shopping Showroom Style

Estate sales have changed from the days when they were advertised only in the local paper and with brightly colored signs on lampposts around town. Now websites such as estatesales.org are dedicated to helping happy hunters find what they’re looking for. And companies such as Hughes Estate Sales are moving out of people’s homes to offer select items in convenient retail spaces. Hughes does a large portion of its business in two consignment warehouses, alternating monthly events betwe...
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May 21, 2015 at 11:37 AM
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Moving Out of Your Self-Storage Space

Moving Out of Your Self-Storage Space

The time has come for you to say good-bye. We get it, self storage doesn’t always last forever. While we hate to see you go, we’d like to share some tips that can make the process go smoothly for you. Empty your storage space – Be sure to completely clear out everything in your storage space and remove it from the property so that we can close out your account. It would be a shame to leave behind any of your cool stuff, but if you do find something you can no longer use, c...
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May 14, 2015 at 10:10 AM
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How Storage Auctions Work

How Storage Auctions Work

Self-storage auctions have gotten a lot of attention lately on the TV show “Storage Wars”. Though most self-storage companies have never participated in that show, many (if not all), do host auctions throughout the year.    Self-storage companies sell the contents of customers’ spaces to recoup losses only after the customer has failed to pay rent multiple months in a row and has not responded to several formal requests for payment in writing and by phone.  ...
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January 27, 2015 at 9:00 AM
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How to Pay Your Public Storage Bill: Easy and Quick!

How to Pay Your Public Storage Bill: Easy and Quick!

Life is busy, so at Public Storage we make paying your monthly bill easy. We provide several options so that no matter where you are, you can easily make your payment, or set up AutoPay—so you don’t have to worry about your bill every month. In fact, you are also automatically entered for a chance to win $1,000 every month you use it! Maybe we can pay you! You can sign up for AutoPay at any Public Storage location, by phone or online using your checking account or your debit card to ...
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January 9, 2015 at 6:00 AM
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Public Storage’s History: Two Friends and an Idea

Public Storage’s History: Two Friends and an Idea

It can sometimes seem that companies like Public Storage, with more than 2,200 locations, have always been giants. But that is never true. Like most new business out there, Public Storage started small. Very small. Our company history is the story of two smart, hard-working guys who decided they liked working together and had an idea in the 1970’s to invest in a new industry. Each man ponied up $25,000 in seed money to grow what today is among the most prosperous companies in the world. It...
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October 23, 2014 at 9:12 AM
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Public Storage Locks are Top Notch

Public Storage Locks are Top Notch

When you put your stuff in storage, we know you want peace of mind. For that reason, Public Storage offers premium locks that are among the best you can buy. They are made to strict specifications by a company committed to optimizing and testing its products, and they are conveniently sold at all of our locations. If your storage unit takes a padlock, you can buy ours or buy one wherever you choose. Our select vendor, Pacific Lock, is a trusted as a supplier to the U.S. Military and is respected...
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October 9, 2014 at 9:28 AM
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Giant T. Rex Attacks Public Storage Office Staff!

Giant T. Rex Attacks Public Storage Office Staff!

When a roaring T. rex dinosaur came through the door of one of our Los Angeles Public Storage locations recently, he caused quite a stir. There were screams.  “That’s the strangest thing I’ve ever seen come into my job!” said Denise, manager of the location where Kojo the YouTube star stayed during his tour of Southern California. “It was scary at the moment, but then I had to laugh about it.” The lifelike animatronic T. rex earned viral status for playin...
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September 11, 2014 at 3:24 PM
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How to Wear and Care for Vintage Fashion

How to Wear and Care for Vintage Fashion

Ring in the new year in a vintage gown like a glamorous star of the silver screen, and join celebrities like Julia Roberts and Chloë Sevigny, who are admired for wearing looks from the past on the red carpet. They know no one else will show up in the same thing and that vintage fashion is often made of unique and beautiful materials with quality craftsmanship. Vintage evening wear can often be found for a more affordable price than purchasing new. Guest blogger Jill Morena cares for and exh...
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December 19, 2013 at 7:07 PM
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How to Plan the Ultimate Tailgating Party

How to Plan the Ultimate Tailgating Party

People choose self storage when they're going through some sort of change, whether relocating to a smaller house, remodeling or just decluttering. Even a change in seasons can inspire a trip to a storage unit. If it's fall, it must be time to store personal watercraft, pull out the pigskin and start watching football! We're celebrating this connection between storage and sports seasons with help from guest blogger Sydney Fong and her tips on throwing the perfect tailgating party. Sydney (picture...
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October 16, 2013 at 4:13 PM
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