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8 Home Organization Projects to Tackle While Stuck at Home

When day 60 of quarantine starts to feel like day 6,000 of quarantine, you might find yourself looking for ways to stay busy and productive. Stay-at-home orders are being eased across the country, but many of us are still working remotely and practicing social distancing—which means lots of time at the house.

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Seven Things to Know Before Moving to Yukon, OK

If you’re looking to live near Oklahoma City but don’t want traffic, crowds and everything else that comes along with being in an urban environment, why not check out Yukon? The city of 40,476 is just a hop, skip and a jump away and serves as the perfect jumping off point for those who prefer suburbs to city blocks but still want to be close to the action. Located along historic Route 66, Yukon is a highly-rated community that boasts a reasonable cost of living and unexpected amenities like a massive Czech festival and a Clydesdale farm (more on both of those in a minute).

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Seven Things to Know Before Moving to Dallas Fort Worth for Work

Over 300 people move to the Dallas Fort Worth area every single day—including 17.9 million young professionals alone in the past year. If you’re moving to the Metroplex for work and can count yourself among the growing number of new residents, you probably have a lot of questions about your new hometown. Whether you’re curious about the cost of living, the office dress code, the commute or what there is to do on the weekend, we’ve got your most pressing concerns covered.

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Six Storage Lessons Inspired by Marie Kondo

If your Facebook feed is filled with friends posting about “sparking joy” or ranting about how it’s impossible to only have 30 books, we know who is responsible. Marie Kondo, bestselling author of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and creator of the KonMari Method of organizing, recently debuted a similarly-themed Netflix show entitled Tidying Up With Marie Kondo.

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Customer Spotlight: Amanda Foust

Renting a storage unit can be instrumental in making major life changes easier to handle—this is why facility owners often refer to the four D’s of self storage (divorce, death, disaster and dislocation). All Storage customer Amanda Foust found herself dealing with that last D: dislocation, or more simply put, moving. Like many people, she turned to self storage to help her through the process. What she found was something above and beyond her expectations.

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How to Store Christmas Decorations

When do you take down your Christmas decorations? December 26th? January 1st? Or much, much later? And more importantly, where do you store those holiday lights and ornaments once you’re done decking the halls?

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Top Storage Tips for Arlington, TX

There’s a little more to self storage in Arlington than just packing up your items and putting them in a storage unit. No, you don’t need to be a genius (though if you are, you’ll be happy to know that the US branch of MENSA is located right in Arlington), but you do need to factor in weather, traffic and other regional quirks.

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Winter Self Storage Tips

The weather outside may be frightful, but if you follow our winter storage tips, the items in your storage unit will stay delightful. Whether you’re a college student using self storage over winter break, a military member storing items during a deployment or a parent looking for a place to stash Christmas presents away from curious children, All Storage has the right solution for you.

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Top Storage Tips for Mesquite, TX

Looking for storage in Mesquite? You’re bound to find the perfect unit at All Storage. Whether you’re using self storage to help with a move, to unload your rodeo gear during the off-season, to help with inventory from a small business or for something else entirely, having that extra space can make a big difference in your life. If you’ve never rented a storage unit before or you’ve never rented one in Mesquite, it’s important to know a few things about the way the area might affect your self storage experience. From the weather to local trends, you’d be surprised by how much the place where you’re renting a storage unit affects the things inside that unit.

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Six Things to Know Before Moving to Mesquite, TX

Mesquite is a quintessentially Texas town in the Dallas Fort Worth area. If you’re looking to live in a place that’s steeped in Lone Star history, it’s hard to beat the growing city of 143,949 and counting. In fact, one might say that Mesquite has it all. It offers easy access to Dallas without suffering from typical city woes such as inflated costs, traffic and overpopulation. The cost of living in Mesquite is below the national average, home prices are affordable and the median income is on the rise.

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How to Store Records

Vinyl records are making a serious comeback. Over the past decade, stores selling CD’s and tapes have shuttered, by record shops are on the rise. In 2017, The Guardian reported that record sales have hit a 25-year high, proving that while services such as Spotify and Pandora are a convenient way to have an endless stream of song choices in the palm of your hand, there’s nothing like the simple pleasure of putting on a classic vinyl record and listening to it all the way through.

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How to Store Photos

These days, it’s more common to store photos on your phone than in an actual photo album. But sometimes it’s nice to have actual, physical photographs. Maybe you have prints from a professional photographer that you admire, sleeves of family photos from before the days of smartphones or a really special photo album from a wedding or other memorable event.

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Top Storage Tips for Carrollton, TX

If you’re looking for self-storage in Carrollton, Texas, you’re in the right place. All Storage offers secure, affordable storage options no matter what your size needs or budget might be. The Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex is growing and growing, and this has not only increased the area’s population, but it has made self-storage more available than ever.

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How to Prepare for Moving and Storage

Moving is considered to be one of the most stressful events any person can face - and there's a good reason for that. Ultimately, while it's incredible experience to choose and buy your new home, there's a lot to figure out before you can settle in and enjoy the neighborhood. One of the biggest challenges for many families is figuring out how to not only pack their belongings but get everything ready for the big move. Whether you're trying to shift everything in one go, or you're taking the moving process one step at a time, the following tips could help.

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Seven Things to Know Before Moving to Carrollton, TX

Thinking of moving to Carrollton, TX? The Dallas suburb is proof that the area is teeming with new residents, homes, jobs and plenty of fresh ideas. Whether you’re a Texas local looking for a new place to call home or you’re making the Lone Star State your state for the very first time, Carrollton is a great place to call home.

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8 Things to Know Before Moving to Grand Prairie

In true everything-is-bigger-in-Texas style, Grand Prairie has outgrown its small town status—even if it does still feel like one. The Dallas Fort Worth suburb boasts a population of 190,682 and is quickly becoming one of the most populous communities in the state. The cost of living is reasonable with median home prices averaging about $189,000 and apartments averaging $978 a month. Unemployment is also low and new homes and amenities are sprouting up every day to accommodate more residents.

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Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Level Storage Facilities

Looking for a great storage unit? Look up. Multi-level storage facilities are becoming increasingly prevalent. All Storage has been at the forefront of building multi-level storage facilities that literally take the idea of vertical space to new heights. If your idea of a storage facility still looks like a few rows of units surrounded by pavement, you might be wondering what’s so special about the multi-level version of self-storage. Here’s what you need to know about renting a storage unit at an All Storage facility that offers multi-level storage.

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Lessons in How to Store Collectibles from the Galactic Swag Expo

Recently, All Storage sponsored the Galactic Swag Expo in Fort Worth, Texas. This exciting event featured two days of comics, cosplay, movie vehicles and more. Attendees were treated to exhibitions including the Rick & Morty flying saucer, the Back to the Future Delorean and the 1966 Batmobile. Special guests included Anne Lockhart from Battlestar Galactica and Chuck Huber from Star Trek Continues. The event also featured some seriously awesome cosplay. Event-goers were able to mingle with their favorite characters from the screen in real life including Catwoman and Princess Leia.

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Three Ways To Donate or Recycle Clutter From Your Storage Unit

Is your storage unit filled with clutter? If you’re not sure what’s in half of those boxes inside your storage unit, it might be time to organize, declutter and make room for the items you actually want to keep.

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Fees to Expect When Renting a Storage Unit

If you’re looking for a storage unit, your first thought is: how much does it cost? And then your second thought is: yeah, but how much does it really cost? Storage units are designed to be affordable, but sometimes those low prices seem like they’re too good to be true. Some storage facilities might conceal hidden fees behind a crazy-low monthly rent, but at All Storage, we’re all about transparency.

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