Real Estate: The Science Behind Decluttering and Staging a House

Staging living room

Human perception is an amazing tool. That is why we are often quick to judge an individual by what he or she is wearing or a book by its cliche cover.

The same perception can make or break a deal when trying to sell a house. People viewing your house love to see what is in your closet, medicine cabinet and even your underwear drawer. As much as they love to look through your personal items, a few fingerprints on a window or dribble of toothpaste in a sink can negatively sway a buyer’s opinion.

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Changing Seasons: 7 Tips For Staying Organized All Year

Home looking organized

Keeping your living spaces in order throughout the year can prove challenging, but maintaining an organized home is an achievable dream. We have gathered some useful tips for keeping your home in tip-top shape year round.

1. Integrate Storage Solutions

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Store Your Stuff: The College Student’s Guide to Summer Storage

Storage units

Between end-of-semester finals and celebratory social events, no college student wants to spend the last week of the school year stressing about storing their belongings over the summer. While some in-state students are lucky enough to be able to haul the contents of their dorm room home with them in a car, transitioning from spring semester to summer break requires more planning for others. Students who fly home can only take what they can carry in their suitcase, and some do not have enough space to carry everything in the car at once. The good news is Continue reading…

Try These Clever Organizing Tricks to De-Clutter Your Home

De-Cluttering your home can be a chore; however, the 10 tips below should help you in your quest to find organization.

  1. Baby Wipes Containers

There are so many adorable hair accessories for little girls. However, where do you store them? Previously used baby wipes containers are ideal to store little girls’ bows, ribbons, barrettes, scrunchies and rubber bands inside. You can organize them by type or color. Use permanent marker to detail what is inside each container. Continue reading…

All About Getting Organized in 2014!

Get Organized in 2014New Year’s Eve has always been a time for looking back to the past, and more importantly, forward to the coming year. It’s a time to reflect on the changes we want to make and resolve to follow through on those changes. Here at Personal Mini Storage, we realize that the number one priority in life is to be happy. We also realize that one way to be happy is having a well-organized life. So here are a few tips to get you onto the road to successfully organizing your cluttered life.
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Storing? Don’t Forget These Storage Accessories

Woman thinking about storage provider.Between choosing the best self storage company, correct size unit, and accessories to accompany your belongings, you have quite a bit to cover before ever unpacking your stuff. Our goal is to lighten your load by providing a bunch of helpful guides for the storage process. In this section, the focus will be storage accessories. Included are tips revealing when it might be appropriate to buy certain items for your storage. A few examples are the right size boxes, the best locks available, different tape options, and much more. Continue reading…

The Storage Unit Size Guide

Air conditioned storage unit sizes5×5 (Regular Closet)

You can equate the 5×5 unit to a regular closet. With 25 square feet, it can hold items such as clothes, boxes, skis, children’s toys, small furniture, business records, sales rep materials, and other personal items. This is typically the smallest unit available at storage facilities (or very close to it). The 5×5 space will be able to contain objects with minimal dimensions. The key is building up as most units roughly have a height of 8 ft. Stacking efficiently will allow to fit everything you may need.
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