Storage units are versatile and can be used as an extension of a home, giving you more living space in your house or apartment. However, for one reason or another, sometimes people abandon their storage units. When that happens, Holiday Self-Storage (and other storage facilities) need the space back…and an auction often helps us clear out an abandoned unit.
What is a Storage Unit Auction?
A storage unit auction is an auction held to sell the contents of an abandoned storage unit. By selling (rather than donating or throwing away) the unit’s contents, Holiday Self-Storage is able to recover some of what Continue reading
When you’re spring cleaning, do not neglect your storage unit. Cleaning and organizing a storage unit makes it more accessible and appealing. While cleaning and organizing a storage unit may seem an uphill battle (especially if you haven’t emptied the storage unit for quite a long time), you can make it a more manageable feat with these tips: Continue reading
Off-site storage is an ideal solution to free up space in your home without selling, discarding or otherwise losing belongings that may be useful later or that have sentimental value. However, storage is only an ideal solution if your items actually stay clean, safe and intact. The preparations you make can go a long way to ensuring that.
Prepare Your Storage Unit
Even for climate-controlled storage units, like all units at Holiday Self-Storage, you want to ensure that your items are not going to be exposed to seepage or condensation. So, before putting anything in your unit: Continue reading
Holiday Self Storage recognizes the service members stationed at Fort Bliss and Holloman Air Force Base military are vital to our community. Doing their jobs often means that they need to leave their “home base” at a moment’s notice. In such an event, we are here to provide the storage space and service you need for peace of mind while you are away.
What We Offer Military Members
Holiday Self Storage is the best place for your belongings because we provide:
Holiday Self Storage is locally owned and operated, and that gives us the flexibility to meet Continue reading
You need extra storage space. Holiday Self-Storage has it. But before signing on the dotted line, here’s what you need to consider:
While your parents may have a corner to spare in their two-car garage or your college buddy swears his shed has enough room, these places may not be ideal for two reasons:
Climate—garages and sheds are not temperature-controlled, leaving your items vulnerable to excessive heat and freezing temperatures. For many items, these temperature swings are damaging. And to Continue reading
Holiday Self-Storage has a wide range of storage unit sizes. To find the right one for you, obviously, depends on what you need to store. The number of square feet isn’t always helpful unless you can visualize what can fit in there, so use this helpful guide: Continue reading
Storage Unit Legalities: When Family Members Do or Do Not Have Authority to Enter a Unit without the Renter’s Consent?
Storage units are a secure and viable option when you need to stow surplus goods, relocate or are just short on space. When you rent a storage unit, you enter into a contract with the storage facility. As part of that contract, the facility makes all reasonable efforts to secure your possessions from unlawful intrusion, and that may include intrusion by your family. However, there are times when family members may have the right to enter your storage unit without expressed consent from you.
Power of Attorney. A renter can relinquish rental authority by designating a power of attorney or including such in a will.
Proof of Death and Family Relationship. In the event that a storage unit renter Continue reading
Putting your items into climate-controlled storage will keep them safe from the elements…most of the time. However, there is always the slim chance of flood damage—usually due to burst pipes or fire sprinklers rather than actual floods (at least in Las Cruces). You can waterproof your items using inexpensive materials for an extra layer of protection. Here’s what the storage experts at Holiday Self-Storage recommend: Continue reading
Trash bags are versatile and cheap, but they’re not a great choice for protection or convenience when putting your items into storage.
What’s That Smell?
One major problems with trash bags is the fact that they are Continue reading
The great outdoors offers a lot of adventure possibilities: hiking, biking, camping, rafting, golfing, skiing and snowboarding. But every adventure requires its own set of equipment. To protect your gear from theft and the elements, you need to keep it out of the weather and out of sight. The most common storage option is your garage. But if you have all this stuff, how do you fit in your car? After all, your garage is the best place for your car to keep it protected from the elements and potential thieves, too. Continue reading