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
According to the Self-Storage Association, an estimated 10.8 million people keep their property in a self-storage unit, either temporarily or long-term. If you choose your self-storage location carefully, your possessions should be secure—i.e., safeguarded against intruders, thieves and damaging elements like heat and moisture. But even when your belongings are at a secure facility like Holiday Self-Storage, you should consider additional protection through a homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy Continue reading
Warm temperatures and mild breezes make the perfect conditions for spring cleaning. While most everyone remembers to get the cobwebs out of the corners and wipe dust from the highest shelves, storage units often go out-of-sight-out-of-mind. At Holiday Self Storage, we invite you to spring clean-out your storage unit because of the benefits to you!
The Benefits of Spring Cleaning
Spring cleaning is a “tradition” that most people begrudgingly undertake, but seasonal deep cleaning comes with loads of benefits, such as: Continue reading
Nobody likes pesky bugs and critters in their home, and the same applies to your storage unit. You can minimize the chances of hosting these unwelcome (and potentially destructive) pests by following these tips.
#1: Proactive Packing
The best way to avoid pests in your storage unit is to make sure they were never invited. That means: Continue reading
When you are looking for rental storage space, do you know what to look for? Price is, of course, a major consideration, but so is safety. Did you know that having resident manager can help ensure a low cost and tight security? At Holiday Self-Storage, we have a resident manager, and that comes with a load of benefits for our renters.
Benefits of Resident Managers
At Holiday Self-Storage, a manager is always on-site, and that gives you peace of mind because: Continue reading
Storage units can be a great way to relieve some of the stress of moving, but it’s important to choose a safe and reliable self-storage option. At Holiday Self Storage, we do everything possible to provide you with a secure environment for storing your valuable belongings during a move: Continue reading
Holiday Self-Storage offers a great place to store your belongings when you are downsizing or relocating but are not quite ready to permanently part ways with your stuff. While we take care of keeping the storage facility secure, it’s your job to make sure individual items are properly stored so that they do not break. So what’s the best packing material?
Packing Material Options
You can find excellent packing materials in your own home or in any hardware store. We suggest: Continue reading
There are many reasons why people rent storage units. For instance, when relocating, especially locally or temporarily, it can be tedious to move all your property when you know you’re just going to need to move it back. It is much easier to rent a place where you can store your property until you return.
Oddly enough, some people don’t return. Here’s what happens with stuff that’s left unattended too long: Continue reading