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13 Moving Supplies You Didn’t Know You Needed

Our storage experts have helped countless customers make their move as manageable as possible. With the proper tools and supplies, you’ll be able to pack up your belongings quickly and safely to load into your portable storage pod or moving…

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How to Store Difficult or Delicate Items

Portable storage and self storage are two convenient ways to free up space in your home while also keeping your valuables safe. Once you’ve chosen a storage unit, you’ll need to consider the necessary precautions to safely pack and store your items to avoid damage. Alternatively, if you opt for portable storage, be sure to go with a storage…

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5 Steps to Make Portable Storage Easy

In 2020 we’ve seen a growing demand for portable storage. Many people are moving, downsizing, or decluttering their homes and need a place to temporarily store their belongings.

Portable storage certainly has its perks– it’s convenient, flexible and safe. Even so, the process of moving and storing your belongings can be stressful. Getting the right professionals on board can be…

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The Costs You Need to Factor in to Your Moving Budget

Although it may seem tedious to create a moving budget it is an essential first step when planning your big move. This task does not need to be as annoying as it may seem if you simply factor in the costs you need to.

Creating a moving costs checklist/ moving expenses list can…

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Portable Storage for COVID-19 Business Closures

The Covid-19 pandemic is nothing less than a global tragedy, and we extend our sincerest sympathies to all those who are suffering. Beyond the unimaginable loss of human life, many are watching years of hard work fall to pieces as non-essential businesses struggle to survive the extended closures. As a new business, we at Blue Sky face…

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Mobile Storage vs. Self Storage

If you are preparing for a move or you need to do your seasonal cleaning but are stuck between mobile storage and self-storage, let us break it down as to what each option entails and which one is right for you.

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Portable Storage Vs. Traditional Moving Service

Moving is stressful enough. Choosing how you’ll actually transport your belongings from one place to another is an additional headache that you may not want to deal with, so we’re here to offer some practical advice and make the decision a bit easier.

Usually, the choice will come down to two popular options:…

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Mobile Storage Use Cases

Portable storage containers are revolutionizing the storage industry. The use of mobile storage by both homeowners and businesses is dramatically increasing, as people become more aware of their many applications and benefits. Just ask yourself: are you planning to renovate, move, or de-clutter, and need somewhere protected to store your belongings? Do you have basement, garage or…

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The Ultimate Moving Guide

Congratulations on your new space! Now that that’s settled, you just have to figure out how you’re going to pack and move everything without breaking the bank, that fragile lamp your mother gifted you, or your back. We understand that moving can be stressful and we want to help. This ultimate moving guide will alleviate your concerns…

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Portable Storage: Remodeling & Renovation

Ask anyone who’s done a home or office renovation and they’ll tell you – it’s messy! Even small jobs like painting can cause real disruption and damage to your property. And bigger jobs like underpinning, basement refinishing and gut renovations will impact the entire home, spreading dust, debris and fumes all over interior decorations, and into clothing…

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Winter Boat Storage: 9 Steps to Smooth Sailing

It’s always difficult to say goodbye to our beloved boat when winter comes along. Thankfully there are some easy things we can do to make sure she runs smoothly when we launch again in the Spring. Here are a few things to consider when readying your watercraft for hibernation.

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RV Winter Storage: Preparation & Consideration

It’s that time of the year again. The cold weather is beginning to roll, which means it’s time to pack away all the summer fun. A part of that packing includes storing your RV for the season. Proper RV storage is essential for the safekeeping of the vehicle. Without it, your RV won’t…

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Car Storage: All You Need to Know

Storing a car isn’t as simple as locking it away in a garage. By just leaving your car in a garage or outdoors for a long time, it opens it to risks such as engine damage or damage to the car’s paint finish. Whether you’re looking for car storage just for the winter or long-term, you should take the…

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Self Storage Packing Tips

Ok, you’ve made the big decision… time to pack up some of your belongings and put them in storage. Now, no matter your reasons – downsizing, decluttering, moving, getting ready for a renovation – there are some tried and true tips to smart packing.

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The Joys of Downsizing

There comes a time in many people’s lives when downsizing is their next life step. Not to be confused with decluttering, downsizing means moving to a new place with less space than your current abode. This in turn means deciding what to keep on hand, what gets discarded, what gets sold and what goes to storage.

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Portable Storage: How to Avoid Moisture Issues

So just why is choosing a climate-controlled storage unit so important? Well, one of the most disheartening things that can happen is opening your storage unit after a period of time only to find vestiges of mold and mildew on everything. When that happens, moisture is at fault. Excess moisture can also lead to rust, corrosion, rot, insect and pest infestations. So how do you prevent it from happening to you?

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