Big Box Blog

October 1, 2014
Before we begin talking about the proper ways to store your wine, we should probably expel a common myth: all wines are better aged. In actuality, most wines are best to be drank within a couple years of having been bottled—especially many of the new world, less-expensive brands. The wines that do...
September 26, 2014
Perhaps you’ve recently inherited some family heirlooms, or maybe you’re simply downsizing and need to make some room in your home, and you’ve decided storing some of the precious to priceless antiques is the best option. Improper care before storing away these exquisite pieces can lead to ruined...
September 25, 2014
Storing electronics is a task that requires more planning than the average mover estimates. To help ensure your electronic equipment is safe while getting it from A to B (or in order to keep it stored away for a long period of time), we’ve put together a step by step list of details you should be...
September 23, 2014
Here's a simple, but effective Infographic that explains the portable storage process in a nutshell. A few simple steps and that's all it takes to place your items in storage! Remember, since it's portable storage and we bring the storage locker right to your door, we're able to service the vast...
September 11, 2014
  Filling a self storage unit, may seem like a simple task, but there are a few little tips that may help you out. If you’re considering renting a storage space, these simple tips will help you maximize your storage space, help you properly load your items into the storage unit, provide...
September 8, 2014
Selling your home?  Need to stage it? Ever thought of this little tip…. If you’re in the process or soon to be in the process of staging your home so that your home is de-cluttered and presents well to prospective homebuyers, perhaps you should consider using portable storage during the home...
September 6, 2014
Using portable storage for short and long distance moves? Many people are still unfamiliar with the portable storage service, referred to also as ‘mobile storage’, as an alternative to traditional self-storage. That being said, it’s probably safe to assume that even less individuals are aware of...
September 6, 2014
How to Make Money at San Diego Storage Auctions There’s little doubt that we’re all a bit more familiar with storage auctions after the onslaught of TV shows covering them over the last few years (there were four of them the last time we checked). In viewing the shows, bidding and buying at the...
September 4, 2014
Self Storage History
How did self storage start? Although self-storage is primarily a US based business, there is evidence that self-storage was publicly available in ancient China. It’s been said that approximately 6,000 years ago, the Chinese would often store their possessions in clay pots in public underground...
September 3, 2014
Every home can use a little organizing and the occasional de-cluttering. Check out these 10 ingenious storage ideas that we discovered on Pinterest that are sure to make you say, “Why didn’t I think of that?” #1 Here's a great way to organize hand towels and face clothes in your bathroom by...

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