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Yelp Reviews for San Diego Storage Companies

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Posted on December 14, 2012

For this week’s storage blog we want to share with you one of the great storage promotions we have around San Diego for renting one of our Big Box Storage units.  This week we are talking about Yelp.  If you are unfamiliar with Yelp, it is a website/service that allows the consumer to write reviews about businesses that other potential customers can read to get a grasp on the better companies out there to choose from (in the self-storage industry or otherwise).

Christmas Decorations Storage for Eastlake and Beyond

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Posted on November 30, 2012

Did everyone have a great Thanksgiving and Black Friday?  We sure hope you did.  What a great time of the year with back to back Holidays and everyone in a festive and happy mood.

Summer Storage in San Diego

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Posted on July 6, 2012

Summer is often the busiest time of the year for many San Diego storage companies.  Some reasons for this include families, especially those with children in school, waiting until the summer to move and college students typically going home or traveling for the summer months.

So if you’re one of those San Diego residents in need of some extra space this summer, consider the following tips and suggestions:

Storage for San Diego Homeowners

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Posted on April 13, 2012

Foreclosures and an unstable housing market in San Diego and across the country have been at the forefront of the news for the last three years. Whether it’s due to the recession, divorce, a new baby, or some other stressful occurrence, some San Diego homeowners find themselves falling behind on their monthly mortgage payments. Instead of facing the negative impact of a foreclosure, many will look into the possibility of selling their home fast so they can pay off their bank or mortgage company.

Convenient Storage in Oceanside

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Posted on March 18, 2012

If you’re looking for storage in Oceanside, California, using a portable storage company is a convenient way to store the things you care about without ever leaving home. Big Box Storage in Oceanside is one such company. They can deliver a storage unit right to your house, condo, apartment, etc., where you can then load your goods to store until you’re ready to relocate. Once you complete the packing of the portable storage unit, they’ll return to your Oceanside address to pickup the unit.

Your Best Option for San Diego Storage

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Posted on March 16, 2012

Whether you're in the middle of a move, or just don't have enough room in your home for all of your belongings, renting a storage unit from a local San Diego storage company might be just the answer. That said, avoid simply selecting the first storage company that you come across. San Diego offers numerous storage companies to choose from – with many notable differences between them. There are many important things to think about when choosing storage for your personal belongings. Consider the following things to keep in mind before choosing the right storage option for you.

Factors to Consider When Selecting a San Diego Storage Company

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Posted on March 15, 2012

Whether you’re moving in San Diego and need temporary storage or whether you need a long-term solution for storing valuable overflow from your home or business, choosing a storage facility isn’t something to take lightly. It’s important that you do your research and find a safe, convenient, and secure facility that meets all of your needs.

Here are a few things to consider when choosing your storage in San Diego, CA:

Reduce Your Clutter and Sell Your Home - Why A Storage Facility is Integral to a Quick Sale

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Posted on February 21, 2012

When shopping for a new home, many people can see past the outdated furniture and clutter, and be able to envision their own belongings; they can envision their own artwork, sofa, lamps, curtains, all of it. But some people cannot. Some people can’t get past the outdated wallpaper, the awful paint color, children’s art work or the ornate furniture. It immediately says “clutter” and they walk out.

How Big is Big? A Question for San Diego Storage Renters

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Posted on February 2, 2012

We receive calls and emails every day from prospective storage renters trying to get a better understanding of just how big our storage units are. The very name of our company, Big Box Storage, obviously declares them to be big. But how big is big?  Our standard response is to provide San Diego storage renters with a better understanding by giving them the exact exterior dimensions of the “Big Box” storage unit as each unit is identical in size. Those dimensions measure 8’ long by 5’ wide by 7’ tall.

Storage Space in San Diego – at what cost?

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Posted on January 21, 2012

Living in San Diego, CA certainly has its advantages. America’s Finest City offers a wonderful climate (some say the best in the world), ideal proximity to the beaches, the desert, and the mountains. San Diego attractions include the Sea World, dozens of golf courses, Balboa Park, over 60 miles of coastline, and also the world famous San Diego Zoo.  However, there is one notable drawback for life in San Diego - the cost of living.