Summer Moving Tips

Storage Tips

If you’re planning a summer move in Lawrence, here are some tips from Store Stuff Self Storage to make a college dorm move, apartment turnover, or downsizing a smoother process. Plan Ahead: Start planning your move as early as possible to avoid last-minute stress. Create a moving checklist and timeline to keep track of tasks. Hire a Moving Company: Consider hiring a professional moving company to assist you with the heavy lifting and transportation of your belongings. They can help make the process more efficient and less physically demanding. Pack Strategically: Begin packing your items well in advance. Start with non-essential items and gradually pack up the things you won’t need before the move. Label your boxes clearly to make unpacking easier later on. Notify Utilities and Change of Address: Contact your utility providers to schedule disconnection at your current address and connection at your new residence. Additionally, update your address with the post office, banks, schools, credit card companies, and any other relevant institutions. Know Your Lease: Many leases start a week, two weeks, or even a month after your planned move out day. Make sure to know exactly how and when your landlords want you into your new place so you're never scrambling to get your belongings to safe place before your move in day. Arrange Self-Storage: If you need temporary storage for some of your belongings during the move, consider renting a self-storage unit. Self Storage can be difficult to find due to high occupancy rates, but Store Stuff will you help out: At our NEW Lawrence facility, you will find available units in all sizes all featuring: Clean New Units Convenient West Lawrence location near KU Security cameras to watch over your stuff Automated secure access control so only those that belong are in the facility Online 24/7 rentals and payment 7-day per week access (6 am to 10 pm) Climate-controlled indoor units for your sensitive belongings Drive exterior access units for ease of loading and unloading On-site office with moving supplies available Friendly knowledgeable staff to ...

June 13th, 2023

Choosing the Perfect Unit

Storage Tips

If you are moving, downsizing, renovating, or just have acquired too much stuff, the need for a self-storage unit may be on your mind. Choosing the best self-storage unit for your needs might seem like a daunting task, but with Store Stuff Inc we make it easy! We are here to assist in guiding you through the steps involved to obtain the perfect self-storage unit for you! The three types of self-storage units you should know about are; climate control, non-climate control, and drive-up self-storage units. Climate-controlled self-storage units are temperature regulated and ideal for items that are sensitive to extreme temperatures such as electronics, wooden furniture, and important documents. Self-storage units that are non-climate controlled do not offer temperature regulation and are typically less expensive than climate control units. These units are best suited for items that can withstand wide temperature fluctuations. Some items that you may store in a non-climate-controlled self-storage unit include holiday decorations, outdoor furniture, and outdoor recreational items. Drive-up self-storage units offer drive-up access to your unit, allowing you to pull right up like a garage. This type of unit is non-climate controlled and is similar to storing items in a garage or outdoor shed. Belongings such as lawn equipment, seasonal decorations, and even seasonal recreational items will do well in this environment. Indoor units are located inside of the main storage building and require you to carry your belongings through the hallways and elevators or stairs to your unit. A lot of facilities offer dollies or carts to assist with this. Be sure to ask when you are shopping for your unit! Climate-controlled storage units are indoors and are temperature regulated for your items that cannot withstand extreme temperatures. Records, antiques, and documents we suggest storing in a climate-controlled self-storage unit. Even though climate-controlled units tend to cost a little more than a non-climate-controlled units, it is worth knowing your belongings will be safe from extreme weather conditions. Many people ...

August 10th, 2022

Choosing the Right Facility for You

Storage Tips

Self-storage is a great solution when you need somewhere to store your belongings. But with so many storage facilities out there, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. When you are in need of a self-storage unit, there are several factors that you need to consider. From the location of the storage facility to hours of operation, and finally a site visit, Store Stuff is here to provide some helpful tips to find the perfect self-storage facility and unit for you! Consider your needs What are you storing and how long do you need to store it? Understanding what you will need to store will help determine what size and type of unit you will need to be looking for. Not all self-storage facilities offer the same variety of storage units. At Store Stuff we have a storage calculator to assist with finding the perfect unit for you! If you need more assistance choosing the correct storage unit size for you, we have storage experts available to help you out during our office hours. Location Once you know what you are planning to store, you may have a better idea of how often you will be visiting your unit. You will want to choose a facility that's close to your home or business so that you can easily access your belongings when you need to. Whether you plan to visit your self-storage unit daily or seasonally will have an impact on this decision. Distance may not be an issue if you do not need to access your self-storage unit frequently. Located conveniently near Kansas University, Store Stuff is close to several neighborhoods and is able to service many communities. Security Take a look at the security features of the facility as well as the extra amenities prior to making a decision on where to store. You want to make sure your belongings are safe and secure and that you will be safe when accessing your storage unit. ...

July 19th, 2022