Storage Tips

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How to Move a Pool Table to a New House or Room

A pool table is one of the most fun items to have in the home, particularly for a complete man or woman cave. But pool tables are also among the heaviest and largest items to move. Pool tables can range from around seven to nine feet long and weigh …

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How to Clean Car Seats: A Complete Guide

Car seats get dirty over time. If you provide ride-sharing services or otherwise frequently have passengers, the chances of your car interior getting dirty are even greater. Knowing how to clean car seats the right way can help you get rid of any messes and stains, keep your car …

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Ultimate College Packing List for the 2020-2021 School Year

Packing for college may seem challenging or overwhelming, especially if you’re moving far from home. But knowing how to approach the packing process with a college packing list will make packing far less stressful. Knowing what to pack well beforehand can also help you stay within your available student …

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How to Clean a Charcoal Grill

If you own a charcoal grill, it’s a great tool to cook delicious meals on throughout the summer season. You can even grill year-round, depending on where you are. A charcoal grill can be especially great for use in a neighborhood block party or another special occasion that calls …

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The Ultimate Guide to Motorcycle Storage

Your motorcycle is one of your prized possessions. Maybe you only use it during warm summer months for the occasional joyride, or maybe your motorcycle is your main mode of transportation. Either way, you will come across times that you want to store your bike, and, just like when …

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A Complete Guide for How to Clean a Fish Tank

If you want to keep your fish happy and healthy and your fish tank looking its best, it’s important to know how to clean a fish tank properly. Having a clean fish tank will help improve your fish’s wellbeing and make water filtration more efficient. If you simply want …

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How to Store Jewelry: 3 Key Considerations

Storing jewelry properly extends its lifespan and reduces the risk of damage and loss (just like when you store photographs). When you’re thinking about how to store jewelry effectively, consider these three things:

What type of jewelry are you storing?
How long are you storing the jewelry?
What environment …

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How to Organize Your Closet — A Complete Guide

When you’re in the middle of an organizing or decluttering spree, it’s easy to stuff things in your closets and hope for the best. Eventually, however, the time comes to organize your closet: to clean out the items you no longer need and get the possessions left in that …

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Ultimate Guide for How Long to Keep Documents

Are you not sure about how long to keep documents? Digital storage makes it possible to hold on to many types of documents indefinitely. But it’s still important to keep paper copies of several different types of personal documents, which means that they take up vital storage space in …

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How to Store Photographs

Photographs can be some of the most precious possessions in a home. But when they aren’t on display, what are the best ways to store photos? Photos require proper handling if you want them to maintain their quality. In this guide about how to store photographs, we’ll go over …

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A Quick Guide to Boat Storage

If you are a boat owner or you are thinking about buying a boat, it is exciting to get your boat out on the water and have fun. But if you haven’t already thought about it, boat storage is an important thing to consider. 
What To Consider When Looking for …

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How to Pack Shoes for Moving

Moving is a chaotic time full of mounting responsibilities and endless ‘to-do’s while trying to find the best and safest way to store all of your beloved possessions. You have thought about how you will move your large electronics, your fragile dishes and china, and your appliances. But what about …

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Cheap Student Storage for the Summer

As a student, summer plans can be a little unpredictable. Will you have a job? Live near school? Take a class? Move home? And what are you going to do with your belongings in the meantime? Using Neighbor you can find student storage at a reasonable price. 

Reasons For Student Storage
There are multiple …

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Cheap College Student Storage

Are you looking for a cheap college student storage space to store your stuff while you move, leave for an internship, or summer sales job?

Neighbor is the “Airbnb of storage” and connects people who need storage space and those who have unused space in their homes. Instead of owning …

20 Places to Find FREE Moving Boxes

20 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Near You

Moving expenses, like boxes or self storage units, can really add up! You have to pay for the moving services which could include a moving truck and labor costs, pizza for family members who come to help, equipment for special furniture, and you can never find free moving boxes.

Wait, …

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How to Store Books Properly: 10 tips and tricks

Books are one of the most sentimental items we keep around our homes. Think of what they represent: A good story, knowledge, a symbol of our intellect and personality. But when the books start piling up the question becomes, how to store books?

The emotions we have about our books …

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Storage Auctions: A beginner’s guide

You’re likely acquainted with self-storage, but have you ever heard of storage for auction?

Introduced in the 1960s, self-storage has steadily grown in use throughout the years. Storage facilities assist a wide variety of people to store their belongings in secured units whilst undergoing periods of transition. However, one fault …

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How to Store a Mattress

Let’s face it, your bed is your best friend. You spend one third (hopefully) of every day snuggled in and dreaming away. Finding the right mattress set is nearly impossible, not to mention crazy expensive. Once you’ve landed the perfect set, it could last well over a decade if …

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How to Store a Tent

So there I was, laying in a tent with my two of my best friends. We sat as the wind blew our 10-man tent standing nearly 7” tall so that it lay barely inches above our noses. That was a crazy night. We set up camp at the opening …

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11 Tips to Winterize and Store Your Motorcycle

We all wanted to be that cool kid, the one with the motorcycle. Then we grew up, and some of us actually got motorcycles. One of the best ways to ruin that image you created for yourself in buying the motorcycle is by letting your motorcycle fall apart. You …

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Neighbor & Airbnb – The Ultimate Home Sharing Duo

Welcome to the 21st century, where earbuds can translate foreign languages, pens can draw in thin air, and you can make money off an empty closet with the click of a button. (Ok, maybe a few buttons.)

How is this possible? Let me introduce you to home sharing, arguably the …

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Store at My House – How to Host with Neighbor

Neighbor is a really good idea, but how can I make it work?

That’s a super common question. Maybe you feel like Charlie before he got the golden ticket (see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Well, that’s why I’m here, to help you figure out how you can start …

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How to Prepare your RV for Outdoor Winter Storage

Your RV is a loyal companion all summer long. It travels hundreds of miles without stopping for a break. It puts up with your dusty sweat-coated clothes littering the floor and and keeps you safe from the blistering heat. The least you could do in return is give your …

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Declutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Whether you’re organizing your garage, kitchen or closet, home organization is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence …

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Storage Facilities Guide

Self storage is a great option for keeping your belongings safe and out of the way. You might be looking for storage if you’ve recently downsized, are in the process of moving, or just want to get rid of some clutter in your current home. There are over 50,000 storage …

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Become A Neighbor Host Today – Make $20-$400/Month

Neighbor’s secure marketplace allows you to make passive income, receive hassle free payments, and we protect your property with a $10,000 Host guarantee. List your unused space with Neighbor in under 5 minutes. Make $20-$400/month with the sharing economy. Being a Neighbor Host grants you exclusive access to a secure …

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Top 20 Safest Cities In Utah

Utah is one of most family friendly and safest states in the nation, often ranking in the top 10. But what are the safest cities in Utah? 

Utah has a lot of different types of towns. Many people live in the suburbs of Salt Lake County or in one of …

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Moving to South Jordan, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to South Jordan, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! South Jordan is a great city tucked on the western side of Salt Lake Valley, has easy access to many shopping centers, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, You don’t just move to a …

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An RV Rental Travel Guide (2018)

Whether you get an RV rental or you own one, it’s always fun to pack up your things and travel cross-country or just in one state if you don’t want to travel too long. There are so many sites to see, lakes to swim in, campfires to build, and bugs …

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Utah ATV Trails: 14 Awesome Trails You Can’t Miss

Ready to hit the trail? With mountain ranges, lakes, and even desert, Utah is one of the most beautiful states and perfect for outdoor adventure. And, Utah ATV trails are some of the best in the country.

What makes Utah ATV trails so great is the diversity of the trails. …

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Moving Hacks For The Hopelessly Disorganized

It’s hard to keep everything together while packing up your entire life and putting it all back together in a new location. With the big day looming in the distance, you may find yourself wondering if it’s even possible to achieve an organized, stress-free move. You’ve read all of …

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It’s Summer Time!

Does anyone else have May circled in red on their calendar and a countdown that leads to a day written over with “SUMMER”? Or maybe it says “freedom,” “party-time,” or “Mexico–here I come!” I think all students look ahead to that summer sunshine with hopes of napping, swimming and not having …

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Car Storage: Everything It Takes To Store A Car

There’s more to storing a car then just placing it in an empty garage. Car storage is super important especially when you are moving or going through any other dramatic change in life. Here are ten helpful steps to take to make sure your car stays in top condition …

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Do I Need Insurance For My Storage Unit?

Insurance.
What a heavy word. Do alarm bells go off in your head when you hear it too? It’s one of those necessary evils that we all want and need, but don’t really like thinking about. It can seem completely overwhelming, and yet it is a part of life.

Now we …

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Does Month-to-Month Storage Exist?

Month-to-month storage, that is also flexible storage can be hard to find. Many storage companies want you to sign a contract for at least a year. There are a few companies that do give you this option, but what these companies often don’t tell you though is that storage contracts for …

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Home Storage Solutions: Top 15 Home Storage Ideas

A few days after New Years I decided to organize my space. In the process I looked up different home storage solutions to organize everything better. I didn’t have room to do all of them in my small apartment, but here are my top fifteen favorite finds that I …

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Storage Auctions: Treasures vs. Busts

You need some extra storage space. Maybe you’re downsizing, maybe you’re going away for the summer. Whatever it is, you decide to rent out a self-storage unit. And then you see all of your stuff in storage auctions on the popular reality TV show, Storage Wars, and you realize …

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How to Winterize a Boat: 5 Easy Steps

Too many boats die quietly every winter. Your boat may not be able to come inside and warm up, but if winterized properly it won’t be spending extra time in the repair shop in the spring when it should be out on the water.

A properly stored winterized boat can …

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Is Neighbor Storage Safe?

10 years ago, if you told me I’d be going on a vacation that involved sleeping in the bedroom of a house belonging to a person I didn’t know, I’d say you were crazy. Oh, and hitchhiking? My parents always warned me not to get into cars with strangers. …