Nov 27, 2019
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The holidays snuck up on us in 2019, which calls for stressful times. But let's not forget it still is the most wonderful time of the year! Thanksgiving is here, and Christmas is right around the corner. This means everyone is most likely scrambling with decorations, cooking, place settings, last-minute grocery shopping, and gifts galore. Plus the Christmas tree. We can't forget about the tree! There's no need to turn into the Grinch with all the preparations in store for you. Staying organized and having fun can go hand in hand

Jul 24, 2019
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Moving can be stressful and a lot of work. The good news is that taking a proactive approach and creating a timeline of tasks before your move can make life much easier. Whether you’re moving to a new apartment or a house, try these packing and moving tips to make the process as seamless as possible. Eight Weeks Before: Your First Steps in Planning a Move Once you've decided to move and secured a new place, your next step is locating a moving company to assist you. While you may have

Mar 21, 2019
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The long and cold winter of Houston (the two weeks of 50-degree weather) has ended and we've moved into the beautiful warm and not so humid season of Spring. We find ourselves being joyful and productive and undergoing our annual spring cleaning. While we remember our every day to do list, some of us might forget the once a year cleaning duties. Before you get started, be sure to grab any boxes or storage supplies in the house to organize items you’d like to store away. If you need extra storage

Jan 29, 2019
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People sometimes have mistaken ideas about what it means to become a minimalist. Perhaps you have heard some of the myths that minimalism means giving away nearly all of your belongings, selling your home, and living in the tiniest space possible. The reality is that minimalism is about much more than any specific action you can take and is more of a mindset that you embrace. If you have decided you want to become a minimalist, we offer several physical and emotional steps you can take towards this goal below. Start

Dec 28, 2018
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Many people make new year’s resolutions in December and feel optimistic about their chances of keeping them. Unfortunately, that optimism often turns to discouragement by January because they failed to plan for success. People often wish for what they want to change without setting reasonable goals to get there. Some also frame the change they want to make in terms of punishment for bad behavior. For example, a person with a disorganized house might make a resolution to stop being so messy. It’s much more helpful to frame the desired change

Nov 16, 2018
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When planning for a big move, you can save time, money, and worry by placing unneeded items such as clothing, excess furniture, and mattresses in a storage unit. Not only will you cut down on the amount of time spent loading and unloading a moving truck, but you will also avoid careless mistakes that can lead to permanent damage to prized possessions. However, when renting a storage unit for cloth and fabric items, it is important to take certain precautions to guarantee that they are protected while stored. Storing Clothing Placing

Sep 12, 2018
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Self-storage facilities are a staple for individual and residential customers, but they are often overlooked as a valuable resource for commercial organizations. For a space-strapped small business, using secure business self-storage frees up valuable office and selling space and allows for more efficient and organized operations. Secure Document Storage All businesses have documents they need to keep but don’t need daily access to. Choosing a secure, climate-controlled setting for your paperwork ensures your pieces are there when you need them, but that they are not cluttering up your workspace. For documents

Oct 17, 2017
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Business storage is a powerful tool for modern businesses, allowing them to secure the same storage space as a large company without having to personally own massive amounts of real estate. Though most organizations could utilize Houston self-storage to improve their efficiency and organization, some businesses will certainly benefit even more from business storage units. Small E-commerce Businesses Ecommerce businesses are often run from an individual's home, meaning that they may not have much storage space available, unless they are willing to convert an unused room into a mini warehouse. However,

Aug 17, 2017
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Running a successful business is all about making the right investments - investments that will offer your business the benefits it needs to succeed. For many businesses, one such investment is commercial storage. From increased security to better organization, business storage offers a lot of beneficial features to modern businesses. If you have been thinking about renting Houston storage units as a way to store your supplies, inventory, and documents, consider the following advantages: Increased Storage Security Your inventory and other business supplies are valuable. So valuable, in fact, that they

Apr 26, 2017
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Big Tex Self Storage is a locally owned storage business focused on developing and managing high-quality self-storage facilities in Houston. Recently completing Phase 2 of the development plan, Big Tex added a total of 250+ additional storage units. The new units and additional features from Phase 2 have recently earned Big Tex the title of Best Storage or Self Storage in The Woodlands. These newly constructed units range from 5x10 to 10x30 and are predominately climate controlled. Some new features were added to enhance customer convenience while still incorporating the same

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