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How to Store Valuable and Fragile Items

Oct 31, 2018

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How to Store Valuable and Fragile Items

What do you do with your vintage china, record player, paintings, or even fur coats that you inherited from your grandparents? They may hold great sentimental value, in some cases, collectors may even value them for a lot of money. If you're not ready to sell, you'll need to preserve them yourself. Explore some tested tips to help you store expensive, fragile items securely. 


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How to Choose the Right Houston Self Storage Option for Your Needs

Oct 03, 2018

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How to Choose the Right Houston Self Storage Option for Your Needs

Maybe you need a place to house that collection of stuff you plan to sell on eBay, eventually. Perhaps, you're between permanent housing and need to store the bulk of your belongings. In whatever case, having access to self-storage is highly advantageous and convenient. Most people look at picking a storage unit as they would look at picking a plumber; they simply go to Google or the local listings and take a shot in the dark. However, before you make a choice about where you store your belongings, it's best if you know precisely what it is that you need. 


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Secure Self Storage: Keeping Possessions Safe at All Times

Sep 25, 2018

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Secure Self Storage: Keeping Possessions Safe at All Times

Placing items in self-storage provides a variety of advantages based on your specific needs. You may need storage to keep extra items, you may be making a cross-country move, or you might require more storage space options if you are running out of room in your apartment or home. However, burglars occasionally try to target storage units since it is easier to get a lot of valuable items all at once in a smaller location with fewer people around to notice the activity. Here at Big Tex Self Storage, we have several tips for you on how to have a secure self-storage unit.  


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5 Ways Small Businesses Benefit from Business Self Storage

Sep 12, 2018

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5 Ways Small Businesses Benefit from Business Self Storage

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. 


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Moving Checklist: Top 5 Things To Do

Aug 16, 2018

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Moving Checklist: Top 5 Things To Do

Moving is one of life's major stressors -- often on the same list as death of a loved one, divorce and job loss. But there are steps you can take to make the process less stressful. With careful planning and the right supplies, you can help moving day be as seamless as possible.  


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Decluttering Your Home for the New School Year

Aug 13, 2018

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Decluttering Your Home for the New School Year

The kids are back at school as you check out the living room. Toys, sports equipment, vacation luggage, books, and video games are scattered throughout the room. It's come to a point where you have designated pathways around the mounds of things so you don't step on anything. It's time to declutter your home while the house is empty. Grab the garbage bags, line up the storage containers or new boxes, and get the Houston self storage unit ready. 


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Hurricane Self Storage: It's Time to Prepare

Jul 21, 2018

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Hurricane Self Storage: It's Time to Prepare

Last hurricane season was a tough time for Houston residents and the surrounding area, with Hurricane Harvey dumping torrents of rain on the city and leaving it a flooded mess. Unfortunately, hurricane season is upon us yet again and while we all hope that it will be much milder than it was last year, it's a smart idea to be prepared for the worst. 


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School's Out For Summer: Time to Start Thinking About Summer Storage

May 30, 2018

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School's Out For Summer: Time to Start Thinking About Summer Storage

Summer is quickly approaching — and for most students in the Houston area that means it's time for a break from school until classes start back up for the fall semester! Still, whether you've already moved out of your school's dorms or are planning to do so in the near future, you may be surprised at just how much stuff you've accumulated throughout the school year. 


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Self-Storage Options Serving the Needs of Deployed Military Personnel

Apr 24, 2018

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Self-Storage Options Serving the Needs of Deployed Military Personnel

Military life is your calling, and you know that at any moment you may be deployed overseas. Leaving behind your family and friends can be tough. Yet you also have to worry about what will happen to your belongings while you are away for several months up to several years. Luckily, you don't have to worry about your personal belongings, electronics, appliances or even your vehicle when you take advantage of a Houston self-storage provider  


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Time for Spring Cleaning? Self-Storage Makes It Easier

Apr 11, 2018

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Time for Spring Cleaning? Self-Storage Makes It Easier

Although the weather shifts between seasons aren’t as dramatic in Texas as they are in other parts of the country, you still need to rotate seasonal clothing for your family, put away winter holiday decorations, and much more. While you know that spring cleaning is necessary, it’s also a big job. It’s a good idea to decide on your approach before you start. 


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