Apr 24, 2018

Any moment you may be deployed overseas. You also have to worry about what will happen to your belongings while you are away. Luckily, you don't have to worry about your personal belongings, electronics, appliances or vehicle when you take advantage of a Houston self-storage provider. KEEP INTERIOR POSSESSIONS SECURE By using self-storage, military service members have greater control over how personal possessions are protected. You don't need to have someone go over to your apartment or home to inspect things occasionally if you are worried about a break-in. Instead, a

Jan 17, 2018

When you put some of your personal belongings into storage long-term, you always run the risk of sustaining damage to them due to humidity. This is one reason why you could benefit from climate-controlled storage units. Below we discuss some of the most common items to place in Houston climate-controlled storage. Effects of Humidity and Moisture on Your Personal Items Humidity and moisture can wreak havoc on your oldest and most valuable possessions. Unfortunately, storing them in your garage, closet, or a storage unit without climate control leaves them vulnerable to

Dec 20, 2017

Do I Need Insurance for Self Storage? Even though most facilities do not require or sell storage insurance, it is highly recommended that you purchase it. Having your valuables insured provides you with peace of mind that you can repair or replace them should something out of your control occur, such as a severe storm or flood. We recommend you take inventory of everything in your storage space in case you ever need to file a claim. Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Storage Units? Many companies that provide insurance policies for homeowners

Aug 17, 2017

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, self storage for businesses offers a lot of benefits including: 1. Increase Storage Security. Your inventory and other business supplies are valuable. So valuable, in fact, that they may present a tempting target for thieves. If you are storing these supplies in an office space with sub-par security, you are putting them at

Dec 20, 2016

There’s nothing better than coming home after a grueling day and popping open a fresh bottle of Red for some R&R. But wait - the taste has gone flat, the aroma is dulled; how can this be? If your wine is currently not being stored properly you may run into these issues and more. Don’t fret; we’re here to uncork the solution to your worst nightmare. So whether you are at home watching the next episode of “Whine About It” or if you’re a new business with a fine collection of

Nov 21, 2016

We're proud to announce the grand opening of our new Montrose location located at 1810 Richmond Avenue. Our new state-of-the-art facility offers 100,000 square feet of storage space to Montrose, Southampton and Boulevard Oaks residents. To celebrate our grand opening, Big Tex Montrose is currently offering two specials: 50% off units for 3 months for short-term rentals or a 1-2-3 Special for long-term rentals where customers can can buy a month and get 1 month free for up to 3 months. More Than Just Montrose Storage Big Tex Storage is especially

Jun 29, 2016

You may be considering personal storage for a number of reasons, whether you’re remodeling your home or moving to a smaller home. Whatever the reason, it’s important to take the necessary care precautions when storing your furniture and belongings to help you avoid issues like mold, scratches or damage. Here's how. Clean Before Storing Furniture No matter what you’re storing, it’s a good idea to give your items a thorough cleaning. Use the appropriate cleaner for the right material, whether it’s wood, glass or metal. Wipe your furniture and items down

May 19, 2016

As longtime Houston residents are already aware, flooding can cause significant damage and cost a fortune on unforeseen repairs. Since flooding can happen in a moment's notice, it can be difficult to fully prepare without the proper information and tools. Here are our top tips for flood proof storage to help ensure that your valuables are safe during the next storm season. 1. Invest in Flood Insurance. If you place items in storage, you may need a separate policy for storage insurance. Your homeowners insurance may not cover items not kept

Feb 24, 2016

Packing your valuables into a storage unit in Houston may be more complicated than you think. By efficiently and effectively stacking boxes in your unit, you will prevent damage to your property and injury to people inside the unit. With the proper planning, you’ll know where things fit and be able to maneuver around your unit with relative ease. Plus, you're maximizing on the space you're paying for every month. Before moving in your belongings to a storage unit in Houston, take into account these packing for storage tips so you

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