Annual Mid-Ohio Food Drive

Categories: Community Support

It’s that time of year again, We’re teaming up with the the Mid-Ohio Food Bank to help feed local families this holiday season. Since 1980, the Mid-Ohio Food Bank has been working with grocers, food companies, Ohio farmers, the USDA, community partners, and people like us to obtain food and distribute it to 650 food pantries, soup […]

Staging Your Home to Sell

Categories: Home Organization
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The secret to selling your home at top dollar is Home Staging! When you prepare your home for sale, home staging can help highlight your home’s strengths, downplay its weaknesses and appeal to the largest possible pool of prospective buyers. Small changes can make a big difference. Here are some quick, inexpensive tips to get […]

4 Reasons to use Climate Controlled Storage

Categories: Self Storage 101
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No matter where you live, if you’re planning on storing items, you may want to consider a climate controlled storage unit. Whether it’s hot, cold, humid, or somewhere in between, here are four reasons everyone should at least consider renting a climate controlled storage unit. 1. Extreme Temperature Fluctuations If you live in an area with […]

Do you Really Need Self-Storage Property Protection?

Categories: Self Storage 101
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June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day. Take some time to review your policies and make sure your personal property, whatever and wherever, is covered in case of damages or loss Chances are, when you move, you’ll need to store some of your belongings in a self-storage unit. You can certainly rent a storage unit, […]

Tips to Survive National Moving… Season!

Categories: Smooth Move: Tips and Tricks
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May is the typical month to begin the process if you’re in the market to move, making it National Moving Month. Who knew that was a thing! Each year, the Tuesday after Memorial Day (this year May 30) is one of the busiest moving days of the year. Some call it National Moving Day, which jump-starts the […]

What Not To Store In A Storage Unit

Categories: Self Storage 101
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Storage units are the best place to store extra items that you might not have room for in your apartment or home. Different storage facilities have different items on their prohibited list, so make sure to read the list of items allowed for storage before you store your belongings Hazardous Items Don’t store toxic, hazardous, […]

How To Properly Pack A Moving Truck

Categories: Smooth Move: Tips and Tricks
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Packing up all your belongings can be stressful, but with these helpful hints, you can maximize space in the moving truck! General packing rules include: pack your truck from front to back with weight evenly distributed throughout the truck. Pack floor to ceiling with the heaviest items on the floor and load the heaviest items […]

How To Store Your Gift-Wrapping Items

Categories: Self Storage 101
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Ever dread opening a certain drawer or closet because you know it is stuffed to the brim with trinkets and treasures just waiting to spill out? Almost everyone has at least one of these drawers or closets in the house or apartment. Your gift closet just might have this problem, and we at Great Value […]

Moving Mistakes You Don’t Have to Make

Categories: Smooth Move: Tips and Tricks
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Packing up your home or apartment can take weeks, but you can save time by making sure that each item is stored properly in the correct box for a specific room. Organization is essential when packing up your valuables. Check out these moving mistakes and how to avoid them while packing: Not packing early. Spread […]

Handy Holiday Suggestions for Packing Up Your Home

Categories: Self Storage 101
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The time comes when the crazy festivities of the holidays are slowing down and you have to pack up all the sparkly and festive decorations. By organizing your holiday storage items, you will find it easier to locate which boxes you want to unpack first during the following holiday season. Below are some easy ways […]