How to Store Camping Gear

Have you ever found yourself frustrated looking and sorting through your camping gear for the first campout of the season? When packing it all up last year, it was easiest to throw it in whatever open box or shelf you could find. This year you promise you’ll store camping gear differently, so you don’t find […]

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How to Prepare and Protect Your Expensive Appliances for Proper Storage

Considering storing your washer and dryer in the garage? Sometimes a move or a remodel of your home may require you to store your appliances outside of your living space, but a garage may not be the safest option. A garage may not always protect your appliances from things that can cause irreparable damage like […]

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Tips for Moving Across the Country to Help You Stay Sane

Spring and summer are the most popular months to move to the Boston area. Whether you’re moving across the country for job relocation, college, family, or just want a change of scenery, the Boston area welcomes you. However, moving can be a stressful endeavor. There is a lot to consider when moving across the country, […]

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Storage Tips for Snowbirds: How to Winterize a Vacant Home

Most people living in Boston love the area for the history, the culture, the arts and the weather. However, those that love all but the winter weather may choose to head south for the winter. “Snowbirds,” as they’re often referred to, leave all of their belongings in their home for 3-6 months and travel to […]

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A Delicate Balance: Properly Storing Electronics in Heat & Cold

Many of the most common questions we get when advising our customers on how to choose the right storage concern temperature, including: “What is the proper way to store electronics in a storage unit in Massachusetts?” There is a delicate balance on using and storing your electronics at proper temperatures, and  climate controlled units achieve […]

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Store and Ignore: Collectibles That Increase in Value Over Time

Who hasn’t enjoyed watching Antiques Roadshow or American Pickers to find out how much money a vintage treasure can fetch at an auction? These shows may make it look easy to score extra cash on vintage finds, but there is a lot of work and know how on buying and selling collectable and antique items. […]

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How to Care for Artwork

Everyday Care of Artwork Whether you have a priceless piece of artwork based on the monetary value, or a painting that is priceless for sentimental reasons, your paintings deserve special care while on display in your home. It is important to know how to care for artwork. Here’s what you need to know about everyday […]

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How to Pack Art and Paintings When You Move

Tips on Packing & Moving Paintings Whether you own an original oil painting by a famous (or not-so-famous) artist or a framed print or photograph framed under glass, your artwork deserves special attention during your move. One of the most important things you can do when moving is packing and storing artwork correctly. Materials needed […]

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6 Items You Should Store in Climate Controlled Storage

If you live in an area that experiences extreme fluctuations in temperature or humidity, you’ll definitely want to protect these items in climate controlled storage. 1. Photos While you might keep a lot of your photos in digital form these days, most of us still have piles of printed school photos, family and ancestral photos. […]

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