Packing Your Storage Unit

Self Storage

Many people utilize self-storage facilities for a variety of reasons, such as moving to a new house or because their present home does not have adequate storage. Whatever the cause, self-storage units should be carefully packed to minimize the risk of damage during storage. Here are some pointers from Eagle Guard Storage about how to properly pack a self-storage facility so it may be used at a later date. 1. Label all boxes with the contents inside and the corresponding room they belong in. This will make unpacking much easier and prevent you from having to search through all of the boxes for one specific item. 2. Be sure to use packing materials that are durable and will not break down over time, such as plastic wrap, bubble wrap, and Styrofoam peanuts. 3. Place heavier items on the bottom of the storage unit and lighter items on top to prevent items from toppling over and breaking. 4. Fill all empty spaces in the storage unit with packing material to prevent items from shifting during transport. 5. Disassemble any furniture that will be going into storage and wrap each piece individually. This will protect the furniture from scratches and damage. 6. If you have any valuable items that you will be storing, such as jewelry or important documents, be sure to pack them in a safe and secure manner to prevent them from being lost or stolen. 7. If you have any fragile items, such as dishes or glassware, be sure to pack them in a way that will prevent them from breaking during the move. Eagle Guard Storage suggests organizing your unit prior to placing items inside. A good example of this is to separate items with cardboard boxes or plastic totes. This will make it simpler to find what you are looking for when moving time comes or swapping out seasonal items. To make your life easier later ensure you are labeling all belongings that will be in your self storage unit. You can even utilize ...

July 28th, 2022

Summer Fun in South Carolina

Places To Visit Near Anderson South Carolina

South Carolina is a beautiful state with plenty to offer its residents and visitors. From the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains in the north to the pristine beaches of Hilton Head Island, there's something for everyone. And if you're looking for local businesses to support, Eagle Guard Self Storage has some great recommendations! Lavender Picking If you're looking for a fun, family-friendly event to attend this summer, be sure to check out the Lavender Farm Festival in Williamston, South Carolina. This festival is a great opportunity for farmers, gardeners, and other outdoorsmen to come together and celebrate all things lavender. There will be local vendors and a variety of lavender to choose from! Mark your calendar and be sure to visit Twin Creeks Lavender Farms. Goat Milk? Split Creek Farm near Anderson, South Carolina offers a self-guided tour of the farm on Fridays and Saturdays. Support the farm by purchasing some products after your tour. Items you may find in the shop include cheese, fudge, milk, and even gift baskets. You can pet the goats as well as some of the other animals around the farm. This is a great stop for a warm-weather day. Anderson Taproom Carolina Bauernhaus is a great place for a date or some me-time. As a hybrid brewery and winery based in Anderson offering ciders, ales, and meads this brewery is using local resources. Enjoy and day or night out by going downtown Anderson to the pub and having a taste! Sadlers Creek State Park Offering fishing, picnics, tent, and RV camping Sadlers Creek Park is a great place to spend the day or even the weekend. In most places at the park, you can even bring your furry friends - they must be on a leash. Lots of nature trails to hike and places to boat this is a great family-friendly place as well as a fun weekend getaway for adults! With a long weekend coming up, we wanted to provide you with places to take the kids or have a date night. ...

May 23rd, 2022

RV Self Storage Tips

Rv And Boat Storage

Warm rays of sun and long nights of laughter; what could be better than summer nights and travel days in the RV! Being the owner of an RV can be so rewarding when out and about having a blast, but there is a lot of care and maintenance that is involved as well. When you have an RV you cannot forget the important tasks that keep you safely on the road and at your favorite campsites. Items to consider for owners are wastewater tanks to empty, routine maintenance, and where to you keep the thing during the off-season? Are you considering purchasing an RV and weighing options of where to put it? Do you currently have an RV and no place to store it? We’ve got you covered; check out the following tips to assist in your decision-making! Where do you store an RV? A solution may be to store your recreational vehicle on your property especially if you live in a rural area. Using your yard or garage and/or driveway may save you some money and give you all access to your vehicle but this is not always the best or most convenient solution. RV Storage offers many benefits that are important to consider. You may not have enough space on your property, it could be difficult to keep up with maintenance, or you might live in a community where RV storage on your property is not allowed. If this is the case, it is time to start planning and searching for RV self-storage facilities in your area. Finding a vehicle storage space When you are looking for RV storage, some key things to keep in mind; does the facility have security measures in place, such as gates, fences, and cameras? You will want to make sure the facility offers a size large enough to accommodate your vehicle. Be sure to inquire that the drive aisles and ceilings will provide enough space to safely get your recreational vehicle around the property. ...

May 9th, 2022

Year-Round Self Storage: Making the Most of Your Unit

Seasonal Self Storage

Self-storage is incredibly useful especially during times of change such as; going to college, moving, deployment, downsizing, decluttering, or renovation. But it is useful for more than just temporary storage, use storage year-round with seasonal storage! Here's how to make the most of your unit all year: Spring Storage: As the weather starts to warm up, self-storage can be a great place to store all of your winter gear. This is especially true if you live in an apartment or condo and don't have a lot of extra space. Items to consider include: Winter Decorations Snow Shovels Snowmobile Snowblower Sleds Bulky Coats Sweaters Hats, Gloves, and Scarves Snow Boots Snow Pants Facility Feature to consider: Drive-up Units - Have safe and easy access to your unit with a drive-up storage unit. Those bulky, hard-to-carry items are simple to drop off when you can park right outside your unit and load or unload. Summer Storage Time for play! Kids are finished with school, outdoor sporting activities galore, and vacation preparation! Make room for fun in the sun items: Boat & Pool Covers Cool Weather Clothing School Supplies College Dorm Room Supplies Furniture while Renovating and Remodeling Appliances while Moving Self-storage is also perfect for storing items like beach chairs, umbrellas, and kayaks between your summer trips! Facility Features to Consider: Climate Control - Renting climate control with air-cooled storage and dehumidified storage can help prevent items from heat damage. Vehicle Storage - RV, Boat, Jetski, or another summer recreational vehicle? If you are looking to free up space in the garage or driveway Eagle Guard Storage is here to help! We offer safe and secure vehicle storage to meet your needs. Fall Storage Make the transition from summer to winter simpler by using fall storage for items like patio furniture. It may be time to think about winterizing vehicles like RVs, motorcycles, jet skis, and boats for storage. Fall items to consider storing: Canoes, paddleboards, surfboards, and kayaks Boats and Jet Skis Patio and outdoor furniture Gardening tools and equipment Sprinklers and hoses Pool maintenance items Summer clothes Swimsuits Inner tubes and pool toys Beach toys and equipment Facility Features to Consider: Drive-up Units - ...

April 14th, 2022