2010 MCAS Miramar Air Show

In 2010, the staff and management of our La Jolla self storage facility attended the 2010 MCAS Miramar Air Show along with hundreds of thousands of excited spectators. Storage West also had a booth set up to let our valued ...
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4th Annual Inland Empire’s Largest Mixer

Managers from the Redlands, Rancho Cucamonga, and Fontana Storage West locations attended the 4th Annual Inland Empire’s Largest Mixer on Wednesday, October 27, 2010. The Largest Mixer® is an event where men and women gather for a great business networking ...
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Redlands Chamber LIVE Auction

Redlands Chamber Live Our Redlands self storage facility participated in the 19th annual Redlands Chamber Live event. It was the 19th year that the Redlands Chamber of Commerce  aired this cable TV auction show. Time Warner Cable and the Redlands Daily ...
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Self storage can have its advantages for exhibitors

When a company finishes the plan for their tradeshow booth, one would think all the heavy lifting is done. But in actuality, that’s when the heavy lifting begins for some exhibitors. Do you have a Tradeshow Booth? Shipping, transportation and ...
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Preparing Your Appliances for a Safe Move

Moving can truly be a grueling experience. First there is the preparation: securing a moving van, ensuring your new home is ready, transferring the utilities; then there is the hectic process of packing. Smaller items can easily be boxed up ...
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Tips for Packing Your Kitchen

Preparing for a move can be a strenuous and stressful experience for many people, especially when you don’t make the necessary preparations. The same applies if you are planning to put items in storage. One room in your home that ...
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Storing Art in a Self Storage Unit

Whether you are in the middle of a move, or simply do not have enough wall space in your home, it sometimes becomes necessary to house some of your most prized art pieces in a self-storage unit. When storing art ...
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How to Save Money When Moving Cross-Country

Any move can be stressful. When you’re moving cross-country, the stakes are a bit higher and tensions can definitely escalate. Between securing real estate from thousands of miles away, handing moving expenses and making sure that everything is ready to ...
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La Mesa Chamber of Commerce’s Salute to Local Heroes

Salute to Local Heroes Our Spring Valley Managers Jackie and Tom Trapp went to the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce’s annual event to honor some heroes from the area. This event is called “Salute to Local Heroes” and the La Mesa ...
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Places to Store a Car

Whether you are a car collector or travel extensively, the need to store a car sometimes arises. Read on for a look at what kinds of cars can be stored, and what the best method of storing your car is, ...
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Planning Ahead for Summer Storage

College students are preoccupied with thoughts of Spring Break and mid-terms this time of year.  Remember, though, that summer is just around the corner.  Before you get caught up in studying for finals and planning for an awesome summer, take ...
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Offsite Storage for Businesses

Halfway through the digital decade, most people can speak knowledgeably about cloud storage and cloud servers and virtual files.  Yet, the average office worker will tell you that the truly paperless office is still a few years away.  Even small ...
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Containers Vs Self-Storage Units

The arrival of storage pods has radically changed the notion of self-storage.  While there are benefits to using mobile units, there are many instances where a traditional self-storage unit is better. How Mobile Containers Works The commercials have been running ...
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Spring Cleaning Tips

This winter has been a cold and long one.  So long, in fact, that many areas of the country are still experiencing snow and cold temperatures.  It is, however, time to start planning for the annual rite of Spring Cleaning ...
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Getting Your RV Ready for the Road

Is your RV ready for the road? There are a lot of things you might want to check on before you head out on your next adventure. Getting your RV ready is extremely important. If you want to have a ...
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