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As you may have noticed, there has been an increased interest in tiny house living and small homes. This is widely due to the costs of living increasing and realizing we don’t need large amounts of space to feel comfortable in your own home. What you do need is to stay organized and keep the items that you just don’t need every day in a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. We have provided you with some helpful ideas to get you through the process of organizing your small home.   Purge and Declutter Often The key to staying organized in a small home is to purge and declutter often. We tend to accumulate a lot of stuff as the year goes on, which means less available space in your small home. Make it a habit to go through your items and donate or store what you just…
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The cold winter months are well upon us and won’t be going away any time soon. It is important to know what items you have in your home or out in your garage/shed need a proper storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. Listed below are some of the items you should consider placing in a storage unit at our facility. We even have the option of temperature controlled units to protect your fragile items.   During the cold winter months there are a variety of items in your home that you won’t be using for some time. Instead of having them take up much needed storage space, you can easily place them in a storage unit. Listed below are the items you might want to consider placing in your unit for the next few months.   Summer clothing – In a small living space, it can make a…
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You may not know it, but there are some items that you are planning to place in storage that need special care and a temperature controlled storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette. Listed below are some of the items that need temperature controlled storage to ensure their integrity during their stay.   Wooden Furniture When exposed to too much moisture over time, wood can crack, warp, or rot. For anyone storing wooden furniture like bed frames, tables and chairs, end tables, nightstands, dressers, entertainment centers, and more, this makes having temperature-controlled storage absolutely necessary. Having a temperature controlled storage unit can help you in controlling the humidity of the unit by keeping a constant and regulated temperature at all times.   Household Appliances Washers and dryers, dishwashers, ovens, microwaves, and refrigerators all need climate-controlled storage in regions that experience extreme heat or cold. That’s because climate control protects electronic…
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If you are like most commuters, you will be swapping out your standard road tires for some snow tires on your vehicle this winter. Now you are faced with the task of what to do with your standard tires over the next few months. A storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette is the perfect solution. We have gathered some storage tips for you to try when it comes to keeping your vehicles tires safe throughout the cold winter months.   Clean them Thoroughly You probably never thought about actually cleaning your vehicles tires before placing them in storage. During normal use, tires accumulate brake dust, dirt, and road grime, and all that gunk can cause tire damage if it sits on your tires for a long time. Use soap, water, and a tire brush to clean your tires. If the tires are still mounted on the rims, it’s also…
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The holidays are fast approaching which means you need to make some preparations to your home for all of your friends and family. An important concept to think about is there safety. Winter weather can add a lot of hazards in your home. So taking the necessary steps to safety proof every aspect of your home before the holidays is wise. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO have gathered some safety tips for you to implement in your home this holiday season.   Clean your Cooking Appliances With the amount of food you will be cooking this holiday season you will want to make sure your appliances are clean and ready to go. Thoroughly wipe out the interiors and your microwave and oven. Take out and clean anything you can. Make sure air vents are clean from dust and food debris. While you are at it you will also…
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The winter weather is well upon us and so is the need to prep your storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO. You will want to make sure your items are packed and prepared properly for the drastic change in temperature and weather, so we have provided you with some tips for when it comes to preparing your storage unit this winter.   Protect your Temperature Sensitive Items While the temperature may not fluctuate tremendously during the winter, it’s important to prepare temperature-sensitive items, such as art, musical instruments, and paper documents, for colder temperatures and the eventual change in weather that comes in the spring. You will want to make sure these item in particular have been properly packed and insulated. It is even worth the effort of going and checking on these items throughout this winter.   Buy Water Tight Bins Using water-tight plastic bins helps protect…
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As the cost of living rises, we find ourselves in smaller and smaller living spaces. This doesn’t have to be a terrible thing. With a little imagination and some help of a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO you can still have an amazing home in a small living situation. Check out the tips below to help you through the process.   Designate Your Areas One of the first tips is to create defined areas of living space. This might seem like a difficult task, but in reality it can be easier than it sounds. Consider using area rugs, for example, to help you transition from a living room to a dining room. The rugs will help you define those areas without the need for bulky dividers or actual walls. You can also use strategically placed furniture to help keep different living areas separate.   Be Flexible What…
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As the winter months are upon us now is the time to get our winter clothing out of our storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette and organize it in our home. Winter clothing is known to take up a lot of space. That is why you need to organize your clothing while maximizing the available space to make it work throughout the winter season. Follow the tips and tricks below to help you get started.   Empty, Sort, and Organize Winter coats often take up a lot of space. Before bringing out your winter wardrobe, take the time to empty out a closet completely to make room for all of your winter clothing necessities. You will be surprised at just how much stuff you had managed to pack into your closet. Determine what items you currently store in your closet can be relocated to another place in your home…
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Your living room is one of the most used rooms in your home. If you don’t have the necessary organization in place your living room can easily become a cluttered mess. We at Elite Storage in Lafayette, CO have gathered some tricks to help you in keeping your living room clean and organized.   Control the Trash If you are like most, then you like to snack in front of the television while binge watching your favorite shows. Doing this can often lead to a buildup of trash in your living room. To control the clutter of trash you can place a wastebasket in your living room. Choose one that is more decorative and won’t draw your eye. Having a wastebasket in your living room will make it easier when you tidy up the space each day. Just make sure you don’t forget to take the trash out.   Clean…
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Renting a storage unit at Elite Storage in Lafayette means you have the option of having a Temperature Controlled Storage Unit at our facility. To aid you in deciding whether temperature controlled storage is right for your storage needs, below are some pros when it comes to a temperature controlled storage unit.   Protection from Natural Elements Your items will be kept safe from the ever changing seasons. A temperature controlled unit will keep the items that need extra protection from elements safe by giving your unit a steady temperature year round. Fluctuations in temperature can often damage furniture, pictures, and family heirlooms.   Higher Security Not only will your items be protected from the natural elements and temperature fluctuations, but you will also have higher security with a temperature controlled storage unit. Most units have inside access to your storage unit. This gives us the ability to provide you…
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