How to Optimize Your Self Storage Space

Self storage can be a great way to store your belongings during a period of transition or a place to help your free up some space in your home. To make sure you are optimizing keeping your belonging safe, you need to take a few extra steps. Here are some tips to ensure you are choosing the correct storage facility and packing your unit.

Choosing a reliable self storage facility:

  1. Choose a reliable self storage facility – It is important to choose a facility that has reviews and/ or past customer experiences, this can help prove a reliable track record.
  2. Start your search early – Finding a good storage facility can take time mare sure to know some key factors; size, prizing, security, and fees. If you are looking at a self storage facility, do not wait too long to reserve or rent as available can change from day to day.
  3. Have an idea of what you are going to store – Having an idea of what you are going to store can help you get a better understanding of what size unit you are needing.

Packing your unit:

  1. Label your boxes – Labeling your boxes can help you in the long run. If you plan on using storage for more than a couple months, it can help if you need to come and grab something from your unit and not have to search through all the boxes.
  2. Don’t store super valuable items – If it is something that you can’t afford to lose, we recommend not storing it in your storage. With using self-storage facilities there is always a risk, to be safe we recommend finding a different way to store your valuable items.
  3. Protect your items – Some self storage facilities sell items to help you protect items you are storing, we recommend properly wrapping and packing stored items.
  4. Get insurance – Some renters and/or homeowners insurance policies can cover personal property in storage. Getting insurance can give you extra protection of those items you are choosing to store at a facility.
  5. Ask for help – Moving can be difficult to do alone, asking those around you can help make things so smoothly and less stressful.

When storing your items remember to store smartly and follow some of the tips above, this can help give you the best storage experiences.

RV and Boat Outdoor Parking During the Winter Season

Burr it is getting cold outside, looking for places to store your RV and boat. Milt’s Mini Storage in Bellevue, NE has all the outdoor parking you need! Here are some tips to help make winter parking for your RV’s and boat’s easier:

  1. Clean and organize your RV or Boat – Cleaning your RV or boat should include storage compartments, windows, cooking areas, and any sleeping areas. This can help keep food from getting moldy and from animals coming into your RV or boat.
  2. Maintenance – Winter is a good time to look for anything that needs to be repaired or is needing to be undated. Look for leaks or damages and ensure that windows and doors are properly sealed.
  3. Remove, Empty, or Disconnect – Make sure to remove, empty, or disconnect all batteries and tanks of your RV or boat. Make sure refer to the owner’s manual of your RV or boat for recommendations.
  4. Cover & Protect – Covering and protecting your RV, boat, car, or trailer can help prevent any damage.

Milt’s Mini Storage offers 10’x20’, 10’x25’, and 10’x30’ uncovered outdoor parking and 12’x40’ covered outdoor parking with trickle charging. Milt’s Mini Storage is fully gated, provides 24-hour surveillance, and easily accessible. Outside parking special, if you pay for two months rent you can get the third month for $1, in-store special only!

Self-Storage Omaha and Bellevue Nebraska

Milt’s Mini Storage® has been serving the Omaha and Metro area for more than 40 years now. With 8 self-storage locations in the Millard, Bellevue, Aksarben, Central Omaha, and North West Omaha areas. All of our self-storage facilities have sizes ranging from a self-storage unit being the size of a coat closet all the way up to an oversized unit that could fit the contents of a four-bedroom household, or excess inventory supplies. We offer both climate controlled, and non-climate controlled options. A climate controlled option is good for things like pictures, family heirlooms, books, things of that nature. A non-climate controlled unit is good for furniture, clothes, excess materials, or even cars.

Over the years of serving the Omaha/ Metro community we have begun to expand one of our locations in Bellevue, Nebraska. Our 2715 Chandler Road West location now offers Outside parking, and Covered parking. It’s perfect for your car, boat, camper or RV. Our covered parking offers trickle charge electricity! For more information regarding the Outside and Covered parking please feel free to give us a call. We are more than happy to assist you with any self-storage needs you may have be it long term, or short term. All you have to do is give Milts Mini Storage a call!