Category: Storage Facility Stories

February 16, 2022
Strange Storage Stories

There are over 47,800 storage facilities across the United States. Texas holds the highest number of facilities in the country with over 5,000 facilities, and California comes in second with almost 4,000. In Utah, we only have about 350 in the entire state, most of which are in Salt Lake and Utah Counties, but that […]

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November 30, 2021
Functional Storage Solutions for Multiple Needs – Part 1

Doesn’t it feel amazing to be organized and clutter free? Whether you’re a keeper of all things sentimental or a dedicated minimizer, you will have items that need to an appropriate storage spot. Organization goes far beyond simply getting rid of clutter. Systems need to be in place that are unique to your lifestyle and […]

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September 30, 2021
Storage Units as Homes?

In Milford, Massachusetts, homelessness is an unfortunate struggle for many. It was discovered earlier this year that several storage facilities throughout the city have people living inside their storage units. Inhabiting a storage unit is against in law. In August, a 54-year-old man was murdered at one of the storage facilities in downtown Milford, which […]

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August 13, 2021
Consider This

We’ve heard some doozies about storage unit disasters from thefts, fires, illegal products, and more. One tragic story is about a woman in Wisconsin who stored all her furniture in a unit while attending Army basic training in 2013. The furniture was in the unit for only nine months, but when she returned to get […]

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June 28, 2021
Unprecedented Housing Prices Lead to Downsizing Trend—and Lack of Space

What does it mean when housing prices reach record-breaking levels? It depends. Homeowners might be able to sell at a handsome profit, but the past year has wreaked financial havoc. There are a lot of people who were renting and witnessed skyrocketing rent prices as well. Others may have had a mortgage but found that […]

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March 30, 2020
Weirdest Storage Unit Finds

What happens when a storage unit is abandoned? Eventually, the items might be sold individually at an auction, or the entire unit (and its contents) might go to the highest bidder. The second option is sometimes very popular, but risky for the buyer who can only hope that the unit has worthwhile items. Surprisingly, abandoned […]

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