Security Public Storage Blog

April 02, 2019
Spring is in the air, the temperatures are slowly rising, the early birds are returning, and it’s time to think about getting outside. In this installment of our series of Getting Ready for Spring articles, we’ll give you a few tips for getting winter clothes ready for summer storage. Sort into 3 categories As you get ready to wear more warm-weather clothes, it’s a good time to take stock of your closet. Pull out all your warm-weather clothes and sort them into three piles. Read more
March 26, 2019
Spring is in the air, the temperatures are slowly rising, the early birds are returning and it’s time to think about getting outside. In this installment of our series of Getting Ready for Spring articles, we look at what you can do in the yard to get ready for a new growing season. Read more
March 19, 2019
Spring is in the air, the temperatures are slowly rising, the early birds are returning and it’s time to think about getting outside. In this installment of our series of Getting Ready for Spring articles, we’ll give you some tips for getting your small engines tuned up and your car ready to put winter in the rear-view mirror. Small Engines With warmer weather around the corner, it’s time to pull your lawn mower and weed trimmer out of storage and get them ready for another season of yard work. Read more
March 12, 2019
As those of us in cold weather climates begin looking forward to spring and getting outdoors, our Bethesda MD location gets ready to welcome Capital Crescent Trail visitors to the new Neal Potter Plaza. This newly dedicated addition to the Capital Crescent Trail features room to sit and enjoy the soon-to-come warmer weather under a beautiful pergola structure and learn about the trail history and Neal Potter, for whom the plaza was named. Read more
February 15, 2019
You don't have enough room to store all your belongings, or your great-grandmother's china, or your son/daughter's dorm room futon, or the extra furniture you're saving for when your kids finally move out and get places of their own. Whatever the reason, you need a little extra storage space so you start looking around for a self-storage provider near your home. WAIT! Before you sign, make sure you ask these four questions, and consider our full list of 20 questions to ask when considering a self-storage facility. Read more
December 15, 2018
Security Public Storage and Toys for Tots have been teaming up to collect toys for less fortunate children since 1997. This year, every one of the SPS sites participated and we are on track for a record-breaking year, surpassing last year’s record—we’ve collected nearly 1,400 new toys to in the last 3 weeks! We are so grateful for the generosity of our customers who come forward year after year to donate gifts. We really do have the best customers! Read more
November 15, 2018
We at SPS truly value our relationships with our customers. We care about making positive contributions to the neighborhoods and regions we serve and we actively look for ways to make a difference that reflect each local community’s unique history and culture. The mural just unveiled at our 471 C Street Chula Vista location is one example. Completed in 2018, it celebrates the landscape and history of Chula Vista, a community nestled between San Diego Bay to the west and rolling coastal hills and canyons to the east. Read more
October 15, 2018
Security Public Storage is excited to join NW Portland’s business community. The grand opening of our 49th location will be on October 24, 2018 and caps a multi-year project to find the right location and construction partners. And we couldn’t be happier with the result, or the welcome we’ve received from the Portland Business Alliance and our other great neighbors! Read more
September 18, 2018
It’s a rare person these days who hasn’t experienced the feeling of being overwhelmed by the stresses of a busy life. The demands of jobs, bills, and kids often feel overwhelming, and we are challenged to manage all the priorities. Well-meaning friends or co-workers tell us to just slow down or quit trying to do so much, which seems to add to the pressure rather than help us manage it. But just because we can’t “slow down” or “quit trying to do so much” doesn’t mean we are helpless. Here are 5 tips we use to help get overwhelm under control. Read more
August 14, 2018
My father is 88 and still living independently in the house I grew up in. All the credit goes to him for trying to deal with the accumulated possessions of a life of travel and 50 years in his house. My brothers and I can provide emotional support in this process but have full and busy lives that prevent us from being much actual help. To say the task is overwhelming is probably an understatement.   Read more

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