What Can You Fit in a Small Storage Unit?

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How do you know what size storage unit to rent if you have never rented before? Albany Super Storage provides experts and resources to help you navigate the storage experience. Read the sizing guide below for an overview of the industry standards. Then visit our storage calculator to help you determine the correct storage unit size for your next rental. Small Storage Units Small storage units are about the size of a closet and can hold one bedroom’s worth of items. You might have a few large pieces of furniture like a mattress (up to a full size) or desk that you can pack in first, followed by your smaller boxes, lamps, and side tables. Small storage units are great for clearing some attic or basement space. Seasonal clothes and decorations don’t need to be taking up valuable spots in your home during other parts of the year. Store them with us, and we will keep them safe from any mold or mildew with our heated and temperature-controlled storage units. Our small storage units (heat): 3x5, 4x5, 5x5, 5x10 Our small storage units (temperature control): 3x5, 5x8, 5x10, 10x5 Medium Storage Units Medium storage units are more comparable to a one-car garage and can store the contents of two or three bedrooms. These are useful when you have quite a few large furniture items, such as appliances, living room sofas and chairs, and desks. You will still have space left over in the storage unit to maneuver through your belongings. You can also store objects from your garage and shed to create extra work space in your home. This size category is also popular for small business use. Business owners can store extra equipment and inventory to save on the costs of office space. And since leases are month-by-month, it is not a big commitment. Our medium storage units (heat): 5x13, 7x10, 8x8, 8x10, 10x10 Our medium storage units (temperature control): 8x8, 8x10, 10x10 Large Storage Units The largest of the storage units are typically what people ...



August 12th, 2020


Temporary Storage Tips to Make An Oasis at Home

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Working from home has many benefits but finding space for your new office can be tricky if you have limited space. Albany Super Storage offers temporary storage tips and easy to rent short term storage units in Albany NY. Our storage space can help when making a temporary at-home office or while you stage your home and move. Check out some of our tips for using temporary storage. Make use of your living room or kitchen by making a standing desk. Your office will feel open with a few plants. Keepsakes around the house will make a small space feel homey. Use self storage to store clothing boxes and extra items. Stage a home and pack your belongings now, then store to keep everything safe. Whether you are looking for storage space while you work from home or get ready for a future move, Albany Super Storage is here to help. Easy Renting & Choosing the Right Storage Unit These temporary storage tips will set you up for storing your belongings and make room at home. Albany Super Storage offers online contactless storage rentals as well as commitment-free reservations. Our team of professionals can walk you through choosing a storage unit, renting, and signing the lease over the phone or in person. We are here to simplify moving to self-storage in Albany NY. ...



June 1st, 2020


Contactless Storage Rentals & Easy Reservations Available Now

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Need a safe place to store your items while you work from home? Make your at-home office a productive space with the help of self-storage rentals at Albany Super Storage! Our contactless storage rentals make renting easy and safe. Choose any of our available storage units in Albany NY and move in online or reserve. Learn how easy it is to choose self-storage with us! Contactless Storage Rentals with Albany Super Storage Select the storage unit size you want - use our size guide for extra guidance Add contact information and move-in date Select insurance or provide your own and send a copy of your declaration page to our store manager Verify your contact information Add payment information and sign up for autopay to easily pay each month Confirm move-in date Your page will automatically refresh and a lease will be sent to your email Follow the instructions to sign and get your gate code. Once the signed lease is accepted by our manager you will receive your gate code and can start moving in! Here For You Every Step of the Way Renting online makes it easy for you to choose the storage unit you want from the comfort of your home and move in when you are ready. If you have questions during the process give us a call! We have experts on-site to help. They can walk you through renting the storage unit online or assist with paying our bill online. ...



May 1st, 2020


LOCAL STORAGE AND BACK TO SCHOOL: HOW WE CAN HELP

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The kids are headed back to school and your summer gear is going to need a place to stay during the winter, do you know how to store for cooler weather? Albany Super Storage has the local storage options in Albany NY you need to get ready for fall as well as the quick tips for organization around the house. Along with storage units in Albany NY, our experts have tips to share with you so you are ready for the start of school as well! Get organized this season with Albany Super Storage. TIPS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL Buy school supplies as soon as the list comes out. Grab a few extra pens, markers, and paper for around the house. Create a homework station with extra supplies. A family command center and schedule will help keep everyone on the same page. Use a closet or cubby for storage for book bags. Mix up the school lunches and get the kids involved! Keep snacks on hand so kids can pack their lunch easily. SEASONAL STORAGE FOR SUMMER ITEMS Stored the bikes out of the garage and in the storage unit. This will give you the opportunity to park in the garage. Labels on your boxes can keep you organized at the storage unit. Need storage supplies? Check out our selection in the office. Canoes and kayaks should be stored off the ground. Use shelves or a rack to support these boats in storage. Clean off beach towels and toys before storing them. Keep the cooler open to dry out while in storage. Open the tent one last time before storing, to ensure it is waterproof. Use InStyle’s guide to packing clothing away. Here at Albany Super Storage, our local storage options go beyond helping you find a storage unit for your items. We are your experts for organizing your home or storage unit and packing away your items for the season. Rent local storage in Albany NY online today! ...



September 24th, 2019


WE LOVE OUR ALBANY NY COMMUNITY

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Looking for storage in Albany NY? Whether you need storage for your college student as they finish another semester or you are moving to the area, Albany Super Storage is your one-stop-shop. We have moving supplies, a helpful friendly staff member on site, and the right storage unit for your items. Our storage space is one way we help our Albany NY community stay organized. Learn more about our storage facility and the options we offer.Find out where our storage facility is in Albany NY and all the local favorites we recommend. LOCAL ALBANY NY STORAGE You will find Albany Super Storage in the Rensselaer area in the South End of Albany NY. We are a convenient solution for college students, homeowners, and businesses in the area. Our short term month to month lease makes it easy for you to stay as long as you need!We have a variety of storage options so you can choose the storage unit that you think best suits you. Reserve a small storage unit, like a 3×5, to prepare for the upcoming winter months or a large 12×20 to help while staging your house. If you need help choosing a storage unit find our storage calculator helpful or speak with a representative today. NEIGHBORHOOD FRIENDS Our neighborhood friends program helps you, our customers, find helpful businesses for your home projects. We feature everything from moving companies in Albany NY to our favorite eateries.This referral program also helps the businesses in our Albany NY community get the incoming customers they need. Join our board today by talking with our store manager at Albany Super Storage. Loudon Arms Apartments Modern Body Art Moving Made EZ Noteworthy Music – Charlie D Andrea Oak Hill Apartments Out of the Pits Start storing with Albany Super Storage today! Reserve online or come into the store. ...



August 30th, 2019


10 REASONS FOR STORAGE USE

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The advantages of storing your personal assets with Albany Super Storage represents more than just a safe venue to keep your belongings. Our Albany NY affordable storage opportunities can be the perfect fit for your family moving this summer or even a personal collection you have and need more storage space for. Go over these 10 reasons on how our Albany NY self storage can be beneficial to you. STORAGE MIGHT BE NEEDED IF… Moving out of state. Seasonal decorations & hobby or sport equipment. Renovations at home. Recent change in your relationship status. Safe space for extra belongings. Students returning home from college. Starting an online business. Your business is growing and has high inventory levels. Downsizing your home. Selling your home? Having storage space which would be out of sight while also being safe and secure, can allow for early packing. The useful options for self storage are countless, that is why we present storage features our customers will want and need. Albany Super Storage has state of the art security, making sure everything runs smoothly on the facility grounds. For an additional fee, 24/7 access is available if you do not want to go by the gate hours.Albany Super Storage is substantially more than just a storage option in Albany NY. We are a favorable resource you can use when moving and are in need of storage space, or just when you need more room for your personal assets. Discover Albany NY affordable storage, supplies and a abundance of our neighborhood connections at Albany Super Storage.Being more to you than just storage is what Albany Super Storage is all about. We have experts to answer any questions you may have to help you feel relaxed with your up coming changes in life. If you are contemplating moving or just need extra personal storage space for objects that do not fit around your home, contact us today! ...



July 10th, 2019


HIRING MOVERS AND WHAT YOU NEED TO ASK

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What do you need to know before hiring a professional to help you move? The pros can make your latest move go smooth. Whether downsizing or growing the family, now is the time to get organized. You may be considering hiring Albany NY movers since they can do most of the heavy lifting on the day, but how do you hire a quality mover? Albany Super Storage has the questions you should ask and tips for success.Albany Super Storage has more than storage space to offer. We have experts with knowledge of the industry and of the surrounding Capital district. With our connections in Albany NY, you have experts you can trust to help with your latest projects.Summer is the time for moving and we have questions you should ask to make an educated moving company choice. QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE HIRING ALBANY NY MOVERS How are my belongings protected? What is the cost for an estimate? Can it be done over the phone? Is a security deposit needed? What kind of training does your team go through? Do you hire and temporary staff? The Moving Blog has a great article with more tips and questions to hire the right company for your move.When you start the search for available movers in Albany NY check out our neighborhood friends board. We feature more than just movers, find restaurants and utility helpers. Courteous Moving Labor Arnoff Moving Moving Made EZ MOVING DAY TASKS Get ready for the big day with these tasks to speed up the process. Get settled into your new environment and start exploring your new neighborhood sooner. Protect the floors with tarps or hire a cleaning company after the heavy traffic is done. Keep a stock of extra moving supplies like boxes and labels. Talk with your movers before hand to see what you need to supply. Program our facility phone number and your moving company into your phone so you do not have to search. When you are planning to move in Albany NY, talk with Albany Super Storage and see how storing a ...



June 20th, 2019


CROSS COUNTRY MOVING, WE CAN HELP!

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How can storage in Albany NY help with your cross country moving? Albany Super Storage is minutes away from center city Albany and an easy location for storing your belongings. Some find a need for storage when they need to relocate for work, others find storage to be helpful when moving to a new home and trying to sell the old one. Moving has a lot of pieces and Albany Super Storage can help keep them all straight.Our storage units are all interior and temperature controlled! What does this mean for you? Our customers find peace of mind when storing a controlled environment like this, extreme weather is a worry no more. Get packed for your latest moves with our moving and storage tips. TIPS TO HELP YOU MOVE Start early! Start packing as soon as you know you are moving. If you still need the house to look presentable for potential buyers, move boxes to your storage unit. Get a few quotes from local moving companies. Let them know you plan on moving out of state, if they can not accommodate you they may have a recommendation. On moving day do a final check of the house, make sure you have everything. Then take a minute to breath and enjoy the moment. Clean out your fridge and dry stock the day of or the day before. Move your cold food and drinks to a cooler for easy transport. Start updating your address a week or two before the move. Double check after you are settled everything is coming to the new house. After you move restock your necessary supplies. Cleaning products and dry good may have been used or discarded. If you have questions about storage for your next move reach out to us! Our professionals are on site, ready to guide you through your summer moves. Whether cross country moving or getting organized, storage can be an solution for protecting your gear. Start renting your Albany NY storage unit today! ...



May 22nd, 2019


TOP 5 COLLEGE STORAGE TIPS

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Our Albany NY college storage ideas can help you prepare for summer. Where are you planning on storing your school supplies after the school year is over? Moving back home? Staying close to campus? Either way Albany Super Storage can help you stay organized and ready for next semester with a summer storage unit.Albany Super Storage has interior temperature controlled storage units so electronics, mattresses, desks, and all your other belongings are safe. Reserve your storage space now to beat the summer rush and cross one thing off your to-do list. COLLEGE STORAGE TIPS Reserve early! Come May all the campuses will be ending their spring semester in time for the summer session, which means you need to move out of the dorm room. Reserve your Albany NY college storage unit now and you will save yourself time this summer. Friends are great to store with. You can share a unit and split the cost of the storage rental. Make sure all your boxes and bags are clearly labeled or the storage unit is sectioned off. Always defrost and clean both your fridge and microwave before putting them in storage. Dry them out as well to prevent mold and mildew. Always use a cover for your mattress and box spring when moving them to the storage unit. This will prevent any dirt off, and keep it in great shape. Plan a block of time for at least 20 minutes to view your storage unit and sign the lease. We are here to answer any questions you may have to help with your decision. Find your summer storage unit in Albany NY online or take a tour if you are still deciding. Albany Super Storage can make moving out of the dorm room and back home a little easier.Recently graduated? If you plan to stay in the area or our storage units are close to home, let us help you while you figure out what to do next. ...



April 11th, 2019


STEPS TO SELL ONLINE

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What should you sell online? Where do you keep your extra items? Albany Super Storage answers all these questions and more this month with steps to sell online! When you notice your gear is not being used or you want to trade it in for the next model, selling products online is an easy way to replenish the funds you spent.Albany Super Storage has indoor storage units so you can start moving these extra items out and sell them online. Get your shed in order for spring with our extra storage space in Albany NY. Maybe your college student is on their way home and you need room, talk to us about college storage for summer. ONLINE SELLING SITES The right website gives you the best audience to sell your items. Many of the selling sites take a variety of supplies, putting the product on multiple sites to see which is better is a great idea! Facebook Marketplace is helpful for homeowners and apartment renters. Find many of your household items at a lower price. Ebay has everything from cars to video game systems and lots of collector items. Etsy is ideal for your small business and craft. Sell handmade, one of a kind products on Etsy for the most views. TIPS TO SELL PRODUCTS ONLINE A clear photo and detailed description are first. These two items are how your customer first sees your item. Sell in groups or sell one at a time, negotiable or a firm price, these are details to include in the description. Sell name brand products with a photo of the tag or authentication. If your furniture has scratches or the yard equipment does not work, make that clear. Put a time limit on products if you are a small business. This helps get customers to act fast since there is limited time or product available. Be honest with your pricing. From college students trying to get ahead on student loans or start their Etsy business, to parents swapping baby toys for space, there are many benefits ...



March 15th, 2019


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