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U-Stor June Newsletter - The Reality of the Storage Unit Auction

June Newsletter – The Reality of the Storage Unit Auction

In each issue of the U-Stor newsletter you’ll find announcements, auction times and weird items. This month, we talk about The Reality of the Storage Unit Auction and MORE! Read on for more. . .

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U-Stor May Newsletter - 5 Computer Storage Tips, Choosing a Self-Storage Facility and MORE

May Newsletter – 5 Computer Storage Tips, Choosing a Self-Storage Facility and MORE

In each issue of the U-Stor newsletter you’ll find announcements, auction times and weird items. This month, we talk about 5 Computer Storage Tips, Choosing a Self-Storage Facility and MORE! Read on for more. . .

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U-STOR Spotlight - Learn about U-Stor's very own Waynetta at George Washington

U-STOR Spotlight – Waynetta at George Washington

U-STOR has seven locations in the Wichita area, so no matter what side of town you live on, you can find reliable self-storage close by. Managers live onsite at these properties to monitor the overall safety of the items stored there. These team members play a unique and valuable role in keeping our stores, clean, safe, and running smoothly for our customers. This month, we’d like to introduce you to Waynetta, manager of U-STOR George Washington. Let’s find out more about Waynetta.

Since 1995, Waynetta has been a staple at the George Washington location. She left the company briefly to pursue …

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Learn how U-Stor uses Climate-Controlled Storage Units to Offer Protection For Valuable or Sentimental Items

Climate-Controlled Storage Units Offer Protection For Valuable or Sentimental Items

When you rent a self-storage unit, the leasing employee may inquire about the type of items you will be storing. We promise they are not trying to be nosy, they simply want to know if you have delicate or valuable pieces that might benefit from being stored in a climate-controlled unit. With an average temperature of 75 degrees in the summer and 68 degrees in the winter, climate-controlled units are designed to protect your belongings against intense temperatures, dust, and humidity.

Sensitive Items

While most possessions would benefit from being stored in a climate-controlled area to stay fresh, dust-free, and clean, there …

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The Reality of the Storage Unit Auction

The Reality of the Storage Unit Auction

A few years ago, reality TV turned its attention on the self-storage business. Heavily scripted shows like Auction Hunters and Storage Wars depicted the auction process as a veritable treasure trove of antiques, lost artifacts, and other valuables. It is not. Read on to find out how the process really works, and what you need to know before you attend a U-STOR auction.

Our Legal Obligation 

It’s important to note, we consider an auction to be the final inevitable step we have to take when someone defaults on payment. Before a tenant’s storage unit is released for auction, U-STOR managers take numerous …

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U-Stor Gives You 5 Computer Storage Tips: Deleting the E-Clutter

5 Computer Storage Tips: Deleting the E-Clutter

When we talk about spring cleaning, many of us focus on the physical task of decluttering closets and spraying off patio furniture, but your personal computer also needs a little routine TLC. And we don’t mean simply dusting the screen or shaking the crumbs out of the keyboard, but that’s a great place to start. Removing old files, documents, and photos can increase storage space and make your system run faster. Yay for increased productivity.

Desktop Jungle

The computer desktop is a great place to display frequently used programs, but if your screen looks like a game of Where’s Waldo, it might be …

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Choosing a Self-Storage Facility. What to Know Before you Go.

Choosing a Self-Storage Facility. What to Know Before you Go.

We all have stuff. Sometimes that stuff is sentimental, or seasonal, or soooo 1982 but we just can’t seem to part with it. The perfect out-of-the-way place for that extra stuff is in a self-storage facility. Will a guard dog and a padlock be enough to protect your prized possessions? Goodness, no. Below, you will find a few tips to help you choose the self-storage facility that’s right for you.

Take a Tour

Whether you stroll in off the street or make an appointment first, you should request a tour of the facility. A few things to look for on your tour include:

Cleanliness

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U-Stor Gives You Five Tips for Happier Cohabitation

Five Tips for Happier Cohabitation

February has long been celebrated as the month of love. Television commercials feature jewelry ads by the dozen and retail stores become Romantic Marts with boxes of chocolate and big fluffy teddy bears a’plenty. For many couples, all those declarations of love and adoration lead to a bigger commitment – moving in together. If you and your significant other have recently decided to combine households, then step out of your love cocoon long enough to read through these five tips for happier cohabitation.

Make a List of Must-Haves – Remember, whether you decide to move into an existing home, or start …

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