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Needing a fun valentine’s day box for your child? check out these 10 DIY ideas that can be done with U-stor boxes!
Valentine’s Day as a kid is so fun! Remember the afternoon Valentine’s party you would get to have with your classroom? It was the best! Now as a parent, you are in charge of creating your kids’ Valentine’s Day box for school to collect all their Valentine’s Day cards and treats. Turn this year’s box into a fun project you can do together with your child! We’ve gathered 10 of our favorite designs here to spark your child’s imagination.
Don’t have …
Do Your New Year’s Resolutions Include Losing Weight? U-STOR Can Help!
We might not be a personal trainer, but we certainly have a place for you to drop off excess bulk from around the house ;). We also have a few tips and fun facts about dropping actual pounds while you’re moving into storage.
Moving isn’t the most fun, but at least there’s a workout involved! Did you know packing moving boxes and loading a moving truck (preferably a Penske moving truck;) can be better exercise than going to the gym?
So how many calories can you burn moving? We found some …
School’s (Almost) Out for Summer – So cheap Student Storage is in Session!
It’s that time again. Flowers are blooming, the smell of freshly cut grass is in the air…and nearly freed students will flock from their dorms for summer break. So, what to do with all that stuff? Get cheap student storage at U-STOR Self-Storage!
If you’re a college student, you know that finishing (and acing) finals and being freed for summer break is one of the best feelings! But if you live in a dorm, you know the dreaded feeling that follows…getting moving boxes, moving supplies, packing up, then …
Use Moving Boxes for DIY Christmas Decorations
We understand that budgets can be stretched thin for many families during the holidays, so U-STOR has come up with a handy DIY fun project for the whole family to create cheap Christmas decorations together using non-other than something we know a lot about: moving boxes!
Keep it simple and find festive ribbons to wrap around cardboard boxes for a natural look. Candy cane stripes or plaid ribbons with a sprig of greenery tucked under make a good contrast!
If these will be outside holiday decorations, be sure and place …
This housing market is as HOT as our Kansas summer triple-digit temperatures! Sellers are taking advantage & moving into apartments or downsizing until the market changes – and U-STOR is here to help with all things moving supplies at all of our Wichita storage locations.
We’re your local one-stop shop for:
Plus, ground floor, drive up storage at every location means you can zip in and out to avoid the heat. Get cheap storage with our move-in discount and reserve your unit now!
Psst! You can also save an extra 10% …
How Can USTOR More With Us? Let Us Count the saving Ways…
Storage Unit Savings – Check out our monthly cheap storage units! We offer move-in discounts at any of our 7 Wichita storage locations.
Time is Money – One of the biggest features we’re proud of (besides being local since 1981) is…no elevators! No lugging moving boxes up or down stairs or into an elevator at any of our drive-up storage units. Simply cruise in and unload!
In honor of one of our new favorite shows, “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo,” and our spring cleaning storage special – we figure this is a great opportunity to share some of our favorite organizing and moving tips that “spark joy” within us. Who would’ve guessed organizing could be so life changing?!
Our Favorite “Tidying Up” Tips
Don’t throw out moving boxes or even shoe boxes for that matter. They can be used to keep items organized and separated in drawers (junk drawers are the worst!).
Store items in closets and drawers as vertically as possible. Folding …
Twenty years ago, if you wanted to move to a new house or apartment you grabbed a few boxes, called a buddy with a truck, bribed him with pizza and you were done. The only high tech component was a cell phone that did one thing, made calls. Now, most of us carry a tiny PC right in our pockets with apps that can reserve the moving truck, locate a new home, organize the process, sell your old stuff, and get everything hauled where it needs to go. Plus, it will order the pizza you promised your buddy.
Your relocation process …
After you rent the moving truck it’s time to haul boxes and furniture into it with reckless abandon, right? Wrong. Taking a little time to plan ahead will allow you to maximize space and keep your belongings snugged in tight…but not too tight. Remember, U-STOR offers Penske truck rental at our Maize, Northrock, and West Central locations.
The moving truck is an essential part of the process, but you’ll need a few miscellaneous items to assist you.
Old rugs or blankets to prevent scratching
Tarp for the bottom of the truck
Moving sliders. Place under items to help manipulate into …
searching for cheap for cheap Halloween costumes? Here are Ten Cardboard Box DIY Halloween Costume Ideas!
It’s almost time for the best night of fall – Halloween! Sure, you can visit your local Walmart, Target, or costume store and grab something off the shelf, but how many Batmans, Butterflies, and Princesses do you need at one party?
If you have a little extra time on your hands, your little Trick-or-Treater will definitely be in the running for best costume with one of these clever cardboard box ideas. And the best part is, they’re cheap! Whether you use our moving boxes for Halloween, …