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Add A Little Under Stairs Storage to Your Home

Add A Little Under Stairs Storage to Your Home

Lack of sufficient storage is one of the top reasons people invest in self storage units. But there are some clever solutions you can try when you have items you want to store at home but lack the space to do it. One such remedy is to add storage beneath a staircase....

Storage Units Offered at Southgate Storage

Storage Units Offered at Southgate Storage

Are you looking for a cost-effective way to keep your household or business belongings in a safe and secure location? With seven different storage unit sizes that range from 5x10 square feet to 12 x 40 RV parking and the flexibility to store for as short or long a...

Signs You Need A Storage Unit

Signs You Need A Storage Unit

People rent self storage units for any number of reasons. They might have limited storage where they live or want to temporarily stash valuable items while they take an extended vacation. At Southgate Storage, we make storing your belongings convenient, secure, and...

Ways to protect your furniture from sun damage

Ways to protect your furniture from sun damage

Summer’s here, and for many homeowners, that means throwing open the windows and letting the sunshine in. However, enjoying all that natural light comes with one downside: it can fade your furniture and furnishings. Sunlight’s UV rays cause photodegradation to occur,...

Is Your Closet in Need of Decluttering?

Is Your Closet in Need of Decluttering?

Cluttered closets seem to happen no matter how hard we try! And once we run out of room there, we store stuff in cupboards, on shelves, and under the stairs. Are your closets so cluttered that you spend far too much time looking for the things you need? Getting them...

How To Better Organize Your Shed To Maximize Space

How To Better Organize Your Shed To Maximize Space

Self storage units are a great way to store your belongings before moving, downsizing your home, or decluttering your garage, attic, or shed. That’s why our Napa storage units are such a popular choice for so many homeowners! But sometimes, you want to keep things...

Tips to Keeping Pests Out of Your Storage Unit

Tips to Keeping Pests Out of Your Storage Unit

When you invest in Napa storage units, you want to make sure your belongings are fully protected, including from pests and rodents. Fortunately, you can take these simple steps to ensure your furniture, household goods, paperwork, and other personal items don’t fall...

Why do People Usually get a Self Storage Unit?

Why do People Usually get a Self Storage Unit?

There are nearly 60,000 self-storage facilities worldwide, and the total rentable self-storage space in the U.S. is over 2.3 billion square feet—about three times the size of Manhattan! About ten percent of U.S. households rent a storage unit at some point in their...

Do’s and Don’ts of Storage

Do’s and Don’ts of Storage

Short and long-term self-storage are great ways to house and protect your personal belongings. Some people rent Napa storage units to free up space in their home, while others use them for temporary storage during a move or home renovation. Whatever your reason for...

Guide to Help Decide When to Start Packing

Guide to Help Decide When to Start Packing

A question we hear a lot is, “How soon should I start packing before moving day?” We usually respond, “As early as possible.” It’s the one sure way to ensure the process is relatively stress-free, particularly if you’re moving a distance or putting items into public...

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