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Fall Home Décor inspired by Fall Fashion

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Fall Home Décor inspired by Fall Fashion Are you looking for a few ideas to decorate your home for fall? Take a page out of Fashion’s book and apply the same strategies to your home. Here are a few easy tips to follow when decorating your home this season. Think of layering your items at home. In fashion, we often think of layering as adding texture, pattern, and complimentary colors, to an outfit through different pieces. The same principle can be used in decorating your home. Add texture and pattern through drapes, blankets, pillows or rugs. You can even layer textures through place settings on a fall table with placemats and napkins. Be inspired by the colors of fall. You can find these colors in nature such as browns, oranges, greys, golds, taupe, etc. Those earthy and warm colors can be brought in through table settings or items placed on a mantle (add candles, leaves, fall flowers, etc.). Don’t forget your accessories. You c

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes During the month of October, organizations throughout the nation are bringing awareness to help stop Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault among women, as well as assist those who have been abused.  One such organization is Women Helping Women in West Maui.  Our 5A Rent-A-Space Lahaina Team have been dedicated supporters of this organization, and helped sponsor their 4 th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser.  The fundraiser was a huge success in large thanks to the community support surrounding this wonderful organization. To support Women Helping Women, please follow one of the links below.  https://www.facebook.com/Women-Helping-Women-West-Maui-Task-Force-1454643838169865/timeline/ http://www.womenhelpingwomenmaui.com/ To make a donation of clothing, shoes, home items, etc. for the women living at the Women Helping Women shelter, stop by our 5A Rent-A-Space Lahaina location and drop them off in the front office. Our address and the

What Conveniences and Services Does Your Storage Facility Near Lafayette Offer?

What Conveniences and Services Does Your Storage Facility Near Lafayette Offer? Certain services and conveniences are critical when planning to rent a storage facility near Lafayette, and you want to have those services without having to pay a lot extra. It is important, therefore, to thoroughly examine a storage facility before signing a contract and make sure you are getting maximum services for every dollar you spend. Conveniences and Services You Can Expect from Your 5A Rent-A-Space Storage Facility near Lafayette At 5A in Moraga, we have numerous conveniences, perks and services that make storing your personal belongings with us much more desirable. These include: 24/7 Kiosks for Rental Payments - Instead of waiting for the office to open, you can use the automated kiosk to rent and/or pay for rental units 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also look up your account status. Free Rental Van - When moving into your storage unit, you do not have to rent a van to haul your s

“We Are Retiring and Need More Space at Home” —Rent a Storage Unit Near San Mateo

“We Are Retiring and Need More Space at Home” —Rent a Storage Unit Near San Mateo Retiring is a pivotal moment in a senior’s life and definitely one that requires adjustment. Most senior citizens find storage units helpful after retirement for a multitude of reasons. If you have recently retired or are making preparations to retire this year, you too may find that renting a storage unit is beneficial. Why Rent a Storage Unit Near San Mateo when Retiring? A storage unit offers numerous advantages to retirees. Here are some important ones: An opportunity to de-clutter your space. You have gathered a lifetime of belongings, but after retirement, you may feel it is time to sort through everything you have collected and de-clutter your home. A lot of these items may carry sentimental value, making it impossible to sell or simply discard them. However, they take up space in your home where you will now spend a lot more time each day. A storage unit will give you the opportunity to de-c

Preparing your Home for Fall

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Preparing your Home for Fall   As the seasons change, it is important to pay attention to the health of your home. Paying attention to the small fixes and safeguarding your home during on seasonal weather changes, can preserve the longevity of your home. Here is a checklist of items that are important to complete during the Fall Season. ·          Pay attention to your Gutters : Make sure all gutters and downspouts are clean, free of leaves and are undamaged. As the rainy season approaches you want to make sure water is directed away from your home so as to not cause problems with your roof, foundation, etc. ·          Check all windows and doors for gaps : Seal all gaps in windows and doors with weather-stripping and caulking. You want to protect the interior of your home from the elements as well as keep your energy bill low.  ·          Inspect your roof : Get on top of your roof and inspect for any leaks, corrosion or damage to shingles. The last thing you wa

Fall Fun Activities to do with the Family

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Fall Fun Activities to do with the Family    During the fall, many families are looking for fun and safe activities to participate in with their families. Below are links to activities, Trick or Treating, and Festivals in our 5A Communities that all members of the family will enjoy. ·          Boo at the Zoo – Oakland Zoo, on October 24 th & 25 th from 10am – 3pm. http://www.oaklandzoo.org/Calendar_Item.php?i=1152 ·          Howl-OOO-Ween at the Lindsey Wildlife Experience on Thursday October 29 th from 5:30 – 8pm. http://lindsaywildlife.org/events/howl-ooo-ween/ ·           8 th Annual Downtown Walnut Creek Trick or Treat – Friday, October 23 rd from 2-5pm http://www.walnutcreekdowntown.com/walnut-creek-downtown-events/walnut-creek-downtown-trick-or-treat ·          Family Halloween Concert at Canada College Main Theatre – Redwood City on October 25 th at 3pm http://www.redwoodsymphony.org/concerts/2015-16/concert2_2015.html ·