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4 Ways to Make NEW Space Available in the New Year - A Storage Rental Near San Mateo Can Help

     The arrival of the New Year means “out with the old and in with the new”. From resolutions and goals to home décor and clothing, embracing the fresh start of a calendar year can inspire you to make changes in other areas of your life. If you are motivated to make new space in your living area this year, decluttering and organizing can make a huge difference. Often, our other obligations come before paying attention to our own living space, so dedicating time to assess and address your cluttered or over-packed home can set the tone for a fresh and clear mind in the New Year. Ready to begin, but not sure where to start? Having a hard time parting with your once-loved or infrequently used belongings? Consider renting an affordable and convenient storage unit near San Mateo. You can remove unwanted items from your immediate view and create new functional living space without the expense of moving to a larger place or committing to saying goodbye to your items for good. 4 Tips t

Reorganize Your Apartment or Home Seasonally by Renting a Storage Unit Near San Mateo —Store your belongings at a trusted, year-round storage facility

     Your home does not need to be big to be comfortable, but sometimes we could all use a little extra space. If you live in an apartment or home that cannot accommodate all of your belongings, consider renting a storage unit near San Mateo. A storage space can give you flexibility and that needed extra room when it comes time to store festive decorations, start up seasonal activities, or retire weather-permitting hobbies. If you are interested in finding a flexible, affordable, and reliable storage solution, contact 5A Rent-A-Space to find the right unit for you at our facility. Tips to Make the Most of Each Season with a Storage Unit near San Mateo      Consider these advantages and packing tips for maximizing the living space in your apartment or house , and make access to seasonal items a breeze in your storage unit near San Mateo : ·          Winter – Bulky clothing, festive decorations, and a lot of sports equipment you own may not be needed throughout the year. If you

45 Years in Business - Unmatched Storage Rental Services Near San Mateo

While the structure itself is quite simple, not all storage facilities or storage companies are equal. Size and special features make a big difference, but the biggest factor you will notice is the team running the facility. 5A Rent-A-Space is proud to serve residents of San Mateo and surrounding areas with trustworthy and innovative storage solutions for over 45 years. Visit us today to see our units and find out why customers have been coming to us for their storage needs for more than four decades. Whether this is your first time using a storage unit or you are relocating from another, we have a variety of unit sizes and styles for you to consider. Use our handy online space calculator to estimate the right unit for you. We are always available to answer your storage questions, provide tips, and offer advice on the best way to pack and store your goods, so don’t hesitate to use our expertise; that’s what storage counselors are for. Not sure where to begin? Read the following

45 Years in Business - Quality Storage Units Near San Mateo — Store Your Belongings with a historically reliable company

Some things get better with age. When it comes to a storage company, looking for experience and reliability should be your top concerns. 5A Rent-A-Space is proud to be celebrating 45 years of providing high quality storage solutions to customers near San Mateo. After so many years of dedicated service, we have come to learn a number of tips and techniques about efficient ways to store your belongings. Whether this is your first storage unit rental or you are a veteran of transporting and arranging your items in your unit, we would be happy to share our expertise with you. Read below for our top 10 tips to make storing your goods as easy as possible. Top 10 Storage Tips from the Industry Experts at 5A Rent-A-Space It can seem straightforward; just put the objects in the unit, right? We have seen it all through over 45 years, and there are many ways that storing your goods can become easier, more efficient and can save you money! Follow these ten tips and it should be a simp

5A Rent-A-Space is celebrating 45 Years in Business!!

5A Rent-A-Space has been in business for 45 years. Our commitment to customer service has been paramount while providing a clean and safe place to store our customer’s possessions and treasures. As we reflect upon our anniversary this year, we remember our roots. During a slowing in the building and construction business, our founder, Jim Knuppe, had an opportunity to invest in a large warehouse with partitions. Out of a necessity to diversify his building business came this idea: to turn that warehouse with those partitions into a place where people could store their things. Some of our first customers in the early 1970’s were the Oakland Raiders organization. Currently we have locations in Foster City & Moraga, CA as well as Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, with 3456 customers. Our company has since, also diversified into owning and operating Kcommons Executive Lease Homes.                         Foster City, CA circa: 1975  Lahaina, Maui   circa: 1987

You Can Enjoy Outdoor Fun Even with An Urban Lifestyle - Protect and Keep Your Outdoor Gear in a Storage Unit Near San Mateo

Just because you live in the city does not mean you cannot enjoy outdoor activities. You may not have the luxury of a backyard shed, a two-car garage or an attic to store all of your recreational equipment, but you can still enjoy outdoor adventures with friends and family. All it takes is a storage unit near San Mateo and you can get outdoors, have fun but still enjoy the urban lifestyle you love. Put Your Outdoor Sports and Adventure Equipment in a Storage Unit at 5A Rent-a-Space Whether you have camping equipment, kayaks, a canoe, fishing gear, snowboards and skis for the winter, or any other recreational items you can’t use within the city; you need a place to store them. Storage units for rent come in a variety of sizes, so you can find the one that works perfectly for your outdoor sports gear. In a self-storage unit, you can access them any time you want them, yet keep clutter at home to a minimum. When you put your outdoor equipment into a self-storage unit near Sa

New Baby Arrive Soon? Get Your Home Ready! - Put Your Extra Stuff in a Storage Rental Unit Near San Mateo

Babies are small and cuddly, but they can take up a surprising amount of space in your home. From cribs to swings, high chairs, bouncy chairs, strollers, tricycles, wagons, play mats, changing tables, toys, and more; it is challenging to make room for everything your new bundle of joy needs to be comfortable. If you are getting ready to welcome your first baby, you may need to de-clutter and make space for all of baby’s stuff. While you are going through this process, use the opportunity to get fully organized. That way, you are prepared for your little one and will have the time to enjoy parenting rather than stress over finding what you need, when you need it. Store and Secure Your Extra Belongings in a Storage Rental Unit Near San Mateo If you are clearing out a room to transform it into baby’s nursery, you may not have adequate space in your home to store the items from that room. Renting a storage unit near your home in San Mateo is a convenient and affordable solution

Top Home Improvements that Yield a High Sales Return

Many homeowners find home renovations daunting. The biggest question often being which home renovation brings the highest sales return? An article in Remodeling magazine, suggest that completing basic home maintenance will always go the farthest with potential buyers. Things such as replacing the siding, roof and windows all ranked higher than the “gourmet kitchen” that is displayed in magazines. According to editorial Director Sal Alfano, “Buyers want to take the basic systems for granted.  They assume the roof doesn’t leak and the air condition and plumbing work. Maintenance can chew up a lot of cash quickly, and people are afraid of that.” (   If your general home maintenance is up to date, updating the Kitchen and/or Bathroom will also see high returns. These are typically the most expensive portions of the home to renovate.  HGTV also suggests keeping the Curb Appeal of your home strong. Applying a fresh coat of paint, addi

5A School Supply Drive – Serving Our Local Communities

        5A Rent-A-Space recognizes that the cost for basic school supplies has increased. As a family run business, our goal is to assist our community's school age foster children to be able to do their best at school by hosting our 2 nd Annual School Supply Drive. Our goal is at least 100 items at each location.   Can you help?   Our sites in Moraga and Foster City will be collecting school supplies until August 21 st .   Bring your donations to the front office at each 5A location.      Our 5A in Lahaina will assist with collecting supplies on July 30 th – 31 st at the Longs near the Cannery Mall, and at Office Max in Lahaina on July 30 th . There is a list of needed supplies below:                              

Keeping Maui Green

   Over the past several years, 5A Rent-A-Space has increased our commitment to creating a smaller carbon footprint in our communities by installing solar panels on our buildings and hosting monthly recycling events. In 2015, 5A Rent-A-Space Lahaina partnered with the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset, Malama Maui Nui and the Lahaina Cannery Mall to create the "Go Green Third Saturday Recycling" program. On the third Saturday of each month, between the hours of 9:00am – 12:00pm volunteers from the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset and 5A Rent-A-Space meet in the parking lot of the Lahaina Cannery Mall to collect items to be recycled by local residents. Through this monthly program, we have assisted 1,828 residents and visitors to divert recyclables from the Maui Landfill. The following statistics are staggering when we consider the small group of volunteers who have put in over 450 hours to keep Maui Green.   During the past year, our Go Green Third Saturday Recycling pr