Tuesday, October 23, 2018

It’s Time for Clutter to Come Out of the Closet! - Free Moving Van Near San Mateo Makes It Easy

It’s Time for Clutter to Come Out of the Closet!

- Free Moving Van Near San Mateo Makes It Easy

There is no time like the present for a good clear out of clutter. With fall comes the holiday season. That means new decorations, new outfits for parties, and lots of frustration getting in and out of closets. The cubby holes located throughout your house are the hardest working and most underappreciated areas in your home. Many times, they are stuffed to the brim with unworn clothes, sports equipment, and seasonal decorations. More importantly, while they hide clutter, they are neglected until the mess cannot be ignored any longer.
Your family’s home does not have to be a candidate for a hoarding show. Take the
time to clean out those underappreciated areas while giving your abode a breath
of fresh air. If parting with your favorite button-down sweater is too much for you,
take advantage of extra space by renting a handy
5A Rent-A-Space self-storage unit near San Mateo. Decide today to get your closets
back and keep easy access to your seasonal wares. We can even help you move
items with our free moving van when you rent your space.
Steps to Clean-up Unnecessary Stuff and Free Up Space with a Storage
Unit
Even though the task may seem overwhelming, committing to decluttering your home
a few minutes a day or a few hours a week will bring the relief you seek. Use these
steps to get started today:

  1. Gather Supplies: Grab trash bags, boxes, or plastic totes to help separate your stuff. Take a marker and tape to label each box. You might have several piles, such as keep, try on, give away, store, and trash.
  2. Remove Every Item: Emptying your closet gives you a better idea about how many items you own and have crammed into such a tiny spot.
  3. Start Sorting: Take each item and decide on its fate. Do you love it? Is it moldy, smelly, or stained? Does it still fit? Has it been used within the last six months? Avoid spending too much time on each piece. Make a decision and put it in a pile:
    1. Keep: This pile should not be as big as the others. Only keep in your closet those items that you truly love, will use, and are in season.
    2. Try On: Use this pile for those items of clothing that you are undecided about.
    3. Give Away: Put articles of clothing, extra craft supplies, tennis rackets, and other things you do not want to keep but may thrill others who will be happy to have them.
    4. Seasonal/Storage: Move seasonal clothing, decorations, and sports equipment into a convenient storage unit.
    5. Trash: Toss out those broken or torn items that you no longer need to keep or give away.
  4. Replace Your Stuff: Now is the opportunity to put back your favorite clothing, shoes, bags, and purses. Use a pretty basket for smaller items. Hang clothes neatly on hangers. Put craft supplies in clear bins.  
Clear the Clutter with a Free Moving Van
Stop living with cluttered closets. Take the time to declutter and then move what you really
need and want into your 5A Rent-A-Space self-storage unit near San Mateo. With our
convenient location, switching out seasonal items is a breeze. We will even move your things
in for free upon rental.
Reserve your self-storage unit online now. Call 5A Rent-A-Space at 650-338-0016 or toll-free at 1-800-5ASPACE (1-800-527-7223) to learn more. Don’t forget to ask about our free moving van! Not sure how much space you will need? Use our online Space Calculator to estimate the best unit size for you.   

You Can’t Hide Clutter Behind Holiday Wreaths and Festive Lights! -Free Moving Van Helps Put the Cheer Back into the Celebrations

You Can’t Hide Clutter Behind Holiday Wreaths and Festive
Lights!-Free Moving Van Helps Put the Cheer Back into the
Celebrations


The holidays are coming, and that means lots of food, family, and fun – unless your
home is trapped in clutter. It is hard to enjoy good tidings when you are scrambling
to find room to hide everyday clutter and make way for festive decorations. What
better time to reevaluate the space in your home? Decluttering now will save you
frustration and embarrassment later.
Take charge of the upcoming holiday season by removing the clutter instead of hiding
it. Store seasonal clothing, sports equipment, and decorations in a
5A Rent-A-Space self-storage unit near Lafayette. When you rent from us, we will
even transport your stuff in our free moving van.
Tips to Declutter Now – Before the In-Laws Arrive


Get ahead of your New Year’s resolutions when you take the time to go through your
belongings and downsize. Here are some tips to get you started.


  1. Make a Plan: Write out what room will be tackled first. Decide if your goal is a whole house makeover, or just those areas guests will be in. An excellent place to start is in the kitchen since a lot of the hubbub will be centered around food.
  2. Kitchen: Lots of food will be entering your home. Now is a fantastic time to go through the refrigerator, pantry, and cabinets. Get rid of excess cooking gadgets. Throw out expired food.
  3. Clothing: Now is the perfect time to look through clothing and remove those pieces you do not wear. Donate or give them away.
  4. Toys: The kids will be quickly restocking their arsenal of gadgets, so encourage them to decide what toys they play with now and which ones can go.
  5. Decorations: As you pull down everyday decorations for holiday ones, consider if you need or want to put it back up once the season is over.
  6. Hallway Closet: Clear out the hall closet, so you have a place for guest’s coats.
  7. Guest Room: Time to turn the guest room back into a place for guests. Pull out all the items that do not belong.
For all those items you need or want to keep, use a self-storage unit near Lafayette to
conveniently house them. After the holidays, you can swap out the seasonal stuff and
make your home ready for spring!
Free Moving Van Near Lafayette Gets Extra Stuff Out of the Way
Relax and enjoy the holidays when you take some time to declutter and reclaim
your home. A 5A Rent-A-Space self-storage unit near Lafayette can make stowing all
your belongings a breeze by moving you into your rented unit with our free van. Raise
your glass to a less stressful, and roomier, holiday season!
Reserve your self-storage unit online now. Call 5A Rent-A-Space at 925-643-2024 or toll-free at 1-800-5ASPACE (1-800-527-7223) to learn more. Not sure how much space you will need? Use our online Space Calculator to estimate the best unit size for you.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Animals That Are Into Storage

Ever wonder which animals store things just like we do? Check out our brand new infographic about some of our favorite collecting critters!