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How to get your Laundry under Control

The one chore we all then to have a problem with is laundry. You may notice your problem when you have a designated couch cushion just for your laundry needing folding. Get that laundry under [...]

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How to get your Home ready for a Baby

Whether you have a child of your own or you are going to have a few little ones come to visit, you should know how to properly prepare and organize your home for ease and of course their safety. [...]

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Getting your Dorm Room ready this Semester

Fall semester is on its way. If you are like most you will be moving into a new dorm room or small apartment for your semester at college. To help you with the process of getting organized and [...]

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Preparing your Out of Season Clothing for Storage

You may have noticed that your winter clothing is taking up some much needed closet space. Instead of hanging onto it all summer you can place your out of season clothing at a storage unit at All [...]

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How to Prepare your Home for the Summer

Summer is well on its way. In just a few months we will be able to enjoy the summer weather in our homes with our friends and family. Now is the perfect time to get our home ready for all of the [...]

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How to Divvy Up the Household Chores

Maintaining a household is easier said than done. One can often feel overwhelmed if they take on all of the house hold chores and clutter on their own. To help you in making the process a little [...]

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Tips for Maintaining your Gardening Tools

Now that our yards aren’t buried under a few feet of snow we have the ability to break out our gardening tools and tend to our yards. We at All American Self Storage in Redwood City, want to help [...]

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How to Properly Store your Winter Gear

As this winter finally comes to a close you will need to figure out what you are going to do with all of your winter gear and accessories. Instead of having it take up room in your garage for a [...]

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How to Spring Clean your Yard

Spring is just around the corner, which means we will have our yearly spring cleaning duties to think about. One that is not often thought of is the cleaning and decluttering of our yards. Listed [...]

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How to Revamp your Home after your Children have Moved Out

As your children become adults and venture off into the world you are soon left with a house of your own. What to do with the stuff they left behind and the now empty house is up to you. All [...]

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What you don’t know about self storage may cost you

Is a $1 a month rate cheaper in the long-run? 3 Downsides to the $1 Rate: 1) Many facilities offer a very cheap or free move-in rate. Frequently, they raise your rate over a very short period of [...]

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The 5 Top Self Storage Mistakes

Your mom tried to tell you that it’s better to learn from other people’s mistakes than to have to learn them yourself, especially when you are doing something for the first time.  Most [...]

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Uses for Business Storage in San Mateo

Whether you have a small or large business, you will most likely at one point run out of room in your office space. There are many alternatives to this problem. Some are expensive, like renting [...]

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Things Self-Storage Must Have

1.    Affordable Prices- You want to find a storage facility with storage units that are a variety of sizes so that you are only paying for what you need. There is no point in [...]

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Tips for Storing Electronics

Maybe you’re an entrepreneur who needs a place to store inventory, or maybe you’re office needs somewhere to store old monitors and computer equipment; chances are, with the inevitable march of [...]

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Who Can You Trust in the Storage Business?

A lot of people may not think that it’s very important to look at what kind of company takes care of your storage unit and your belongings in storage, in fact it’s probably something that most [...]

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How to Handle Your Stuff During a Breakup

Breakups are usually pretty tough for most people and trying to figure out what to do with your stuff if you live together can make the process even harder. There are ways to minimize the pain [...]

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Moving Truck Driving Tips

All American Storage is happy to provide you with self storage in San Mateo for your moving needs but we want to help you along every step of your journey. If you’re moving you may be looking [...]

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Ways Your Life Can Change

  For some, having a baby can be the most amazing addition to your life and you wouldn’t change it for the world. Some of the changes that come with having a baby aren’t always good but we [...]

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How to Make Room For Fall Clothing

Are you having trouble making room for all of our fall clothes now that summer is over? Sure, living in California means not having to worry about winter parkas and snow boots but it can still be [...]

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Tips For a Successful Yard Sale

Throwing a yard sale is a great way to get rid of a bunch of things that you don’t use and free up some space in your home. It’s always a good way to make some extra cash on the side. Yard sales [...]

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Moving Expenses

Moving is known to be full of expenses. Not only have you spent money on your new dream home, but now you have to spend even more on relocating all of your belongings. All American Self Storage [...]

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What Should I Place in Storage?

As our lives go on, our belongings tend to grow in amount. Soon you realize your home has become cluttered and disorganized. Now is the time to consider renting a storage unit for all of your [...]

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How to Store your Bed

As life goes on we tend to accumulate a variety of furniture and items. A storage unit at All American Self Storage in Redwood City is the perfect solution. If you are short on space and find [...]

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Tips to Living in a Small Space

Living in a small space can prove to be frustrating. The key to living in such a small space is to stay organized. By going through your belongings and determining what you can keep, donate, and [...]

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Organizing a Pantry-less Kitchen

 If your new home doesn’t have a pantry to store your food, there is no need to worry. At All American Self Storage in San Mateo, CA we pride ourselves on helping you to have an organized [...]

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Storage Ideas for your Bathroom

Keeping your bathroom neat and organized can be difficult. Somehow you are expected to fit all of your bathroom accessories in a very small space. For what you don’t need on a day to day basis [...]

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Nursery Storage Tips and Tricks

Congratulations! You are having a baby. Now is the time to prepare the nursery for the new bundle of joy that will soon be in your life. Organizing a nursery may be daunting due to the fact you [...]

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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is just around the corner. It’s time to open up the windows and give your home a breath of fresh air after such a long winter. Spring time means it’s time to tackle the clutter that has [...]

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Organizing your Laundry Room

Most laundry rooms are known as the king of all cluttered rooms. This room has gained a toss and go reputation when it comes to dirty clothes, clean clothes, and even laundry accessories. A [...]

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Tips for a Smooth Move

Moving is daunting, and it is definitely a process. It might be one that you are not too excited about doing. Through the use of the tips and tricks out there, there are many ways for you to have [...]

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Winter Boat Storage Tips

When faced with the decision of what to do with one’s boat during winter, the first option that runs through the minds of many is how to find a storage facility. It normally seems like a [...]

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Choosing Self-Storage for Old Furniture

Most of the time, when one finds their hose full, one of the first things they think about getting rid of are the pieces of furniture. Still, what happens if that couch or chair one wishes to get [...]

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Need More Space for Your Business?

When you are running a business, whether out of the office or out of your home, you can be quickly over run with paperwork, furniture, and machinery. Even with all of the technological devices [...]

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Is Your Storage Facility Green?

The movement in the direction of energy efficiency – going “green” – is very important to many Californians. Protecting the environment via recycling and not littering, as well as [...]

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Storing your Summer Clothes

As the summer months come to a close it will be time to switch out your warm summer outfits for something a little more cozy. To get the most out of your closet space you can transfer seasonal [...]

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Making your Living Room Feel Spacious

Basements can be a lifesaver when it comes to the stuff you need to store close at hand. If you are lucky enough to have a basement in your home you will want to make sure you are taking full [...]

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Refreshing your Bedroom

Has your bedroom become drab and unorganized lately? It is a lot easier than you think to give your bedroom the refresh it needs. Storing the unnecessary items that have accumulated in your [...]

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Basement Organization

Basements can be a lifesaver when it comes to the stuff you need to store close at hand. If you are lucky enough to have a basement in your home you will want to make sure you are taking full [...]

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Organizing your Garage

Has your garage become a mess of boxes, old furniture, and unused items? If so, now is the time to get your garage back before the cold winter weather takes over. To get your garage back in [...]

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Steps to Having an Organized Closet

Nothing is worse than having a cluttered mess of a closet. It makes finding anything that you may want or need in that closet nearly impossible. Make the commitment to conquer that closet clutter [...]

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How to Properly Store your Couch

Knowing how to properly store any piece of furniture you own is vital to ensure its integrity during its stay in a storage unit at All American Self Storage in Redwood City. We want to make sure [...]

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Preparing your Motorcycle for Storage

As the weather turns for the worst, you will start to take the necessary precautions when it comes to your recreational vehicles. The best option to keep your motorcycle in pristine condition is [...]

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What to Avoid Placing in Storage

When you are renting a storage unit at All American Self Storage in San Mateo you should be aware of some of the rules and regulations we keep at our facility. These rules are set in place for [...]

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How to Move on a Budget

Moving can really be hard on you and your budget. Any time you plan on moving you should prepare to pay almost double in expected costs for that month. To help you in cutting some of the costs, [...]

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Easy Tips for Decorating your Rental

If you happen to be renting an apartment or a home you might feel as if you can’t make the space your own. This isn’t true! With the help of All American Self Storage in San Mateo, CA in [...]

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Storing your Baby’s Clothes and Supplies

As a parent you will quickly discover how fast your babies outgrow their clothing and toys. Rather than having it take up much needed space in your home, you can place all the outgrown items in a [...]

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Protecting your Furniture in Storage

When placing your belongings in a storage unit at All American Self Storage in San Mateo you will want to do everything you can to make sure your items are safe and secure. While our facility can [...]

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How to Properly Prep your Car for Storage

Whether you are moving or have an extra car on hand, a storage unit at All American Self Storage in San Mateo can provide the perfect unit to store your car in. To make sure your car stays in the [...]

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Steps to Creating the Perfect Guest Bedroom

Having that extra room in your home will give you the opportunity to create space for your visiting family or friends to stay. Creating the perfect guest bedroom is easier than you think with the [...]

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Keeping your Home Organized with Growing Children

If you have kids of your own you are well aware of the messes they cause. Our little tornados can ruin a clean house in seconds. As they grow you will want to give them an opportunity to learn [...]

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Creative Ways to Organize your Jewelry

Jewelry can be a hassle to organize due to their fragility and all of their small parts. If it seems like you can never find the specific piece of jewelry you are looking for then it may be time [...]

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Properly Spring Cleaning your Home

You have probably heard of the term “spring cleaning” before. It is called this due to the fact that the long, cold winter months have turned your home into a dirty and cluttered mess. Freshen up [...]

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Preparing and Protecting your Photos in Storage

Throughout the years you are bound to collect a lot of photos of your family and friends. When you find yourself in need of storage for your precious photos you can trust All American Self [...]

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Maintaining an Organized Storage Unit

We at All American Self Storage in Redwood City want you to get the most use out of your storage unit in our facility. To do this we have provided you with some tips and tricks to maintain an [...]

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How to Make a Small Room Feel Larger

We all have those rooms in our house we wish were just a little bit bigger. Instead of moving out and starting all over you can easily make your small room feel larger with the tips listed below. [...]

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How to Brighten-Up your Blank Walls

Is your home feeling cold and unwelcoming? This could be due to the lack of décor you have on display on the walls of your home. All you need is a little creativity and some help from All [...]

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Safe Boating Tips

After a long winter it is finally time to pull your boat out of your storage unit at All American Self Storage in San Mateo. We want you to enjoy the time you have out on the lake with your [...]

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How to Pack Clothing like a Pro

Summer is well upon us and is the perfect opportunity to take a trip. No matter where your adventures bring you, you need to know how to pack efficiently for every trip you may take this summer. [...]

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How to Clean Out your Storage Unit

If the time has finally come for you to clean out your unit at All American Self Storage in San Mateo, we want to help you through the process. Below we have provided you with some tips to help [...]

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How to Store your Camping Gear

Moving can be stressful and difficult when you are going through the process. Doing anything to help ease the process is a must. To help you in your moving endeavors we at All American Self [...]

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How to Display your Books in your Home

As an avid book lover you will want to show off the collection you have created over the years. To help you in the process you can sort through the ones you want to keep close at hand and store [...]

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How to Make your Move a Little Easier

Moving can be stressful and difficult when you are going through the process. Doing anything to help ease the process is a must. To help you in your moving endeavors we at All American Self [...]

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How to Properly Store a Mattress and Bed Frame

Whether you are transitioning to an empty nester or you upgraded your bedroom furniture you need to know how to properly prepare your mattress and bed frame for its stay in your storage unit at [...]

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How to Properly Store your Electronics

Before placing your electronic devices in your storage unit at All American Self Storage in San Mateo, you will want to make sure you are preparing them properly to ensure they won’t get damaged [...]

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Common Myths about Storage Auctions

Every once and a while you will come across a storage unit auction at All American Self Storage in Redwood City. While storage auctions have become more popular over the years there are some [...]

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The Proper Way of Switching out Your Seasonal Clothing

Now is the perfect time to sort through your clothing and make the switch from your summer clothing to your warm winter clothing. To help you in storing all of your summer clothing you won’t be [...]

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How to Drive your Moving Truck Properly

When it comes to driving a larger vehicle there are bound to be some differences when it comes to drivability. When that vehicle is full of your precious items you will want to take extra care. [...]

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Tips for Storing your Dirt Bike and ATV this Winter

As the days become shorter and colder you are faced with the task of what to do with your dirt bikes and ATVs this winter. Placing them in a storage unit at All American Self Storage in Redwood [...]

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Creative Toy Storage Solutions

As a parent to young children you know more than anyone how hard it is to keep their room and your home tidy. Their toys tend to spread throughout your home and make it difficult to create a [...]

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Cost Effective Decorating Tips for the Holidays

Decorating your home for the holidays doesn’t mean you need to break the bank. There are a ton of ways to get you home ready for the Christmas festivities while still staying under budget and not [...]

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DVD Storage Solutions for a Small Storage Space

Has your DVD collection recently taken over not just your entertainment center but most areas of your living room and home as well? If you find it more and more difficult to find a place to keep [...]

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Reasons to have your Kids doing Daily Chores

If you are like most parents, you probably feel overwhelmed with the amount of responsibility that is placed on your shoulders when it comes to maintaining your home. All American Self Storage in [...]

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How to Prepare for Spring Cleaning

As the cold winter months come to an end we can begin to think and plan about all of the spring cleaning we need to do. To help you in the spring cleaning process you may want to consider renting [...]

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How to Make Money off of the Items in your Storage Unit

Are you a little short on cash this month? Have you ever considered selling some of the items you just don’t need that are in your storage unit at All American Self Storage in Redwood City? Just [...]

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