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When you’re considering a storage space for your belongings, one of the first things you should consider is temperature control, also referred to as climate control. Even if you don’t realize it, many of the items you want to store probably should go in climate storage. If you’re considering temperature controlled storage units, here are all the benefits that come with them.
If you’re like most homeowners in America, you probably have a long list of projects around the house. You’d love to be able to mark every task off your list, but your budget can only stretch so far. That’s why we’ve come up with these 11 home improvement projects that won’t break the bank.
The end of a relationship can be a very trying time, especially if you share assets and live with the other person. Along with processing your divorce or separation, you also must deal with splitting up belongings and figuring out where you’re going to live. We want to help by offering a short guide on how self-storage can help ease you through this transition.
The goal of a storage unit rental is to offer you a convenient solution for your business, household, rental and more. With a storage unit rental, you’re able to store items that aren’t needed right now in a location outside of your home. This helps to free up storage space for the items that really matter as well as keep you more organized.
Once the holiday season is over, it’s time to put away your Christmas tree and holiday décor for the year. While an artificial Christmas tree is a convenient alternative to a live tree, it can also be very pricey. In order to keep your Christmas tree in the best condition for next year, it is essential that it is stored correctly.
Whether or not you expect it, there may come a time when you need to store your electronics. Maybe it’s temporary, maybe it’s long term. Either way, it’s important to make sure your items are stored the right way.
A 10x10 storage unit is about the size of a bedroom or half of the size of a standard one-car garage. This storage space is ideal for storing a couch, mattress, washer and dryer, refrigerator, boxes of clothes and personal belongings and more. For storing more temperature sensitive items, consider our 10x10 climate-controlled storage unit.
Our 10x15 storage unit can fit the contents of up to 4 rooms. This size of storage unit is ideal for storing the contents of a small house or apartment during a relocation, move or deployment. Our 10x15 storage units feature drive-up access, which offers further convenience for loading and visiting your storage unit.
If you’ve spent any time traveling, you know what an inconvenience it can be when your suitcase isn’t packed properly. If you don’t want to get to your destination and notice things missing, try our packing for vacation tips below!
Considering hiring a moving company? If you are doing a large move, or maybe do not have a lot of experience with moving, there can be some real benefits to hiring professional movers. But, in order to get the best experience possible and avoid a moving scam, it is important that you know what to look for in your moving company. Read below!
Have you recently upgraded your TV to the latest model? If so, you may be looking for tips for moving and storing your television for future use. Maybe you plan on renovating the basement and storing the TV until finished, or maybe you want to give your old TV to your child when they move out. Unfortunately, there are some mistakes we often see people make when moving and storing a TV that can result in permanent damage. The best way to avoid making mistakes is to learn about them ahead of time. Read this blog to learn 6 common mistakes people make when storing a TV!
While moving and storing a pool table might not sounds complicated, you may discover that it is more difficult than you thought. A pool table is not only very fragile, it is also very heavy. And unfortunately, any false move can lead to you spending quite a bit in repairs. But, we’re here to help. Read below to find out essential tips for moving and storing a pool table.
Are you planning on moving your couch? Whether you are simply moving it straight into your new home, or moving it into a storage facility for safe keeping until you need it next, it is important to correctly move a couch. Moving a couch incorrectly can permanently damage the piece of furniture, either through structural damage or damage to the fabric.
For a contractor, in order to get the job done, it’s important to have easy access to the necessary tools. A self storage unit is a great option for contractors because it allows their storage location to be just as flexible as they are. Renting a storage unit is a convenient and cost effective solution for construction workers, plumbers, painters and other contractors.
A moving truck is a convenient solution for getting a large number of items from one place to another at one time. But, did you know that there is actually a recommended method for loading a moving truck? When a moving truck is loaded correctly, there is not only a lesser chance of items breaking or becoming damaged, it is also easier to unload later on. Are you interested in learning how to load a moving truck? Read below!
The kitchen is a high traffic area in the household. Unfortunately, this makes it one of the hardest rooms to keep organized. If you’re frustrated with having a cluttered or disorganized kitchen, it may be time to make a change! Read this blog for the top kitchen organization tips.
Home staging is the newest trend in real estate. When done correctly, staging your home can help it to sell quicker and easier. So, what is home staging? And how can you use it for yourself? Find out below!
A common problem for a popular restaurant or catering company is a lack of storage space. For restaurants, any space that is used to store decorations, catering supplies or food displays takes away from the space that can be used to seat customers. For catering companies that travel to events, there may be a more affordable storage option than using business space to store catering equipment.
Are you moving soon or upgrading appliances? If so, you are likely tasked with moving your washer and dryer. A washer and dryer are very heavy and not easy to move. In order to prevent these machines from getting damaged, it is important that you move them correctly.
One of the hardest parts of a move is moving large appliances. Between moving the washer, dryer and refrigerator, moving appliances on your moving day can feel like a full-time job! It is important to keep in mind though, that appliances are just as fragile as they are large and bulky. This is especially true with a refrigerator, and it is important to move it correctly to prevent it from getting damaged. But, we’re here to help!
Next to moving large appliances like the refrigerator, one of the most difficult things to move in your kitchen is the dishes. Dishes break very easily, and in order to protect your investment, it is very important that they are moved correctly. Unfortunately, when moving and storing dishes, we usually see a few common mistakes. The best way to avoid making a mistake is to learn about it. Read about these 5 common packing mistakes below!
Have you decided to move? Maybe you’re just moving across the city, or maybe you’re moving across the country. No matter how big or small your move is, moving is still stressful. But, we’re here to help! Keep reading this blog for a must-follow moving tips checklist.
While it may not be often that you store a rug, when you do, it is important to do so correctly in order to prevent damage from occurring to the rug. A nice rug is an investment, and the last thing you want is for the rug to come out of storage looking differently than when you put it into storage. So, what steps should you take when storing a rug to ensure it remains damage free? Find out below!
Large pieces of furniture are generally not only difficult to move, they also are very fragile. A dining room table is no different. When moving and storing a dining room table, it is very important to do so properly. In order to help make your table is stored properly, we decided to cover a few commons moving and storage mistakes we see. Understanding what not to do when storing a dining room table will help you to avoid making damaging and costly mistakes.
It’s amazing how often we need tools around the home. Installing curtain rods, fixing a leaky drain, putting batteries in a new toy all require a tool of some sort. But, what do you do with your tools once you are done using them? In order to keep your tools in the best shape possible, it is important to store your tools properly.
A storage unit rental is a great way to keep your home, office, dorm or apartment more organized. Depending on what you are storing in your storage unit, you may need a climate controlled storage unit rental. Keep reading this post to learn the differences between a traditional and climate controlled storage unit, as well as which items require climate controlled storage.
It isn’t uncommon to want a long term storage solution for household items, business inventory, equipment and more. But it is important to know that preparing your items for long term storage can be quite different from preparing your items for short term storage. Learn 6 important tips for storing items long term in this post!
A mattress is a large investment. When you purchase a mattress, you likely intend on having it for a long time. But there may come a time when you need to store your mattress for a period of time. Maybe you are moving soon but will have to stay with family members for a few months because your new home will not be ready in time. Or, maybe you recently upgraded mattresses but want to give your old mattress to one of your kids that’s looking to move out soon. Either way, it is important to move and store a mattress and box spring properly in order to keep them from getting damaged.
For aging parents, downsizing to a smaller home is often inevitable. If the time has come for you to move your mom or dad into a downsized home, whether it truly is a smaller home or moving into an assisted living facility, this time can be very emotional. In order to help the process go as smoothly as possible, we’ve compiled a few tips. Read this blog for essential moving tips for seniors downsizing.
The bathroom. It’s one of the smallest spaces in our home, yet it competes to be one of the most used rooms. That can often mean chaos and disorganization when it comes to getting ready for work or school in the morning and the nightly shower rush. Adding some creative bathroom storage ideas can make all the difference.
When you’re considering a storage unit rental, one of the first things you need to determine is how much space you need.
When you put your belongings in storage, you’re trusting the facility to protect your possessions. That’s why you spend time researching the self storage companies around you, looking for the best one.
There are plenty of reasons to contemplate renting a storage unit. Perhaps you got a promotion and are temporarily moving overseas, and you can’t bring everything with you. Maybe your dream home is under construction and being renovated, and you need somewhere to keep your belongings until it’s ready. Or maybe you’ve decided to downsize to a smaller home, and you don’t have the room for everything you want to keep. No matter the reason, you may be tempted to opt for a small unit and hope for the best.
News & Events
At Self Storage of Vacaville, we truly appreciate our customers. To show our appreciation, our existing customers are invited to take advantage of our Referral Program.
The Referral Program is simple. For every new customer referred who rents a storage unit from us, the referring customer will receive up to a $50 rent credit! There is no limitation to the number of new customers you can refer. Some restrictions apply, see official rules for details.
Visit us at 201 Leisure Town Rd, Vacaville, CA or call us at (707) 514-7777 for official details.
At Self Storage of Vacaville, we respect and value your time, and we understand how important it is for you to have simple and convenient access to manage your account and to pay your self-storage bill. With our online account portal, you can view your bill, make payments, sign up for auto-pay, and update your personal information, all at no additional cost to you.
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The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has cast almost every aspect of our lives into uncertainty. We at Self Storage of Vacaville are working hard to prioritize the health and safety of our community while continuing to support you, our customer, as effectively as we can. This is a time to overcome, together, and emerge stronger on the other side.
During this time, you can count on us to continue to support your essential storage needs. You will continue to have access to your storage unit during our regular gate hours (6am to 10pm). You will also continue to have access to your personal mailbox during our office hours...
Come take a tour of our facility and meet the team today. Store your boat with us and we will provide you with the best storage around! Learn more today!
To provide even more value, we are pleased to announce that we are now offering free, unlimited Cloud Storage with the purchase of a new storage unit
Critters, pests, spiders, and creepy crawlers can do damaging effects in your storage unit, which is a risk we take seriously. Maintaining clean facilities is a big deal at our self-storage facility, and our team takes pride in regular inspections of our bait stations. When you walk into our mini-storage facility, you can expect to see a clean, welcoming, storage unit. Our facility undergoes routine pest control treatments in and around all storage facilities as part of an ongoing maintenance program.
Our Future Home
Construction is progressing nicely and is nearing completion at the new Self Storage of Vacaville located at 201 Leisure Town Road in Vacaville. This brand new, state-of-the-art mini storage has several types of units to accommodate your needs. This includes drive-up units that are easily accessible. In addition, several units are temperature-controlled for added comfort during hot summer and cold winter months, which provides peace of mind that your valuables are being kept in a climate-controlled unit.
At Self Storage of Vacaville, the security of your possessions is our primary concern. Our facility is built to meet all of your security needs and is safeguarded behind security gates. In addition, the facility is under 24-hour closed-circuit camera surveillance, and each unit is individually alarmed, giving you peace of mind. Whether you buy a lock from us or bring your own, you are the only person with the combination or key to your storage space, which means you can feel your space is private and secure.
At Self Storage of Vacaville, we will always treat you with the courtesy and respect that you deserve. Please Join Our Interest List and be the first to receive information on pre-leasing opportunities. We look forward to serving the community of Vacaville!
Self Storage of Vacaville is excited to host its first annual Free Gift Wrapping Station every weekend in December leading up to Christmas day! Simply stop by during our office hours (8am - 5pm) on any of the following weekends:
- December 1-2
- December 8-9
- December 15-16
- December 22-23
We will supply a self-service workspace stocked with plenty of wrapping paper, tape, and ribbons. Bring your gifts and feel free to use our supplies. This may be especially useful if you may need a private place away from home to wrap your gifts. Consider it our gift to you, and our way of showing our appreciation to our community, during this time of year. Happy Holidays from the team at Self Storage of Vacaville!
Self Storage of Vacaville is hosting its second annual Free Gift Wrapping Station every weekend in December leading up to Christmas day! Stop by today!
In observance of Veterans Day, now through November 11th, we are offering 25% off for the first 6 months on select units. This offer is good for all veterans, active military, and law enforcement. For more details, please contact the leasing office at (707) 514-7777. We at Self Storage of Vacaville value and appreciate your service to our Country!
This year, 2018 marks the Centennial Commemoration of the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.
Black Friday pricing has come early to Self Storage of Vacaville! Need extra space and a secure location to keep your holiday gifts? Look no further than our Santa's Closet Special.
Throughout the months of November & December, we are offering 5x5 units for $30 per month! A 5x5 unit is the size of a large closet and can generally fit the contents of a small room, such as a dresser, small mattress set, and several boxes. A 5x5 unit is also an ideal size for storing off-season clothes and accessories, seasonal decorations, lawn and gardening equipment, or sporting gear. Of course, it is a perfect size for storing several gift boxes as well!
If you need a little more space, we are also offering 5x10 units for $60 per month throughout November & December! A 5x10 unit is the size of a large walk-in closet and can generally fit the contents of a standard bedroom, such as a queen-sized mattress set, dresser, TV, small furniture, and several boxes. A 5x10 unit is also a good size for storing sporting gear such as wakeboards, snowboards, or golf clubs. Adding shelving to your unit can help to maximize its capacity.
Visit us at 201 Leisure Town Road, Vacaville, CA or call us at (707) 514-7777 for more details.
In conjunction with our Santa's Closet Special, we will be hosting a free gift wrapping station on weekends in December. Stay tuned for more details!
Happy Holidays from Self Storage of Vacaville!
Self Storage of Vacaville is excited to be hosting a vendor booth at the 2018 Solano County Home & Garden Show! At our booth, we will have giveaways, goodies, and a chance to win a 10x10 storage unit free for 6 months! We look forward to seeing you at the show.
The Solano County Home & Garden Show is on October 6th & 7th, 2018, at the famous Nut Tree Family Park in Vacaville. The address is 1661 E. Monte Vista, Vacaville, CA. Click Here to visit the show website.
The show will feature hundreds of home vendors from Kitchens & Baths, Windows & Doors, Heating & Air, Sunrooms & Floors, Painting & Remodeling, Yard Landscaping, Nurseries & Fencing, Pools, Spas, & Backyard Kitchens. There will also be plenty of arts and crafts from pottery, jewelry, metal art, paintings, wind barrels, fountains, photography, pillows, woodwork, and hand-crafted items. In addition to the home improvement exhibitors, there will be wine and food pairing featuring menu items from the Nut Tree Restaurant.
Self Storage of Vacaville is gearing up for our Grand Opening in September 2018! We are now taking reservations. Reserve today and receive 50% off your first two months rent!
Our brand new, state-of-the-art mini-storage has several types of units to accommodate your needs. This includes several units that are temperature-controlled for added comfort during hot summer and cold winter months. Our facility also features drive-up units, and large drive aisles to accommodate large trucks. In addition, our facility features computerized gate access, individual unit alarms, 24x7 surveillance cameras, and outstanding customer service.
For the 2020 Holiday Season, Self Storage of Vacaville is proud to be hosting a drop off location for the Marine Corps Toys For Tots Program!
The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, to help bring the joy of Christmas and to send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children. Click here to learn more about this fantastic program. We thank you for your support of this cause.
Reserve a storage unit with Self Storage of Vacaville today!
This Holiday Season, Self Storage of Vacaville is proud to be hosting a drop off location for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano!
As a token of our appreciation, we are offering a $5 rent credit for any new or existing tenant who donates in our store. Simply donate one needed food item to the donation box in our rental office anytime before December 15, 2018, and we will be happy to issue the $5 credit.
Most needed foods are peanut butter, canned tuna/meat, chili & beans, brown rice, pasta, enriched cereal, canned vegetables, canned fruit. No glass, please!
We thank you for your support of this cause.
At Self Storage of Vacaville, we support our local community, including our neighbors who have been affected by the Camp Fire. Founded by Janet Bizjak, the Solano County Camp Fire Evacuees organization was created with the following mission:
Bringing the people of Solano County and the Camp Fire Evacuee Families together in an effort to help them and support them throughout their journey of recovery. For more information about the group, visit the the Solano County Camp Fire Evacuees Facebook Page.
As seen in the photo above, Self Storage of Vacaville is proud to provide a $500 donation to aid in the recovery of the fire victims. Self Storage of Vacaville is also proud to donate storage to the camp fire victims, including The Stroud Family. Mike Stroud, pictured below, is a 15-year retired Veteran who served two tours in Iraq and one tour in Afghanistan. Mike and his wife, son, and two daughters, like so many others, tragically lost their home in the fire.
Self Storage of Vacaville is also accepting donations on behalf of the Solano County Camp Fire Evacuees. Some of the items being collected include gift cards, new clothing, hygiene products, towels, blankets, pillows, toys, stuffed animals. Please contact our office at (707) 514-7777 for more information.
This Holiday Season, Self Storage of Vacaville is proud to be hosting a drop off location for the Marine Corps Toys For Tots Program!
As a token of our appreciation, we are offering a $5 rent credit for any new or existing tenant who donates in our store. Simply donate one new, unwrapped toy to the donation box in our rental office anytime before December 10, 2018, and we will be happy to issue the $5 credit.
The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, to help bring the joy of Christmas and to send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.
We thank you for your support of this cause.
At Self Storage of Vacaville, we are proud to support the United States Armed Forces. We appreciate the service and sacrifice that our armed service members make to defend our American freedoms and ideals.
To show our appreciation for your service, we offer all active military and veterans 10% off our standard rates, all the time. As a new neighbor to Travis Air Force base, we welcome all of the local Air Force service members to come check us out for all your storage needs.
Again, thank you to all the branches of the military for your service: the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. You will always be welcome and treated with respect at Self Storage of Vacaville.
The primary focus of Team Vacaville is to provide opportunities to children with special needs in the form of linking/partnering with organizations in Northern California, as well as offering events, recreational sports, and community activities exclusive to Team Vacaville. The goal of Team Vacaville is also to provide a virtual and physical "meeting" place for families to share their struggles and victories with other parents who understand and relate.
T.E.A.M Vacaville believes that its the ABILITY that really matters with our children, and that by working together with other "buddies", family members, and community partners we can overcome some of the challenges special needs children face and break down the barriers that have limited the access to sports and community activities.
Self Storage of Vacaville is proud to support T.E.A.M. Vacaville!