What Self Storage Supplies Do You Need?

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What self storage supplies should you have on your shopping list? From boxes to how much tape will you need, can all be answered with the help of Ellijay Storage. Moving your items to the storage unit you want them to be protected and be able to find them when you want to unpack. We have moving tips to help when moving starts to stress you out. Our storage in Ellijay GA is convenient and secure, but did you know you can also find the storage supplies you need when moving to a unit? 5 Must-Have Storage Tools 1. Moisture Control - Fluctuating temperatures outside can cause moisture to appear inside; be prepared with a moisture absorbent. 2. Covers - Dust can happen in your storage unit, prevent any dirt from growing on your belongings with dust covers and furniture covers. 3. Gloves - Protect your hands and make it easy to grip box after box. 4. Packing Tape - Grab one roll or the value pack, just make sure you have enough to assemble boxes. 5. Boxes - We offer traditional moving boxes in different sizes as well as specialty boxes like wardrobe and picture boxes. Convenience, Top of The Line, & Charity All reasons to purchase self storage supplies from Ellijay Storage. During the month of October, we are working with the Susan G Komen foundation to further the research to find a cure for breast cancer. For every box or tape roll or moving supply you purchase from us, we will donate a part of the sale to this organization. U-Haul, a moving expert, has a calculator to determine how much supplies you should purchase. Their calculator makes it easy to stay within your budget and have enough tools to get the job done. Once you have a few boxes packed a storage unit could be helpful to keep your house organized and your belongings out of the way while you pack the rest of the house. Our size guide ...



October 8th, 2019


BACK TO SCHOOL TIPS AND LOCAL STORAGE

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The back to school season has returned, which also means your busy schedule is coming back. How can our local storage in Ellijay GA help you prepare for this upcoming school year? By providing you extra space, all your seasonal gear will be safely secured until next season. Also, we have tips for your house that will help get you and your children ready for the school year. Take a look at some of the ways our local self storage units help with the back to school season! HELPFUL ORGANIZATION AROUND YOUR HOME Arranging the family’s schedule and planning meals is all part of the back to school routine. Use these tips to help get organized quick! Create a homework center. It can be the kitchen table or in an office space, as long as your child has a quiet place to be able to concentrate on their school work. Take inventory of your kid’s clothes. Go through their closets and drawers and get rid of any articles of clothing that no longer fit them. You can then make a list of what they need and go shopping so you are not rushing around last minute trying to find clothes. Download a family calendar app (Cozi Family Organizer) so you can see everyone’s schedule, which is color-coded for you. Also, you are able to share reminders and there is even an editable shopping list feature. Plan your dinners ahead of time. You can save time and money by prepping and planning meals in advance. This eliminates ordering take out if you are prepared. Have a school supply stash. If your child has a project and you run out of a material they need and it is the evening when stores are closed, then you will have all the items you need. Also buying in bulk can save you cash! Discover many more helpful tips for arranging your home here! HOW TO STORE OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT When its time to put the peddle bikes away there are just a few precautions you ...



September 11th, 2019


LOVE FOR THE ELLIJAY GA COMMUNITY

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Although the population of Ellijay GA may be under 2,000 residents, this city is one gorgeous place to visit. With multiple major parks and mountains to hike, beautiful views are wide spread throughout this community. We at Ellijay Storage are extremely ecstatic to continue to be able to call our Ellijay GA community home. During the month of August we are focusing on what truly makes our neighborhood so special. With varieties of sites to observe, savory food to try, and considerate businesses, these are just some factors making up what we love about our city. DOWNTOWN ELLIJAY GA Experience fantastic restaurants, taverns, live music and shopping in our old fashioned mountain town. Being in a old-school city, many antique shops line the streets downtown. This allows you to stumble upon unique merchandise you can not just find anywhere. Lets check out where our store manager at Ellijay Storage recommends exploring. Back Porch Bistro Cornerstone Cafe Moobears Ice Cream & Hotdogs Mountain Treasures Black Bear Antiques Belle’s ACTIVITIES AND APPLES Summer time is Ellijay GA is meant for the wonderful people of this city. Everyday from the beginning of the summer, until the first week of October there is a farmers market open. With enormous amounts of fresh vegetables and homemade crafts, the market is a summer staple in this community. Not only is there the farmers market, but there is an abundance of other activities for the kids throughout the summer to partake in as well. For instance there is: Water Sports Horseback Riding Hiking Ellijay GA is located within Gilmer County GA. For those familiar with the area then know that this county is the “Apple Capital of Georgia”. Each year in October the city of Ellijay hosts the annual Georgia Apple Festival which takes place in October. Our manager at Ellijay Storage has said, ” They make so many different things from the apples. I never know what to try next.”Our Ellijay GA community is one of the states top visited cities year in and year out. Ellijay Storage is ...



August 7th, 2019


10 REASONS YOU MAY NEED STORAGE

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Have you ever been curious how some extra space could go a long way for you? Ellijay Storage has 10 reasons how our Ellijay GA affordable storage opportunities can aid you no matter your situation. Having the knowledge of when storage is most beneficial to you can really go a long way. Especially for the time you need extra storage space in a potentially hectic time. Check out our 10 reasons below to see when and how storing at Ellijay Storage can guide you to finding the space you need. YOU MAY NEED STORAGE IF… Selling your home and moving (out of state or in-state). Renovating your home (i.e: bedroom, family room, den, garage, etc.) Downsizing yours or a family members home. Storing hobby or sport equipment. Storing seasonal items and decorations. Children returning from college for the summer. Recent change in your relationship status. Starting a online business. Storing extra work equipment and inventory. Traveling for work. VALUABLE FEATURES Options in relation to self storage are basically endless. That is why we at Ellijay Storage administer storage features that our customers want and also benefit from. Having convenient online bill paying allows you to not have to worry about making it in the office during the allotted times. Also with Ellijay storage we have four locations (annexes) to better help serve our Ellijay GA customers.Ellijay Storage is set on striving to continue to be more that just your storage provider in Ellijay GA. Our facility is safe and secure and able to be used for storing your belongings, whether you are moving into a new home all the way to just needing extra storage space for items that do not always have the room needed at your residency. Come check out our broad selection of neighborhood companions, moving and storage supplies, storage tips and Ellijay GA affordable storage all at Ellijay Storage.If you potentially are moving in the upcoming future or want some extra storage space for your personal belongings, get in contact with our storage professionals at Ellijay Storage. Our storage ...



July 15th, 2019


CHOOSING THE CORRECT MOVING COMPANY

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Preparing for your moving day? You already bought all your moving supplies and packing is underway, but who is going to be the ones helping you on moving day? Yes, friends and family are obviously great help, but now is the time to see if professionals are the right choice. Ellijay Storage has the must ask questions for any Ellijay GA moving company you are planning to hire. Deciding on getting professional movers can reduce some stress of moving. Similar to how storage does for our customers.This month Ellijay Storage has all the moving tips and question you will want to ask your desired moving companies. Check out a Ellijay GA moving company on our neighborhood friends board. Ellijay Storage has a secure storage unit close to home so you can continue to be on track when space is tight during moving. With steady neighborhood friends and self storage experts at Ellijay Storage you will be on the right path for moving day. QUESTIONS TO ASK MOVING COMPANIES Who can I contact on moving day if I have questions? What is your cancellation policy? Are there additional charges for evenings/weekends? How you protect my belongings How do train your staff? Find more information for selecting a moving company and potential questions you may want to ask here.The journey to finding the right moving company for your upcoming move does not have to be strenuous anymore. Ellijay Storage neighborhood friends board is full of Ellijay GA businesses that will be great service to you when moving. Marshall Garrett Moving Services who are loyal movers are just one connection made within the area.Marshall Garrett Moving Services are specialist ready to assist during your big day. Neighboring Blue Ridge GA, Blairsville GA, Dawsonville GA, Canton GA, or Chatsworth GA? Then Marshall Garrett Moving Services is the nearby choice for people moving to the Ellijay GA area. Explore additional Ellijay GA moving services and local places of interest on our website.Can storage near Ellijay GA benefit you? Ellijay Storage knows the ...



June 21st, 2019


MOVING CHECKLIST FOR LONG DISTANCE MOVES

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Make moving easy with Ellijay Storage! Summer moves, especially long distance moves, can be overwhelming. With the right tips, tools, and space, you can move like a pro. This month Ellijay Storage is preparing for big moves out of state with a cross country checklist.How can storing in Ellijay GA help while moving? Storage in Ellijay GA makes it easy to find a place to store a few boxes while you stage and get organized for an upcoming move. Check out how we are getting you ready for long distance moves with this checklist. A MONTH BEFORE Get quotes from moving companies and storage facilities. We keep our storage prices competitive with the rest of the market. Research the neighborhood or state you are moving to. Schools for the kids, and a few restaurants or businesses will help you feel right at home. If moving near our Ellijay GA neighborhood, check out our neighborhood friends board for businesses we trust! MOVING AND STORAGE TIPS Find packing supplies in our office! We have more than just storage units for sale, we have boxes, tape, storage locks, and more! Notify doctors, dentists, employers, schools, etc of your move. Here is a full list to help you remember everyone. Forward your mail online or fill out the packet from the post office. If you are moving to the area for work or taking on a new beginning with your family, stop by Ellijay Storage for space saving tips. You can rent your next storage unit online, pay your bill, and research which storage unit is best for you, all online! ...



May 24th, 2019


SUMMER STORAGE TIPS FOR STUDENTS

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Moving out of the dorm room, mean packing all your gear up, but where do you store it? Summer break is coming fast and Ellijay Storage can help you prepare with our Ellijay GA summer storage. Our storage units are both large and small, so you can choose to store with a friend or store by yourself. Choosing a short term storage unit in Ellijay GA may just be the solution to your summer break.Ellijay Storage may be close to campus or close to home, either way moving your school supplies somewhere safe will make the fall semester that much more relaxing. SUMMER STORAGE TIPS FOR STUDENTS Plan to move the mini fridge a few days before you need to be out of the dorm. Take any leftover food out and leave it unplugged with a towel underneath the open door. Friends or roommates are great to store with! Just remember to use labels and communicate with everyone when it is time to move out. Use our easy pay option to set up your online account and pay your bills with this optional automatic paying option. You can even pay for the whole summer storage up front. Selling your textbooks back to the campus store or to another student may be the best option. You can save space at the storage unit and replenish what you paid at the start of the year. Let us know when you need storage. We can reserve your storage unit when you need it and check this off your list. For more easy to follow packing tips, check out the latest from BuzzFeed. These tips will be helpful if you are packing up your dorm room or moving to a new house.Ellijay Storage is ready to help you store your belongings this summer. Whether it is your dorm room items or seasonal items you need out of the house, we have a secure storage unit to assist. Choose your storage option online and use our online tools to help organize your ...



April 17th, 2019


USED ITEMS FOR SALE? TIPS FOR SELLING ONLINE

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If you have gear you want to sell online, how can storage help? Ellijay Storage has a storage unit to help you store used items for sale. With our extra space you can enjoy an organized home while making a little extra income.Ellijay Storage offers drive up self storage and temperature controlled storage so you choose what storage unit is right for you. Need help deciding? We have storage experts at our office on 1325 Orchard Road and online resources to answer some of your frequently asked questions about storage. TIPS FOR SELLING ONLINE Selling furniture? Take a picture of each side and add a detailed description for each one. If your small business is starting an online store, be professional with all your customers. Reviews are asked for both buyers and sellers, so your reputation online matters. Name brand items sell faster with an accompanied picture of tags. Look for tags on the inside of a purse, or the tongue of shoes. A few scratches or parts needing replaced, does not stop customers from buying. Just be honest about the wear and tear. SPRING CLEANING: WHAT TO SELL ONLINE? Gaming systems DVDs / CDs Clothing Wedding Decor Choose a website suitable for items for sale. Facebook Marketplace, Etsy, EBay all have a variety of categories but just posting on one site limits your viewers, so post on multiple.In between spring cleaning and your next sale online, use Ellijay Storage to keep all your gear safe. Also, use our storage during your move or home improvement project. Talk with experts or rent online today! ...



March 21st, 2019


BENEFITS OF SELF STORAGE: SMALL HOME STORAGE TIPS

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Storage for the house too small for your seasonal gear? Ellijay Storage has storage space to make it easy for storing your belongings. From extra furniture to a specific hobby, a storage unit may be just what you need. This month we are focused on small home storage tips! Check out how our Ellijay GA storage may be the right choice for you!Ellijay Storage has 4 locations in Ellijay GA to better serve our customers. We offer RV parking, large drive up storage units, and experts to guide you through your next storage rental. Start with these storage tips for your home, then speak with us about your next steps. HOME STORAGE TIPS FOR A SMALL SPACE Once the family starts to grow many parents use self storage to stay organized. Whether you are getting ready for a new baby or expecting your college student home, self storage can be a solution. Went far away for college? Instead of traveling back home with all your school supplies, use our self storage for summer break. All of our leases are on a monthly basis, so there is no long term commitment. If your kids moved out and you are ready to move into a smaller place, self storage is the home away from home your valuables. Having an online yard sale is very popular now. If you made a business online like Etsy or EBay, make self storage part of your business plan. Use it for products or supplies. Swap your seasonal gear fast! Our easily accessible storage units make getting your items simple. Ellijay Storage can be the space saving solution you need. These home storage tips and our storage experts are the perfect pair to get your home in order. Start renting today by choosing a storage unit online! SEARCHING FOR A NEW HOME? Use sites like Zillow and Trulia to check out new listings before the open house. Your family can look through pictures and see the asking price before your visit.Ellijay Storage wants to make a ...



February 7th, 2019


PODCASTS FOR JUMPSTARTING YOUR NEW YEAR

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How can our self storage help you jumpstart your new year? Find extra space for your seasonal items and vehicles, RVs, and boats at Ellijay Storage. Our Ellijay GA storage units are secure and ready to help you get organized for the new year. Along with our storage space and these podcasts you have all the storage tips you need.Another useful tool to use while cleaning your home or business are podcasts. Between scheduling family events and tasks, sitting down to read a self help book about organization can be tough to do, this is where podcasts come in handy. HOME AND ORGANIZATION PODCASTS Change your mindset about organizing with Simplified Organization. This online series will help you maintain the same level of clean space all year long as if it were just cleaned. Move extra boxes, decorations, and memories to storage and create an open organized home!Did you know you can learn how to better your business with a podcasts? Smart Passive Income teaches followers how to manage money, and make extra funds. Business coach, Pat Flynn, answers questions from real businesses and gives solutions.Listen while you run errands or move; podcasts are the new fast solution to self help! Interesting listens such as The Jillian Michaels Show keep you motivate and healthy. Take these tips and be proactive about being healthy.Our Ellijay GA storage space is ideal for storing personal items and business needs. If you are trying to get organized, talk with a storage professional in Ellijay GA. ...



January 1st, 2019


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