Storage Tips

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How to Store Books Properly: 10 tips and tricks

“Call me Ishmael.”  

“It was the best of times and the worst of times.”

“Mr. Sherlock Holmes, who was usually very late in the mornings, save upon those not infrequent occasions when he was up all night, was seated at the breakfast table.”

These are the first lines of …

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How to Store a Mattress

Let’s face it, your bed is your best friend. You spend one third (hopefully) of every day snuggled in and dreaming away. Finding the right mattress set is nearly impossible, not to mention crazy expensive. Once you’ve landed the perfect set, it could last well over a decade if …

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How to Store a Tent

So there I was, laying in a tent with my two of my best friends. We sat as the wind blew our 10-man tent standing nearly 7” tall so that it lay barely inches above our noses. That was a crazy night. We set up camp at the opening …

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11 Tips to Winterize and Store Your Motorcycle

We all wanted to be that cool kid, the one with the motorcycle. Then we grew up, and some of us actually got motorcycles. One of the best ways to ruin that image you created for yourself in buying the motorcycle is by letting your motorcycle fall apart. You …

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10 Tips to Winterize Your Boat

How to Winterize Your Boat for Storage
Seriously, if you don’t winterize your boat properly, you won’t have a functioning boat for long. In fact, in the face of poor maintenance, your boat might decide to dump you, and then you’ll be stuck in the middle of the lake. Awkward. If …

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Neighbor & Airbnb – The Ultimate Home Sharing Duo

Welcome to the 21st century, where earbuds can translate foreign languages, pens can draw in thin air, and you can make money off an empty closet with the click of a button. (Ok, maybe a few buttons.) How is this possible? Let me introduce you to home sharing, arguably …

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20 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Near You

Moving expenses can really add up! You have to pay for the moving services which could include a moving truck and labor costs, pizza for family members who come to help, equipment for special furniture, and you can never find free moving boxes.

Wait, Moving boxes?! You should never have …

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Store at My House – How to Host with Neighbor

Neighbor is a really good idea, but how can I make it work?

That’s a super common question. Maybe you feel like Charlie before he got the golden ticket (see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Well, that’s why I’m here, to help you figure out how you can start …

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How to Prepare your RV for Outdoor Winter Storage

Your RV is a loyal companion all summer long. It travels hundreds of miles without stopping for a break. It puts up with your dusty sweat-coated clothes littering the floor and and keeps you safe from the blistering heat. The least you could do in return is give your …

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DeClutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Organizing your house is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence making cleaning an insurmountable job.

Although it requires …

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How to Prepare Your Boat for Winter Storage?

How to Prepare Your Boat for Winter
Taking the time to prepare your boat for winter is crucial, especially in areas with extreme weather and temperatures. Performing a few simple maintenance duties beforehand can save you a lot of money in repair work later on. Find a suitable boat storage …

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Storage Facilities Guide

Self storage is a great option for keeping your belongings safe and out of the way. You might be looking for storage if you’ve recently downsized, are in the process of moving, or just want to get rid of some clutter in your current home. There are over 50,000 storage …

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Become A Neighbor Host Today – Make $20-$400/Month

Neighbor’s secure marketplace allows you to make passive income, receive hassle free payments, and we protect your property with a $10,000 Host guarantee. List your unused space with Neighbor in under 5 minutes. Make $20-$400/month with the sharing economy. Being a Neighbor Host grants you exclusive access to a secure …

Top 20 Safest Cities in Utah (2018) - Neighbor Blog

Top 20 Safest Cities In Utah (2018)

As a woman who, believe it or not, has had to go places and do things by herself in life, I have been taught and told time and time again to exercise vigilant caution. It is all too easy to tell ourselves–men, women, and children alike–that nothing happens in …

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Moving to South Jordan, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to South Jordan, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! South Jordan is a great city tucked on the western side of Salt Lake Valley, has easy access to many shopping centers, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, You don’t just move to a …

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An RV Rental Travel Guide (2018)

Whether you get an RV rental or you own one, it’s always fun to pack up your things and travel cross-country or just in one state if you don’t want to travel too long. There are so many sites to see, lakes to swim in, campfires to build, and bugs …

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Utah ATV Trails: 14 Awesome Trails You Can’t Miss

When you hear “outdoor adventure”, you think of surfing the Californian waves, skiing the slopes of Colorado, or hiking the forests of New York. But do you ever think Utah? Actually, you’d be surprised at the opportunities for high adventure in the Beehive state. With mountain ranges, lakes, and even …

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Things to Know About Neighbor

Demand for self storage is at an all-time high in the United States. With a limited supply of storage units, high prices, stiff contracts, and bad experiences have become the norm in the self storage industry. If you are currently renting a storage unit, you’ve probably realized that you’re …

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Moving Hacks For The Hopelessly Disorganized

It’s hard to keep everything together while packing up your entire life and putting it all back together in a new location. With the big day looming in the distance, you may find yourself wondering if it’s even possible to achieve an organized, stress-free move. You’ve read all of …

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It’s Summer Time!

Does anyone else have May circled in red on their calendar and a countdown that leads to a day written over with “SUMMER”? Or maybe it says “freedom,” “party-time,” or “Mexico–here I come!” I think all students look ahead to that summer sunshine with hopes of napping, swimming and not having …

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Cheap Student Summer Storage

Hey college kids, we know a lot of you will be going home or working somewhere else this summer and you might be worried about what to do with your belongings in the meantime. We Neighbor folk can connect you with the student storage you need at a reasonable …

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Neighbor Vehicle Storage

You’re probably wondering, “Haven’t we done an article on car storage before?” The answer is yes, we have done an article similar to this one– but wait! There’s more! Instead of focusing just on cars, this time it’s all other types of transportation. Vehicle storage, Yay! We don’t believe in …

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Moving to Orem, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Orem, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Orem is a clean city located between Provo and Lindon, it has easy access to the Provo Canyon, and has a great view of Utah Lake. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a …

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Car Storage: Everything It Takes To Store A Car

There’s more to storing a car then just placing it in an empty garage. Car storage is super important especially when you are moving or going through any other dramatic change in life. Here are ten helpful steps to take to make sure your car stays in top condition …

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Reserving Neighbor Storage Units

Did you know that the hardest part about figuring out storage solutions is finding an open unit? Traditional storage units are at 93% capacity on average. This means if you find a company you like and that fits within your price range, chances are they don’t have the size …

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Do I Need Insurance For My Storage Unit?

Insurance.
What a heavy word. Do alarm bells go off in your head when you hear it too? It’s one of those necessary evils that we all want and need, but don’t really like thinking about. It can seem completely overwhelming, and yet it is a part of life.

Now we …

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Does Month-to-Month Storage Exist?

Month-to-month storage, that is also flexible storage can be hard to find. Many storage companies want you to sign a contract for at least a year. There are a few companies that do give you this option, but what these companies often don’t tell you though is that storage contracts for …

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Home Storage Solutions: Top 15 Home Storage Ideas

A few days after New Years I decided to organize my space. In the process I looked up different home storage solutions to organize everything better. I didn’t have room to do all of them in my small apartment, but here are my top fifteen favorite finds that I …

Storage Auctions: Treasures vs. Busts

You need some extra storage space. Maybe you’re downsizing, maybe you’re going away for the summer.  Whatever it is, you decide to rent out a self-storage unit. And then you see all of your stuff in storage auctions on the popular reality TV show, Storage Wars, and you realize …

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Cheap College Student Storage

Are you looking for a cheap college student storage space to store your stuff while you move, experience homeless week, leave for an internship, or summer sales job? Neighbor is essentially the “Airbnb of storage” and connects people who need storage space and those who have unused space in …

Neighbor Referral Program

Neighbor is the Airbnb of Storage and we want to pay you $50 per person to spread the word. Join our referral program! Connecting hosts with unused space to renters in need of storage is the name of the game. They provide a secure online, peer-to-peer self storage website …

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Is Neighbor Storage Safe?

10 years ago, if you told me I’d be going on a vacation that involved sleeping in the bedroom of a house belonging to a person I didn’t know, I’d say you were crazy. Oh, and hitchhiking? My parents always warned me not to get into cars with strangers. …

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To Store, Or Not To Store?

So you just found a Host on Neighbor and you’re ready to move your items to their space. But before you do, let’s just double check to be sure your possessions are ready for storage. Here are a few tips that will help you know what to store, and …

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How Does Neighbor’s Self-Storage Work?

Becoming a Host or a Renter with Neighbor is easier than asking your neighbors if you can borrow an egg. Neighbor is changing the way storage units work. Self Storage is a thing of the past as Peer-to-Peer storage is taking the reigns. Here are a few questions we …

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Just Ask The Neighbors

How many times have you been baking and realized you didn’t have an ingredient you needed? Happens all the time for me. When I was growing up, my sisters and I would bake together. (Or, to be realistic, my older sisters would bake and I would just eat the …

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Moving Tips That Make Life Easier

In today’s world, moving is a part of life. You’ll need as many moving tips as possible! Whether you’re relocating due to a job promotion, marriage, or just a change of scenery, moving your household goods can be overwhelming. Factor in sorting through all your items, packing them up, …