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  • 3 Tips For Keeping Insects Out Of A Storage Unit


    When you rent a new self-storage unit, you hope there won't be a pest problem. Unfortunately, even when the facility does their part in avoiding pests, some might make their way into your unit. Here are some tips for preventing pests like ants, spiders, cockroaches, and rodents from your stored items. Use Lidded Containers One of the best ways you can keep insects and rodents out of your storage unit is to stop using cardboard boxes.
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  • 3 Reasons To Pressure Wash Your Home


    If you are like most home owners, it is very important to you to keep your home in the best condition possible over the years. You not only want it to be structurally sound, but you also likely want it to look aesthetically beautiful. Pressure washing your home can help with both of these things. You can easily purchase or rent a pressure washer to clean your home, and it is going to be well worth the money you spend.
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  • 3 Things That Should Go In Your Storage Unit Before Spring


    Having a storage unit can be a great way to cut down on the amount of clutter and unnecessary items that fill up your home. For example, it's a great place to keep seasonal items that you won't need for the next few months. If you want to get your home ready for spring, consider moving these items to your storage unit before the weather starts warming up. 1. Holiday Decorations
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  • 5 Ways Your Storage Unit Can Help You When You're Moving


    Moving is one of the most stressful and cumbersome processes in life. If you're trying to arrange for an upcoming move between your old home and new home, you might want to put some thought into how a storage unit, such as 1st Stop Storage, can make the process go more smoothly.  The following are five ways you can put your storage unit to use during your move to take some of the stress out of the huge task of relocating your belongings:
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  • Lighten Your HR Load: Three Reasons To Hire An Emplyment Screening Company


    HR specialists have a heavy workload. From ensuring compliance with government employment guidelines to acting as a mediator for employee conflict resolution, the HR person's available time to pour over job applications and screen applicants may be limited. Hiring an employment screening company can free up some of your HR specialist's time to conduct final interviews and begin the onboarding process for new hires. Here are just a few of the benefits of using an employment screening company.
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  • Paying For Funeral Costs When Someone You Love Is A Victim Of Homicide


    When someone dies as a result of a violent crime, friends and family members are left dealing with a lot of emotional and financial fall-out, not the least of which is dealing with the expense of a funeral. A traditional funeral now costs between $7,000 and $10,000. Funeral directors estimate that only one murder victim out of ten has life insurance. What can families of the deceased do when they lack the funds for a funeral?
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  • Three Posture-Related Features To Remember When Shopping For Office Chairs


    Ordering new office furniture for your office should be about more than just selecting a style that meets the overall design of the space. With the chairs, especially, you can have an opportunity to ensure that your employees are not only comfortable during the workday, but also less at risk of back injuries. One out of every five work-related illness or injury is related to the back; even sitting in an uncomfortable or poorly designed chair can lead to an injury for someone on your staff.
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  • Utilizing Storage When Downsizing Your Office


    If you are moving into a smaller office space, you might be feeling the squeeze. If you don't want your office space to just look like a dumping ground of boxes, a self storage unit can help get certain items out of sight and in a facility that can still be easily accessed. Here are three ways a storage unit can help keep your space organized and your office items safe.
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  • Four Things To Include In Your Craft Business Plan


    Taking strides toward bringing your crafting hobby to the next level can be exciting. Making the business plan for your new business venture may seem intimidating at first, but being sure to include these key things will keep your plan on the path to success.  Where Your Materials Are Sourced Depending on your craft you may need a lot of supplies. In order to save money you may choose to source those supplies from a wholesaler or even out of country.
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  • Fixing Common Plumbing Problems For Your Vacation Rental Guests


    If you rent out a second home as a vacation rental, there can be a lot of headaches that come along with this. If you seem to get calls about plumbing issues every vacation season, there are a few things that you can do to alleviate this. Here are four ways to avoid or lessen plumbing problems becoming your problem when you have a vacation rental. 1. Label Issues With Helpful Reminders
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