National Volunteer Week is Nearing – Our Storage Unit Experts Weigh in on Where to Volunteer

Volunteering is good for the soul and what better time to get involved than during National Volunteer Week on April 7-13! Volunteering and giving back to our community is important to the storage unit experts at Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks. It’s one of the reasons we implemented our Water Donation Program for local non-profit organizations. If you’re looking for some ways you can give back this year, our team has some ideas for you!

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How to Use Leftover Paint – Tips from your Storage Unit Experts

Storage units are great for conveniently keeping things like furniture that you’re not currently using or holiday decorations that are cluttering up your closets. At Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks, we’re also considered to be some people’s “garage away from garage.” Imagine… you could have plenty of space for your cars while still having convenient access to other things you would typically keep there. For instance… leftover paint from your at-home painting project.

But even better than storing leftover paint, check out these ideas for creative ways to finish off the remains in the paint can. We’ve queried our guests from Calabasas to Camarillo, and these ideas rose to the top as our favorites.

Painted bookshelves

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Essential Home Cleaning Tools – Your Storage Units Experts Recommendations

What are the 5 top tools to have on hand to keep your home as clean as the storage units and facility at Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks? Our team of storage unit experts just happen to have their list ready to share. Enjoy!

Professional Microfiber Mop – This handy tool gets hardwood, laminate, tile, stone and concrete floors clean with less effort and time spent. Its great swivel handle lets you get under furniture easily, and the dust pads and wet mop pads are machine washable. Pet hair, dust and dirt don’t stand a chance!

Microfiber mop

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Downsizing – Moments in Life when You Need a Storage Unit

There are many reasons you might decide downsizing is a great solution. Maybe your kids have moved out and you just don’t need the space. Maybe you’re moving into your dream neighborhood but are compromising square footage for location. Or, you may just want to reduce your day-to-day living expenses. Whatever the reason, downsizing is definitely a moment in life when a storage unit can be very useful.

Senior couple downsizing needs storage unit

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