Getting Creative for Valentine’s Day – Ideas from your Thousand Oaks Storage Team

What do you do for the one you love on Valentine’s Day? Many of us go out for an intimate dinner, but this year is a bit different with indoor dining unavailable. Our Thousand Oaks Storage team has come up with some great alternatives to show your spouse or significant other just how much they mean to you.

Valentine's cake

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Five Places to Clean This Weekend – From Your Thousand Oaks Storage Clean Team

Vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning the kitchen and bathrooms are fundamentals! But there’s more to a clean home than that. If you want to take cleaning up a notch, The Clean Team™ at our Thousand Oaks storage facility suggests these five spots could probably use some attention. Trust us; you’ll be happy you did it!

Woman Buried in Laundry

Washing Machine

It seems as though a washing machine might be self-cleaning, but we only wish that was true! This appliance is actually a breeding ground for mildew and mold, and over time a less than pristine machine will dull your clothes and clog the mechanisms. To clean it right, you’ll need white vinegar, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide, a rag, and an old toothbrush. Gather your tools and follow these detailed directions.

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Great Bathroom Storage Tools – From Your Self-Storage Deals Experts

At Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks we believe there’s a place for everything…and when there’s not, we have a Place for the Things You Love. However, when it comes to functional bathrooms in our homes, space can get a little tight at times. Luckily, our team of Self-Storage Deals Experts found some nifty storage solutions that will keep your powder room looking tidy so you can take pleasure in escaping to your little sanctuary. So, as they say, Calgon…take us away!


Towels can take up a lot of room, so what do you do if you lack a large storage cabinet? Well, you can hang them, basket them, or display them. Let us show you what we mean. Wall-mounted wine racks can double as decorative towel storage.

wine holder towel rack

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Eating Healthy On a Budget – Tips from Your Self-Storage Deals Team

With the new year upon us, two of the most common resolutions will be 1) Eat Healthy and 2) Save More/Spend Less Money. However, it sometimes seems as though these two goals compete against each other. Unhealthy foods typically can be purchased at a low price and healthy foods often go for a premium. But eating healthy on a budget is possible if you have the right strategy! The Self-Storage Unit Deals team at Hollywood Storage Center of Thousand Oaks did the research for you and have put together a five-step plan to help you succeed!

Father and daughter cooking healthy

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