Welcome To The Sierra’s Glen Self Storage Blog!

Here you will find useful articles that relate to self storage – packing, moving and storing tips; industry news; community events that are important to us and much more. If there is a topic you would like to see covered, please contact us and let us know. Enjoy!


The Benefits of Donating Unwanted Items

All of a sudden you realize your storage unit is extremely cluttered. This can be overwhelming, it might be things from downsizing, loved one passing away, or a child leaving the nest you start to get rid of things over time. Either way you have things you no longer need. That’s when you can donate […]

Storing for Baby, Part 2: Once Baby Grows and Planning for Baby #2

Following up to Storage for Baby, Part 1: Before Baby Arrives, we also wanted to share with you how you can continue using your storage unit. You will actual need your storage unit and the benefits are countless. Once you get to take your sweet bundle of joy from the hospital, it won’t be long […]

Storing for Baby, Part 1: Before Baby Arrives

Whether planning or expecting your baby, there are a lot of things that you didn’t have before. Things like a crib, rocking chair and changing table. You will buy a lot of these and be gifted others. Regardless of where it all comes from, they are coming, and they will take up a lot of […]

Property Manager, Hours by Appointment and Kiosks Are Explained

While looking into storage properties for your storage needs, you might see different types of management systems and curious what they might mean. The main ones are On-Site Manager and a Resident Manager. You might also see that some offer a Kiosk or they might only have open office hours are by appointment only. We […]

How To Pack Items Properly For Storage

When you are moving you have to protect your valuables and prevent them from damaging when you start to move and lift the boxes around right? Well, this might sound shocking but a lot of people don’t know how to pack correctly. We have some tips to help you out and protect those delicate items […]

Moving Truck and Storage Unit Packing Tips

There is no doubt that moving is a huge pain in the caboose. We have some dos and don’ts that we hope will help you during this trying time and help you limit the amount of stress. Prepare your truck and storage unit now carefully and set a battle plan to conquer your move. It […]

Planning for Long-Term Storage

There are moments in our lives where we are out of town or even the country for a long period of time, such as being overseas in the military, going on a mission in a foreign country and even for a vacation that is longer than the typical week trip. Being away from home for […]

Do I Really Need Storage Insurance?

When you are looking for a place to store your belongings you look for the one of best value. You talk to the property manager and they ask you if you have your own insurance. As the customer, you ask, “Do I really need insurance?” The answer is, “Yes!” Due to our rental agreement, it is […]

Football Season Is Drawing Near – Get Your Man Cave Ready

Football fans from all over will be watching from the comforts of their own “man cave”, or yours, before you know it. The hype of the last Super Bowl win by the New England Patriots with Tom Brady’s four-time Super Bowl MVP may be long gone. But now it’s time to start getting ready for […]

Storage Tips for College Students

Every year, college students head in and out of dorm rooms. While most students can do this easily since their parents live close to the colleges or universities they attend, many attend out-of-state institutions that are hours away, which can make moving a little more of a problem. That’s why many students utilize self-storage to […]