Secure Storage is Our Game

Picking the right facility to store some of your most important valuables is scary! The most common question new tenants ask is if we have issues with theft, and we are proud to be able to answer "NO"! Aside from our secure keypad and gate which locks overnight, fenced in property, electric fence, cameras and 6 ONSIGHT MANAGERS (yes, you read that right) we also personally drive the property a minimum of 2 times per day just checking locks on units! Your Lakeside managers are here to enforce a safe and secure storage facility so you don't have to worry! 

Nobody has time for MICE!

Although Lakeside Storage hasn't encountered many problems with mice in units, it's always smart to take precaution to prevent them. One of the best ways to ensure they don't take a liking to your unit is to not store any food in your units. A dry home and free food is enticing to even the smallest of creatures! We also suggest placing rodent poison somewhere inside your unit. That way any unwelcome critter who could potentially wander into the wrong unit wont be a long term guest! Our office sells packets of Havoc Rodent Poison for only $3. Another option is to soak some cotton balls in peppermint oil and place them strategically around your unit. The smell of peppermint will have any rodent running in the opposite direction!

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Did You Forget Something While Moving?

Moving can be stressful and we know its easy to forget the little things to protect your items in storage! Lakeside Storage proudly retails the following items for your convenience:

  • Single Locks $12

  • Double Locks $20

  • Rodent Poison $3

  • Oil Spill Cleaner $4

  • 10x20 Plastic Cover $5

  • 9x12 Plastic Cover $3

Secure Storage is Our Game

Picking the right facility to store some of your most important valuables is scary! The most common question new tenants ask is if we have issues with theft, and we are proud to be able to answer "NO"! Aside from our secure keypad and gate which locks overnight, fenced in property, electric fence, cameras and 6 ONSIGHT MANAGERS (yes, you read that right) we also personally drive the property a minimum of 2 times per day just checking locks on units! Your Lakeside managers are here to enforce a safe and secure storage facility so you don't have to worry! 

Lakeside Storage Wars

Have you ever seen the show STORAGE WARS? 

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Have you ever wanted to attend an auction? Well, you are in luck! We hold our own version of Storage Wars once a month! We don't have a large camera crew following us, but we do have units that have furniture, vehicles, and even some fun boxes (and if we have learned anything from Storage Wars, some boxes are worth QUITE a bit of money)!! 

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May 12

We currently have 5 units that will go to auction on the date above! Call us if you have any questions! 

Is this you??? Let us help!

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End of school is coming and trust me, I know you are in stress mode! You have to a pass your classes, you have to move out of your apartment DURING THE WEEK OF FINALS, and you are going back home for the summer. To top it all off, you have drive a Toyota Corolla that will NOT hold all of your stuff while you go back home.  Seriously, do you feel like this when you're packing??? 

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Here, let us help you! Do not try to pack up your whole life/apartment up into your car, especially since you will be back in a few months! Have you ever heard of SELF-STORAGE?? 

Down here at Lakeside Storage, we have units in all sizes that can help you! This will save you time and effort! Then you won't have to move your bed back and forth! We WANT to help you, so... we will give you a discounted rate plus a special promotion, if you rent with us! Any student that cane show us their school ID will receive this discount and special promotion! (It's simple, mention this blog post and you're golden!)

Let us hold all of your treasures while you're away!

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Pics or it Didn't Happen...

With all of the fun festivities just around the corner (Prom, Graduation, etc.) we want to invite anyone and everyone to come and take your pictures here! 

Our old signs, cars, airplanes and gas pumps make a great backdrop for your pictures, and we want you to come and check them out. Come down during business hours (9-6pm, Monday-Saturday) to take your group or individual photos. THEN tag us in any you post! We will share your awesome photos on our social media, #retweet #repost #doubletap

Give us a call if you have any questions! Also, check out our "Tour" page for back stories on some of the signs, cars, airplanes and pumps we have out in our park! 

Here are just SOME of the pictures we have been tagged in, reach out to the photographers if you want them to take some fun pictures of you: 

Our Top Moving Hacks

Moving is a hassle, no matter how many times you've done it! Let us share with you some of our favorite moving hacks!

1. Color code boxes using stickers to assign colors to certain rooms- Blue stickered boxes belong in the living room, yellow stickers in the kitchen, etc!

2. Use clothes to protect glassware and save space- Buying tissue paper and bubble wrap is a hassle and expensive! Use soft clothing to wrap vases, cups, lamps, etc.

3. Pack paper plates between your china or ceramic plates- Stick paper plates between your china plates or new ceramic ones to prevent them from clanking together and cracking

4. Put loose hardware in labeled bags- If you've had to take apart your kitchen table keep the loose hardware in a labeled bag so you don't lose the small pieces. To make it even easier, tape the bag to the furniture it belongs to!

5. Put stretch wrap under the lid of bottles full of liquid- Are you bringing the expensive bottle of olive oil you bought on vacation with you? Try stretching plastic wrap over the opening of the bottle and putting the lid on over it to prevent leaks!

6. Take a picture of cords before unplugging- Not sure you will remember where all the cords plug in on your media center after the big move? Take a picture before you unplug it!

7. Put stretch wrap over your dresser drawers- Don't waste time packing and unpacking your dresser drawers, put stretch wrap over the top of them and stack!

8. Use garbage bags to move your clothes on hangers- Keeping a handful of hangers together is hard work! Cut a slit in the bottom of a trash bag to put the hook of your hanger through so they stay together more easily! This will also protect your clothes from getting anything on them!

9. Donate as much as you can- If you haven't worn it in a year or don't have use for it any longer, donate it!

10. Pack essentials in a "first night box"- Toothbrush, deodorant, clean clothes, etc.

11. Store at AAA Lakeside Storage- Take advantage of our variety of sizes, unbeatable pricing, wide aisles and friendly staff!