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It is Wedding Planning Season in Washington D.C. and Baltimore

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January 14, 2015


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Wedding Planning Season

Planning Tips

June is the most popular month to get married, but January and February are the biggest months for Wedding Shows! The holidays bring about many marital engagements and as soon as the holidays are over, the brides-to-be begin gathering wedding planning tips from many different sources. According to the average cost of a wedding in 2014 was between $27 to $29 thousand dollars! And that doesn’t even include the honeymoon! There are over 2.6 million weddings performed each year in the United States and most newlyweds end up spending more on their wedding celebrations than they intended. Couples need to start planning now for the big-day, even if it is a year away.

Wedding Storage Solutions

Getting engaged and then married is one of life’s major events. When you are getting married, you are combining two households. There will be duplicates of furniture, kitchen items, appliances and linens. A new home or apartment might not have available storage for all of those items. Renting a storage unit gives renters storage solutions for small apartments until a decision can be made on what to do with the duplicate items.

Having a storage unit during the wedding planning process is also a great idea to store wedding decorations, centerpieces, extra tables, chairs and other necessities that will be needed on the big day. A storage unit is also a great place to store wedding gifts that arrive before the wedding. The gifts can take up a lot of vital storage space and might not be used until the households are combined. Having a storage unit for wedding storage will allow newlyweds a place to have all of their items in one contained place, which allows for easier organization.

Bridal Shows in Washington D.C. and Baltimore

Washington D.C. and Baltimore are the hosts for the Wedding Experience in January and February. The Washington Wedding Experience takes place Sunday, January 18th from 11am to 5pm at the Patriot Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. The Baltimore Wedding Experience takes place at the Baltimore Convention Center February 7th and 8th. Both of these shows will allow the bride-to-be the opportunity to learn about the latest in wedding planning, fashions and trends. The shows will contain a fashion show featuring bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and formal wear for the wedding party. Show attendees can talk with and get tips from wedding professionals from planners, photographers, caterers, DJs, florists and much more. There will be exhibitions and displays on the latest in flowers, wedding cakes, table decorations, bridal gowns and much more. Show attendees will receive special gifts for attending as well as a chance to win a free honeymoon! Brides-to-be will receive all of the best wedding planning tips, so their special days will be the most memorable!

Looking for Tips on Storing Your Belongings?

Explore our solutions tips below to get tips and advice on how to properly store your belongings.

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5x5 locker

5' x 5' (25 sq ft) (Locker)

Half the height of our standard 5' x 5', our lockers will hold personal items, clothes boxes, business records and sale rep materials. This is our smallest storage unit. Available at most locations.

5x5 unit size

5' x 5' Storage Unit (25 Sq. Ft.) (standard closet size)

How big is a 5x5? A 5x5 will hold personal items, clothes, boxes, small furniture items, business records and sales rep materials.

5x10 unit size

5' x 10' Storage Units (50 Sq. Ft.) (walk-in closet size)

Will hold small amounts of furniture, boxspring and mattress, business records and other small items.

10x10 unit size

10' x 10' Storage Units (100 Sq. Ft.) (standard bedroom size)

Will hold a 1 bedroom apartment w/major appliances, other furniture and supplies.

10x15 unit size

10' x 15' Storage Unit (150 Sq. Ft.) (1/2 standard one-car garage size)

What will fit in a 10x15? This size storage-unit will hold contents of a 2 bedroom apartment or house including appliances and boxes, or commercial storage inventory.

10x20 unit size

10' x 20' Storage Unit (200 Sq. Ft.) (standard one-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 3 bedroom apartment or house plus major appliances and lots of boxes. Business storage, ideal for storage racks.

10x30 unit size

10' x 30' Storage Unit (300 Sq. Ft.) (standard two-car garage size)

Will hold contents of a 4 to 5 bedroom house with major appliances and room for boxes. Business storage for files, equipment and permanent records.

Renting Online is Simple

  1. Select the storage unit size you’re interested in.
  2. Click on “Rent Now” and follow the steps.
  3. Select the autopay option.
  4. Once completed, you will receive an email with your storage unit number and access code.
  5. To reduce person-to-person contact, don’t forget to bring your own lock. Don’t already have a lock? No problem you can stop by the rental office to buy one on your first visit!