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Storing Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Gifts!

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November 25, 2014

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Storing Black Friday Gifts

Thanksgiving is a day for us to give thanks, spend time with our family and friends, enjoy great meals and cheer for our favorite professional and college football teams. There are also many activities over Thanksgiving weekend to start the holiday season. Black Friday is the “official” kick-off to the Christmas shopping season, even though some retailers are moving their opening hours to Thanksgiving evening. “Black Friday” is seen as a day to get incredible bargains on electronics, toys and even clothing. Most retailers have already released their list of sale items, so shoppers can prepare their shopping strategies after they have eaten their Thanksgiving meals. The Saturday after Thanksgiving has been designated as Small Business Saturday in order to promote local small businesses. Many small businesses in Baltimore will be taking part in the event.  For shoppers who would much rather skip the crowds and shop online, there is “Cyber Monday”, which is one of the busiest online shopping days of the year.

Holiday Decoration Storage

Self Storage is a great option for shoppers to store their Black Friday and Cyber Monday purchases.  It is also a great place to “hide” your gifts from snooping family members!! ezStorage rentals are month-to-month, which is perfect for storing items for the holiday season.  Renting a self storage unit is also a great solution for holiday storage such as Christmas trees, wreaths, lighting, inflatable displays and ornaments. Storing these decorations in self storage will help make your home, basement or garage clutter free after the holidays.

Retail Holiday Storage

If you are a small retail business, November and December are usually your busiest time of the year. You have an abundance of inventory and no place to store the items in your store. Self storage is a perfect option for equipment and inventory storage. The self storage unit can be used as a secondary storage room for your business and will give you peace of mind that your items are safe and secure until you need them.  You can add shelving in your storage unit for additional organization of your goods. Choose a self storage unit that is close to your retail location for easier access to your items, so you can restock your store when needed. ezStorage wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! And best of luck with your Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday shopping! Stop by any of our 46 Baltimore, Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. area locations to find out where you can store your special holiday gifts!

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ezStorage has storage facilities all throughout Washington, DC, Baltimore, MD and Northern Virginia. Find a location near you and reserve your unit from ezStorage today.

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What size home are you storing?

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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' (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' (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' (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' (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' (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' (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!