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Stories from the Self-Storage Crypt

So many things about self-storage units are off-putting. One thing that sticks out most during Halloween season is how visits to self-storage units can feel creepy for no apparent reason. Or maybe there is something more to what makes a self-storage unit feel so...

October 16, 2020
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No Closet Too Big with Helen Burken

Blue Crates was recently lucky enough to have Helen Berkun try out our on-demand valet storage option. Even with a closet the size of a bedroom, Helen was able to find Blue Crates to be a useful and convenient storage option. As a photographer,...

September 24, 2020
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New Beginnings Begin with Blue Crates

For Dani of the dynamic best-friend-duo Once Upon A Dollhouse, Blue Crates was the perfect solution for organizing her things and finding comfort during the mandated timeout we all find ourselves in.  As COVID changes the way we think of our space, Blue Crates...

August 04, 2020
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The Importance of Climate Controlled Storage

As the summer months continue to heat up, it is important to mind what storage items might benefit from a climate-controlled environment. From furniture and appliances to collectibles such as vinyl records and comic books, the temperature of your storage environment can make or...

July 08, 2020
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Seasonal Wardrobe Storage with Signed Blake

Seasonal Wardrobe Storage with Signed BlakeCloset space is something that we can all use a little more of. Living in the city only compounds this fact, so taking advantage of ways to optimize closet space is key. Of course, there are the age-old options...

June 18, 2020
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We Stand Together

We Stand TogetherThe recent events in Chicago and the country as a whole have made us all think about our place in the community and how we interact, think, and engage with each other. As a black man living in Chicago and the founder...

June 05, 2020
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Organization

Dealing with Clutter in the Time of Quarantine

We here at Blue Crates hope all of our community members are doing well during this trying time. We wanted to bring you some helpful information about how to effectively spend some of your time in quarantine decluttering and reorganizing your home. Let’s face it,...

April 03, 2020