Hoarding with Style

self-storage “is a symbol of what happens when we consume too much. We have too much stuff, and we’re paying the price.

It is evident that some people think that storage is just a case of consumerism. I would however like to raise some ideas that could persuade the average person that what others perceive as “junk” will one day hopefully become a treasured item.

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Self-storage has been taking it on the chin recently, and now it’s time to fight back.

Environmentalist Adam Werbach, former president of the Sierra Club, was quoted on Twitter as proclaiming that self-storage “is a symbol of what happens when we consume too much. We have too much stuff, and we’re paying the price.”

And in a recent Times article, author Howard Mansfield wrote off the self-storage unit as “a symptom of our cluttered lives.” (By the way, it’s estimated that just 2 per cent to 5 per cent of us are true hoarders.)

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The tale of Cedar Storage a really good idea

In 2004 two industrious young men working on several projects needed some extra space for their machines and tools. After looking around the neighborhood for several weeks they found a storage unit with a company who shall remain nameless. The young Entrepreneur started to pay exorbitant rates for this small unit which had only wire and roof sheeting to separate them from their neighbors in the complex.

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