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How To Make Your Small Place Look Bigger This Holiday Season

Live in a small apartment and desperately want to get more space for your things? All it takes is making a few adjustments here and there to create the space you want without totally remodeling the place. Whether it's new paint or how you store your belongings, Access Self Storage in Green Brook, NJ, has a few tips to get you started.

Decluttering Storage Tips

3 Ways to Gain Space in a Small Apartment

Use Light and Color to Your Advantage

Dark-colored paint not only decreases the light in a space, but also makes it feel smaller. If you want to fool the eye and to make your apartment look bigger, use light colors on the walls. Tan, cream, and white will reflect light and make the space seem larger. Table lamps and small candles will also make the room appear bigger while creating subtle ambiance.

Draw Attention to the Ceiling

Bringing the eyes to the ceiling is a great trick at creating a larger space. Installing shelves above the windows and doors and putting wallpaper on the ceiling will attract everyone’s eyes from the floor to the ceiling. You’ll not only make the space seem taller, but also create an attractive focal point in the room.

Stripes Work Great at Fooling the Eye

You know how wearing vertical stripes makes you appear taller? The same holds true for stripes in your room. A long rug with vertical stripes can make the room seem longer, extending the space and creating the illusion of a bigger apartment. Use stripes to your advantage, placing rugs in every room to fool the eye while creating the apartment of your dreams.

Storage Units in Green Brook, NJ, Help You Get More Space

When all else fails, storage units at Access Self Storage in Green Brook, NJ, are your best bet at gaining more space in your small apartment. They come in different sizes to store everything from a little clutter to large furniture and even cars. Let Access help you pick out the perfect storage units for your stuff. Whether it’s a little or a lot, we’ll keep your stuff protected for as long as you need.

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Guide to Student Self Storage

Whether you need to store your belongings while you study abroad or over the summer break or you just don't have enough space in your dorm room or apartment, a self-storage facility can be the perfect solution, offering convenient and affordable storage space. This guide will help you choose the right storage company, select the right unit, and pack your items efficiently to save you time and money.

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Hold Onto Your Nostalgia: Storage Solutions for Sentimental Items

Some items hold sentimental value, whether it's Grandma's pearls or a toy from your childhood. It can be hard to let certain things go – that is until they start cluttering your home. You don't have to sell or toss them aside just because they start to get in the way, though. Access Self Storage has several steps for taking advantage of our storage units in Congers, NY as you keep your items away from home.

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How to Sort Through a Relative’s Items After a Life Event

Big life events— such as a family member moving, downsizing their home, or passing away—can occur suddenly or unexpectedly. When these things happen, you may have to help take care of the items that are left behind. Keep the following few downsizing tips in mind to avoid turning your Congers, NY, home into a cluttered storage unit for your loved one’s belongings.

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