Moving & Storage Blog

No matter where you go throughout the counrty, you are bound to come across a self storage facility. Not only do self storage facilities abound around the country, many of them are 75% to 90% full.

Here's a quick visual guide that takes a look at everything you need to know about how to get organized and have a successful moving experience with a portable storage unit.

Minimalism is the notion that you can live well with less. Life can become too cluttered. Many are embracing the minimalist lifestyle for a better quality of life. Mobile on the Spot Storage is here to help.

The less you have to worry about when it comes to moving, the less stressed you and your children will be. Here is an infographic that provides 20 tips to help make your movng experience with children as stressless as possible.


Created May 4, 2021
There are many benefits of renting a portable storage unit and the process is simple and easy. Learn More.

Created April 23, 2021

Have you heard about the portable mobile storage units that can be your property for a required period, keeping all of your essentials safe? You may already have if you are a college student. Being in college at the end of the year is a serious dread when one has to pack up everything that includes a mini-fridge, furniture, clothes, and other accessories that you will need being in the dorm room.
And it isn't needed to be mentioned that parents of these college students are also too excited to fill their garage with all of their child's dorm room needs.
Hence this is where our portable storage units come to help. Learn More

Created March 19, 2021
Home Staging results in faster sales and greater prospect attraction. What is House staging and how can MOTSS help? Learn more.
Created January 28, 2021
Moving can be stressful but there are things you can do to make it stress-free. Find out more.

Created December 29, 2020

What mobile storage unit size is suitable for your storage needs? Click to find out...


Created 29 November 2020

Welcome Fall!

Fall colors & crisp air - many people's favorite season is finally here!
Please stay safe and healthy!

Created 30 September 2020
NOTHING BEATS FREE! That is why we want to share some inside information to help you save even more.

Here are the best places to find Free Moving Boxes.

Created 31 August 2020
A natural disaster and a pandemic can happen at any time. Being prepared can be the difference between life and death. Here are some ways to protect yourself.

Created 31 July 2020
Using a mobile storage unit can save you time and money. However, the organizing part can take a little bit of work. What can you do to get the most out of your mobile storage unit? Here are some tips for organizing your mobile storage unit so you can use your time wisely and fit your items nicely and safely.

Created 30 May 2020

Created 24 May 2020
Mobile on the spot continues to operate in its normal service areas as part of the critical Transportation Systems Sector.

The health and safety of our associates and customers our highest priorities.


Created 24 March 2020
Corporate Moving Services  - Why Us?
If you are searching for corporate moving services, learn how we can help!


Created on 24 February 2020
How to Move in Bad Weather?

How to Move in Bad Weather?

Your moving day has arrived but the weather is bad. What should you do? Here are some tips that will make your moving day successful regardless of the bad weather.

Created on 16 January 2020
Mobile Storage Units can benefit Businesses

Mobile Storage Units Can Benefit Businesses

Many businesses especially small businesses are always looking for ways to reduce cost. Mobile storage units can be a great way to do so. View what a few of the benefits are.

Created on 23 October 2019
When Should I Move?

When Should I Move?

Most people move between May and September, so if you're looking for options, the best time to move is probably going to be during the spring and summer months.
Created on 23 September 2019
National Family Fun Month

National Family Fun Month


Each year, Family Fun Month is celebrated throughout the month of August.  It is the opportune time to enjoy family with extra fun and activities. Learn what you can do!

Created on 13 August 2019
Staying cool in The Summer Heat

Staying Cool in The Summer Heat

While hot weather is nice, it's crucial to know how to keep yourself cool. Heat stroke and hyperthermi can happen to us all. Therefore, we need to know how to stay safe. Here tips on how you can keep yourself cool during the summer heat.
Created on 15 July 2019
Protect Yourself From Pollen

Protect Yourself From Pollen


Many types of pollen cause mild to severe seasonal allergy, including allergic rhinitis and asthma.But helpful defenses are available, according to researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Created on 30 April 2019
Moving Apps That Help You Stay on Top of Things

Moving Apps That Help You Stay on Top of Things


While these apps might not make moving completely pain-free, they can help you get your home ready to move, hire the best mover, and find services in your new neighborhood. Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, technology can help you save time, money and energy.
Created on 27 February 2019
Seven Steps to Stay Safe in Cold Weather

Seven Steps to Stay Safe in Cold Weather


Check on elderly relatives and neighbors to ensure they are warm enough and have sufficient supplies, particularly when the weather is cold or snowy. They might not feel comfortable going outside to shop and may require food, medications and other supplies.

Created on 27 January 2019
Moving with Children Checklist

Moving With Children Checklist


Moving is exciting and exhausting, but also controllable with the right plan. Make use of the tools available to you to help the move go smoothly and take a look at our moving-to-a-new-home checklist for parents with toddlers:
Created on 27 December 2018
Moving Safety Tips You Should Know

Moving Safety Tips You Should Know


Moving can be very dangerous. While trying to pack and get things in order you can easily hurt yourself or others. Protecting yourself during your move is just as important an objective as protecting your belongings. Here are a few things you can do to stay safe:
Created on 13 November 2018
Benefits to Moving In the Fall

Benefits to Moving in the Fall


Fall time is here and that means changes! It is one of the best times to move locations. Besides the obvious – no 90 degree days or snow – Fall is all cost effect. The cost to move during the fall is usually cheaper, since the demand for moving services begins to decline in the fall season.
Created on 29 September 2018

How to Get the Most Out of Your Storage Unit


If you ever find yourself in a situation where you need to keep some of your items in one of our mobile storage units, here are some useful tips for getting the most of your storage unit.
Created on 28 August 2018
10 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

10 Moving Tips That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier


So you found a new place! It’s all great and thrilling until you start to think about how much stuff you have.
Created on 25 May 2018
The Benefits of Mobile Storage

The Benefits of Mobile Storage


If you are in the process of looking for a storage unit, consider these five great benefits that portable storage offers:
Created on 16 April 2018
Choosing a Mobile Storage Company in Greensboro, NC

Choosing a Mobile Storage Company in Greensboro, NC


When it comes to storing your belongings, you want to know that your storage company will take good care of them. After all, you wouldn’t want to pay a company that doesn’t treat your belongings with respect. Unfortunately, many moving and storage companies are more concerned with making money than they are with providing high-quality service. That is why you need to be careful when choosing a mobile storage company in Greensboro, NC.

Created on 29 January 2018
Compare Us To The Competition

Compare Us To The Competition


We understand that you have many choices when it comes to moving and storing your belongings. That’s why we go to great lengths to understand our competitors offerings and beat them in every way possible.

Created on 24 September 2015
How to Save Money on Your Move

How to Save Money on Your Move


Moving is not only a time-consuming process; it can also be very expensive. Hiring a professional moving service can cost thousands of dollars and, unless your company is paying for the move, that may be an expense you simply can’t afford.

Created on 12 January 2015

What Are Mobile Storage Units?


Simply put, a mobile storage unit is a time and money-saving solution for all of your moving and storage needs. Rather than hiring a moving company and paying thousands of dollars to pack up all of your belongings and cart them across town, you can rent a portable storage unit and fill it yourself.

Created on 09 January 2015
Handle with Care — Tips for Packing Your Most Fragile Items

Handle with Care — Tips for Packing Your Most Fragile Items


Whether it is your antique mirror you inherited from your great-grandmother or a set of china teacups you got on your wedding day, you need to take special care with your most fragile items when packing for a move or storage.

Created on 06 January 2015
5 Tips for Packing Your Mobile Storage Unit

5 Tips for Packing Your Mobile Storage Unit

No matter how you look at it, moving is a hassle. Packing up all of your belongings just to transport them and then unpack them again takes a great deal of time and money.

Created on 01 January 2015
Pack Like a Pro – Safeguard Your Furniture

Pack Like a Pro – Safeguard Your Furniture

If you’re getting ready to move or go into storage, packing like a pro is a must to keep your belongings safe. Furniture, in particular, is one item that is frequently overlooked in terms of packing protectively.

Created on 31 October 2013

Is it A Necessity to Possess Renters Insurance Protection?

Property owners typically possess an insurance policy that will cover the apartment building they own. However, their insurance coverage will not protect you against losses or damages that occur to your property. If you come to the conclusion that you need protection against personal property losses you will have to obtain your own apartment renters insurance policy.
Created on 02 June 2012

Ways to Extend your Home

Extending your home with a single story extension as opposed to moving to a new house can prove to be a more economic and satisfactory solution that suits your family’s present and future needs. A new extension is a sensible investment that can add to the value of your home and provide the additional internal space required enabling you to make the most effective use of your accommodation.

Created on 01 June 2012

Ideas For Residential Improvements

No matter if you only take a hundred dollars to spend on the house improvement venture or thousands at your disposal, the prospect of enhancing and adding value in your home is pretty exciting for most people. These carefully selected household improvement suggestions and tricks are just the matter to get you inspired and ready for your next project.

Created on 26 April 2012

Simple Home Improvements Tips To Raise The Value Of Your Property

The art of residence improvement is so a lot more than just putting inside a new sink. It needs a great deal of explore, many hard work, and careful attention to detail to truly make sure that elements look nice and they are securely set up. The tips below will help you improve your property improvement skills.

Created on 25 April 2012

Dos and Don’ts in Moving and Storage According to Professional Movers

According to the professional movers of Move Me Joe Moving and Storage company, having to move your household goods should not mean taking everything you have with you. They encourage people to instead use the move as an opportunity to streamline one’s belongings and shed off all unnecessary baggage that has accumulated through the years.

Created on 23 February 2012