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12 tips for cold weather moving

Most of our customers try to move during warmer months to avoid the discomfort of freezing temperatures. But sometimes, you just have to move in the cold. If you’re facing a winter move, here are 12 tips for cold weather moving. 1. Check the weather  Keep an eye on the forecast to prepare for ...
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Making Space in Your Garage for Pre-Winter Storage

As we head into winter, it often becomes necessary to do some seasonal organization. It's the time of year for moving items you aren't going to be using, such as your lawnmower, into your garage while moving things in your garage out to permanent storage. But getting started can be an overwhelming ...
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How to Choose the Right Size Storage Unit

Using a storage facility for personal or professional items can be incredibly helpful. Whether you just need a way to limit clutter or a safe and secure place to keep important materials, storage is a great way to go. Once you find a facility, the real task is choosing the right unit to meet your ...
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Four Tips to Make Your Next Big Home Move Easier

Each year millions of Americans pack up and move to homes in new cities and states across the country. Discovering new locales is always exciting, but the process of packing, moving and unpacking yet again is inevitably exhausting. Here are four quick tips to make it easier.1. Sift Then Save Your ...
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Youth Entrepreneur Camp @ 3017 Dairy Drive Facility

UW Small Business Development Center’s 16th Annual Youth Entrepreneur Camp visits AppleWood Storage facility to learn about running a small business. The 28 campers learned about building a business from scratch. Key points discussed by Dave Wood, owner were; value of having differentiating ...
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Dane County Sheriff’s Citizen Service Award

On Thursday, May 16, 2016 Sheriff Dave J. Mahoney presented to AppleWood Storage’s owner the Sheriff’s Citizens Award, in recognition for Applewood’s support the Beltline Freeway Service Vehicle. To keep the program alive AppleWood Self Storage provided key funding. The freeway truck service, ...
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3017 Dairy Drive Facility

3017 Dairy Drive Facility10/16/2015While at the 3017 Dairy Drive facility, an existing customer comes over to compliment us on their experience, comparing that of their daughter who had rented very short term from U-Haul who apparently had a horrible experience and wish she’d listen to her parent’s ...
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Department of Transportation

Department of Transportation10/16/2015Dave at AppleWood attends press conference hosted by Department of Transportation and Dane County Sheriff for the unveiling of the Freeway Service Vehicle. To keep the program alive AppleWood Self Storage and American Family Insurance provided key funding. The ...
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Partners in Safety, Madison Mounted Visits 3017 Dairy Drive

Partners in Safety, Madison Mounted Visits 3017 Dairy Drive10/22/2015 Madison Mounted Bubba and Luna are “at large” touring our facilities and take a peek at their storage unit shared with Capital K9’s
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Storage Stories With Our Customers

November 1, 2017Trick or Treat Trio! ”Meet some of our more scary customers, this daughter trio of Stacy and Willy spooked our facility while getting ready for their new home. This is the kind of riff raff we like”!November 13, 2016Super Cleaning of Storage Unit #453! Having Sister Joan Marie ...
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