Visit Our Central PA Storage Facilities

Freedom Storage Rentals is your local partner in the central PA area for all your moving and storage needs, both residential and commercial. We ensure your belongings will be safe in our care, and we also offer a variety of PA storage services, including climate controlled storage, throughout the central PA area of Blair County and Cambria County. Contact us at (814) 695-9408 to acquire your storage unit. Central PA Storage Facilities Freedom Storage Rentals has several central PA storage facilities. Our central PA storage facilities are located in East … Continued

Car Storage in Central PA

A dilemma usually sweeps through Central PA during the winter: a lack of garage space. Since the winters in Altoona, Ebensburg, and Blair County can be so extreme, everyone tries to fit two cars, the lawn mower, and a multitude of bikes into a two-car garage. It doesn’t take a math major to realize that (unfortunately) doesn’t work. This problem is especially complicated if you own a model car, an antique automobile, or an expensive sports car. These nice vehicles need the protection of a garage. However, that makes car … Continued

Is Climate Controlled Storage Right For You?

If you use self storage to help with spring cleaning or to prepare for moving day, you know how helpful the extra space can be. However, you may not realize that some of your items need special care and may even be damaged if kept in a standard storage container. For these items, you should definitely look into climate controlled storage. What Is Climate Controlled Storage? Climate controlled storage is a type of storage where the temperature and often the humidity levels are regulated. Usually, the temperatures in a climate … Continued

Winter RV Storage

November is well underway, and the temperatures in Altoona, Ebensburg, and the rest of central PA are dropping in accordance with the calendar. Winter cold is slowly creeping in, which means it’s time to find storage for the RV, camper, or trailer. Why Store an RV? Are you deciding between finding RV storage and just keeping the camper in the driveway? Below are a few of the reasons people decide to store their RVs off-site: More space: With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, you’ll host a lot of … Continued

Attic Havoc: Storage Solutions

Is your attic chaos? Since attics are incredible storage spaces, it’s easy for them to become a catchall for your holiday decorations, out-of-season clothing, old appliances, and grown children’s toys. If your attic is the “junk drawer” of your house, it’s time to organize. This post will help you transform the mess into an orderly storage space where you can actually find the things you need. Below are some tips from the article, “How to Organize an Attic,” written by Sarah Rutland on TLC. Step 1: Take Inventory It’s nearly … Continued

Summer Moving Season

Summer is often a time of transition where old commitments end and new adventures start. This makes summer the busiest moving season of the year. If you’re getting ready to move in Pennsylvania, we’ve come up with a few tips to help make the transition more manageable and stress free. Before Moving Day To ensure your move goes as smoothly as possible, complete the following steps before your moving day: Sort possessions. Before you begin packing, go through your belongings and make a donation pile. Don’t go through the hassle … Continued

Spring Cleaning Tips from the Pros

There’s something about the fresh air, warm sun, and newly budded flowers of spring that invigorates and inspires us. The frequent showers and bright sunrays disperse winter’s gloom, giving us the courage to face the cluttered closets that we’ve turned a blind eye to all winter. The time for spring cleaning is here! Don your cleaning clothes, arm yourself with a bucket of disinfectants, and prepare to freshen up your house. For a detailed, all-encompassing guide on how to spring clean the entire house (and yard), Martha Stewart is the … Continued

Hand-Me-Down Furniture

Nothing ages furniture faster than kids and teenagers.  Constant spills—and the effect of seven people cramming on a couch made for three—do damage. If the old sofa bows in the middle and the recliner is lopsided, you’re probably ready for new furniture. However, don’t forget that one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. The majority of college students and young adults get some of their starter furniture from their parents. If your kids will be moving out soon, don’t throw out the shabby furniture. Instead, save everyone money by keeping … Continued

Making the Most of Your Garage

 It doesn’t take long for a garage to become cluttered. Whatever you don’t have room for in the house gets stowed in the garage—and before long, the garage is filled to the brim with junk, making it not very useable. Taking some time to organize the garage and putting unnecessary items in a storage unit will benefit not only your cluttered space but also the rest of the house. How do you use your garage? For some families, the garage is just the garage, used to store cars, bikes, and … Continued

Home Improvement Storage

It can be daunting to begin a home improvement project—not only are you disrupting your everyday routine to make space for the craftsmen to do their jobs, but you’re also worried about your existing furniture. Some home improvement projects can be simple and quick, but if you’re remodeling an entire room or have a project that will take an extended amount of time, you’ll have to think about what storage to use for the contents of the room. One of the best solutions for a long-term remodel is to rent … Continued