Kurt Novak

Did you watch this Volkswagen Commercial? I really love it.  All too many people park their car in the driveway, exposed to bad weather and potential vandalism, while their garage is full of clutter.  But please – don’t leave all your staff in the yard! Rent a self storage locker! When you rent a room in […]

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Season 2 of a web comedy called Self Storage was just released. Enjoy this online video series about 2 women struggling to make it through the Great Recession and trying to overcome their own stupidity while living in a storage locker. You know that you can’t really live in a Columbus self storage facility, but […]

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The answer is simple: You are not required to buy self storage insurance when you rent a locker at a Columbus storage facility. However, you will be responsible for any loss of your personal items. It is certainly recommended that you have insurance. Most likely your home owners policy will cover you. They may also […]

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This story comes right from the UK, where austerity measures by the British Government send some Brits to the brink. The London Daily Telegraph published a story saying sex in self storage units has become a low-cost option for one time affairs. Here’s their article “Self-storage Affairs of the Heart” stating that self storage facilities […]

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Hoarding has been in the news thanks to a number of TV shows that feature extreme cases of hoarding. They show how people that are affected by this compulsion find help to clean up their homes (and save their valuables in a Columbus self storage). I never thought that hoarding could be deadly, until I […]

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I am sure you watched the new TV show Storage Wars. It runs on A&E on Wednesday evenings at 10:30. Since it started airing a few months ago, it exploded the interest in Self Storage Auctions. Here’s why! The show features four groups of storage auction buyers. They are professionals and make their living from […]

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After the first big snowstorm of this year I was in my car traveling along slippery Columbus streets. As I watched other cars go by on that cold December morning, I noticed that at least two thirds of them had snow on their roof and hood. Most windows were covered with ice and the drivers […]

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You may have heard from friends who go to self storage auctions to buy collectibles, antiques and other items for next to nothing. Self storage facilities schedule auctions on a regular basis, to sell property of storage customers that fell behind on rental payments or abandon their property. The law allows the operator of a […]

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Self-storing a vehicle that’s only used seasonally or periodically is a smart idea. Studies show that far more accidents occur in your driveway or out on the street than in a secure Columbus storage facility. And if you live in an urban area or apartment, finding space to park your vehicle for extended periods of time can […]

Because Hilliard’s Westbelt Storage offers units in five different sizes, we can meet all your self storage needs. It is important to calculate your current and future storage requirements carefully, so you rent the correct-sized unit or multiple storage units. You don’t want to pay for room you don’t use, yet you want to make sure you have […]