Security Public Storage Blog

Moves in the military
August 06, 2019
A permanent change of station (PCS) is military jargon for "moving". Service members can receive their relocation orders anywhere from five months to as little as two weeks from when they are due to report to their new command. While relocation orders can come anytime, the peak season is between May and August, when as many as 65% of all military moves happen. Read more
Exterior view of the Security Public Storage Baltimore mural.
July 23, 2019
At Security Public Storage in Baltimore, we take pride in offering Self Storage With A DifferenceTM. Our family-owned and operated self-storage facility in Baltimore is part of the larger SPS company, which values 5-star customer service and professional managers local to our 50 facilities across the country. In Baltimore, we go way back and embrace the history and culture of our community. Read more
Santa Rosa community works together to rebuild
July 09, 2019
For Terry Hemenes, rebuilding Security Public Storage after the devastating Tubbs fire in October 2017 is personal. Terry’s parents came to SPS Santa Rosa in the mid-1990s to be the location’s first On-Site Managers when we acquired the property from ABC Mini Storage. Then Terry’s twin sister managed the property for 19 years before Terry took over as the On-Site Manager 6 years ago. Read more
Flamingos at Sacramento Zoo
June 25, 2019
Sometimes staying close to home turns up local jewels where you can return time and again! Let’s look at some of the destinations you’ll find right in Sacramento! Fun for the whole family California State Fair Held July 12-18, 2019 at Cal Expo, this annual event has something for everyone and every age! Visit the fair website for complete details: Read more
SPS Salinas new mural
May 21, 2019
How much time do you have? Because it would take years to visit the sites and enjoy the activities this area of California has to offer! The rich heritage of Salinas is celebrated through two large murals commissioned by Security Public Storage for their facility located here. The second mural has just been completed this month (May 2019). Spanning the entire south face of the SPS facility, it is the largest in the Salinas area and is clearly visible from Hwy 101. Read more
The Fields Park, Pearl District, Portland
May 09, 2019
Northwest Portland is home to the newest addition to the Security Public Storage family. We value our partnerships with the communities we serve and invite you to get to know our new neighborhood. Read more
April 02, 2019
Spring is in the air, the temperatures are slowly rising, the early birds are returning, and it’s time to think about getting outside. In this installment of our series of Getting Ready for Spring articles, we’ll give you a few tips for getting winter clothes ready for summer storage. Sort into 3 categories As you get ready to wear more warm-weather clothes, it’s a good time to take stock of your closet. Pull out all your warm-weather clothes and sort them into three piles. Read more
March 26, 2019
Spring is in the air, the temperatures are slowly rising, the early birds are returning and it’s time to think about getting outside. In this installment of our series of Getting Ready for Spring articles, we look at what you can do in the yard to get ready for a new growing season. Read more
March 19, 2019
Spring is in the air, the temperatures are slowly rising, the early birds are returning and it’s time to think about getting outside. In this installment of our series of Getting Ready for Spring articles, we’ll give you some tips for getting your small engines tuned up and your car ready to put winter in the rear-view mirror. Small Engines With warmer weather around the corner, it’s time to pull your lawn mower and weed trimmer out of storage and get them ready for another season of yard work. Read more
March 12, 2019
As those of us in cold weather climates begin looking forward to spring and getting outdoors, our Bethesda MD location gets ready to welcome Capital Crescent Trail visitors to the new Neal Potter Plaza. This newly dedicated addition to the Capital Crescent Trail features room to sit and enjoy the soon-to-come warmer weather under a beautiful pergola structure and learn about the trail history and Neal Potter, for whom the plaza was named. Read more

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