Explore Russian Culture through Bronx Lithograph Exhibition

 
Just down the street from our Bronx, NY self storage facilities, there is an exciting show; a true cultural attraction for the neighborhood's enjoyment. Running from now through August 17, 2014, the Derfner Judaica Museum presents "LITHOGRAPHY IN LENINGRAD: Soviet Graphic Arts in the 1950's and 60's." This exhibition enables art lovers and history buffs to view and appreciate 37 lithographs produced by Soviet official artists in the late 1950s and early 1960s. 

Lithographs became popular in Russia in the second decade of the 19th century, but the medium itself originated in Germany around 1796. Lithography involves a meticulous process using a stone plate, and lithographers can make print copies for collectors. 

You can view the lithographs at the Derfner Judaica Museum located at 5901 Palisade Avenue. Experience a taste of old world lithographs by official Soviet artists firsthand.

To become a collector of lithographs in your own right, it's important to consult a lithograph expert on the preservation of individual works. Before placing lithopgraphs in Bronx, NY storage lockers, be sure to wrap them in acid-free paper to protect them from light and dirt. You can also place lithographs in a Solander box, which will lock out moisture and further stall the aging process. 

If you have a large collection of old prints and lithographs, we invite you to secure them in our Bronx, NY storage lockers and access them at a convenient time, such as when you want to share them with your grandchildren or exhibit them in a collector's show. Lithographs are an important representation of the cultural eras in which we live and they deserve proper storage.
 
Contact Safeguard Self Storage to keep your lithographs and other fragile items safe in secure self storage. We offer an array of storage unit sizes to fit any collection, and our climate controlled units keep your valuables safe from environmental factors. Find a Safeguard New York self storage facility near you today!

Tips for Combining Households – The First Thing You Should Put Into Storage Is Some Thought!

 

man and woman smiling while holding cardboard boxes

If you and your sweetheart have finally decided to move in together and share in the spoils of life, you'll likely have to make some hard decisions on your belongings. In many cases, guys will be determined to keep their action figures and sports memorabilia. Women will be just as intent on keeping their beloved shoe collection intact. Here are some tips for combining households without bringing on an argument.

Rent a Bronx Storage Unit

A quality Bronx storage unit offers neutral ground. If you are both looking to keep a variety of items that you have no immediate use for,
Safeguard Self Storage is a great option. Our storage units can accommodate bicycles, power tools, gardening tools, books, furniture, clothes, collectables and a wide array of other objects. Because these units are also kept at comfortable temperatures, your most delicate belongings will remain in pristine condition.

Compromise on Furniture Pieces and Wall Ornaments

Before you decide which possessions should be sent to the
Bronx, NY household storage unit, you should settle on a personal style for your home. Couches, chairs, coffee tables and kitchen appliances should be given careful thought. You should likewise decide on the kinds of wall ornaments you would like to show off to guests. While framed photographs will be fine, you'll need to have a more pointed discussion about glow-in-the-dark clocks, gag gifts and anything that could be deemed risqué.

Set a Policy on Pets

Finally, decide how your pets will be treated. If you have a dog and your significant other has a cat, make sure they have time to acclimate to their new surroundings. You'll want to be sure all household animals are capable of getting along before you leave them alone for an extended period of time.

While moving in together is a thrilling decision, it should nevertheless be properly planned out. With a reputable Bronx, NY household storage unit and some common sense, you can count on a life of romance and bliss.
Contact Safeguard Self Storage today to find out more about our two Bronx, NY self storage locations, unit availability, rates and current specials!