Texas Self Storage Association, the largest self-storage state association in the country, has served its members since 1986. TSSA is the leading expert in self storage in the state of Texas. TSSA's blog will provide you with the latest on self-storage topics such as operations, revenue management, property taxes, development, marketing, legal and much more.

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Winter Storm Provides Opportunity To Prove Grit

by Holly Barr and Ginny Sutton, TSSA Staff

Texans are known for their grit. We pride ourselves on persevering through heat, drought, hurricanes, floods and tornadoes. And, now we can add Winter Storm Uri (the history-making storm actually has a name) to the list of storms we've weathered together.

Many Texans were dealt devastating damage as the ice and snow event left most of the state without power and/or water for days, and many will experience lasting effects due to fallen trees, busted water pipes, etc.. Events like this have at least one silver lining—they give all of us the chance to see what we’re made of and how tough we can be when it’s needed.

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