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Hopefully, the last bit of snow melting quietly in the corner of your local mall parking lot is a sure sign spring has sprung in your hometown. Spring is an ideal time to think about cleaning up around your house, apartment or condo -- especially if you prepare to move on to bigger and better things this summer.

Moving and self-storage go hand-in-hand and Penske Truck Rental's self-storage friends over at SpareFoot have just compiled a great infographic that tackles the top FAQs about self storage. Remember, as you're cleaning up and cleaning out, consider donating unwanted items to local organizations like Goodwill Industries as you'll save time, money and effort when moving or storing your belongings. Check out SpareFoot's self-storage infographic.

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Very soon, thousands of college students will be donning caps and gowns, grabbing their diplomas and marching into the “real world.” So, what will that world look like? A new infographic from SpareFoot gives a glimpse into that world.Here are just a few nuggets of information in the infographic:

  • 51 percent of college graduates plan to move to a new apartment after school.
  • Among college graduates who are moving, almost three-fourths are relocating away from their college town.
  • 80 percent of college graduates would relocate to a city where they can find a job rather than to their favorite city.

A lot of this year’s college graduates actually will be moving back home, a new survey by Accenture found. One-third of 2013 graduates plan to live at home after graduation, while 44 percent of 2011 and 2012 college grads live at home now, the survey showed.

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Penskerental truck customers have used self-storage solutions for a variety of reasons, from moving into a smaller space or needing a storage option to make their house look tidier while it’s on the market. Other reasons you may use a self-storage facility include storing:

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