Storage Auction Authority

Did you know that now is the perfect time to get into the storage auction business? The hype is over, and the hobbyists have decided to gracefully bow out. That's why now is the perfect time to buy Mike Milez' new book Storage Auction... more

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The Best WordPress Hosting

If you haven’t the foggiest idea how to setup a website, you are not alone. With today’s technologies and website templates, building your very own, branded website, is much simpler than you can imagine. If you read on, I'll tell you... more

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Jeweler’s Loupe

In the storage auction business you will come across quite a bit of jewelry and other odd items with hard to read hallmarks. It's a good idea to get yourself a jeweler's loupe so that you can magnify this tiny writing and make sense of... more

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Zebra 2844 Thermal Printer

When an item sells, and you’re ready to ship, I HIGHLY recommend having a thermal printer, like the Zebra 2844. With a thermal printer, you’ll never have to buy ink! It also prints very fast, and directly onto standard size shipping... more

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FREE USPS Flat Rate Boxes

Did you know that you can get FREE USPS Flat Rate Boxes? Well, you do now! When selling items on eBay from my storage auction hauls, I would often sort items by size so that I could ship them in the small, medium, or large flat rate... more

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Postal Scale

Save yourself time and money and invest in a postal scale. When putting items up on eBay, I found that it was much more efficient if I packed them first so that I could provide accurate shipping measurements and weight. This allows you... more

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Studio Photography Light Box

Think for a second how you find items of interest on eBay. Do you browse to a category and manually scroll through everything hoping to find the item you are looking for? I didn’t think so. Like most people, you search for the item... more

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Colored Price Stickers

If you want to have monthly markdowns, there's no better way than to use different colored price stickers for each month of your inventory. Here's a little system that I used, and these are the colored price stickers I used to do... more

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Monarch 1136 Price Gun

The quickest way to price your storage auction inventory is to use this monarch 1136 price gun. It allows you to do 2 lines with 8 characters each. For example, I always put the month and year when I receive the item in the top left... more

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Pop Up Tent Canopy Weights

If you don't have pop up tent canopy weights then you don't know what you're missing, unless of course it's your pop up tent! How many times have you been at the flea market or swap meet and seen someone's canopy take flight with an... more

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Storage Auction Supplies

  • Pro Grade Shop Rags

    Pro Grade Shop Rags will definitely come in handy after you purchase a storage unit. It doesn't matter how clean and careful you are because a lot of time the people who owned the storage locker weren't. Inevitably you’re going to come... more

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  • Standard Homeowner’s Tool Kit

    You can buy a prebuilt homeowner's tool kit, or throw one together yourself, but make sure you have the basics. A hammer, screwdrivers, pliers, measuring tape, hex keys, a socket set, and anything else that might come in handy. You never... more

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  • Braided Polypropylene Rope

    Another essential tie down tool for your storage auction arsenal is rope, and a good choice is braided polypropylene rope. So far, you should have bungee cords, ratchet tie-down straps, and now you can get yourself some rope. On the... more

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  • Bungee Cords w/ Organizer

    This set of Master Lock Bungee Cords w/ Organizer provides a simple and easy solution for storing and organizing your much needed supply of bungee cords. It includes a display rack which can double its capacity to serve as reusable storage... more

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  • Ratchet Tie Down Straps

    Whether you have an open utility trailer or an enclosed cargo trailer, you're probably going to need some ratchet tie down straps. With a 500lbs load limit and 1500lbs break strength, this 6-pack of ratchet tie down straps with s-hooks... more

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  • Packaging Tape Dispenser

    Nothing is more frustrating than trying to find the edge of packaging tape with your fingernail. Save yourself the hassle and get yourself a packaging tape dispenser, especially this one. As with most items, the leading brand does not... more

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  • Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape

    You’re going to be opening and closing lots of boxes in your day-to-day adventures. Make sure you have plenty of good strong heavy duty shipping packaging tape to make your life easier. Just because the unit is full of boxes, doesn’t... more

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  • 3-Mil Contractor Trash Bags

    Standard trash bags will rip and cause you more headaches than they are worth. With this 50 pack of heavy duty 3-mil contractor trash bags, you won’t have any problems loading up loose items to bring back to your warehouse or piles of... more

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  • TurtleSkin Police Duty Gloves

    Another essential storage auction accessory is a good pair of TurtleSkin police duty gloves. I spent months working without gloves with no problem until one day that forever changed me. My partner and I were going through some boxes and... more

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  • Latex Free Disposable Gloves

    I highly recommend having a box of latex free disposable gloves at all times. They come in handy while digging through your latest storage locker, or just cleaning up messes around your warehouse. You never know what you're gonna get... more

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  • TrustFire 3800 Lumen Flashlight

    You guys are in for a treat with this little bit of information! One of the questions I got asked the most, at every auction - all day long, was “What kind of flashlight is that?” My answer: “The Best!” …and nothing more.... more

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  • Keyed-Alike Padlocks on eBay

    Keyed-Alike Padlocks! Need I say more? If I do, then check out this post. Otherwise, if you know the benefits of having tons of keyed alike padlocks, then click this link and be on your way to bliss. Note: This is a link to an eBay... more

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