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How to Get a Locker Primed for Painting: Tips and Tricks

We’re always telling you about our amazing new lockers and the varied selection of styles and colors we have available that can match pretty much any decor…but we have to admit that there’s a certain charm to an old set of vintage lockers. 😉 But sometimes the color and rust-covered doors just aren’t for you, and it’s time to give that locker a makeover! A new coat of paint will immediately spruce up any locker, but there are a few steps you need to take before you get your brush or roller out. Read on for our tips on how to get a locker primed for painting.

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Use Lockers to Organize Your Home

We participated in a Twitter chat a few weeks ago (#diytrends, hosted by Zircon Corporation every other Thursday at 11:00 a.m. PST—check it out!) that got us in a storage and organization mindset. Our favorite home organization tool? Lockers, of course! You can use lockers to organize virtually any room in your home. BONUS: they’re super versatile and add a fun, unique feel to any space!  Throw a locker into a room to infuse little pops of color while adding functional storage at the same time.

Let’s go room-by-room and see how you can use lockers to organize your house and get everything in tip-top shape.

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Customize Your Lockers with Fun Colors, Sizes and More!

customize your lockersWhen it comes to lockers, one size most definitely doesn’t fit all. Fortunately, we give you several options to customize your lockers to match your specific needs!

Our friendly sales staff is prepared to answer any questions you might have and walk you through the customization process. But here’s a general idea of some of the options you have when buying lockers from us. (*Important note: you need to order a minimum of 10 lockers in order to get custom sizes and colors.*)

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How to Assemble a Kids Stadium Locker

Buying one of our Kids Stadium Lockers as a gift and having it shipped unassembled? Chances are you might need a little bit of help putting it together. Your purchase should include assembly instructions, but just in case yours get misplaced (or you just need some additional help), we’ve got your back. 🙂 Read on for 12 easy steps and get your Kids Stadium Locker put together in no time!

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Last Possible Date To Send Holiday Packages 2014

It’s all crazy right now and will be so right up to 2014 Christmas!  We put together this list of shipping deadlines that are hard to find and just add to the stress that you shouldn’t be having this holiday season.

So if you are looking to have your holiday package arrive by Christmas Day, then here are some important deadlines to be aware of:

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a list of when YOU need  to mail items.  When it comes to ordering our line of lockers, PLEASE take into account that because some of the kids lockers will be coming from our manufacturers (and they have their lead time of 5 days) our UPS Ground cutoff guarantee day is 12/9/14, the 3 Day Select is 12/11/14, 2nd Day Air is 12/12/14 and next day air will be 12/15/14.

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UPS:
Listed as per last day to send; type of UPS service below that date.
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Gun Lockers For Sale Save Lives

As many of you know SchoolLockers.com’s headquarters are based here in Salt Lake City, UT. We do have major distribution hubs in GA and elsewhere across the country but our corporate offices are right here.

Just this past weekend there was an accidental shooting that took the life of a 12-year-old girl in nearby Kaysville, UT.  This was without a doubt one of the most tragic and horrifying things that could happen to any family this time of year.  It is an anniversary that no family should have to remember during the holiday season.

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Well this story got our staff talking–more than we expected.  And we would like to share our thoughts about this sad story and offer some solutions for gun owners to ensure something like this never happens again…
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Metal Lockers For Sale Prove Successful For Private School Auction

Here at SchoolLockers.com, we see lots and lots of lockers going out out doors and occasionally we will notice orders that stand out from the usual large orders of school lockers, metal lockers and even the small, single order of kids lockers.

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So as we were looking, we noticed that there was one client in particular that was ordering really bright, colorful metal lockers once a year.  Not hundreds of them, but only about six to 10–and at the same time, each year, for the past five years…

Her name is Kathy Cartwright and what she had been doing with these metal lockers was nothing short of pretty darn cool.
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How To Personalize & Accessorize Your School Locker

It’s all about the accessories now, isn’t it?  Face it, who wants to use a boring gray or brown school locker for an entire school year when you can easily personalize and accessorize the dull and lifeless locker they assign to you once school begins?

“I love my crappy, boring and dull locker!” SAID NO ONE–EVER.

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So here are a few ideas to get you excited about doing a full blown school locker makeover:
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