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April 30, 2020

Tips on How to Keep Your Self Storage Clean At All Times

Tips on How to Keep Your Self Storage Clean At All Times

The self-storage facility is the perfect place to store decluttered belongings that you do not want to throw away. It is the most convenient way in keeping memorable and important things when you want to free up some space at home. Some self-storage owners usually leave their units unattended after storing their things. However, that should not be the case. It is best to visit your storage space from time to time to check on your things and see if everything is in place. Even though you will not regularly use the things you stock there, you can get benefits from keeping it clean. Why is it important to clean your unit? Storage units should be maintained, cleaned, and organized…

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March 24, 2020

8 Ways to Store Your Antiques Safely

8 Ways to Store Your Antiques Safely

If you’ve got some family heirlooms that need keeping, make sure you store them properly so they remain safe and in good condition. Whether it’s for sentimental reasons or you’re hoping to sell them off one day, keeping your antiques pristine matters. Like your other possessions, there’s a right way to store antiques. Check out these hacks to help you protect your antiques while they’re in storage: 1. Clean first Before you get around to storing anything, it’s a good idea to clean everything first. A good cleaning can ensure your antiques enter storage in tip-top condition and stay that way while they wait. Start by wiping your furniture off to remove dirt and dust. For some extra protection, treat…

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February 25, 2020

Top Tips in Organizing a Lucrative Garage Sale

Top Tips in Organizing a Lucrative Garage Sale

If you’re thinking about ditching some of your older possessions and want to make a profit from them, holding a garage sale is the way to go. It’s a great way to earn some extra cash and an excellent incentive to declutter your home. We understand that it can be challenging to start and figure out how to make your efforts a success. For this reason, we’ve prepared for you a few tips on how you can organize a profitable garage sale while addressing your burgeoning decluttering problem. Go Through Your Items Getting rid of possessions you no longer want (or need) can be extremely difficult. It doesn’t matter if it’s the little knick knacks you’ve collected over the years…

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January 29, 2020

Tips For Making The Most of Your Self-Storage Space

Tips For Making The Most of Your Self Storage Space

Sometimes homeowners just run out of space. Maybe you have too much stuff collected over the years, or you’re planning some renovations and you need a place to keep everything until the work’s all done. Whatever the reason, self-storage might just be the answer to your needs. Self-storage can be a convenient answer to the problem of what to do with the things you aren’t using right now. For example, they can be a cost-effective, no-fuss method of putting away your seasonal gear in a temperature-controlled area until you need them again. When used correctly, self-storage can take a massive weight off your mind and save you plenty of trouble. However, like other things in life, there are some basic…

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December 20, 2019

10 Ways To Use Short-Term Storage to Your Advantage

10 Ways To Use Short-Term Storage to Your Advantage

If you thought self-storage was strictly for extra furniture and your grandmother’s belongings, you were wrong. Self-storage is extremely beneficial for short-term storing needs. You can find units that are climate-controlled, highly secure, and convenient for you to access. Some are large enough to store your entire life’s worth of belongings, while others are the perfect size for your snow blower and a few boxes. No matter what your reason for needing short-term storage in Toronto is, there’s an option for you. Here are 10 of the most common reasons for using short-term storage. 1. Moving or Relocating Making a move into a new home uproots your entire life. You need to collect all the things you want to take…

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November 23, 2019

How Self-Storage Can Make Your Divorce Easier

How Self-Storage Can Make Your Divorce Easier.

Divorce happens. There are currently over 2 million divorcees living in Canada, as of 2018. That’s two million people having to restart their lives in pretty much every way you could imagine. Getting divorced is painful and difficult at the best of times. The last thing you want to worry about is where you’re going to put your stuff while you’re working out the details of your separation. A self-storage unit can take care of all of that for you. It removes a lot of the stress around the practicalities so you can focus on taking care of your heart and mind. Of course, self-storage units are on the rise throughout North America for a lot of these reasons. These…

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October 18, 2019

Self-Storage Tips: What Not to Store

Storing prohibited items can compromise the safety of your belongings

A self-storage unit is a great way to safely house your extra belongings for a period and free up some space in your home. However, renting a unit in a self-storage facility does not necessarily mean you can store anything you want simply because you are paying. When storing, you should also consider the safety and welfare of other people. Certain materials and items can be hazardous in a public place. Also, you do not want to risk losing your valuable items even in a highly secured self-storage facility. As a precaution, we have rounded a list of unacceptable items for storage unit: Explosive or combustible materials – Empty out and clean your vintage kerosene lamp before storing it. Never…

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