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November 15, 2021

A Self-Storage Guide for First-Time Renters

A Self-Storage Guide for First-Time Renters

People like to shop a great deal. Now that you can shop almost anywhere, it’s rather easy to acquire more things. Over time, these can accumulate. Buying isn’t a problem in itself. It’s when your belongings start to get crowded, and you don’t know where to place them or even have the space to put them in. Sure, there’s the option to donate or dump some of them. But, what about those you wish to keep — those with sentimental value? This is where storage units can come in handy. These are facilities you can rent to store your belongings. They are the perfect solution for businesses who want to clean out their workspace or families who need to keep…

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October 4, 2021

Business Storage Tips for Small Business Owners

Business Storage Tips for Small Business Owners

When it comes to delivering products into the hands of customers crisp and on time, a business storage warehouse usually plays a vital role. Without it, it may be hard to organize and manage the entry and exit of deliveries, increasing labour costs and the likelihood of delays. Unfortunately, for people who are just starting out in business, the budget can be a constraining factor. Businesses are always looking for ways to save money while maximizing space to store important items such as products, inventory, paperwork, and spare equipment. If you’re facing this problem, a business storage unit may be the answer. Why Do Businesses Need Self-Storage Units? Most businesses often use self-storage to get rid of excess supplies, store…

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September 15, 2021

Common Self-Storage Mistakes to Avoid

Common Self-Storage Mistakes to Avoid

You’ve reserved a storage unit and are eager to fill it with your belongings. They are excellent places to store your possessions while you’re moving, decluttering, making extra space in your home, or running a business. However, when it’s time to put your items in storage, it can be tempting to just throw everything in, close the door, and walk away. The benefits of self-storage are tremendous but only if you store your items the right way. Packing, moving, and storing your belongings, like most things, needs careful consideration and planning. Not thinking ahead is a rookie mistake. Take a look at these common self-storage mistakes and storage unit organization tips so you can get the most out of your…

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August 13, 2021

12 Items You Should Keep in a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit

12 Items You Should Keep in a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit

Storing your items in a self-storage unit is useful if you want to free up more space in your home, or when you are moving out, or even when you need temporary storage for your stuff. But did you know that there are specific items that are sensitive to temperature changes and may be damaged if you rent a regular storage unit? A lot can happen to your stuff while it’s sitting in storage. Moisture can build-up, it can be exposed to extreme temperatures, and the most common concern is pests living in your storage unit. How then, can you make sure that your items are in the same condition they were when in when you put them in storage?…

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July 12, 2021

How to Help a Hoarder Declutter

How to Help a Hoarder Declutter

Hoarding is defined as a “psychological disorder characterized by persistent difficulty discarding or eliminating possessions.” People with hoarding disorder excessively save items that other people may consider worthless. Their persistent refusal to get rid of possessions often leads to clutter that gets in their way of using living or work spaces. They even experience so much distress just at the thought of having to discard items. Do you suspect that someone in your family or group of friends is a hoarder? If you see a family member or friend struggling with getting rid of possessions, living in an excessively cluttered space, and experiencing distress when asked to throw items away, reach out and offer help. However, hoarding is complex, so…

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June 15, 2021

How Renting Self-Storage Saves You Money When Moving Provinces

How Renting Self-Storage Saves You Money When Moving Provinces

Let’s face it: moving out can be daunting, especially when you’re headed somewhere out of your province. There’s an awful lot of work to do, and even the planning stages can be quite daunting, not to mention financially challenging. You, however, have tons of options to ease up your moving experience. One of the most effective solutions is using a self-storage facility. Renting a storage unit comes in handy when you need a safe place to store your belongings while you search for a new home or while you finalize the papers for your new place. There are other benefits to using self-storage that ultimately save you time, energy, AND money when moving out of the province. 1. Temporary Storage…

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May 10, 2021

Self-Storage for the Self-Employed

Self-Storage for the Self-Employed

If you run your own business — pandemic or no — chances are you’re looking to maximize your productivity and reduce your expenses. For the self-employed, renting an office or retail space will allow you to do just that. Renting self-storage units is a viable solution for self-employed people who don’t have enough space in their own homes, or need to work outside most of the time. If you’re planning on starting your own small business, or are looking for ways to save money, read how self-storage can help you run your business smoothly. Safely Store Your Goods and Inventory For the self-employed, the question of storing your supplies and products in your home can be quite daunting. Do you…

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