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September 13, 2012

Storage Tips

Rental Storage Units

We have a lot of storage tips to provide for eternity and beyond but sometimes you need a reminder how easy it can be. Whether you’re running out of space at home, you’re a growing business with excess inventory, or you’re in between places and in need of temporary storage, self storage brings many benefits and flexibility. But if this is your first time, you may wonder how to organize your move. Here are a few packing tips we’ve gathered to make your storage experience an easy and successful one. Make a list of your items and think about the supplies and level of protection you’ll need for each. Packing smaller and loose items in boxes of uniform size and…

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September 6, 2012

Safe and Secure Storage

Public Storage Locations

Self storage is a cost effective and convenient solution that allows you to keep excess goods while you’re in between homes, away from the country, or in need of temporary extra space. But in order to store with peace of mind, you want to ensure that both you and your items remain safe and secure while on site. Not all storage sites are equally equipped with security measures. Here are some safety tips and technology features that can help ensure your increased safety and security while using public storage. Secure Access–Look for a storage facility with both perimeter fencing as a first line of defense, and a computer controlled access system that keeps out unauthorized visitors by restricting entrance to…

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September 3, 2012

Storage Tips: Him and Her Space

You guys finally took the big leap and decided to move in together. Congratulations but now you are faced with the big problem, how do you consolidate the space and blend your different styles? It’s possible you both have your own furniture from previous homes or apartments but now the time comes to decide what stays and what goes. Read our storage tips to help you decide what to keep and what to store. Centron Storage is your friendly neighborhood storage facility that offers multiple units at two different locations, 4500 Chesswood Dr and 6 Dawes Rd. You do not have to give up your most prized possessions or furniture, store it for a little while until you figure out…

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July 27, 2012

Packing Tips for Your Rental Storage Units

Rental Storage Units

If you’ll soon be moving house or temporarily out of country, rental storage units can provide a safe space to keep household items.  Consider a few packing and preparation tips for commonly packed items.   Cloth Items–Wash and thoroughly dry clothes, bedding, drapes and cloth items. Storing with a dryer sheet can help to preserve freshness. For ventilation and to prevent wrinkles, hang cloth items loosely and covered. At Centron Storage, you can purchase handy and convenient wardrobe boxes with built in rods.   Rugs and Pillows–Vacuum carpets on both sides to remove dirt, crumbs an odours that attract pests. Store them rolled up and secured with rope of tape. Wash pillows and cushions, and dry thoroughly. Storing them in…

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July 27, 2012

Making the Most of your Rental Storage Spaces

Rental Storage Spaces

Once you’ve made the decision to use rental storage spaces for your excess personal, household or business items, you’ll want to optimize your unit to get the greatest value possible out of it. How can you do that? Here are a few organizational tips that can help you make the most of your storage unit. Boxes–The more consistent the size and shape of your boxes, the more space efficient your unit will be. At Centron Storage, we offer sturdy boxes for sale in a selection of uniform sizes. Try to divide up your heavier items into small boxes, as this will make moving quicker and easier. Clothes–To keep clothes in the best condition, you may want to store them hung…

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July 27, 2012

Cheap Storage Buildings – Right Price, Right Value

Cheap Storage Buildings

With shrinking properties and soaring real estate values, finding enough storage space for your goods can be a challenge in today’s economy. How can you find cheap storage buildings with the right size, conditions and price to meet your needs? At Centron Storage, we’ve had years of experience providing storage facilities with the perfect blend of factors to create the best value for our tenants. Remember that while pricing is a prime consideration, you also want to deal with a storage company that’s committed to providing selection, quality, service and security. At Centron Storage, we don’t believe that one size fits all. At our facilities, you can choose from five different unit sizes, each priced to give you the best…

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July 27, 2012

Public Storage Locations – Choosing Your Facility and Unit

Public Storage Locations

Whenever you find yourself in a bind and need more room to store furniture, clothing, files, inventory or electronics, public storage locations puts extra offsite space at your disposal for as short or as long as you need. How can you determine the right location and unit for your needs? Consider the following tips. Access–Think about how often you need to visit your storage locker. If you need frequent access, then look for a facility that’s both conveniently located and open at the times you’re most likely to visit. At Centron Storage, we have two locations in Toronto, open seven days a week to serve you. Climate–Do your goods need specific temperature control? If your items will be adversely affected…

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