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July 20, 2017

Does Size Matter? How to Choose the Right Storage Space

Does your house seem crowded? Are you selling a home and need to reduce the clutter? Do you simply want a little more breathing room? Renting a storage unit is a great and affordable option. With so many different sizes and options available, does size really matter? It certainly does. Consider the Size and Number of Storage Items Write down everything you plan to put inside your storage unit. Next, take measurements of every item, capturing the height, width, and depth. It is also a smart idea to think of any items that can be stacked safely. After adding up all three dimensions for everything, you can make an estimate for what size of storage unit you will need to…

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June 29, 2017

How to Find the Best Storage Company for You

Storage companies are useful whether you are planning to move, downsize, or simply need a safe location to keep your valuables and belongings. Knowing what to look for when choosing a reliable storage company near you improves the likelihood you’ll be satisfied with the service and can afford it. Location   Comparing various local storage locations is recommended to anyone seeking storage solutions. Depending on your current address and whether or not you are moving, the geographic location is a factor in your decision. One nearby storage unit may be more convenient than another, saving you time when accessing your unit(s) or retrieving items. Price and Type Of Unit   Because storage units vary and some places have more availability…

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May 24, 2017

Benefit Your Business with Self Storage

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Both individuals and businesses find ourselves overwhelmed with all the “stuff” we accumulate. However, businesses have a unique challenge. Data and documents can’t be simply thrown away or recycled. Self storage is a great option for saving and handling records and files. Follow Government Regulations Businesses are required to retain documents for several years, creating space problems and inconvenience. It is often inefficient to keep all documents on site, creating clutter in the office space. Storing files off site in a self-storage unit can allow you to comply with regulations while maintaining the look of your space and keeping employees happy in an uncluttered work environment. Protect Documents Despite online and computer backups, many companies will keep physical copies of…

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May 24, 2017

Spring Decluttering! (Get Your Home in Order)

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Do you feel overwhelmed thinking about spring cleaning? Clutter can cause stress. Here are some tips to help you start, keep motivated, and handle the items you want to keep and those you wish to recycle. Before you begin: Draw out a floor plan of your home and all its rooms Designate places for items to keep (pantry, closet, dressers, etc.) Mark the most cluttered rooms on the plan If you decide where things should go, it is easier to get organized. If you collect certain items and need access to them (books, magazines, records, craft items), make sure they’re contained and identifiable. Next steps: Obtain some large boxes Mark boxes: Keep, Donate, Storage 1, Storage 2, and Relocate Mark…

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April 15, 2017

Motorcycle Storage: Keeping Your Ride Safe from Harsh Canadian Weather

When you want to keep your motorcycle durable and in great condition, it needs proper storage. This is particularly important when you live in a cold, harsh climate, like what we have in Canada. If you require motorcycle storage in Toronto or North York, call us today. Here’s what you do before storing your motorcycle: #1: Drain the fluid whenever possible. It is critical to drain fluid before storing your motorcycle for long periods. If fluid freezes it can create serious issues for a vehicle’s engine or crack the hoses. A cracked hose results in spilled fluid and may cause serious issues with other parts. #2: Take the motorcycle for a tuneup. Have a professional check for problems that may…

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April 15, 2017

Self Storage Units for Furniture While Moving

If you’re moving to a new place and need to put some items in storage, here are a few tips before you do so. Cleaning    First, give everything a good clean. This is especially true for electronic items. You want to keep dirt and dust off important items while they’re stored. Grime or tiny particles can eventually cause damage. Take Things Apart Disassembling items like large pieces of furniture can save space. Beds and chairs can often be taken apart. So can bicycles and large toys. Not only does this save room in your storage unit, it will make it a lot easier to transport. Measure Decide how much space you’ll need to store your items. Some people just…

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March 31, 2017

Vital Steps To Keep Your Computer Safe In Storage

Keep Your Computer Safe In Storage Meta description: Stow your computer safely in a rented storage unit by cleaning it, packing it properly, and choosing a space that has temperature controls; call Centron. If you’re heading out of the country for an extended period of time, or need to keep older-but-still-useful computer systems in storage, it’s important to prepare the equipment to protect it. Before choosing a temporary home for your hardware, follow these guidelines: Check Computer Cleanliness One of the biggest threats to computers in long-term storage is dust collection and corrosion. Although corrosion might seem the bigger problem due to metals breaking apart, dust is an immediate concern. Any desktop or laptop computer can generate a lot of…

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