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August 29, 2016

Bedroom Sets: Safe and Secure Storage

Choosing a self-storage facility to store your bedroom set involves a little more than making a phone call or driving down the road and to any local self-storage center. It takes more planning than most people realise. You need to determine: • Size of unit needed • Cost of monthly rental • If a deposit is required • How long you will need the storage space • How you are going to move the furniture into the unit. Do your research and have a solid plan in place. Size of Unit One of the first things to consider before renting a storage unit is how much space you’ll need. If storing several items (such as a bedroom set), you should…

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August 24, 2016

Why Self Storage For Bikes Can Be A Smart Choice

Not Sure Where To Store Your Bike? Don’t leave it outside that is for sure. Even if you have bike locks and attach your bike to a bicycle rack, there is still a risk that some thieves can pry open the locks and steal your bike. Let us not forget that the elements can wreak havoc on your bike as well. The sun can strip away paint. The rain can stain your bike. Snow, ice and the rock salt that is sprayed in the winter can further corrode and damage the metal on your bike. Wild animals can also damage your bike. While you are unlikely to encounter bears in the city, pigeons can poop over your bike. Bicycle Storage…

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July 25, 2016

Moving? 3 Benefits of Using Self Storage Units

When you are preparing to make a move to another city, you may find using a self-storage unit very helpful. You can move the items you don’t immediately need to the storage unit and start out with fewer items to unpack and put away in your new home. Once you get settled, you can move the non-essential items in as you are ready for them.  1. Reduces Stress of Unpacking By moving some of your items into storage for a period of time, you can greatly reduce the stress of a move, whether across town or to a new location altogether. If you have young children, having minimal boxes and unpacking to do in your new place on the first…

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July 15, 2016

4 Tips to Save Time When Renting a Storage Unit

Moving your belongings physically from your home to a self-storage facility is a lot of work, but the preparation for that move can be done from the comfort of your home. You can now rent the right storage facility online, saving time and money. As long as you ultimately speak to an authentic self-storage facility employee, you can be assured that you will receive the best service offered. Know your Storage Unit Size Before Renting A lot of things factor into the decision to rent a storage facility. One of them is the size of the unit. In the past, you had to tour every facility and measure the units yourself — but this is no longer necessary. All the…

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June 29, 2016

What To Do In Cases Of Tenant Death With Regards To Self Storage Units

Tenant Death And How It Can Impact Self Storage Units It is never easy when a spouse, loved one or family member dies. If they had a storage units or even multiple ones it will have a major impact on the contents that are being stored. Depending on your relationship to the tenant who died and if they left behind a will or estate, you may be able to obtain access to the contents right away. Otherwise, you may have to go through a lengthy process to obtain access to the items in the storage unit. If you were given access to the tenant’s storage unit or units who died, than you should have no problems getting access and taking…

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June 28, 2016

Divorce Dilemma: Where Do I Put My Extra Stuff?

Divorce can be an incredibly difficult experience. It may become even more challenging if you have to quickly find a new place to live. You may have accumulated a number of things over the course of your marriage, but your new home or apartment doesn’t have the space to fit it all. What do you do? How Self Storage Toronto Can Help Keep You Sane Getting married can be one of the most exciting experiences of someone’s life and getting divorced can be one of the saddest. How do you stay strong through the emotional part while dealing with the physical details that divorce entails? Possibly, focusing on practical matters will keep your mind busy while dealing with other circumstances…

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June 9, 2016

7 Vital Facts You Must Know When Renting a Self-Storage Unit

It doesn’t matter if you just need to free up some space around the home or office, or you are moving to a new location and need a place to store your valuables. Self-storage is the best option for you. Of course, no two self-storage locations are the same and there is a lot to consider before signing an agreement. There are going to be significant differences in features, security, location, cleanliness, availability, size and customer service. Learning all that you can about your options will allow you to make a great choice in a storage facility. Here are some more specifics about issues you should consider before visiting the online reservation system. How do I select the size of…

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