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September 15, 2020

8 Self-Storage Myths Debunked

8 Self-Storage Myths Debunked

Self-storage units have provided many a convenient place to store those extra items in the house without getting rid of them. Furthermore, there are other benefits that you can get from the service such as reduced clutter at home and a wider living space. However, there is a reasonable number of misconceptions regarding storage units flying around out there. Unfortunately, these myths can either dissuade you from using the service or urge you to use self-storage rooms for the wrong reasons. A good number of these misconceptions are propagated by people who may have preconceived notions though they probably have never tried renting one before. Falsehoods can also come from people who had an unfortunate experience with the service. Before…

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July 7, 2020

The Art of Creating a Self-Storage Inventory

The Art of Creating a Self-Storage Inventory

Whether it’s a shared room or a big unit, creating a self-storage inventory can save you time for when you need to look for specific items. It also allows you to easily determine if you have any missing items and what these are. An inventory is a handy list of the things you have kept in your storage facility. Here is a step-by-step guide that will help you achieve your goal of organizing your storage unit. Why You Need an Inventory of Your Things Too often, homeowners lose track of the items they have in their possession. When there are too many things inside your home, it will be difficult for you to remember ever owning — or even purchasing…

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June 29, 2020

Storage Guide: How to Store Furniture Properly

Storage Guide: How to Store Furniture Properly

At some point, you’ll likely need to rent a storage centre. Whether you’re moving to a new house, want to declutter and free up more space, or are going through a major transition, you need to know proper methods for storing items, especially sizable ones like furniture. Prior to packing your furniture and hauling them over to a third-party furniture storage facility near you, take a look at this storage guide. Learn how to make storing furniture more convenient and safer for your prized possessions. Here are a few tips for better furniture storage: 1. Determine your storage options Placing furniture in a storage facility can get expensive. Before anything else, make sure you’re clear about how long you are…

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May 28, 2020

Is Self-Storage Worth the Money?

Is Self-Storage Worth the Money?

Are you one of the millions of people around the world who use the garage or a spare room in the house for storing things? Though most common in cities, even homes in suburban areas also swear by the garage-storage set-up. Fortunately, self-storage units have become readily available in various areas throughout Canada, giving homeowners and businesses alike extra space for storing their items. The country today has approximately 3000 storage facilities with close to 90% occupancy. However, one question remains: is renting a self-storage unit worth it? If you are on the lookout for storage solutions and are considering self-storage, it’s understandable that you may have some reservations regarding the value of rentals. Whether you need short-term or long-term…

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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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