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December 18, 2015

What you need to know about self-storage and winter: It’s not too late to ensure that your valuables are protected

Rental Storage Units

Storing items away for the winter in a self-storage facility provides extra space in your home or garage. Winter has arrived in North York, and there is more snow and ice on the way over the next few months. Now is the time to take precautions to keep your belongings safe from harsh winter temperatures. The following are some tips for effective winter storage. Clean and Repair before Storing One important tip is to make sure that everything you store away is clean and repaired. Make sure that everything is in good working order before you store it away. When spring returns, it will be much easier to locate and bring out items you have stored away and you will…

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December 5, 2015

Self-Storage Ideas That You May Not Have Considered

Cheap Storage Buildings

Holiday Decorations Are you the type (like most of us) who has a thousand decorations stuffed into all the closets after the holidays are over? Or perhaps you have a basement where it looks like it is Christmas all year round. Whatever the case is, decorations add up quickly and they all take up space. Having a self-storage rental during the off-seasons is a great way to keep your home clutter free. With all of the holidays that folks decorate for, it comes in handy often as well. For Collectors Do you have an amazing collection and it’s only getting bigger? Whatever you collect, you do it because you love to do it. From antiques to old cards or coins,…

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November 29, 2014

Store Your Holiday Decorations The Safe And Inexpensive Way!

For many families, transforming the home into a winter wonderland each December is a time honoured tradition. Hauling out boxes of supplies, throwing on a CD of cheesy tunes, baking up some gingerbread, and decorating the house for the upcoming holiday season can make even the hardest Grinch crack a smile. But once the season’s over, putting everything away again come January (and into the gloomy depths of the basement or garage) isn’t quite so merry. Plastic Christmas trees are never fun to fold back into storable shape, while chintzy ornaments seem to accumulate in greater numbers every year. Everyone’s got a box full of lights, green cords tangled in a confusing mass. And if you’ve got an abundance of…

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October 30, 2014

With The Kids Gone To School, It’s Time To Make Room With Centron Storage

With the Kids

After eighteen years of living at home, your son or daughter has finally made the big move and has headed off to college or university. Strange how time flies, right? What’s even stranger is now that it’s mid-fall, it’s already been several weeks since they moved out! Though they may have tried to take all their earthly possessions with them, they were bound to leave most of their stuff behind—relegating the family home to a glorified storage facility. If your basement, garage, crawlspace or even living room is now stuffed to the rafters what the kids couldn’t fit into the moving van, maybe it’s time to make another move—from the home to Centron Storage! One of the perks of living…

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