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November 26, 2022

Items That Last Long in Storage and How to Pack Them Properly

Items That Last Long in Storage and How to Pack Them Properly

Some people think that a self-storage unit is merely a short-term solution for storing personal belongings when they’re going through life transitions, like moving or renovations. However, self-storage can also be a long-term solution for people looking to store items the whole year round — and even longer! In some cases, customers who initially planned to rent a storage unit only for a few months realized the convenience of keeping their units and storing their personal items safely for years.  Renting a long-term self-storage unit ensures that your personal items (including rarely used and unused possessions) are kept safe and sound for months or even years.  However, you may find it difficult to decide which items can be safely stored…

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October 14, 2022

10 Essential Moving Supplies Must Haves

10 Essential Moving Supplies Must Haves

No matter how far you’re going or why you’re doing it, moving is a physically and mentally exhausting task. Transporting your items is the easy part; the bulk of your time will be spent on packing. Simplify the process by planning and making sure you have the things you need when moving into a new apartment or house. Here is a rundown of all the best packing supplies for moving and other things to make your packing experience less of a hassle.  Bubble Wrap Bubble wrap is a must-have if you want to protect fragile items. For the best protection, always wrap goods with the bubble side facing inside. Bubble wrap works well for delicate breakables like a collection of…

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September 13, 2022

What You Need to Understand About a Self-Storage Contract

What You Need to Understand About a Self-Storage Contract

Self-storage facilities offer cost-effective short-term or long-term storage solutions you can use to keep unused belongings. If you are planning to rent a storage unit, you will need to sign a self-storage contract.  Most self-storage companies provide a contract that outlines important conditions and agreement details for both parties. This allows you and the company to avoid any form of miscommunications and conflicts. However, contracts can be fairly complex. While some map out their terms and conditions in a simple and easy-to-understand manner, others might leave you at a loss. Before signing on the dotted line, it is a good idea to read and make sense of the terms and conditions of the lease agreement for storage space. What Terms…

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August 13, 2022

Why Decluttering Is Important

Why Decluttering Is Important

Self-care takes many forms. Sometimes, all you need is a chance to relax. However, relaxing is never truly complete unless you also pay attention to your environment. Decluttering your surroundings is a great way to accomplish just that. Getting rid of clutter improves our physical and emotional health.  For one thing, clutter and disorder may be distressing, which may explain why Marie Kondo and minimalism continue to have such a devoted following. After all, organizing your belongings not only makes it simpler to find what you’re searching for, but it may also boost your mood and state of mind in a variety of ways.  Here are some of the life-changing magic of tidying up: Reduce anxiety Hoarding is when you…

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July 11, 2022

How to Organize Important Documents Simply and Safely

When it comes to organization, one of the most frequently neglected areas is arranging essential files and documents. Not only are people unfamiliar with it, but they also have no idea how to organize critical documents properly. Many people are struggling to organize all of their valuable information so much that they are unable to find them when needed the most. With receipts, utility bills, mails, and other important files, these documents can be the biggest reason for table clutter. You most likely have a pile of documents that you know you should save but don’t know where to place them. Make use of these creative solutions to keep your paperwork organized. What Documents Should You Keep in a Safe?…

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June 24, 2022

How to Declutter Your Storage Unit Like a Pro

How to Declutter Your Storage Unit Like a Pro

People pay for storage rental in North York where they can temporarily store their unused belongings. Eventually, years of usage can fill up your storage unit. Facing boxes full of years’ worth of clutter can be overwhelming. You might even think that you require more storage space to accommodate all your unused possessions. However, you do not need to invest in a larger storage unit. The best solution to your problem is to declutter.  Why You Need to Declutter Your Storage Unit Often, many people only visit their offsite storage units to store excess possessions and forget about them. Since an offsite self-storage unit rental is kept out of sight and out of mind, decluttering may not be high on…

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April 18, 2022

12 Tips for Safely Moving Your Items Into Storage

12 Tips for Safely Moving Your Items Into Storage

Disassembling large or heavy furniture can help you avoid injury. When doing so, keep all the dismantled parts (such as bolts, screws, or other small pieces) together to prevent confusion when you reassemble the item in your new house. For example, unscrew the legs when moving a table, and extract the draws when moving a desk. If you have furniture prone to scratches like coffee tables, tabletops, and headboards, wrap them in protective padding. You can rent padding from storage facilities or moving companies.  Moving Heavy Objects Safely  Trying to move boxes that are too heavy will suscept you to injury and potentially damage your belongings. Thus, limit the weight of your boxes to under 50 pounds if possible. Furthermore,…

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