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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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August 24, 2020

8 Book Storage Tips Every Book Lover Should Know

8 Book Storage Tips Every Book Lover Should Know

Books can get damaged or deteriorate if not given proper attention and care. If you’re a book lover, it’s only natural that you want to keep your most beloved tomes in good condition — especially if you have a whole library’s worth of books at home. Storing your books the right way will allow you to preserve the pages for a long time to come. Here are some effective storage tips you can follow to ensure that you continue to enjoy your favourites: Cover your books with plastic sleeves One of the most appealing parts of a book is the front and the back covers, which are among the major reasons you may have picked some of your books up…

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March 7, 2019

Gone Fishing! Tips to Store Your Things for Summer

Summer is a time for travel, vacation, and returning home after college exams. If you’re coming back in the fall, why move all your stuff? Take advantage of local storage lockers in North York. Load your items into a personal storage locker over the last few weeks of school, and by the end of exams, you’ll be ready for one final drop-off before the summer break begins. The storage locker you choose matters, as do the ways you store and organize your things. Whether you are a student, vacationing away from home, or need a place to pack away your possessions while renovating, learning the best ways to store your belongings can keep them safe and protected. Here are the…

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February 20, 2019

Moving Tips for First Time Home Buyers

You’re excited and likely a little nervous. You’re finally becoming a homeowner, but moving day is approaching, and it can be stressful! You have to pack up all your belongings, transport them, and then unpack them into your new home. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be as scary as it seems. There are many tips for new home owners to make the process smoother and stress-free. Make this day as enjoyable as possible with these ideas: Rent a Storage Unit The timeline is one of the most significant sources of stress when moving. Often there is only a small window to move out of your old home and into the new one. Renting a self-storage unit in North York allows…

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January 30, 2019

Additional Tips for Winter Car Storage

For some drivers, storing their car during the winter is a smart investment; it can protect the vehicle from harsh weather conditions. The chilly winter air can damage many of your car’s components. Although we touched on this subject a few months ago, we want to provide even more in-depth information about why keeping your car out of the rust-inducing salt, slush, and sludge might be a smart move. Storing your ride does not simply mean parking it inside a safe, warm space until springtime. There are important steps you need to take to keep your vehicle in pristine condition while it is safely kept in storage. Here are some quick tips to get your car ready for wintertime hibernation….

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December 15, 2018

Six Tips to Create Peaceful Energy in Your Home

Let’s face it—we live in stressful times where uncertainty rules and the news isn’t always good. What we need is a place where we can find peace—an oasis of calm in a tumultuous world. How do we create peaceful energy in our own homes? Numerous studies reinforce the idea that a serene and beautiful living space has a direct and positive influence on our mood and psychological health. The ancient Chinese practice of feng shui reinforces the importance of aligning a structure’s energy so as to create harmony for those who live there. Many people feel their mood lift when their homes are even marginally tidier and more organized. Achieving calm, soothing energy in your home doesn’t need to involve…

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November 7, 2018

Get Ready for Autumn and Winter Fun:
Store Summer Toys and Furniture

When we were young, the autumn felt like the beginning of a new year; school started again and the carefree days of summer came to an end. Even in adulthood, autumn continues to feel like a time for a re-set. It’s a great time to put away summer toys into storage and prep for the winter. Summer may get a lot of love and songs written about it, but it’s really the autumn that many people secretly love best. As the romantic poet John Donne said, “In Heaven, it is always autumn.” What’s not to love about fall? The weather is either gorgeous or gorgeously stormy, the trees are trying on their new wardrobe in reds and golds and oranges,…

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