Our Ultimate Moving Checklist
29 Mar 2018

Jiffy Storage’ Ultimate Moving Checklist

Whether we like it or not, moving is something we all must undertake at least a couple of times throughout our lives. For many people, it is incredibly stressful and unnerving. Just the thought of picking up and moving an entire life with often decades worth of belongings, memories and…

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Organizing Your Home To Maximize Space
26 Mar 2018

One of the realities of 21st-century living is that people are being forced to cope with minimalist spaces. This is especially true of people who are living and working in major cities like Toronto. Trying…

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Home Office Storage Ideas
22 Mar 2018

Many people will rely on a home office as part of their livelihood simply out of convenience or necessity. Whether you work from home a couple of days a week and the home office space…

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Packing Tips For Moving
19 Mar 2018

Moving is not an easy task and can be stressful for anyone which is why most people try to minimize the number of times they have to do it throughout their lives. While it can…

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Preventing Flood Damage Before It’s Too Late
12 Mar 2018

One of the biggest worries for people who put their belongings into self-storage is potential flood damage. Some people go to extreme lengths to prevent flood damage while others are, unfortunately, unaware of what can…

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Packing Tips For Electronics
8 Mar 2018

One of the most commonly found items in self-storage units is electronics. Whether it’s an old TV, or an old computer monitor, a car stereo, or that vintage boom box you can’t bring yourself to…

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Storage Tips For Protecting Valuable Collectibles
28 Feb 2018

Anyone who collects something knows that the name of the game is retaining value. Whether it be stamps, coins, cards or books: a collectible is valued based on the rarity of the item and its…

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Buying Storage Shelves
26 Feb 2018

Whenever you put anything into a self storage unit, the two main goals should always be protection and maximizing space. Protection is fairly straightforward: you want to ensure no one can break in, and you…

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Most Common Items Found In Storage
23 Feb 2018

Millions of people all over North America rely on self storage units to help them clear out and use space they desperately need. Other people utilize self storage units as places for items they aren’t…

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Deciding When To Move A Grown Child’s Bedroom Into Storage
19 Feb 2018

There comes a time for every parent when their child eventually outgrows the nest and flies away. This is usually a time of mixed emotions. On the one hand, you’re happy you’ve raised a healthy,…

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Wrapping Furniture And Mattresses For Storage
12 Feb 2018

Two of the most commonly stored items in self storage units are furniture and mattresses. We all end up changing or upgrading mattresses and furniture at various points throughout our lives, so it makes sense…

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Clothing During Storage
9 Feb 2018

Most of us accumulate a huge amount of clothing throughout the course of our lives, even throughout the course of a single year. It can get to the point where we have so much clothing…

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Tips For Storing Winter Sports Equipment
5 Feb 2018

It’s getting to that time of year again when we are starting to think about and plan for the spring. Winter has been fun, but it’s time to start thinking about what we are going…

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Preparing Appliances For Storage
2 Feb 2018

Home appliances are notorious for taking up large amounts of space, and they quickly become burdensome when you’ve decommissioned them and no longer want them around. If you have recently upgraded your kitchen and still…

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Running An E-Commerce Business From A Storage Unit
24 Jan 2018

More and more, business owners are turning to self storage facilities to help with the logistics of running a business. They are especially useful for e-commerce businesses, where the need for physical space is limited,…

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Items That Shouldn't Go In A Storage Unit
22 Jan 2018

Self storage units are quickly becoming the solution not just for people’s storage needs, but for businesses and hobby needs as well. The versatility of self storage units make them ideal for keeping items that…

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Storage Tips On A Budget
18 Jan 2018

Some people are adept at getting the most bang for their buck no matter what the investment is. With some, it’s an instinct. They know how to research the best pricing, will go to great…

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Storing Classified Business Documents Properly
15 Jan 2018

No matter what you are putting in a self storage unit, one of the most important considerations is whether or not you are protecting what you are storing. This consideration implies both security and environmental…

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Sorting Through A Deceased Loved-One's Belongings
11 Jan 2018

It can be both painful and joyous sorting through a deceased loved-one’s belongings. Years of memories , family heirlooms, photos, decorations etc. Can be tough to deal with, but can also be incredibly heartwarming. If…

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