How to Clean Winter Sports Gear for Storage
25 Mar 2019

How to Clean Winter Sports Gear for Storage

Winter is a fact of life in Canada, and one of the best ways to take advantage of the snow and ice is to get out there and have fun. Winter sports gear can be very space-consuming, especially if you’re an avid skier or snowboarder! It’s handy to have a…

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Easy Comic Book Storage Tips
18 Mar 2019

And they said your comic book collection would never be worth anything! The joke is on the haters—your comic books are now valuable collector’s items. The thing about collector’s items is they lose most of…

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Things Not to Store in a Climate Controlled Storage Unit
11 Mar 2019

One of the coolest things (no pun intended) about renting a storage unit is that your space is climate controlled. This helps preserve your belongings, such as books, seasonal equipment, or collector’s items. Many items…

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How Self-Storage Can Increase Your Home Value
4 Mar 2019

When you’re selling your home, you want to get out every dollar of your home’s value that you can. After all, the price you sell your home for is your return on investment for the…

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Storing Summer and Fall Clothes for the Winter
27 Feb 2019

If you live in a home where closet space is at a minimum it can be frustrating trying to keep clothes stored free of wrinkles. It can also lead to annoying clutter, with clothes strewn…

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Different Types of Storage Units
19 Feb 2019

If it’s time to rent a self-storage unit, it can be difficult to decide which unit is best for you. There are many options available whether you have to store a vehicle, have a collection…

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Things Not to Store in Storage Unit
13 Feb 2019

Renting a storage unit provides a number of benefits, from freeing up space at home to finding a safer more secure storage area that limits the possibility of damage to your belongings. Storage units provide…

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:Decluttering for the New Year: How a Storage Unit Can Help
5 Feb 2019

The New Year often comes plenty of resolutions we rarely keep. This year, do yourself a favour and decide to get your home — or office — decluttered. Decluttering has many benefits, such as helping…

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Organize and Store Christmas Decorations
22 Jan 2019

It’s that time of year again. The carolers have stopped singing, the cookies have been devoured, and all of the gifts have been opened and enjoyed or regifted. Now comes the worst part-taking down all…

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Qualities to Look for in a Temporary Storage Space
16 Jan 2019

So, you have a surplus of stuff and you want to store it. Time to hit up the YellowPages, the internet, or your local newspaper to find your nearest storage outpost. About five minutes into…

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Need to Know Tips When Staging a Home
7 Jan 2019

Want to get the most money for your home? You’d better stage it beautifully. Home staging is the art of prepping a home for sale. The goal is to make it as appealing as possible…

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Tips for Putting Your Car in Long-Term Vehicle Storage
2 Jan 2019

There are many instances where you might want to store your vehicle for extended periods of time. For example, you may have a convertible that you only drive in the summer months. Or maybe you…

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What causes wooden furniture to expand during storage?
19 Nov 2018

With cold weather rapidly on its way, it is time to think about how the changing season affects the wooden furniture in your storage unit. If steps aren’t taken to care for your furniture, winter…

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Preserving your furniture while it is in long-term storage
12 Nov 2018

Renting a storage unit provides you with the room to keep the furniture you love while removing clutter from your personal living spaces. However, with that said, storing furniture in a storage unit can be…

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Managing the storage account overdue
11 Nov 2018

No matter how good your intentions, sometimes life throws curve-balls that can derail you financially. Even though you make every effort to stay within budget, things happen. When you’re trying to juggle mortgage payments, car…

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Keeping a storage unit tidy
5 Nov 2018

Storage units are a lot like junk drawers—they tend to attract whatever you don’t want, but also don’t want to get rid of, and then forget. Whether it is in your home, garage, or storage…

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Tips for storing your books
29 Oct 2018

There are few things more precious and more delicate than books. Our books are tied to memories, learning, and escape, and oftentimes, we hope to hold onto our books for generations to come. If we…

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Souvenir storing techniques
22 Oct 2018

Whether you spent a weekend in Banff or a month in Morocco, chances are you’ve collected a bunch of souvenirs during your time away. From travel brochures to exotic trinkets, it’s hard to part with…

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Do-It-Yourself Home Move
15 Oct 2018

Although professional movers can get the job done quickly and smoothly, you’ll often pay a premium for their services. Whether you’ve just bought a new home or are moving into a college dorm, chances are…

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