Storing Corrosive Items Properly
16 Oct 2017

4 Corrosive Items That Should Always Be Stored Properly

Many people underestimate the danger posed by many common household chemicals, especially corrosive items, and end up storing them incorrectly. This is especially dangerous if you have small animals or children around who don’t know any better, and can end up getting into these chemicals, potentially seriously injuring themselves. If…

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Using Self Storage As A Workshop
13 Oct 2017

As the price of real estate continues to soar across the country, and people are finding it harder to make space for the things they want to do (run a business, comfortably store their belongings),…

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Items To Upcycle Into Furniture
9 Oct 2017

One of the biggest trends right now in home decor is upcycling. For those of you who are not familiar with the term, upcycling simply means taking something at the end of its useful life…

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Tips For Organizing Your Linen Closet
6 Oct 2017

There are few things in the home more pleasing to the eye than a well organized linen closet. Many people’s linen closets are complete nightmares, with too many items in not enough space. While it’s…

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DIY Ideas For Plastic Storage Bins
2 Oct 2017

Sometimes all it takes to get a lot out of a little is some creativity. Many people find themselves at a loss when it comes to creating additional storage space for themselves around their homes.…

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Saving Money As A Retail Business
28 Aug 2017

One of the biggest costs of running a retail business is space. Retail space is not cheap. The cost of the space itself, plus the accompanying bills, quickly add up, and you can find yourself…

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Choosing A Storage Facility Location
24 Aug 2017

Self storage facilities are one of the most convenient ways to declutter your life, and keep valuables safe and sound. Millions of people throughout North America rely on their local self storage facility to help…

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How To Stage Your Home Like A Pro
21 Aug 2017

If you are selling your home, one of the most important things you can do to make sure it sells fast, and for as much above market price as possible, is to stage it like…

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Getting Rid Of Things Before A Move
17 Aug 2017

Moving not only means deciding what you are going to take with you, it also means deciding what you are not going to take with you. Purging before a move is just as important as…

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How To Move In An Environmentally Friendly Way
14 Aug 2017

Moving often entails a lot of waste that many people might not even realize they are creating. But there is such a thing as an environmentally friendly move, and whether it be furniture storage, or…

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Self Storage And Growing Your Business
10 Aug 2017

Many people are turning to entrepreneurship and small businesses in the 21st century as a way to add additional income to their main source, or as an attempt to transition away from the corporate world…

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Protecting Your Belongings From Dust And Damage While Moving
4 Aug 2017

When you’re moving, it can often seem like you have entered survival mode. All you are concentrating on is getting your life from point a to point b, and very little else. This mindset is…

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How To Store Fragile Items Before You Move
1 Aug 2017

The chaos of a move provides the perfect conditions for breaking something. You are running around, cleaning out closets, moving around furniture, maybe even trying to stage your house at the same time because it…

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28 Jul 2017

The Chinese concept of Feng Shui is focused on achieving harmony in design and construction by utilizing natural principles that exploit various forms of energy in nature. It has been a staple of Chinese design for millennia and can be seen throughout Chinese homes and architecture both in China and in diaspora communities abroad. If you are interested in trying to incorporate Feng Shui principles into the look and feel of your own home, below are some tips to get you started. Declutter One of the easiest things to do to get started is to clear out clutter. Clutter is, perhaps, the number one enemy of Feng Shui and should be dealt with immediately. Anything that you don’t absolutely need,…

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24 Jul 2017

A bride’s wedding day is likely to be one of the most important and memorable events in her life. A big part of that day, and one of the fondest memories for many brides, is how stunning they looked in their wedding dress. A wedding dress is not only one of the centrepieces of the day, it’s also a pretty major investment for a lot of people and should be well looked after, not only after the ceremony, but more importantly, before. Below are some wedding dress storage tips that will help you keep your gown looking immaculate for when the big day arrives. Muslin garment bag These are fantastic options for storing your wedding dress before the big day…

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21 Jul 2017

Books are something we often collect after we read them. A good book can become part of who we are, which is why so many people are reluctant to give up the books that have meant the most to them – even if they are not first editions,or original prints, and can be easily bought at any major chain bookstore. When a book is an antique, however, the need to keep it in great condition increases. If you are a collector, or, perhaps, didn’t even know that you had antique books in your collection, below are some important storage tips to make sure that your books are always well protected. Avoid slipcases Many people swear by slipcases. These are containers…

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17 Jul 2017

One of the most important tips when looking into a home that you would like to flip is the location. Do people want to live there? Is it in a desirable neighbourhood? Is it close to amenities? These are all questions that you absolutely must ask yourself before attempting to flip a home for profit. Is it close to you? You are probably going to be working on this home daily during the months ahead, which means that it needs to be close to where you currently live and work, or this might quickly become a huge inconvenience for you. You must also factor in the cost of getting to and from your investment home, as well as the opportunity…

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14 Jul 2017

One of the most culturally universal events throughout North America is the garage sale. Garage sales are synonymous with both junk and hidden gems. Everyone has, at some time in their life, driven past a sign on a telephone pole for a garage sale, seen an advertisement in the local paper, or even attended one in person. If you have never thrown a garage sale before, or have tried and not gotten the results you were hoping for, below are some tips for throwing a successful one. Start by making the unemotional decisions One of the major risks of a garage sale is that you will get rid of something that you will later regret having sold. The best way…

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10 Jul 2017

One of the best things to happen in the world of wine, beer, and spirits is the popularization of home brewing. Even more, with home brewing, those with the skills and equipment can add their own personal tastes and preferences to the beer they drink and offer to friends and family, and even the public on a small scale. Brewing homemade beer, however, involves some pieces of equipment that come with special storage needs to ensure that they are always working correctly. If you are wondering about the best ways to properly store your brewing equipment when not in use, below are some tips to help you out. Invest in hooks and a peg board These storage options are especially…

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