Tips for preserving furniture in storage
25 Sep 2019

Eight Best Tips for Preserving Furniture in Storage

Furniture isn’t just functional; it also provides accents like pops of colour and, for the trendy, even conversation starters. But what are you going to do with them when you’re moving, downsizing, or simply redecorating? Short-term storage helps you take care of furniture during the in-between period, keeping them safe…

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How to Safely Store Your Cottage Furniture
9 Aug 2019

Cottage season has many of us packing up for cooler climes amongst the woods and lakeside. According to the Financial Post, there has been a marked increase in recreational real estate purchases within the last…

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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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How To Properly Store Hardwood Furniture
27 Aug 2018

The best place to store hardwood furniture is in your home, but there are some cases in which you might need to place your hardwood furniture into storage. If you are storing them for more…

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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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Furniture Warping In Storage
27 Oct 2017

At some point, most people are going to have to consider looking outside of their limited storage space to something off-site to help with their storage needs. This might include a trusted storage facility in…

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18 May 2017

If you are planning a home renovation, chances are you have prepared yourself for the accompanying expenses. One of those that you have hopefully already considered, is what you are going to do with your furniture while you are renovating. If it is an extensive renovation and you don’t have room anywhere else in your home or business to store your furniture, one of the things that you might consider is storing your furniture in a self storage unit. Below are some things to know when placing your furniture in self storage during a renovation. Give the Storage Unit a Once-Over Before Storing Anything It is always a good idea to inspect your storage unit before putting anything into it,…

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8 Jan 2013

Toronto police are searching for a man caught on a senior living center's security camera entering the building moments before stealing fire extinguishers from the facility. According to the Toronto Sun, investigators released an image of the man on January 7 hoping someone will come forward with information regarding the suspect. Although the situation is unfortunate, it is more than likely the senior center will keep important items locked away in self storage units to avoid a situation like this from taking place on the property again. The man was able to get away with five fire extinguishers, which were estimated to be worth about $1,500 in total. "The wanted man is described as white, about 40 years old, 5-foot-10…

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27 Aug 2012

Moving into condos in urban centers in Toronto is becoming a popular trend in the housing market in the city, and in order to move into these smaller buildings, furniture retailers are responding by creating products designed especially for condos and apartments, according to a recent article for The Globe and Mail.Suburban homeowners in the cities surrounding Toronto who move into these urban centers need to invest in affordable self storage in Toronto for their oversized furniture that won't fit into smaller condos and apartments.“Every major furniture retailer now has a line that is apartment or condo sized,” Elaine Cecconi, co-owner of interior design consultant firm Cecconi Simone, told the newspaper. “There’s so much product out there for small-space inhabitants…

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17 May 2012

Once a consumer has bought their new house, one of the first things they’ll likely want to do is furnish it. Whether this means moving in their old items or buying new ones, it’s important for new homeowners to have a strategy when it comes to bringing furniture to their new home. For those bringing their old furniture, it might be a good idea to look into an affordable self storage unit before move-in day. Let’s face it – bringing everything over in one go can be a major hassle. Having a self storage unit to keep extra items until a place can be found for them is a good way to ease this process. It may also allow new…

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