How to safely store heirlooms and sentimental items?
1 Jul 2020

How to Safely Store Heirlooms and Sentimental Items

For many families, heirlooms are some of the most cherished items that they own. However, making room for these heirlooms can be challenging if you don’t have space for them. They are also at risk of being damaged during Ontario’s winter climatic conditions or by unwanted pests when you store…

15 Aug 2016

Most families have at least a box-full of family heirlooms that, while important to them, simply cannot be placed around the home due to lack of space, or their inability to fit in with the rest of the decor. They either end up sitting in an attic, a closet or a basement, taking up space, perhaps even being damaged by improper storage, pests, or climatic conditions. If you are planning on storing your family heirlooms in a self-storage unit, below are some tips for doing it safely. Ensure proper packaging. If you are storing old photos or documents, it might make sense to invest in some more protection than simply a cardboard box. You can find closing plastic bins at…

30 Apr 2013

Storage units across North America hold a number of treasures. Whether they're family heirlooms or other items that hold value, consumers choose to trust these units for a variety of reasons. One profession in particular that…

16 Feb 2012

Many people might not understand the full potential of having a self storage unit, but with so many options and specific amenities, it seems there actually might be a need for storage solutions for everyone.According to, there are a plethora of options when it comes to filling the need of renters at most facilities. First, people should address what they will be needing the space for. Some people might be looking to use the space to store family heirlooms after the passing of a parent or other relative, while others might use the unit to keep their collection of old dolls or toy cars.Next, renters will need to consider if the items they're looking to store require any specific…

13 Sep 2011

Torontonians who enjoy shopping are encouraged to mark their calendars, as for the third year in a row, LouLou's annual Shop 'Til You Drop extravaganza will be coming to the GTA.According to LouLou, a leading Canadian periodical for shopping and celebrity news, the event will take place on Bloor Street between Avenue Road and Yonge Street on September 21 from 5 to 9 p.m. In addition to a variety of discounts offered, there will also be fashion presentations from the likes of Julia Cyboran, LouLou's content director, and Claude Laframboise, the magazine's market editor.The event will also make stops in Montreal on September 22 and in Vancouver on October 6."We know our readers across the country absolutely love to shop,…

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