How to Correctly Store Your China and Antiques
16 Oct 2019

How to Correctly Store Your China and Antiques

China and antiques are often passed on from generation to generation. Whether you’re making a move or want to store your china and antiques away, these precious items require special care. In the case of your good china, these sets tend to be quite extensive and are impractical to have…

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Hidden storage spaces at home
18 Sep 2019

Let’s face it, Toronto is a great place to live, except when you’re faced with the realities of climbing the property ladder. The rising cost of real estate means a smaller footprint for modern condos,…

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Tips for long-term storage
11 Sep 2019

A lot of people rent out storage units for a few months while they’re away for a short time or still working out the logistics of a big move. Although that can be as simple…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Linens
30 Dec 2017

If you are someone who really enjoys the look and feel of good linens (I think most of us probably fall into that category), then chances are you have quite a few options to choose…

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Storing Camping Equipment
18 Dec 2017

How To Properly Store Camping Equipment The end of fall and the arrival of winter is often hard to come to grips with, especially after you have spent so much quality time during the warmer…

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Fireproofing Storage Documents
8 Dec 2017

If you are a small business owner, or even just find that all of the family administrative documentation is adding up to unmanageable levels, you might use a self storage unit for document storage. Self…

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Storing Gasoline Safely
3 Nov 2017

There are many reasons you may choose to keep gasoline on hand. You may own a gas powered lawn mower (or other piece of yard equipment), or you may have some around just in case…

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Storing Corrosive Items Properly
16 Oct 2017

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…

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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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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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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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3 Jul 2017

One of the most common items that people require storage for is a mattress. Many of us are constantly downsizing or upsizing our mattresses. A mattress may have simply become unnecessary for you and your family, but you may still want to keep it around just in case. If you are wondering about the best way to store your mattress, below are some tips that you may find useful: Avoid storing your mattress in your basement When trying to store a mattress, many people opt for a basement or below-ground storage areas. This is a recipe for disaster, because basements are humidity traps and a mattress can quickly become so damaged by mold and mildew that it is no longer…

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