Why should you consider self-storage during winter vacation?
29 Nov 2021

Going Away for the Winter? 6 Reasons to Consider Self-Storage

Winter is coming up fast, and it’s best to be prepared for whatever plans you have in store. Perhaps you plan to travel to the cottage with family and friends, or get some alone time with your significant other on a beach somewhere in the Caribbean. Whatever the case, you…

The advantages of self-storage units during the Canadian winter
22 Nov 2021

If you live in Canada, it goes without saying that you understand a thing or two about fluctuating temperatures, frigid winters and hot, humid summers. Canadians spend their fall season preparing for the harsh cold…

Winter storage tips
6 Apr 2020

While some people in Toronto may be anticipating the end of the winter season, it can also be a fun and adventurous time filled with endless activities. As winter comes to a close, it’s best…

What summer gear should you be storing for the winter?
14 Feb 2020

In an effort to make every summer glorious, many people indulge in all kinds of new experiences and purchases, from motorcycles and boats to patio furniture and outdoor cooking appliances. But once the short summer…

Winter Storage: How to Prepare Any Item
23 Dec 2019

Winter is a beautiful season. It brings with it the holidays, glistening snow, and plenty of outdoor activities. While snowshoeing and ice skating make this season a time for fun, there’s work to be done…

How to Clean Winter Sports Gear for Storage
25 Mar 2019

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…

Tips For Storing Winter Sports Equipment
5 Feb 2018

It’s getting to that time of year again when we are starting to think about and plan for the spring. Winter has been fun, but it’s time to start thinking about what we are going…

30 May 2017

The spring looks like it is finally upon us and that means, among other things, making way for all of the spring gear and equipment you are going to need. You are going to want to get all of that winter equipment out of the way so that you have room for your spring stuff, but if you don’t have enough room in your house for both, you might want to consider outsourcing your storage to a self storage facility. Below are some tips for properly storing your winter equipment. Clothing Anything fabric, whether it’s jackets, scarves, mittens, or big winter blankets, must go into storage for the spring and summer clean and dry. Wet, dirty winter clothing can quickly…

1 May 2017

Many people who are fortunate enough to have seasonal cars, or simply need one for business, or because of the area of the country they live in, turn to self storage units to take care of their vehicles during the long winter months. Putting your car into self storage over the winter involves some special procedures to make sure it is fully functional when you take it out, but taking it out also involves some care and consideration to make sure you are not damaging the car. Below are some tips for taking your old car out of winter storage. Inspect the Battery The most important step when removing your car from a self storage unit is inspecting the battery.…

9 Jan 2017

Your summer vehicle has had a pretty carefree season. Warm weather, no ice on the roads, no salt collecting on the body. Now that the winter is almost upon us, it’s time to start prepping for winter storage. Putting your fun summer car into winter hibernation isn’t as simple as just locking it away in storage and forgetting about it. There are some important steps that you need to follow to make sure it is well looked after and ready for next summer. Below is a how-to guide for preparing your car for winter storage. Choose a Storage Location First and foremost you have to make sure that you choose the right storage location for your car. If you are…

30 May 2013

For Ski-Doo owners in Toronto, secure storage units help free up space in your garage while keeping your snowmobile out of the weather and rust free year-round.According to the Canadian Press, Ski-Doo, the Quebec-based manufacturer…

24 Jan 2012

Many within the self storage industry might refrain from checking over their inventory during the winter months, as most people prefer to avoid moving boxes and updating facilities until the weather is nice. According to InsideSelfStorage.com, staying away from units can mean big trouble when it's time to go through items in the spring, as buildup of dirt or debris and lack of maintenance can be an eyesore for new and current tenants.The source reports that making simple updates to portable storage containers throughout the year might make the facility more appealing and easier to navigate. Those within the industry should always keep the front office in tip-top shape – shiny clean floors and counters, fresh scents and friendly employees…

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