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Store Your Camping Gear Safely
12 Jul 2021

How to Effectively Store Your Camping Gear

As the weather gets warmer, camping is a great activity for fun with your family, friends, or significant other. There’s nothing that bonds two people more than sleeping in an open tent under the stars on a warm summer night. Many would argue that to be the very definition of…

Best Self-Storage Award in Toronto
5 Jul 2021

Jiffy Storage has won the Consumers Choice Award (CCA) for Best Self-Storage in Toronto. Jiffy is no stranger to awards, with Toronto Life Magazine naming Jiffy Self Storage Toronto’s best storage company and CCA awarding…

How to make your storage unit more accessible by optimizing space?
28 Jun 2021

Self-storage and rental storage units are a great way to sustain a minimalist lifestyle and keep your home free from clutter. It’s easy enough to pack your excess belongings into bins and boxes that go…

Self-storage mistakes to avoid
21 Jun 2021

Self-storage is meant to be easy, convenient and essentially a breeze. After all, what better way to keep excess belongings or items safe and secure affordably and without any hassle? Self-storage is safe, secure and…

6 Myths About Self-Storage Refuted
14 Jun 2021

Self-storage has long been used for business inventory, personal belongings and anything from cars to archived paperwork. In terms of what people keep in self-storage units, the list goes on and on. Long-term self-storage units…

Tips for daily decluttering
7 Jun 2021

Staying organized is often a task that some people struggle with. Whether you’re busy because of work, taking care of children, pets or business, decluttering and organizing can seem like extra work at the end…

8 Tips for Decluttering Your Garage Before Summer
24 May 2021

Easily enough (and usually without noticing), the garage can become a place brimming with junk, boxes of stuff, and unused items. It can quickly become the go-to place for storing things that you aren’t sure…

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Renting a Premium Storage Unit
17 May 2021

When you think about renting a self-storage unit, what do you imagine? Is it a dim, barely lit, cold room with minimal security or is it a full-service facility with premium amenities, security, and modern…

How Decluttering Can Boost Your Mental Health
10 May 2021

Have you ever walked into a recently cleaned room that was organized perfectly and decorated to its fullest potential? If so, you know the feeling of being peaceful and at ease that comes with being…

How to Store All Types of Bedding
3 May 2021

Who doesn’t love snuggling up with a fresh comforter and bed sheets for a peaceful night of rest and relaxation? The key to a great night’s sleep is in the comfort and quality of your…

How Self-Storage Can Help During a Divorce or Separation
26 Apr 2021

Divorce and separation can be anxiety inducing, difficult, and, often, messy. It can cause even the most organized and methodical of people to succumb to feelings of loneliness, despair, and hopelessness that can really put…

6 Ways to Get Your Kids Involved in Decluttering Your Home
19 Apr 2021

Teaching children how to do chores and incorporating it into their everyday lives is an important part of parenting. Whether it’s doing laundry, picking up after their toys, or cleaning the dishes, children need to…

How to Pack Quickly for a Last Minute Move
12 Apr 2021

Packing all your belongings to get ready for a big move can be extremely daunting, and many might not know where to begin. It can get even more frustrating when you are forced to move…

10 Tips to Store Your Winter Clothes for Summer
5 Apr 2021

While not everyone enjoys summer (hard to believe, right?), it does mean longer days and more heat, making you want to get rid of that old bulky jacket wearing you down through the winter months.…

8 Items That Shouldn’t Be Kept In a Storage Unit
22 Mar 2021

A self-storage unit can be the perfect place for seasonal home décor, unused furniture and heavy winter clothing. There are, however, certain items that should never be kept in your self-storage unit. While self-storage in…

How to Save Money by Using Self Storage
15 Mar 2021

A common complaint among homeowners is that they don’t have enough space. A little extra space is always nice and can always be put to good use. It’s very rare to hear of someone having…

6 Ways to Use Short Term Storage
8 Mar 2021

Self-storage can be used for a multitude of different purposes and not all of them require long-term commitment. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to rent out a storage unit for the long haul…

How to Create a Home Gym
1 Mar 2021

Nowadays, convenience is everything. Whether it’s learning to cut your own hair at home or having your groceries delivered, we’ve all been exploring new ways to make our lives easier. When it comes to working…

Why You Need a Climate-Controlled Storage Unit
22 Feb 2021

Climate-controlled storage differs from regular storage in that it is kept at a stable and consistent temperature to ensure the safety of your valuable belongings. When considering and choosing a storage facility, the safety of…

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