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6 Things You Need to Know Before Storing Your Art
16 Dec 2019

6 Things You Need to Know Before Storing Your Art

The artwork is collected and stored for many reasons. It could be a piece waiting to be finished, something which holds sentimental value, or an investment that is too valuable to hang. Whatever the case, there is a right and a wrong way to store your art. When packing art,…

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Tips to Take Your Car Out of Storage
25 Nov 2019

The most exciting part of storing your car away for the winter is dreaming of that sunny day when you can uncover it and hit the roads again. Is it time for the big reveal?…

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The Importance of Professional Document and Archive Storage
18 Nov 2019

Is your company or business drowning in paperwork? Do you feel the need to free up some extra space in the office? Nowadays, regulations usually require that businesses hold on to their records for up…

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Tips for Storing Your Car in The Winter
11 Nov 2019

For those planning to store trucks, RVs, trailers or sports cars away from the snow and salt of the winter, there are a few tips and tricks to do this properly. Proper winter car storage…

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Top 5 Benefits of Using Self-Storage
4 Nov 2019

Is your closet overflowing with items that are too adored to be thrown away? Is your home office becoming crowded with files and paperwork and you need a place to store everything? Does your business…

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12 Top Tips to Keep Your Storage Costs Down
30 Oct 2019

So many of us are “stuff” obsessed, filling our homes with useful and, if we’re perfectly honest, useless items. This can lead to cramped spaces packed to the rims, closets overflowing, guest rooms stacked with…

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Seven Benefits of a Drive-Up Storage
23 Oct 2019

If you are renting a self-storage unit, it can be overwhelming deciding which type of space is right for you. One of the often-overlooked options is the drive-up storage unit. These units are far more…

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How to Correctly Store Your China and Antiques
16 Oct 2019

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…

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Self-Storage Do’s and Don’ts: Everything You Need to Know
9 Oct 2019

Believe it or not, there is a right and a wrong way to handle your self-storage. Not only are there many different types of storage units available, but there are also special precautions you should…

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Tips for preserving furniture in storage
25 Sep 2019

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?…

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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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Things to store in climate controlled storage units
4 Sep 2019

City dwellers know this trade-off all too well—the perfect two-bedroom downtown or a cozy townhouse often comes with one small sacrifice: there doesn’t seem to be enough closet space. Despite all the buzz about modern,…

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How to Store Your Bicycle Long-Term
23 Aug 2019

There are some things in life that we like to hold on to. For many of us, one of those things is our bike. Considering how inconveniently shaped they are, these vehicles don’t always fit…

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Nine Rules for Self-Storage
16 Aug 2019

Are you planning to move or have you recently done so? Sometimes, moving into a smaller home is the best option in terms of cost, location, and upkeep. Despite the benefits, one of the downsides…

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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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Move Smart with 11 Must-Have Storage Unit Supplies
2 Aug 2019

Sometimes, life hands us unexpected challenges. When it comes to moving, one of these challenges can be finding sufficient space, especially when a new home doesn’t offer the same square footage or storage areas as…

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How to handle self-storage over dues.
25 Jul 2019

Your self-storage unit works like an extra attic or second basement, but sometimes it’s easy to forget recurring payments; other times, we find ourselves drowning in bills and expenses. Managing finances and making ends meet…

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Tips for Storage Unit Maintenance
24 Jul 2019

There are an estimated 48,500 storage facilities across the United States yet only 10 percent of self-storage centers had space available. That means there are a lot of Americans who have a storage unit for…

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