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How to Downsize your Home with a Storage Unit
11 Jul 2019

How to Downsize your Home with a Storage Unit

Hundreds of Canadians move homes each year. In fact, a Harris/Decima survey found that 20 per cent of Canadians have had to downsize their space. Downsizing can come from a change in lifestyle, employment or even a choice. If it is time for you to downsize your home the process…

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Storage for Young Professionals in Toronto
3 Jul 2019

Everything changes when you get out on your own. You start to be responsible for your own decisions, bills and belongings. Living in your parent’s house often means more space to keep your valuable mementos…

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Reasons to Rent Summer Storage
28 Jun 2019

Many homeowners are now choosing to rent a storage unit over the summer season. In this latest post, we’ll look at the summer unit rental season and explore why so many are now choosing to…

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Tips for Decluttering Your Self Storage Unit This Summer
19 Jun 2019

It’s the time of the year when you’re beginning to take out items that you’ve had in storage during the winter time. Summer clothes and classic cars are taken out of their units ready for…

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Summer Storage Options for Students
11 Jun 2019

With students across the country moving home for the summer, they must consider what to do with the belongings they’ve accumulated throughout the year. Whether you’re planning on storing furniture or lighting fixtures, you should…

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Reasons to Choose Climate Controlled Storage
3 Jun 2019

When you decide to rent a storage unit, there are a number of options you can select to keep your belongings safe. Many are now choosing climate controlled units that maintain the optimal environment throughout…

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Self-Storage Insurance: Is It Worth It?
28 May 2019

Self-storage facilities in Toronto, like many other businesses, often carry insurance to protect themselves against costs brought about by any kind of damage to the property, whether caused by tenants, intruders, or natural events. For…

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Ten Ways to Protect Your Items in a Self-Storage Unit
21 May 2019

Falling victim to theft or property damage is always devastating. But having your valuables stolen from a self-storage unit can completely affect your peace of mind. People use self-storage in Toronto for a wide range…

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How to Move and Store a Drum Kit and Other Instruments
14 May 2019

Owning a musical instrument can be quite an investment. But despite the high cost, your instrument can last a lifetime and beyond with good maintenance and proper storage when you need to set it aside…

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How to Arrange Your Storage Unit Efficiently
7 May 2019

More and more Canadians are choosing self-storage services in Toronto to assist with relocating, getting organized, reducing clutter in the house, or storing belongings for the future. If this is the first time using a…

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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…

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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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Things Not to Store in a Climate Controlled Storage Unit
11 Mar 2019

One of the coolest things (no pun intended) about renting a storage unit is that your space is climate controlled. This helps preserve your belongings, such as books, seasonal equipment, or collector’s items. Many items…

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How Self-Storage Can Increase Your Home Value
4 Mar 2019

When you’re selling your home, you want to get out every dollar of your home’s value that you can. After all, the price you sell your home for is your return on investment for the…

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Storing Summer and Fall Clothes for the Winter
27 Feb 2019

If you live in a home where closet space is at a minimum it can be frustrating trying to keep clothes stored free of wrinkles. It can also lead to annoying clutter, with clothes strewn…

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Different Types of Storage Units
19 Feb 2019

If it’s time to rent a self-storage unit, it can be difficult to decide which unit is best for you. There are many options available whether you have to store a vehicle, have a collection…

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Things Not to Store in Storage Unit
13 Feb 2019

Renting a storage unit provides a number of benefits, from freeing up space at home to finding a safer more secure storage area that limits the possibility of damage to your belongings. Storage units provide…

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:Decluttering for the New Year: How a Storage Unit Can Help
5 Feb 2019

The New Year often comes plenty of resolutions we rarely keep. This year, do yourself a favour and decide to get your home — or office — decluttered. Decluttering has many benefits, such as helping…

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Organize and Store Christmas Decorations
22 Jan 2019

It’s that time of year again. The carolers have stopped singing, the cookies have been devoured, and all of the gifts have been opened and enjoyed or regifted. Now comes the worst part-taking down all…

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