Calloway Mobile Storage

Do it Yourself Moving With a Portable Storage Container

Moving can be expensive. Hiring a professional trucking firm and movers / packing help is costly. It can take several months advance preparation to book trucks, moving equipment, and find or select a moving partner. Many homeowners decide to cut the expense of hiring a professional moving company and go for a DIY solution. While renting a small truck is …

storage locker packing tips

Get Ready to Pack – 3 Tips for Using a Storage Locker

You’ve made a decision to rent a storage locker for temporary and longer term storage of household belongings. Good for you! A storage locker will free up space in your home and help you feel more organized! But to get the most out of the experience it’s good to have a plan and think ahead about how you want to …

Calloway Storage

Plan Ahead For Fall & Winter Storage

October is a great season to enjoy some time outdoors in the fall colours, and while parks and hiking trails are free of snow. It’s also a good time to plan ahead for winter and take care of tasks around the house while the weather is warm. For many families, space for storing household belongings is at a premium. And …

Self Storage Students

Back to School Clear-out? How Self-Storage Helps.

It’s that time of year again! While the younger crowd is loading up on binders, coloured pencils, and the latest locker decor – many college and university students are packing up cars with boxes of clothing, small appliances and moving out of the family home. For some parents becoming empty nesters means making use of an empty bedroom, converting it …

Mobile Storage Unit

How a Mobile Storage Unit Works

You may have seen them in your neighbourhood – a mobile storage container on a person’s driveway for a week or so and then gone. Mobile units are transforming the way people utilize external storage facilities and the way they move homes. So how does it work? At Calloway storage, we’re pleased to offer mobile storage units out of our …

Tips for home staging

Pro Tips for Home Staging

As we head towards summer, not only is the busiest gardening season ahead of us, but also the busiest real estate month. Homes look more attractive when surrounded by flowering shrubs and borders, increasing curb appeal and maybe even closing sale prices. If you take a scan through the photos of your local listings you’ll see just how many homes …

Spring Clean Storage Unit

Why You Should Spring Clean Your Self-Storage Unit

For many homeowners across Ontario spring it’s time to clean their homes, get rid of unwanted items and reorganize where they are storing their possessions.  Cleaning your home once winter comes to an end is crucial for many homeowners’ happiness and mental wellbeing, but have you considered the benefits of also cleaning your self-storage unit? If you have a self-storage …

Tips for storing furniture

How to Prepare Furniture For Storage

There are lots of reasons why people put household furnishing into storage: temporary storage while moving, long-term storage for a future move, downsizing, estate disbursement, and more. The important thing is to properly protect furniture to ensure that when it is moved on to the next location, or a different owner, it is in the same condition that it was …