Moving in the Winter

Tips for Moving in the Winter

Moving in the winter is not ideal. Let’s face it. The weather is unpredictable and can slow down the loading and unloading of your household contents – even make it dangerous if there are icy conditions. But, moving in the winter can be better managed with some advance preparation. Here are some tips to help you get ready and manage …

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 …

Fall Storage of Outdoor Gear

Safe Storage For Outdoor Gear & Equipment

Fall in now here, and cottage country is showing off those beautiful red, gold and crimson leaves. For many rural or seasonal property owners the time will come soon to pack up the outdoor gear such as canoes, paddles, life jackets, and water toys. If this year you treated yourself to a new paddle board, you’ll want to protect that …

Plan for Fall Winter Storage

Plan Ahead For Fall & Winter Storage

As we move into September there are lots of changes afoot. Kids back to school, young adults off to college and the warm weather is mellowing into cooler nights. While you are enjoying the great outdoors to get the most of the season, it’s also a good time to plan ahead for fall and winter. For many families, space for …

Self Storage Unit Size Guide

Selecting a Self-Storage Unit – What Size do I Need?

You’ve decided that you need to rent a storage unit to help with downsizing, long-term storage or to help with a move. What’s the next step? In order to get pricing and acquire the unit for your purpose, you need to decide on the size or dimensions of the locker. We can help you with that. If you haven’t leased …

Calloway Storage

DIY Moving With a Portable Storage Container

Are you among the many thousands of people planning on moving this summer? July and August are peak moving times following the wave of spring real estate activity. Most families want to move while the weather is warm and before the start of school. It can take several months advance preparation to book trucks, moving equipment, and find or select …

Packing a Storage Locker

Tips For Organizing Your Storage Locker

You’ve decide to lease a storage locker to have more storage room for your household and personal belongings. That’s great! Having the convenience of readily accessible extra storage space can really give you comfort and peace of mind. But if you are trying to fix a clutter problem in your basement, wouldn’t it be ideal if you could re-organize everything …

Storage Solutions for In Between Moves

In-between Moves? Storage Solutions Solve the Crisis

If you’ve been following the real estate market and seen some of the newspaper articles recently, then you may already know about the situation many sellers have found themselves in. With an over-heated real estate demand, some home and cottage owners have decided it is a good time to sell to hopefully get the highest possible sale price. With homes …

How to Prepare Your Self Storage Unit for a Quick Move This Spring

House prices in Ontario are rising at a staggering rate. A recent report from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) forecasts that the average price of a home in the province will climb to a staggering $855,218 this year, an unheard of 21.2 percent higher than 2020. Just take a look at this house in Toronto, for example. The semi-detached …