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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Mobile Storage Container Ontario

Contactless Moving During The Pandemic

Moving is a fact of life, pandemic or not. And for many people, relocating permanently to central Ontario is a choice destination, as work from home trends continue to be high. But, moving during a national health crisis is not without some challenges. The moving industry is considered an essential service and moving companies have been doing their utmost to …

Mobile Portable Storage

How a Portable Storage Container Helps You Move

Despite the 2020 pandemic, real estate in Ontario continues to increase in value as demand remains strong in many communities. One trend was people relocating from cities to smaller communities and even rural properties. This was influenced by the larger shift to remote working that many companies implemented during the year. So with an active real estate market likely to …

Portable Storage Containers

Tips For Packing a Mobile Storage Container

Portable storage units or mobile self-storage containers have been around for residential use for about 20 years. The are reusable, wind and water tight and primarily made out of steel or composite and wood options. The market for portable storage containers is experiencing rapid growth. Traditionally people had 2 options when they needed to move houses. They either paid for …