8-Step Checklist for Moving with a Portable Unit Packing

It can be very satisfying checking off each to-do on a checklist. When moving into a new home having a checklist is the difference between a smooth move, or a damaged TV. Moving solo, without a professional moving company, can seem overwhelming so having a checked list at the end gives you peace-of-mind, and a reminder that you did it!

Retiring to Cottage Country? Here’s How We Can Help With the Move

April and May are traditionally very hot when it comes to real estate, and not just in city centres like the GTA, but across cottage country.More and more 50-somethings are cashing out of their family home and driving north to retire or telecommute. Purchasing a home in central Ontario is a trend that is expected to continue as boomers reach retirement.

Spring Cleaning? Don’t Clean Out Your Garage Without These Four Tips!

The garage is the proverbial man-cave, and a “two-car” garage in Canada really means somewhere to stash all the seasonal necessities such as lawn mowers and snow blowers. The shed is filled with lawn chairs and old pool toys, and you know that the snow is about to release you from the winter laziness, and you’ll have to spring forward into cleaning.

Don’t Let Flooding Put A Damper On Your Cottage Retreat

It’s no surprise to people living in the Muskoka region that the beautiful watershed can become a temporary pain with seasonal snow melt. Sheds and tarping can only provide so much security in times of flooding. To ensure this season doesn’t put a damper on your cottage getaway in the summer, consider a portable storage unit.

Small House or Condo Living – The Need for Storage

Moving from a bigger house into a condo or a smaller house can be a challenge. You are preparing to move, and you realize that your new condo, or the smaller house you bought, will not have enough storage space. You may have larger furniture that you are not yet ready to sell, or other items that might not fit into your new place.

Keep Your Cottage Belongings Safe This Winter

We have been lucky to enjoy such a warm fall this year and as a result, many cottage owners have had the opportunity to put off closing their cottage, enjoying a couple extra weekends of some well-deserved R&R.But as the weather gets cooler and winter edges closer, it will soon be time to start packing up your cottage.