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 …

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 …

Moving Storage Tips

Packing Tips For a Storage Unit

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 …

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 …

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 …