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24 Tips to Help you Organize your Storage Unit

A self-storage unit can be a great option to reduce the clutter in your home. However, if you throw all your stuff into your unit randomly, it’ll not only be impossible to find anything, but you will not be making the best use of the space that you’ve paid for. If you are looking to […]

How to Store Tires Between Seasons

As the seasons change, you may need to think about changing your seasonal tires. Whether you’re switching to winter tires or to summer tires, it’s important to think about how you store your off-season set. Setting aside a set of tires for long term storage may seem like a simple task: remove the tires from your […]

How to Properly Store Batteries in Long Term Self Storage

Since Italian physicist Alessandro Volta developed the first operable battery in 1800, batteries have been an essential element of our everyday lives powering everything from flashlights, to defibrillators, to video game consoles. Batteries are an ever-present part of modern life but they can also be quite dangerous if not treated properly. This is especially true […]

How to Store Your Fishing Equipment

There are few things better than sitting on a boat with your line cast out into the water, taking in the scenery as you feel a gentle tug on your fishing rod, and knowing that you’ve got a big one on the hook.  Whether you are out on a lake, river, or ocean, fishing is […]

How to Store Exercise Equipment in Self Storage

At the peak of the Covid 19 pandemic, when we were all cooped up inside, many of us had the same idea, that this was the ideal time to finally start working out and get in shape. With gyms closed people started buying up exercise equipment left and right leading to massive supply shortages. Many […]

How to Store Gardening Equipment in Self Storage

As the temperature drops and the leaves start to change colour, many homeowners across the country will be putting down their last application of fertilizer, mowing their lawns one more time and getting ready to rake and blow leaves out of their yards. When the winter finally sets in, you’ll have to find a place […]

Businesses That Can Benefit From Using Self Storage

Businesses today have to adapt to our ever evolving world. To keep up with the tough competition, business owners must be creative and resourceful when it comes to formulating strategies to sustain their business. This often means trying things that you’ve never thought about before, such as using a self-storage unit to help your business […]

How to Store Comic Books and Collectibles in Self Storage

In a recent auction, Action Comics #1, featuring the first ever appearance of Superman was sold for a staggering $3.25 million. While not every collectible is worth several million dollars, many collectible items such as comic books, trading cards, coins, stamps, and antiques are quite valuable and should be stored properly so that they stay […]

The Best Way to Store Electronics in your Self-Storage Unit

Electronics dominate most people’s lives, whether we are talking about cell phones, tablets, computers, laptops, CDs, DVD players, Blu-ray players, radios, televisions, or video game consoles. The constant release of new models and new technology means we are always upgrading and discarding our electronic devices. If a big chunk of your storage space is dedicated […]

Signs That You Need Self-Storage

If the clutter around your office or home has gotten out of hand, and you want to do something about it, consider getting a self-storage unit. The best way to figure out if you need a self-storage unit is to observe your living space.

Organizing and Storing Your Camping Gear

Your workweek is coming to a close and the only thing on your mind is the two days of uninterrupted outdoor adventure that lie ahead of you. All you need to do is pack your gear and hit the road. All of a sudden, its midnight on Friday and you’re rummaging through piles of clothes […]

How to Store Furniture in a Self-Storage Unit the Right Way

Your grandmother’s heirloom mahogany desk has been sitting in your spare bedroom for years, along with a number of other pieces of furniture that you adore, but just can’t find a good place for. These pieces don’t necessarily fit with the aesthetics of your home but letting them collect dust and take up valuable storage […]

Bicycle Storage Solutions: The Most Effective Ways to Store your Bicycle

There are so many things to love about bikes; they are environmentally friendly, they are efficient, and most importantly, they are fun. Something that isn’t so great about bikes, is figuring out how to store them in a effective way that saves space, is easy to load and unload, and isn’t a major eyesore. Even […]

Smart Storage Solutions for Small Apartments

There’s nothing worse than waking up in the morning refreshed and ready to face the day, only to trip over a pile of clothing by your bed or have to squeeze by your bike on the way to the bathroom. Fitting all your belongings in a small space is hard.  But, just because you live […]

Tips for Storing Business Files in Self-Storage

All businesses, big or small, must keep some records written on paper. Business owners and managers know that keeping physical records is vital. Not only do you have to retain records to comply with the Canada Revenue Agency, but you need to keep employee files, contracts, even paperwork for warranties. While digital records are starting […]

Storing Your Motorcycle During Winter

Toronto’s long and cold winters make finding good motorcycle winter storage a necessity. Anyone who has tried to store their motorcycle out in the cold for the winter probably wishes they hadn’t. Depending on where you live, what kind of protection your bike needs, and how much you’re willing to spend, there are a variety of […]

How Self-Storage Can Help your Business

Businesses today have to adapt to our fast-changing world. To keep up with the tough competition, business owners must be creative and resourceful when it comes to formulating strategies to sustain their business. This often means trying things that you’ve never thought about before, liking using a self-storage unit to help your business expand. If […]

Great Storage Solutions for Sports Equipment

If you are a parent of a kid on a lot of sports teams, you know the struggle of trying to keep your garage free of all the clutter that sports gear can cause. You inevitably end up tripping over skates in the mud room, one hockey glove is in the garage but you’re scrambling […]

How to Store a Car in a Self-Storage Unit

There are plenty of reasons people store cars, trucks and other vehicles in storage. For instance, seasonal or specialty vehicles can go months in between uses. Life events like military deployment or leaving for college can leave a vehicle untouched for months. Home Owner Association guidelines may prohibit parking more than a certain number of […]

How to Store Holiday Decorations

After the kids have just finished tearing into their presents, and all the family dinners and get-togethers are over, the last thing you want to think about is taking down your decorations and putting them back into storage. As much as we all wish we could keep our decorations up all year round, now that […]

Winterizing you RV for Long-Term Seasonal Storage

Many Recreation Vehicle (RV) owners want to learn how to winterize a camper without spending a ton of time and money in the process. Even if you’re on a strict budget, you’ll want to winterize the RV correctly before putting it into any long-term storage during the winter season. If you’re an RV owner and […]

Boat Storage Solutions for the Winter

As the leaves start to change colour, most boat owners’ thoughts turn to winterizing their crafts and finding the right boat storage solutions ahead of the cold winter months. Properly storing your boat ahead of winter is essential in protecting what is likely your most expensive recreational vehicle. The long-term storage of a boat, much […]

How to Store Instruments in Self-Storage

Musical instruments are expensive and can last a lifetime if they’re taken care of well and stored properly. Self-storage is an excellent option for musicians who find themselves with more gear than they have room. Whatever your reason to need to store an instrument, it’s important that you store it in the right location and in the correct manner.

Tips and Tricks for Storing Vinyl Records

The way you store your vinyl records can have a drastic impact on the longevity of your albums. They must be treated with care, as they are very fragile and can be easily damaged. Here are some tips on how to properly store vinyl records to preserve and protect them.

How to Properly Store Books in Self-Storage

Book collections can grow at an incredibly rapid pace. Every time you stop by a vintage book store or the local Chapters, you come home with bag full of new books. Self-storage units are a great option to keep your book collection safe and secure while freeing up valuable storage space in your home.

Tips and Tricks for Storing Shoes

We spend a tremendous amount of time on our feet, which is why it’s so important to make sure your shoes are being properly taken care of. Shoes are your hardest working accessories, and they aren’t cheap to replace. Knowing how to store shoes properly will help you keep your shoes in good condition for years.

The Best Jewellery Storage Solutions

Whether it is an anniversary gift from a spouse, an old family heirloom, or just a piece you bought for yourself, jewelry can be some of the most precious items in your home. Proper jewelry storage is really important so that your pieces last a long time. While at-home jewelry storage can be very convenient, […]

Wine Storage: How to keep your wine collection pristine

There is a completely nondescript building that sits on the corner of King and Spadina in Downtown Toronto. This is the kind of building that people pass by without giving a second glance, completely unaware that they are walking over a secret multi-million dollar wine storage cellar that houses over 100,000 bottles of vintage wine. […]

The Ultimate Guide for Moving Across Canada with Ease

Hundreds of people each year have to make the move across Canada for work, school or just because they need a change of scenery. Moving across Canada and starting fresh in a new city can be very exciting, but the prospect of packing up all of your stuff and hauling it 4500 km across the […]

What is the best lock for my storage unit?

Having a good lock will give you peace of mind that the items in your storage unit are safe. With such a wide variety of locks on the market, it is hard to choose which is the best lock for your storage unit. Even though the majority of storage facilities have security measures like gates, fences, […]