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How To Prepare Your Items For Storage

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Whether you're looking for short-term or long-term storage, renting a storage unit provides a simple and convenient solution for your needs.  Before tossing your belongings into a storage unit, you should ensure the safety of your belongings by making yourself aware of the proper ways to prep and pack your items.

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Changing & Storing Your Winter Tires

Changing Winter Tire

With another long winter over and done with, it’s time to change those winter tires for summer ones so you can carry on driving safely. Although there is no legal requirement to use winter tires in Alberta, it is highly recommended. Let’s face it, winter’s here don’t give you much of a choice!

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Condo Living: Getting Your Balcony Ready For Summer & Storing It In Winter

Condo Balcony with Furniture

Not everyone has access to a garden to enjoy the summer, so for those of us with balconies we have some great tips on how to make the most of your balcony space. We’ve also got some handy hints on how to store it in the future.

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How Self Storage Can Help Your Renovation Project

The renovation process can be overwhelming, stressful and temporarily disrupt your life.  Rather than creating the obstacle of keeping everything in your home, make your renovation process smoother by renting a storage unit.

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Downsizing From A House To A Condo Using Self Storage

Three Storey Condo

Moving can be a stressful time for many people.  This is especially true if you are downsizing into a smaller home.  This creates a new set of challenges as you won't be able to take everything you currently have with you. 

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How To Choose A Self Storage Unit

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Self storage units are a great resource for storing furniture during a move, storing excess business inventory or if you are simply decluttering your home.  Although size does matter, there are other factors that are important to consider.

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How To Combine Two Households

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Merging two households, while exciting, can take a lot of time and planning.  There needs to be some decluttering, giving up of things, addressing duplicate items and treasured family heirlooms.  This process can be stressful and produce conflicts. 

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Taking Your Car Out Of Winter Storage

Burgandy Classic Car in front of storage unit

After a long cold winter, seasonal car owners are itching for spring and excited to get their cars out of storage and back on the road.  For cars that have been stored over the winter, properly taking them out of storage is as important as properly putting them away.

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Tips To Help You Declutter & Downsize

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Downsizing and decluttering your home, whether by choice or necessity, can be a daunting task.   The first step is to come up with a plan, set goals and take inventory of your stuff.  Go through your belongings and decide what to keep, throw out, donate or sell.

 

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Spring Cleaning Your Self Storage Unit

Storage Unit with contents organized

Once you're finally done with spring cleaning your home, you may find that you have found more items that need to move to your storage unit.  Cleaning out your storage unit may not seem like the most fun thing to do, but the longevity of the items in your unit depend on it.  

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