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Home Improvement With Self Storage

couple painting during a home renovation

Whether it’s indoors or out, there are some great projects you can dedicate your time to this summer without having to leave the house. We’ve got some tips on how you can make changes around your home this summer, and how self storage can help you.

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How To Store Furniture Properly

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There can be many reasons for needing to store furniture.  Maybe you are moving and the timing of when you need to move out of your old home and into your new one don't line up.  Whatever the reason, you will want to protect your furniture and ensure that it remains in good condition.

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How To Prepare Your Items For Storage

Furniture wrapped in plastic

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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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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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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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

Two rows of drive-up storage units

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

Two small houses merged into one larger house

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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