Don’t be afraid to unpack all of your boxes

If you've already packed and have a bunch of unlabeled boxes filled with whatever fit conveniently, you might want to invest some time repacking now to save yourself a lot of time later. Repack similar items like seasonal clothes or bakeware into their own...

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How do I Choose a storage unit size?

1.- 5 x 5 storage unit is the size of small closet 2.- 5 x 10 storage unit is the size of a small walk -in closet 3.- 5 x 15 storage unit is the size of a large walk-in closet 4.- 10 x 10 storage unit is the size of half of a standard one- car garage 5.- 10 x 15...

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How to store and protect books for long-term?

1.- Store books plastic bins 2.- Keep books in rooms with relatively low humidity 3.- Keep books away from direct heat 4.-Reduce exposure to direct heat 5.-Store books upright or flat 6.-Protect books from bookworms 7.-Store rare books in custom sleeves 8.-Use a small...

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How to prevent bedbugs, dust mites, allergens

When it comes to moving day, most people think of ways to save cost ans time. This is only if you don't put your precious item at risk. Don't be one of those that move items such as mattresses and bedding material without a safe and secure mattresses bag. Risking your...

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Seasonal items people store during Fall

When temperature starts to drop as Summer transitions into Fall, some common items that are put away in storage until warm weather returns include: *Lawnmower *Gardening tools *Pool accessories *Patio furniture *Watersport items...

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CSSA

The Canadian Self Storage Association (CSSA) invites self storage owners and vendors to join. Members will benefit from leadership, information, products, networking, services and government representation. Seemingly simple changes in legislation can have devastating...

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What month do people move?

On average more than 40 million people move each year in the U.S. alone. It is estimated that 80% of those moves occur between April and September, this is referred to as peak season. During this time the demand for movers is very high, especially in June, July and...

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What size storage unit is ideal for students?

Most storage unit are capable of holdings at least one room of furniture. Students living in a two or three-bedrooms apartment can also find storage unit large enough to accommodate more furnishing. The majority of college students can get away with renting a storage...

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What is the cheapest time of the year to move?

While the end of May kicks off peak moving season, the months of March, April and early May experience much less demand. This means moving companies will be cheaper and more readily available during the majority of spring...

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How to eliminate bed bugs

Use essential oils to repel bed bugs. There are several scent options for keeping away the bed bugs, so you just need to pick the one you like. Essential oils that repel bed bugs include: Cinnamon, lemongrass, clove, peppermint, lavender, thyme, tea tree, and...

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