Now Open: 2 New Storage Facilities in Mississauga

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Apple Self Storage Opens Two New Storage Facilities in Mississauga

We would like to welcome you to our newest locations in Erindale and Meadowvale, Mississauga! The Erindale location can be found at 1000 Central Parkway West and the Meadowvale location is at 7045 Millcreek Drive. We are now open to serve residents and commercial clients of the area, visit us now to rent a storage unit in Erindale and Meadowvale.

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Increase Your Home’s Resale Value by Decluttering

If you’re looking to sell your home, what’s one of the lowest cost yet most effective ways to increase its value? Decluttering it!

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Removing all that extra stuff that has crept into your living space over time will instantly make your home look cleaner, more spacious, and more inviting. What to do with all that stuff? Ditch it, donate it or put it into storage while your home is on the market. Getting rid of the clutter will increase the resale value and help your home sell quicker. Continue reading Increase Your Home’s Resale Value by Decluttering

Living with Less: 7 Tips to Start Decluttering Your Home

Have you looked around your home recently and noticed how much stuff you’ve accumulated over the years? You probably have an ever-increasing assortment of furniture, possessions, electronics, knick knacks, and clutter that make up the day-to-day trappings of your modern life.

What if you were to whittle down everything that’s in your living space to just the essential items – the things that you actually need? This is the essence of minimalism where you don’t just declutter, you get rid of all the extra stuff and live clutter-free, forever.

Here are 7 tips to help you adopt a minimalist lifestyle and start living more by living with less.

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6 Easy Ways to Boost Mental Health by Decluttering Your Home

Have you walked into a professionally staged home recently? Certainly you would have admired how harmonious and attractive all the furnishings and décor were. But did you also experience a sense of calmness and serenity as you wandered from one impeccably clean and clutter-free room to the next? Well-organized, clutter-free environments can be gloriously stress-free. Now imagine how good that would feel if you did that to your personal living space. Continue reading 6 Easy Ways to Boost Mental Health by Decluttering Your Home

Apple Storage Lends Units to the Sierra Leone Canadian Children’s Aid Society Drive

Apple Self Storage in Oakville was happy to contribute their storage units to the Sierra Leone Canadian Children’s Aid Society in Toronto this past Fall.

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Phil Allan, co-owner of Apple Self Storage, was approached by an associate of Desmond Jordan, who is an affiliate of the Rotary Club in Oakville, and gave a unit to collect donations to ship to Sierra Leone, Africa. Mr. Bassi Kargbo from Northern Ontario coordinated the drive. Continue reading Apple Storage Lends Units to the Sierra Leone Canadian Children’s Aid Society Drive

7 Smart Storage Tips for Christmas Decorations

The holiday season is over. While the festive spirit may be tucked away for another year, what about all your holiday decorations? All that festive finery, twinkling lights, breakable ornaments, artificial trees and inflatable snowmen can take up a lot of space in your house, garage, or condo.

Here are 7 creative storage ideas that will keep your decorations safe while saving valuable storage space. Plus, it will make it easier to decorate when the holidays roll around again.

1. Be Eggcentric

Use cardboard egg cartons to store small round ornaments that are breakable. Cartons are easy to stack up and safely tuck away. For larger round decorations, use plastic apple crates. Continue reading 7 Smart Storage Tips for Christmas Decorations

Apple Storage “ABLE” To Raise Over $13,000

A few months ago we set out to raise over $10,510 for the Able Network, a non-profit organization that assists young adults with intellectual disabilities through a series of support programs. We are proud to announce that we have exceeded our goal as we raised a total of $13,460.

 

At our annual dinner, and in front of Apple staff from across the country, we presented Doug Sooley of The Able Network with the giant cheque! Doug is an employee of Apple Self Storage and has worked at our head office for over 2 years now.

 

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5 Ways Storage Units Can Help Transform Your Home for the Holidays

This time of the year, interior design magazines and websites are bursting with all kinds of inspiring ideas for absolutely gorgeous holiday home decor. But to make your home look as truly magical as you’d like, you probably need to clear some space to set up all your festive finery. That’s where a self-storage unit can help. By renting a storage unit, you can quickly declutter your home and make your dream holiday theme come to life.

 

Here are some easy ways to fill your home with the holiday spirit:

 

  1. Keep holiday gifts a surprise!

If you don’t want family members ransacking the house looking for their presents, why not tuck gifts safely away in a storage unit. It’s the perfect, pre-Xmas hiding place. Continue reading 5 Ways Storage Units Can Help Transform Your Home for the Holidays

Tire Storage: 13 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Summer Tires

You’ve either put your winter tires on your car already, or you’re about to. Everyone knows that storing these big bulky items can be a hassle, however, did you know that if you don’t store your summer tires properly during the frosty winter months that you can actually shorten the life of your tires? Protecting your tires from the elements and temperature extremes can make a big difference to how well they age.

Keep reading for 13 Do’s and Don’ts for proper summer tire storage.

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