Self Storage Tips and Tactics: Part Two

Not just the last refuge of old, dingy items that have overstayed their welcome in your home or garage, storage facilities are capable of holding even the most fragile of goods – from dishes and cookware to mirrors and family heirlooms. But ensuring the wellbeing of these delicate articles in your storage unit requires a little extra attention to the finer details; for example, packing supplies and stacking.

Ideally the storage facility you visit will have an on-site store with packing and moving supplies, as well as staff who are willing to provide storage tips. This way you can not only find everything in one convenient location, but you can rest assured that you won’t encounter any unpleasant surprises when next accessing the storage unit.

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Newmarket’s Apple Self Storage Facility Takes Top Spot in Readers’ Choice Awards

Residents in Newmarket and Aurora recently named Apple Self Storage the area’s top self storage facility. The Readers’ Choice Poll, conducted by The Era and The Banner newspapers, honours members of the local business community in an annual vote open to the public.

Apple Self Storage in Newmarket sits at Davis Drive and Harry Walker Parkway, just west of Highway 404 and a short drive from Toronto. The modern facility has been serving public storage needs in the area since 2008, when the company acquired the property and went to work converting it into over 65,000SF of indoor self storage space. Outside, customers can securely store vehicles, including cars, RVs and boats.

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Self Storage Toronto: City Living, Clutter Free

The bright lights, the boundless energy, the lack of space – city life has it all. For its many attractions, downtown Toronto is not known for spacious living. Residents and businesses alike face inflated prices for every extra square foot of space, forced to make sacrifices in order to stay on budget. Fortunately self storage in Toronto offers a cost-effective solution, even in the bustling downtown core.

Students, in a near constant state of flux, can always benefit from a steady influence in their lives. Finding a reliable facility for public storage in Toronto doesn’t take a graduate degree, but students need to consider a host of factors including location, security, accessibility and price.

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Commercial Self Storage: Solutions for the Savvy Business Professional

The challenges of running a business place constant pressure on companies to get creative with their cost-cutting, from downsizing and outsourcing to telecommuting and the building of virtual stores. Space has also wandered onto the radar of business owners and decision-makers. For many, self storage is helping them keep costs down and avoid a bottom line written in dreaded red ink.

Storage units, traditionally seen as personal or household solutions, offer a viable and cost-efficient way for businesses to hang on to assets such as office furniture and documents while maintaining space where they need it most. Commercial storage needs can vary as widely as the companies themselves – some burgeoning home businesses rely on self storage for housing excess products, while larger, more established operations can benefit from an extra place to store items, whether for temporary disturbances like renovations or something long term.

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Newest Apple Self Storage Facility Opens in Kingston

Apple Self Storage recently celebrated the opening of its newest public storage property, a 35,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility only a short drive from Highway 401. The site, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, features a mix of outdoor and indoor self storage, with a variety of storage unit sizes and even space large enough for a vehicle. It also represents Apple’s easternmost Ontario facility, and complements other locations like the downtown Toronto storage facility on Adelaide Street West. View the full press release at