7 Clever Winter Clothing Storage Ideas

Fortunately, winter will be over soon. While the warm spring weather is always very welcome, for a lot of us it also means that we have to find storage solutions for our winter clothing.


We asked Patricia Wynowsky, Site Manager for our Apple Self-Storage location in Kitchener, for her recommendations on how to store bulky winter clothing. She suggested six clever winter clothing storage ideas to tuck everything away.

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5 Questions to Estimate Your Storage Unit Cost

Self-storage is a convenient and affordable way to store your possessions. Your storage unit cost will depend on a number of factors, such as size, features and location. But there’s no need to spend more than necessary. To help you estimate how much your storage unit will cost, Deniece Phillips, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Mississauga, suggested five questions to consider.

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5 Easy Steps To Determine What Size Storage Unit You Need

You know that you need a self-storage unit. Now you just have to figure out what storage unit size you need to store all your stuff. You don’t want something too big; you also don’t want a unit that’s too small. So we asked Jennifer Puddester, Site Manager at our Apple Self Storage location in Halifax, for some guidelines on how to select the best storage unit for your needs.

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5 Reasons To Use Santa’s Secret Storage


Keep your holiday gifts safe and secret this holiday season with Santa’s Secret Storage. Between November 1st and December 24th, you can store your holiday gifts FOR FREE at any Apple Self Storage facility, and pick them up anytime. All you have to do is sign up!


Signing up is simple. You can either sign up over the phone or in person. Once you’re registered, you can either drop off your gifts any time in person at any one of our locations or, if you’re ordering gifts online, you can have them shipped directly to the facility. Just enter any Apple Self Storage facility address as your shipping address for your online purchase and have your gifts shipped right to your Apple Self Storage Unit.


Here are 5 reasons why you should use Santa’s Secret Storage this holiday season:


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5 Ways To Make Sure Your Storage Unit is Safe & Secure


Out of sight, out of mind is one of the benefits of putting your possessions into a self-storage unit. But to really put your mind at ease, you want to be sure that your items are stored safely and securely to minimize any risk of damage or theft. Louise Gaerdes, a Site Manager at Apple Self-Storage, shares some valuable tips on how to determine if a storage-unit facility is safe and suitable, along with the best way to protect the contents of your unit.


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6 Tips to Reduce Moving Day Stress – Ask The Packologist

Packing up your whole life and moving can be an overwhelming task, especially if you’ve lived somewhere for a long time. We often don’t realize how much stuff we actually have until we’re faced with figuring out how to move it all. Where do you start? What’s the best way to pack? How can you make sure you’ll be able to find stuff after you move in?


Raeanne Tasco, Apple Self Storage Dartmouth Site Manager, and Certified Packologist®
Raeanne Tasco


Raeanne Tasco is a Site Manager and Certified Packologist® at Apple Self-Storage. She’s seen plenty of stressed-out people dealing with the task of moving. She’ll tell you that being organized well in advance can make all the difference come moving day. Here, she shares some simple tips to prevent moving day madness.


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From Downsizing to Divorce – 6 common events where storage units make life easier

When life throws us a curve ball, sometimes the only thing to do is to catch it … and put it into storage. There are a number of common events in our lives when a storage unit is the ideal solution to help you deal with the situation. In fact, at Apple Self Storage we refer to them as the “6 Ds” since these are among the top reasons people use self-storage. Whatever the circumstances, Apple Self Storage can help you select the right size unit and provide the packing supplies you need.

Here are 6 events you may benefit from a self-storage unit:


No room for your old stuff in your new home? Keep or sell it with a storage unit.

  • Figure out what doesn’t fit
    • Whether you’re going from a home to a condo or a retirement facility, you can store your extra stuff as you decide what fits and what you can’t bear to part with.
  • Save Heirloom
    • If grandparents are moving into a retirement home, they don’t have to get rid of all their stuff. They can keep items in storage and access it as needed, or save it for when the grand-kids are ready for it.
  • Use as Garage
    • If you no longer have a garage, put seasonal items into storage for each access such as the sea-doo, snowmobile, skis, and motor bikes.
  • Access at any time
    • Storage units are a better choice than portable storage. Once packed, you can’t access these. Storage units let you can come and go as you please and take what you need at any time.

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