Summer is all about fun in the sun … except when you have to pack up and move. Yes, it’s better than moving on a freezing cold winter day, but the summer heat has its own challenges.
Bonnie, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Oakville, just recently completed a warm-weather move. She had plenty of great tips to share on how to plan for and execute a cool summer move.
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Moving to a smaller space can be a big challenge. What do you keep and what do you get rid of… and how do you decide? The whole decluttering process can be very stressful. And the more stuff you have, the harder it can be.
Dinah Wray, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in St. Catharines, has some tips to help minimize the stress of downsizing. Whenever anyone asks, she usually suggests these six simple steps to help declutter as efficiently as possible.
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Downsizing to move into a smaller place is rarely easy. When you’re helping your elderly parents move you have the added consideration of their emotional attachment to their home and possessions. It can be very hard deciding what to keep and what to let go of.
We asked Jennifer Bakos, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in downtown Toronto, for some suggestions on how to help seniors downsize to move into a new home or retirement community.
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Packing for a move is never easy. And when you have to pack quickly with limited time, it’s that much harder.
We asked Site Manager Vaughn and Sales Associate Lauren at Apple Self-Storage in Mississauga for their favourite tips to pack in a pinch without the panic.
“When you don’t have a lot of time, make the most of it by getting organized,” says Vaughn. “Make a list detailing everything that needs to be done.”
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You’ve moved into your new place and visions of creating the perfect home dance in your head. But before you get carried away buying things to make it look like a magazine spread, hold on! It’s actually better to take some time to settle into your new space before you start filling it up with furniture, appliances and décor items.
Sherri Prankard, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Niagara Falls put together a list of what to buy right away and what not to spend money on.
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Moving to a new home is exciting, but also challenging. It can even be a bit overwhelming. Whether it’s a different part of town, or a new city entirely, it still takes time to settle in and adjust to your new surroundings. On the flip side, after a move, everything is different and new … and there are endless new possibilities to discover.
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As we all know, moving is a lot of work. When you get to your new place, unpacking is almost as much work as all the decluttering and packing you probably did to get there. So many boxes, so much to do … where do you start?
According to Keli Johnson, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Collingwood, there are some simple things you can do that will help make the unpacking process a whole lot easier.
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Moving somewhere new is exciting and brings with it so much to look forward to. But it also means that you’re often leaving somewhere you felt comfortable that is full of happy memories.
Angela McHatten, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Fredericton, has had plenty of experience with moving.
Continue reading Moving day! 7 Ways To Say Farewell To A Home
Moving day can be plenty stressful. Being organized and starting to prepare well in advance can make the actual moving day a whole lot easier.
Continue reading 6-Step Moving Checklist For A Hassle-Free Move
Compared to move-in day, moving out seems like no big deal. But it can be almost as stressful if you don’t plan ahead … especially if you’re juggling final exams right around the same time as you’re trying to pack up.
Dee Smith, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Aurora, shares her five favourite tips to help make your move as smooth as possible.
Continue reading School’s Out! 5 Simple Storage Tips For Moving Out Of Your College Dorm Room