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.
Continue reading 7 Essential Tips For Helping Seniors Move Out Of Their House
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:
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
For many people, downsizing their home is all about rightsizing their life. Maybe the kids have (finally) moved out so you don’t need all those extra rooms. Perhaps you’ve moved in with a significant other and have to combine two residences into one. Or you’re heeding the call of the condo to get away from mowing the lawn and shoveling snow.
Whatever your reasons for downsizing, a storage unit can play an important role. Here are 6 tips to keep in mind.
Declutter your house to stage it for sale
Staging a house can dramatically improve its resale value. The quickest way to declutter a home for staging is by renting a storage unit and putting the excess furniture and items into storage so that your home can attract the highest possible sale price. Continue reading From Downsizing to Rightsizing: 6 Ways a Storage Unit Can Help