When you’re living in a big city like Toronto you’re most likely not going to have a whole lot of extra space. So what do you do with all your beloved belonging, furniture and possessions? Self-storage is an affordable way to enjoy spacious, clutter-free living in a small space, while still keeping the things you love.
We asked Denis Joshua, Facility Manager at Apple Self-Storage Toronto, for his thoughts on ways that a Toronto self storage unit can make life in the city easier and more affordable.
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Bikes are pretty low maintenance when it comes to winter storage. However, there are a several simple things you can do to protect it from damage and ensure it’ll be in great shape for your next season of riding. The most important thing is definitely don’t let it sit outside.
Apple Self-Storage Site Manager Crystal Morrison and bike expert Kevin Wallace from Gears Bike Shop shared their top bicycle storage suggestions with us. Here are 4 tips you need to know before storing your bike for the winter.
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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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Soon it will be time to pack up your outdoor living area and protect your patio furniture for the winter. Even furniture that is considered weather-resistant will last longer when stored in a warm, dry place such as a storage unit. We asked Melissa LeBlanc from Apple Self Storage for tips on how to properly store and maintain different types of patio furniture in a storage unit.
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Don’t want to leave your BBQ out in the cold this winter? If you stop grilling once the leaves start flying, then now’s a good time to prepare your BBQ for a cozy hibernation.
Apple Self Storage Site Manager Sherri Prankard, recommends that it’s best to store your grill inside in a dry location such as a garage or storage unit where it’s protected from rain and snow. For many of us there’s not enough room in the garage to store a BBQ, so renting a storage unit is a simple and affordable solution.
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“Winter is coming.” In Game of Thrones, this ominous warning has been heard from one season to the next before finally arriving. But for most of us here in Canada, the coming of winter is a lot more predictable. As boating season draws to a close, it’s time to prepare your boat and store it safely to weather the cold and darkness that lies ahead.
Instead of storing your boat outside exposed to the elements, a quick, convenient and affordable option is to just trailer it into a self-storage unit. Heather Brown, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Fredericton North, has some tips to help you prepare your boat for its long winter’s nap.
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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
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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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
Storage Tips for Summer Toys!
Now that it’s September, we’re gearing up for the fall season. That also means it’s time to think about the best way to store some of your favourite summer toys – whether it’s a sexy summer sports car, gleaming motorcycle, trail-busting ATV or wave-jumping jet ski. You certainly don’t want to leave them outside exposed to the elements over the winter or cram them into a crowded garage. A self-storage unit is a convenient and affordable option.
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