Decking out your home with your favourite Christmas holiday décor is always fun. But when the season is over, where do you store all your holiday decorations? And have you noticed that your Christmas decorating collection seems to get larger every year?
We turned to Jennifer Bakos, site manager at our Apple Storage location on Dawes Road in Toronto, for some advice. She had some great ideas for the best ways to safely tuck away your holiday items without taking up too storage space in your home or condo.
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Doing your Christmas shopping online is certainly convenient. The only catch is making sure that all your gifts arrive safely and remain secret until the big day. Fortunately, there are options for alternative delivery addresses.
We asked Michelle Milley, site manager at Apple Self Storage in Kitchener, what she’d suggest. She offered up six great ways to keep your parcels out of the hands of “porch pirates” who knick packages sitting on the front porch, as well as hidden away from curious family and friends who just can’t wait to find out what’s in the box!
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Kids are curious, and when it comes to Christmas presents, they can be downright obsessed. And it’s not just kids. There are some grown-ups that just can’t wait until December 25th to find out what Santa has brought them.
If you’re running out of hiding places, we’ve got a few ideas for you … along with a secret hiding place you may not know about.
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For many of us, it’s now time to do the winter-summer wardrobe switchover. Whether you’re putting your clothes in an extra closet or have a self-storage unit to house your belongings, you want to make sure that everything you pack away is being stored correctly.
To help you prepare your garments for winter hibernation, Sherri Prankard, our Niagara Site Manager, came up with the SWOP approach to storing your summer clothes. Follow these four easy steps and your wardrobe is sure to be in great shape come next spring.
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Most self-storage facilities provide strong security to protect your belongings. What storage companies can’t protect against are things like fires, floods and unforseen occurrences that can damage your stuff. That’s when you need storage unit insurance.
We asked Patricia Wynowsky, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Kitchener, to answer the common questions that people have about storage unit insurance.
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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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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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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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