Storage Unit Insurance: What Is It And Why Do I Need it?

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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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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6 Ways A Storage Unit Makes Living In Toronto Easier

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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4 Tips You Need To Know Before Storing Your Bike For The Winter

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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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 Tips To Store Your Patio Furniture In A Storage Unit For The Winter

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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3 Things You Need To Do Before Storing Your BBQ For The Winter

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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6 Essential Tips To Prepare Your Boat For Winter Storage

 

“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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6 Easy Ways to Boost Mental Health by Decluttering Your Home

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