This weeks Auction Wars Wednesday!

Wow! We had such a fantastic response to our last ‘auction war’ that we wanted to do it again. This week we’ve got another enticing unit – think you can guess the bid? If you do, there’s a $10 iTunes gift card coming your way for your skills.

This unit has been described as a clothing company’s warehouse that has gone out of business. It has new shoes, new shirts with a lot of brand names (as pictured). This is a good one! We’ll start bidding.. at $100!

Just like before please place your bid on the Apple Self Storage’s Facebook page. And please only one bid per person.

(I spotted some Oakley’s in the corner!)

Tips for Storage Rental in Kitchener: School Is in Session

When school begins anew in September, Kitchener and Waterloo will regain the energy that comes with a bustling student population. For students, though, living away from home for the first time comes with both excitement and anxiety. Among the many brand new things you’ll encounter during life as a student in Kitchener might be self storage – unless your major is organizational theory.

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New! “Auction Wars Wednesday!”

We are trying a new segment on this blog aimed directly at all of storage hunter friends! Here’s the segment:

Every Wednesday we will post a couple of pictures of a storage unit that has been bid on and sold. This blog is linked to our Facebook and Twitter. Interested? You should be! We want you to write your best guess on our Facebook. The person that is closest to the actual sales price without going over will win a $10 gift card from Starbucks, iTunes or Amazon!

Please remember you can only bid once, so make it count :)

Without further ado.. here is the unit!

When you have your best guess – place on guess on our Facebook page to enter!

Discover the Sights, Sounds and Self Storage of Halifax

The hub and the heart of Atlantic Canada, Halifax is a highly sought-after destination for visitors foreign and domestic alike. But thanks to the city’s many charms, those visitors frequently turn into long-time residents. In fact, MoneySense magazine ranked Halifax above even Toronto and Vancouver in an annual list of the best places to live in Canada, placing it sixth in the category of large cities. It should come as no surprise that people are happy to put down roots in Halifax, making self storage a popular option.

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Self Storage: The Cure to Clutter for Toronto Homeowners

Reality TV has already documented in vivid detail the extremes to which hoarding and clutter can climb. But while most people would like to believe their situation is nothing to worry about as long as camera crews don’t come knocking on their door, that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. In fact, self storage facilities in Toronto regularly help customers de-clutter their living space and re-invent their lives in only a few simple steps.

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Apple Self Storage Serves Up Free Burgers to Raise Money for Kingston Interval House

Showing its support for Kingston Interval House, staff at the Apple Self Storage facility in Kingston fired up the grill and dished out free burgers while collecting donations from guests. In just a few hours the event, held July 6th, managed to raise $308 for the organization, which fills a valuable role in the Eastern Ontario city.

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Sunny Disposition: How a Self Storage Unit Can Help You Get the Most Out of Summer

Summer is the time of year when yard tools, pool supplies and bikes get their chance to shine, having sat idle during the drab winter months. Now that you’ve pried these items from the back of the garage though, the task of stowing away your winter equipment – shovels, sleds, snowmobiles, snow tires – has come to the fore as well. You can remain trapped in a seasonal shuffling of goods, or you can use self storage to finally break the cycle.

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Get Sold on Using Mini Storage for Help with Home Staging

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In the process of selling a home, first impressions count for everything. With the buyer sufficiently wowed an offer is sure to follow, just as an underwhelming presentation is sure to prompt a quick exit. Fortunately home staging, made easier with the help of mini storage, lets buyers see the best of what your home has to offer.

While an empty home can be off-putting for many prospective homebuyers, it’s considered equally bad practice to leave everything in place. The use of a local self storage facility can help alleviate that conundrum, at the same time saving you from having to make a rash decision about your items or stowing them away in insufficiently protected spots like the garage.

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Self Storage for Documents: How Businesses Can Prevent Profits from Becoming Paper-thin

If paperwork for you means working through the Sunday crossword, document storage probably isn’t top of mind. But if you’re a business owner – or just wary of technology – a storage space could be the answer that saves you from getting snowed under by an avalanche of paperwork.

storage for documents

Business storage facilities offer a cost-effective fix for nearly any spatial dilemma, from excess furniture to out-of-season clothes to holiday decorations that border on overkill. And even as paper plays an ever smaller role in our lives, many companies and organizations continue to rely on it daily. Maybe it’s the diminutive size or the ubiquity of it, but paper has a way of piling up quickly – like extra weight, we tend not to notice until it’s turned into a real problem.

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Business Storage with a Public Self Storage Facility: A Savvy Move in Any Economy

With a vast but sparsely populated landscape, Canada is a country synonymous with spaciousness. Yet try telling that to business owners, for whom space comes at a premium, especially in larger urban areas like Toronto or Halifax. Fortunately, business storage at a public self storage facility can help ease that financial burden and free them to focus on what really matters.

The proliferation of online businesses across the country, and even the world, has been a boon to the economy (notwithstanding sticky questions about taxation). But with the set-up of a virtual business environment comes a very real dilemma: where to store all that stuff? In many cases the shift to a web-based market place was made to cut costs, so it would be counterproductive to dump those savings into a high-priced piece of real estate.

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