Our story with the Able Network began back in 2016 when we set out to raise over $10,510 through a series of support programs and donating $10 for every move-in. We exceeded that goal and raised a total of $13,460 that year. The image below is from the annual dinner celebrating our success.
You’ve nurtured your garden with TLC since the first bud blossomed in the spring. Soon it’ll be time to put the garden to bed. After your final mowing, pruning, wrapping and mulching, there’s one last thing to do … prepare your garden tools and equipment for their winter rest. All too often these hard-working heroes are just tossed into a garage or outdoor storage shed.
Here are some simple ways you can prep your garden tools for winter storage so they’ll be ready to spring into action next season.
Everyone out of the pool! Sadly the season is over and it’s time to close up. It’s essential to winterize your pool properly or it won’t be nearly as much fun next season. Whether you do it yourself or pay a professional, it’s worth the time and effort.
Here are some simple steps to properly close your pool for winter.
You’ve moved into your new place and visions of creating the perfect home dance in your head. But before you get carried away buying things to make it look like a magazine spread, hold on! It’s actually better to take some time to settle into your new space before you start filling it up with furniture, appliances and décor items.
Sherri Prankard, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Niagara Falls put together a list of what to buy right away and what not to spend money on.
Moving to a new home is exciting, but also challenging. It can even be a bit overwhelming. Whether it’s a different part of town, or a new city entirely, it still takes time to settle in and adjust to your new surroundings. On the flip side, after a move, everything is different and new … and there are endless new possibilities to discover.
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.
As we all know, moving is a lot of work. When you get to your new place, unpacking is almost as much work as all the decluttering and packing you probably did to get there. So many boxes, so much to do … where do you start?
According to Keli Johnson, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Collingwood, there are some simple things you can do that will help make the unpacking process a whole lot easier.
Moving somewhere new is exciting and brings with it so much to look forward to. But it also means that you’re often leaving somewhere you felt comfortable that is full of happy memories.
Angela McHatten, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Fredericton, has had plenty of experience with moving.
Moving day can be plenty stressful. Being organized and starting to prepare well in advance can make the actual moving day a whole lot easier.
Decluttering is one of those things that so many of us say we want to do, but keep putting off. However, when you do finally take on the clutter where you live (or work), and get rid of stuff you don’t need or use, it’s amazing how good you can feel.
Getting rid of physical clutter actually helps you clear out your mental and emotional clutter as well. It’s a simple life hack that actually works and is totally worth the time and effort it takes.
After you’ve decluttered, there’s a wonderful sense of satisfaction and calm contentment when you can look around a room and everything in it has a purpose or a place.
Here are five simple ways decluttering can change your life for the better: