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.
The more ambitious and over-the-top a New Year’s resolution, the likelier it is to fail; it could take a few weeks or a few months, but the outcome is depressingly consistent. This year, why not resolve to be a little more realistic in your goals and expectations? If you’ve been struggling with a cluttered home or business, know that you don’t have to go it alone—lean on self storage in 2014 to help you uphold your New Year’s resolution and live better.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With spring finally having sprung and rakes formally replacing shovels in the garage, the air is thick with the unmistakable sense of renewal. But not far behind the anticipation of a new season looms the stress of spring cleaning – an annual ritual for most residents. Fortunately, sweeping in like a much-needed breath of fresh air, self storage can help ease the burden and restore order to your life.
With resources dwindling and demand for household essentials on the rise, a Dartmouth furniture bank is appealing for the public’s help in order to meet the needs of the tight-knit community. The Circle of Care Society’s mission is to provide basic furniture to local families, many of whom have experienced hardship in a sluggish economy or have recently arrived in Canada.
The volunteer-run organization, now in its fourth year, collects goods in a donated storage unit from Apple Self Storage and delivers them to families in need.
Self storage facilities provide business owners and other individuals with spaces to rent and store their goods. It can be a very essential service for anyone wishing to store any kind of goods provided they are verifiable to be ‘goods not stolen’. Self storage, also called mini storage, give certain advantages to those who adopt the service.