Why You Might Want To Consider A Heat-Controlled Storage Unit When In Canada


If you live in Canada, or you are relocating to this country, you may have a lot of belongings that you need to store elsewhere. Self-storage units are the best option, but you should seriously consider storing your things in a heat-controlled unit. Here are some excellent reasons why.  Canada's Winters Are Unkind, Even to Items in Storage Canada is one of the coldest places on Earth for humans to inhabit.

11 March 2019

3 Things To Consider When Relocating To A New State For Work


Whether moving out of your parent's home and into your first apartment or buying your very first piece of real estate, moving will be a task most people have to complete at one point in time. The moving process can be more challenging depending on certain factors, including the number of items you need to pack and transport and the location of your new residence. If you are moving to a new home in the same town, you may not experience a great deal of stress.

16 April 2018

Settling In Without Unpacking: Four Tips For Your First Night In A New Home


Moving day is a busy and stressful day, so the last thing you'll want to do when you get into your new home is begin unpacking. There are several things you can do to feel a bit more settled in without having to start unpacking right away. Use the following ideas to make the first night in your home relaxing and enjoyable. Arrange For Electronics Setup Some local moving companies offer electronics setup services, which typically include setting up your televisions and computers.

26 February 2018

Four Tasks You Should Complete Before Your Movers Arrive


Hiring a moving company like Canadian Van Lines to pack and transport your items certainly makes moving easier. However, it can be a mistake to simply sit back, let the movers take control, and do little or nothing to contribute to the moving process. Completing a few simple tasks before the movers arrive can help ensure your moving process goes smoothly, and that your items arrive to your destination in good condition.

6 August 2015

Valet Self-Storage: Is It Right For You?


There's a new self-storage option on the Canadian market, one that is beginning to gain traction in other countries. It's called valet self-storage. It differs significantly from how traditional storage facilities do business, which is why it's becoming popular with a new generation of self-storers--namely, those who are technologically savvy and live for convenience. If you are considering offloading some belongings into storage, you need to know about this new service so you can decide whether or not it's the best solution to your needs.

5 August 2015

Relocating For Work? What Assistance Is Available?


If you're relocating to accept a new job or promotion, you may be concerned about the logistics of moving an entire household full of people, pets, and possessions -- while also adjusting to new coworkers and job duties. While you should be able to do most of the heavy lifting yourself (literally and figuratively) by renting moving trucks and purchasing sturdy boxes, you may not feel you have the time to adequately pack and ship your belongings.

4 August 2015

Protecting Your Self-Storage Unit From Pests: 5 Tips


When it comes to self storage units, there are numerous things that you can do to make sure that everything is in working order. Make sure that all cloth-based items are adequately clean, that everything is organized, and that everything is stored in an orderly fashion. There might be one thing that you overlooked, pest control. Just like your home, your self-storage unit can fall victim to pests, such as cockroaches, mice and gypsy moths.

3 August 2015