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