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Packing Tips & Tricks For Self Storage Units

Self-storage units are a great way to create extra space in your home, office, or other personal or corporate space. But when it comes to packing […]

6 Self Storage Secrets For Getting What You Want & Need

There are a number of self-storage companies around that claim to offer the best service … but when you are looking for a place to store […]

Self Storage Units 101

When you are looking for a place to store some extra property you don’t use all the time, finding a self-storage company can be pretty easy […]

How To Optimize Your Self Storage Unit

A self storage unit can be a great way to help you get organized. Whether you need a little more room in your current home or […]

How To Choose The Right Size Storage Unit

So you figured out that you need a self storage unit, great! But how do you know what size is the right size for you? You […]

Items That Need A Climate Controlled Storage Unit

Are you planning on using a storage unit to stage your items for your next move or for some additional storage after moving to a smaller […]

3 Tips for Storing Your Winter Clothing & Gear for the Summer

You can’t be blamed if you haven’t put away your entire winter wardrobe and gear just yet. Spring seems to be hesitating here in Southern Ontario. […]

15 Best Self Storage Tips Ever!

No matter how good a self storage location you find; no matter how big the storage space you rent; no matter how much stuff you store […]

Why Summer Time is Busier Than You Think for Self Storage Units

You might think that winter is the busiest season for self storage companies. As we all head indoors in the fall to hibernate, we need a […]

How Businesses Can Use a Self Storage Unit

There’s one thing every business has is common, regardless of whether it’s a retail outlet, service company, commercial office or industrial operation. Storage space. But, if you’re […]

3 Ways Self Storage Makes Moving Easier – Part 2

In Part 1 of 3 Ways Self Storage makes Moving Easier, we told you that, despite the added cost and having yet another thing to do […]

3 Ways Self Storage Makes Moving Easier – Part 1

Whenever someone tells you “it’ll be worth it in the end”, it means that whatever they’re talking about is going to be very difficult. Moving to […]

3 Opportunities That You Didn’t Know a Storage Unit Could Offer

Most people have thought of renting a self storage unit at some point in their lives. But, after thinking about it for a while, they usually […]

3 Money-Saving Self-Storage Tips

The holidays are long gone, the buzz is off the New Year and you still have a month or two of winter ahead. If you’re like […]

What Belongings to Keep in Storage During The Winter

Toronto and the GTA might have just experienced the shortest fall season ever. We enjoyed relatively warm temperatures right into the first week of November, but […]

The Top 8 Reasons for Renting a Self-Storage Unit

What does a canoe from the movie ‘Deliverance’, a NASA rocket, a $4 million 1937 Bugatti 57S automobile and some never-released Michael Jackson recordings have in […]

5 Steps to Thoroughly Declutter Your Home

It usually goes something like this. As you go about your day at home, something at every turn reminds you that you should put “get rid […]

3 Security Risks When Your Things are in Storage

So, you’ve finally decided to rent a storage unit. We hope to hear from you! But you’ve only taken the first step. While it might be […]

4 Tips for Storing Your Boat Yourself This Winter

It wasn’t the greatest summer for boating, but hopefully you got in some extra time on the water as the temperatures stayed warm into October. Good […]

3 Ways a Storage Unit Helps Make Your Move to a New Home Easier

If you’re thinking about moving to a new home, it’s never too early to start. If you’ve moved before, you know how stressful it can be. […]

How to Turn Your Garage into a Better Storage Space

It seems like we all have too much ‘stuff’. Even when we move into a bigger home, it’s not long before we’re looking for more storage […]

There’s More to Storing Tires Than You Think

Yes, we know. It is still summer and you’re at least a couple months from swapping your summer car tires for their winter counter parts. So […]

What Does Climate-Controlled Self Storage Really Mean & Do You Need It?

If you’ve ever rented an outdoor storage unit and returned to find that your belongings weren’t quite as you left them, you’ve probably experienced the downside […]

6 Tips for Storing Your RV for the Winter

Ugh. You don’t know how much we hate using the ‘w’ word when it still feels like the middle of summer. But, as we get into […]

6 Ways to Get Furniture Ready for Storage

Whether you’re downsizing, staging a home for sale, moving an office, or you need to store things while you wait for the closing on a new […]

Decluttering for Your Mental Health

We should all be thankful for the increased awareness of mental health issues that we’ve enjoyed in recent years. When you think about it, mental and […]

The Right Way to Pack a Storage Unit

How you pack your storage unit can make big differences in the amount of space you need, the ease of using the unit, the safety of […]

3 Common Self-Storage Questions Answered

From a self-storage company’s point of view, it seems like there are just two different types of people in the world: those who use self-storage units […]

6 Tips for an Easier Long-Distance Move

A long-distance move can stress even the most chilled person alive. Most distance moves happen because of a job relocation. So when you add together the […]

Springtime is Storage Unit Time

Like most people, we love spring here at Vault; but for more than the usual reasons of warmer weather and enjoying the outdoors. Spring time means […]

Decluttering for Higher Home Value

The newspapers and blogs have run out of ways to describe the unprecedented run up in house prices in Toronto and the GTA. Home sales have […]

How To Get More Storage Out of Less Space

Once you finally made the decision to get a storage unit, regardless of the reason, you probably haven’t regretted the decision. And even if you did, […]

How People Use Storage Units When Moving to a New Home

Whether or not you’ve ever rented a storage unit, you probably have a certain idea of how and why people use them. Maybe that comes from […]

3 Reasons to Spring Clean Your Storage Unit

Like you need something else on your list of things to do this spring! But, for many storage unit renters, it’s a good idea to visit […]

How Decluttering can Help You Find the Extra Space You Need

Whether it’s in your home or in your workplace, chances are that you’re always looking for extra space. Many people move up to larger homes or […]

3 Ways to Avoid Renting a Storage Unit

Yes, the actual survival of our business here at Vault Self Storage depends on us renting-out storage units. So why would we tell you how to […]

How to Make a Storage Unit the Distribution Centre of Your Online Business

Don’t look now, but we are all in the early stages of what many are calling the ‘gig economy’. In a nutshell, the gig economy refers […]

Thinking About a Self-Storage Unit? Here’s What to Think About

You’ve seen the locations around town. You’ve seen the reality TV shows. But although self-storage locations and services are well-known, many people have never felt the […]

What Size of Storage Unit Do You Need?

If you’re storing a car for the winter, the answer is obvious: you need a space the size of a car. But most people rent storage […]

How to Become a Storage Auction Pro

Are you a fan of the ‘Storage Wars’ reality TV show? Or maybe you know the more local version ‘Storage Wares Canada’? Or perhaps you’re familiar […]

9 Tips for Storing Your Car in Winter

If you have a car that you don’t want to expose to the ravages of the salt and sand we pour on our roads every winter, […]

3 Ways Storage Units Can Be Used by Businesses

After we finished posting our last blog entry about how to make a storage unit the distribution centre for an online business, we got to thinking […]

4 Reasons Why Fall is a Good Time to Get a Self-Storage Unit

If you’ve been thinking about renting self-storage unit, there are a number of reasons that the fall is a great time to actually do it. 1. […]