What’s the minimum amount of time to rent a storage unit?

Storing your belongings can come in handy for many occasions. Do you need to downsize, but don’t want to get rid of your belongings because you will need them in the future? What about that short term job opportunity overseas? You can store your belongings in a U-Haul storage unit for the time that you […]

Must-Have Supplies for a Self Storage Room

Got so much junk it won’t fit in your trunk? No worries! Throw some of it in a self-storage room. Maybe you’re downsizing from a house to an apartment, or you’re moving to a new town and need a temporary place to stow your belongings until you find a permanent home. Whatever your reason for […]

How To Make Room For Your First Baby

Whether your first baby is planned well in advance or is a total surprise, there’s one thing that’s true: babies—while small in stature—take up a lot of space! If you and your partner carefully timed the arrival of your little one, then you probably planned on upgrading to a larger size home or apartment. This isn’t always possible, […]

How to Plan a Renovation

If you are a homeowner (or even if you’re not), I’m sure at some point you have spent countless weekends on the couch watching DIY marathons of people buying homes and then throwing on safety goggles and karate kicking through drywall to fix them up. You may then start thinking about all the things you […]

Tips for Loft Living

There’s nothing like that open space of living. It’s a cool, urban option that everyone should try! To make the most of living in a loft, you’ll have to be conscientious of furniture, storage and decorating! Here are some tips to make loft living work: Less is More Be mindful of how much stuff you […]

6 Tips for Adjusting to an Empty Nest

When kids move on to college, it can be hard for parents to redefine themselves or adjust to living without their kids in the home.  It can be an emotional time for parents and the kids.  Below are six tips for adjusting to an empty nest. 1. Plan Ahead Get involved with the moving experience. […]

Living in Kitchener

The 113 year old city of Kitchener makes up one-third of Ontario’s Tri-Cities, lies 100 km (62 miles) west of Toronto and is Canada’s tenth largest metropolitan area. If you’re considering moving, we’ve got you covered on living in Kitchener. Location, Location, Location The most important thing to consider when choosing to move to a […]

Storage in Houston

Nicknamed “Space City” because it’s the home of NASA’s Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston is a popular destination for people on the job hunt. Known for its vibrant culture and thriving restaurant scene, Houston is a great place to call home. If you are one of the many people moving to Houston, the most […]

Storage in Orlando

As one of the most visited cities in the U.S., Orlando’s tropical climate and amusement parks has attracted millions of people to its swampy lands in the past decade. Some of these people have decided to make the city of Orlando their home. Keep some of these storage tips in mind when making your move to Orlando, Florida: […]

Storage in Las Vegas

If you’re living in Las Vegas, you probably have a very active lifestyle in the middle of such an entertainment driven city with something happening 24/7. That being said, you are likely to have a fair amount of personal belongings to keep up with the constantly thriving Vegas atmosphere. If you aren’t lucky enough to live […]

7 Signs You are a Pack Rat

Definition Pack rat (noun): a person who saves unnecessary objects or hoards things Above is the definition of a pack rat.  For minimalists or people that have no problem getting rid of items, “unnecessary objects” are obvious and eliminated from the household.  For a pack rat or hoarder it becomes very difficult to identify what items […]

Storage in Austin

As the self proclaimed, “live music capital of the world” as well as the fastest growing city in the U.S., there is always something going on in Austin, Texas. This is a city known both for an active night life as well as being on of the greenest, bike friendly cities, not to mention it’s […]