Selecting A Storage Facility: Superhero Edition

Selecting the right storage facility to store your belongings does not have to be a difficult task. While you’re searching for the best self-storage facility out there, think about it from a superhero’s perspective. What would they look for in a self-storage facility? The following criteria should help you decide what requirements are important to you […]

How to Store Your Bicycle Long-Term

If you have a bicycle, there is a good chance that you may need to store it at some point. Whether you have an injury, it’s out of season, or any other number of reasons for not biking, if you do not store your bicycle correctly, you could expose it to unnecessary damage that could be […]

What size storage unit do you get 30 days free?

When you rent a truck or trailer for a one-way move, U-Haul offers a free month of storage at participating U-Haul Centers (terms and conditions may apply to Self-Storage affiliates and Independent Dealers). This comes in especially handy when you’re, either, downsizing to a smaller size home and can no longer fit all of your […]

How do you find and rent a storage unit?

The boxes are packed, the truck is loaded and your belongings are being taken into your new home. As you begin to unpack and arrange rooms, you realize there are things that you want to keep but are not an immediate need to be kept in sight. Maybe your new home doesn’t have enough closet/storage space and you […]

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 Much is a Storage Unit

When looking for a storage unit, determining how much you want to spend per month is a vital step. Part of that process involves getting an idea of how much units cost on average around the city you live in. As you start to search, you’ll realize there aren’t really any “standard” sizes when it […]

Preparing to Move by Airplane

Depending on the kind of move you’re making, sometimes cars and trucks aren’t necessary. For instance, if you’re moving to a far-away city where having car won’t be necessary, or if you’re only making a temporary more, say for school, study abroad or a short-term job or internship. In these situations, moving by plane can be […]

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 […]

Moving to Kitchener

Kitchener, Ontario is home to over 219,000 people.  The neighboring cities of Cambridge and Waterloo complete the metropolitan area, making the metropolis the fourth largest in Ontario.  These three cities are known as the “Tri-Cities”. New U-Haul Product Available in Kitchener, Ontario We are now offering a new product in Kitchener, Ontario! These plastic and eco-friendly […]

Moving to Calgary

Located in the western Canadian province of Alberta, just 45 minutes from the Rocky Mountains, sits a beautiful city by the name of Calgary. Here in Calgary, residents enjoy more days of sunshine than any other Canadian city. For those moving to Calgary, keep some of these things in mind: What To Do With the Rocky […]

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 […]