As winter’s crisp air signals the changing season, it’s time to lavish attention on your wardrobe. Safeguarding and storing your clothes properly in the off season extends their lifespan ensuring a seamless transition the next season. Clean Before You Store: Before tucking away summer clothes and unveiling winter coats, prioritize cleanliness. Lingering stains attract moths, […]
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As the sun-soaked days of summer fade on the horizon, they leave behind the simple joy of outdoor pursuits, from pedaling along scenic trails, to setting up camp, or gliding gracefully atop shimmering waters—summer gifts us with a multitude of cherished experiences. Whether you are a biker, camper, or paddler, summer gives us great pleasure. […]
There is a benefit to using a self storage company that is locally owned and operated. The staff at these companies live, work, and play in your new community. These people can be a great resource and local guides as you learn your way around the community. They can help you source out local hot […]
In Alberta we live in one of the driest climates on earth and a dry climate means dust — it’s in our homes and inevitably it finds its way into our storage units. This year is particularly bad because of ash in the air from the forest fires. No matter how well sealed a […]
While self-storage facilities do have security, no security system is completely impervious to professional thieves. Further your insurance and that of the self-storage operator may not cover valuable jewelry left in a self-storage unit. Also consider that jewelry and other collectables often require a special environment to help maintain their condition. Jewelry, for example, is […]
Spring Cleaning on Your Mind? But Where to Start? Experts say spring cleaning has several benefits — a clean home can improve your health and make you happier. But were to start? Decluttering is the first step, but can be a daunting task. Here are a few decluttering tricks from the staff at Drayton […]
The trailer or back of the truck typically isn’t the warmest place on a cold day and definitely not ideal for your fragile items or electronics. The transition from a warm to a cold environment can cause things to break. If you are going to move or store anything fragile or […]
Once the costume party or that cosplay event is over how do you store your costume? The $100 costumes you can just hang up or put in a box, others are a work of art that cost thousands of dollars. If you have put time and money into this specialty wear, consider storing it […]
Whether your storage is in a basement, an attic, a garage or a storage unit don’t fill it with things you don’t really want or need. While we’re not going to tackle cleaning out your storage here (a topic for another day), ask yourself these questions before packing things away. 1) Do you need […]
At some point, you or a family member experience an event where self-storage offers a solution. Whether it’s a move, a renovation, or a death in the family if you’ve never rented a storage unit here are some insider tips to help things go smoothly. First, determine what size storage unit you need. The quickest […]