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Storage Blog – Highway 401 Self Storage

Storage Blog

Have you decided to put your car into storage for the winter months or for an extended period of time? Yet you also want to be able to get it back onto the road and find it in the same condition as when it went into storage? Take the time to prepare your vehicle for…

Start Fresh.The best weapon against permanent stains and moths? Ultra-clean clothing, Oils of any kind, even perfume residue, can settle into fabrics and attract pests, so launder every item you plan to store. Ironing is optional but skip the starch, which can turn fabrics brittle over time.Pick the right container!Consider storing summer clothes in suitcases.…

Storage TipsUse furniture drawers for delicate items and specially wrap and label them as “FRAGILE”. Bubble wrap and packing paper are excellent for these purposes.When packing toys or smaller objects, remember to fill boxes completely, stuffing open areas with plain newspaper to prevent collapsing when stacked.Be careful not to store anything combustible, (such as paint…

Renting the Correct Storage UnitBefore deciding to rent a storage unit, take an assessment of the items you need to store. For example, if you have a 6-room house, go through each room and determine which items you want to store in the unit and which items you want to get rid of. Include in…