Switching a Seasonal Wardrobe: Summer to Winter

Try to deny it all you want, but summer is officially over. Cue the sad trombone. It’s time to exchange the flip flops and shorts for boots and flannel. Unless your closet could be featured on “MTV Cribs” (Who remembers that show?), rotating your seasonal wardrobe is a must. Look. We can’t all live like […]

Kitchen Storage Solutions

If you’re anything like me, then you have way more kitchen supplies than you probably need. This is made even more troublesome while confined to small living space such as an apartment. Between the pots, pans, waffle iron, dishes, silverware, cutting boards, crock pot, baking pans, and everything else that you’re expected to store in […]

7 Renovations to Add Value to your Home

After recently moving to an older home in a new city, my parents decided to make some changes to the home.  They wanted to make the house from 1968 more modern and knew they only wanted to make renovations that would increase the value to the home.  The previous owners had built on a room […]

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 […]

How to Choose Between Space and Location

One of the hardest decisions many people face when deciding on their next home is whether to pick a place is the decision between space and location. While both options have their advantages and drawbacks, ultimately you have to pick which is right for your personal situation. So, where will you move next and how […]

Moving to Hamilton

Why move to Hamilton? Most people will simply say the quality of life itself is worth making the move. A place rich in history and culture, and surrounded by spectacular nature, Hamilton, Ontario is a city like no other. Unique for its distinctive urban feel and vibrant arts and culture, Hamilton boasts deep roots. Ultimately, […]

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 […]

8 Staging Tips for Summer

‘Tis the season–to move! Summer is the most competitive time of year for selling homes. It’s true that it is the perfect time of the year to showcase your abode, but it’s also the time when the market is flooded with other options. This being said, there are a lot of details that if addressed can keep your […]

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 […]