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Toronto Bike Storage Comes To You

toronto bike storageIf you haven’t gotten your bikes and other summer gear put away in storage yet, there is really only one question to ask: WHY NOT? Toronto bike storage is a great way to keep your winter garage or shed clear of extra items.

Bikes take up more room than many people realize, especially if you have a family. Just a few bikes can really cramp your garage style and if you have more? Forget about it.

Living in Toronto there is virtually no reason to have bikes kicking around all winter, you are never going to get to ride them. They are literally doing nothing but taking up space in the colder months. That’s where we come in.

If you are looking for the best bike storage in Toronto, you have come to the right website. We at Valet Storage make storing your belongings a cinch.

We offer courier Toronto bike storage. What does that mean? It means that instead of you having to find a way to get those bikes to a storage unit, we bring the unit to you.

The Valet Storage movers will then load the bikes up for you and after you have locked it, drive it away to be stored in our indoor, temperature controlled Toronto storage facility.

Easy right? Our rates are highly competitive as well. To learn more or to book an appointment, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Downsizing Tips From The Pros

downsizing tipsIf you are thinking about downsizing or are in the process of it, you are going to need a little know-how. It’s not always as easy as just throwing things out. You need to determine what you can part with and what you will need to use down the road and that means knowing plenty of downsizing tips.

We found this great article from people who have been there. This will show you how others succeeded with downsizing tips and which ones will suit you and your life best.

How We Got Rid Of Half Our Stuff

We’re downsizing, in a big way. Going from a sprawling suburban apartment (okay, it’s 820 square feet) to cramped (but charming) place in the city means we’ve had to downsize. In order for our new space to not look cluttered, we need less furniture and less stuff. So we got rid of about half of it. Here’s how we did it…READ MORE HERE…

If you are looking to get rid of some of your belongings but aren’t yet ready to throw them out or give them away, call us. Valet Storage offers courier pickup and delivery, making Toronto storage a breeze even for the busiest people.

To learn more about our special services or to book an appointment, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Money Saving Tips For Moving House

money-saving-moving-tipsMoving is a big expense, there’s no way around it, but there are some money saving tips you can use to save as much of your hard earned cash as possible.

The following article covers some of the best ways for you to spend less when planning a move. They will make moving day run smoother and take a lot of the stress and headaches out of the planning process.

20 Money-Saving Moving Tips

Moving is one of the most stressful events in one’s life.

From the packing to the organizing and more, there’s just so much to do and to think about.

And, we cannot forget about the costs involved.

Whether you’re a “do it yourself,” type… or if you hire a moving company, there will be costs involved no matter how you decide to move… such as…READ MORE HERE…

Another important point to consider when looking for money saving tips for moving house is the moving company you want to choose to help. If you live in the Greater Toronto Area, give us a call. Valet Storage can help with all aspects of your move, we can even help you pack if you are strapped for time.

To learn more about our unique services or to book an appointment, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Storage Tips: 30 Days Of Decluttering

Your home might be overdue for some serious decluttering and storage tips. If you think you could use them and if you are usually strapped for time, the following infographic is going to help you in a big way, though if you have a lot of very large items you might still need storage space in Toronto.

There are decluttering and storage tips on the chart so you will get the best of both worlds. You will be able to declutter your home in 30 days with ease and with only taking up a few minutes a day in many cases. This list really will save you time and many a headache for sure. Just stick to the plan and you will find your home decluttered in 30 days.

30 days of decluttering:

30 days of decluttering storage tips

If you feel you need even more help with storage and you are looking for storage space in Toronto, give Valet Storage a call. We will pick up your items and take them to storage for you and then deliver them back to you when you need them. This unique service is offered at competitive prices too so you simply can’t go wrong.

To learn more about our storage space in Toronto or to book an appointment, give us a call at 1-888-670-6794.

Storage Solutions: Managing A Small Entryway

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Lots of homes have small entryways, you are not alone. Trying to figure out how to use the space efficiently can be a challenge but we have you covered. The tips in the articles below will give you all the info you need to find storage solutions to help you work with a small entryway.

If you are looking for storage solutions outside of the home for some of your clutter or items like seasonal furniture and decorations, give us a call. Valet Storage can help you with all of your storage needs no matter how large or small they happen to be.

We also offer courier storage service which means you never have to lift a box or drive a big truck. We take care of all the hard work for you.

Here are some storage solutions for a small entryway:

6 Essentials For A Functioning Entryway

15 Fresh Ideas For Small Entryways

How To Create An Entry Way In A Small Space

5 Tips To Create A Foyer In A Small Apartment

Remember if you need some outside the home storage solutions, Valet Storage is just a phone call away. You can call us today to book an appointment or find out more about our one-of-a-kind services at 1-888-670-6794.

Questions To Ask Storage Facilities

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When shopping around for Toronto self-storage it’s a good idea to know just what questions to ask storage facilities before you sign on the dotted line. You are entrusting, in some cases, valuable and even sentimental items, you need to know they will be cared for appropriately.

Jot down these questions to ask storage facilities and be sure to ask each question and get a solid answer. These are the most important questions in terms of Toronto self-storage so don’t miss any!

What to Ask the Storage Facility Before You Rent Storage Space

You’re moving house and you need to store some or all of your belongings – maybe you’re downsizing or moving from a house to an apartment. You’ve done the preliminary research and have decided on a few storage companies. Before you move, if you’re able to visit the facilities, then call ahead and ask for a tour. If it is impossible to arrange an in-person visit, then you can conduct an in depth interview over the phone…READ MORE HERE…

Valet Storage can help you with any and all of your Toronto self-storage needs. We offer courier service which means you never have to deal with loading a single box or driving a big truck. We even deliver your items back to you if you would like.

To learn more about our unique services or to book an appointment, give us a call at 1-888-670-6794.

Top 5 Ways To Transform Your Laundry Room

The laundry room is often overlooked but should it be? We use it constantly and it’s a pretty important room. Many people store many different things in there so some good laundry room tips are essential.

These organizing tips are great, they will help you keep everything in its place and keep things looking good at the same time.

Top 5 ways to transform your laundry room

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This is a great organizing tip that makes use of the kind of space most of us don’t utilize like we could.

laundry room tips

We like this one a lot, it’s pretty and useful and cheap. Just paint a wooden slatted box, attach it to the wall and you are set to store things. It’s a really attractive shelf. You could hang other things from the bottom of it as well.

laundry room organizing tips

Another handy style of shelving is one of the best laundry room tips we have come across. It takes all the guesswork out of what gets washed together, this is great for families with children.

declutter your laundry room

Why waste the space behind the door? This is a great organizing tip, as long as the items you want to store there are fairly flat.

laundry room storage

Finding new ways to think about storage, like in the above photo are sometimes all you need.

Use these laundry room tips to make the most out of your storage space.

If you are ever in need of Toronto storage, give Valet Storage a call, we can help.  We offer courier service at competitive prices. To learn more or to set up an appointment, give us a call at 1-888-670-6794.

Garage Sale Printables Make Things Easier

garage sale printables toronto storage unit

If you are thinking of having a garage sale because you are moving or just want to get rid of some clutter, before you get a Toronto storage unit, you need to:

A) Make sure people can find your garage sale

B) Keep things looking organized and as professional as possible

Some good garage sale printables will help you accomplish both of these things. We found a fantastic resource that you can use all year round no matter what the purpose of your garage sale is. These tips will help you get ready for a Toronto storage unit or your move with ease.

Garage Sale Printables

Spring is here which mean garage sale season has begun!!  Is is just me or do they seem to be popping up more than just on the weekend?  I swear there is one everyday in our little town!  Two weekends from now is our city wide garage sale.  If you’ve ever tried to organize a garage sale, you know that it can be super stressful.  There is so much to remember and organize.  Plus you want to make yours stand out among all of the others so people will want to stop and check out your goods!  No worries!  I’ve got you covered with these Garage Sale Printables…READ MORE HERE…

If you are looking for a good Toronto storage unit, give Valet Storage a call. We offer courier service with saves you a ton of time and effort and we do it with competitive rates. To learn more about our special services or to book an appointment, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Top 10 Moving Tips

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There are literally hundreds if not thousands of great moving tips (besides choosing the best Toronto moving company, which of course is us) out there but you can possibly be expected to learn them all. That’s why we hunted down this fantastic article for you from How Stuff Works. It covers the top 10 moving tips you will need at your disposal to plan the most efficient move possible.

Between these top moving tips and Valet Storage‘s Toronto moving company, you will be set come moving day.

Top 10 moving tips

Whether you’re headed from one coast to another or just across town, moving can be exciting and stressful at the same time. We have ten steps to help your “Movin’ Up” experience go smoothly…READ MORE HERE…

If you need the best Toronto moving company or you simply need a storage unit, give Valet Storage a call, we can help. We offer courier service that includes both pickups and deliveries. To learn more or to set up an appointment, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Best Printable Decluttering Checklists

Decluttering can be a massive chore, especially if you are looking at get your whole home organized. Having printable decluttering checklists take a lot of the guesswork out of what you are doing while providing you with the info you need to get things tidy and organized efficiently.

We searched high and low for these printable decluttering checklists and we did a good job at finding ones that cover everything you might need to take care of.

Don’t forget if you need outside the home storage space in Toronto, Valet Storage can help. We will come to your home and load everything into your unit for you, much like movers. In fact, if you are moving we can help with that too.

Printable decluttering checklists:

rules to declutter your life

pre holiday decluttering checklist

printable decluttering checklistsIf you need storage space in Toronto, give Valet Storage a call today at 1-888-670-6794.


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