How To Choose A Toronto Self Storage Unit

how to choose a storage unit

There are many times in life when Toronto self storage is essential. For example, if you are moving in with a partner, there is a new baby coming or a death in the family among other reasons, getting a storage locker just makes the most sense.

If you find yourself with a bunch of stuff that you don’t want to part with but you can’t fit it all comfortably in your home, turning to Toronto self storage is your best bet.

Here are the steps to help you choose a storage unit:

Do your homework

This is the most important part of choosing a storage unit. Don’t get hung up on location. It is far better to choose a quality facility further away than a crappy one close at hand.

Take a little time to peruse the reviews of any storage company you are considering choosing in Toronto. These reviews should be able to tell you the strengths and weaknesses of any storage facility.

You should always compare rates as well. Paying a little more for extra services is fine but if you are getting the exact same service at an exorbitant rate, well, don’t choose that option.

Ask questions

Don’t be afraid to ask any questions that are on your mind when it comes to Toronto self storage. While we can’t speak for all companies, at Valet Storage no question is unwelcome. We want you to feel safe and secure with your choice and are always available to answer any questions you may have.

Size of unit

Take a good look around at the items you want to put into a self storage unit. What sized unit do you think you will need? Keep in mind that you want to not just fit in all your stuff, but you want to be able to get to it when you need to as well.

That’s why choosing a full-service storage company like Valet Storage. We will come and pick up all of your belongings for storage and professionally pack your unit.

Temperature control

Do any of your items require temperature control? This is essential to good storage and at our facility you will know that your items are kept in a secure space that is always between 16-22 degrees Celsius.


This is important and when you choose us for Toronto self storage you will always be insured. If anything gets damaged or stolen your insurance has you covered. The good news is that this doesn’t happen often, thieves aren’t as hungry for storage as one might think.

As you can see there are several things to consider when you choose a self storage unit in Toronto. If you are ready to book an appointment or if you simply have some more questions, feel free to give Valet Storage a call. We can help you no matter how big or small your storage needs are.