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Toronto Moving Tips You Can’t Live Without

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You have probably heard or read hundreds of moving tips, besides choosing a reputable Toronto moving company throughout your years but chances are good you remember very few of them. At least if you are anything like me. That’s why we decided to share this fantastic article with you. It has 17 of the best moving hacks that you can use to ensure your big day goes off without a hitch.

Of course, we feel the need to throw in a bonus tip, which is to choose our moving company for your relocation. No matter how close or how far you are moving, Valet Storage can help and we don’t just move you either, we offer convenient and affordable storage as well.

Read on to learn some of the best moving hacks and be sure to take notes, you are going to want to remember all of these tips. Also, don’t forget to give Valet Storage a call to find out just what our Toronto moving company can do for you.

MOVING TIPS GALORE!

Life has a funny way of surprising you. Justin and I had just decided to stay in Texas for another 5 years. We love our friends there and the house was just getting to be the best it could be! But then we were offered an opportunity that would bring us closer to family. So, we worked our little fannies off to get the house complete. It’s just a house right? But I am telling you, it was sad to pack up the house when it has never looked that good the whole time we lived there.

But family is very important to us and we felt that it was time to be closer to them, while our children are young. We loved living away from family without kids… but life and priorities change when you have kids, can I get an AMEN…READ MORE HERE…

To get in touch with us to learn more about our Toronto moving company services or our storage units, give us a call at 1-888-670-6794.

Stuck In A Decluttering Rut?

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Are you stuck in a decluttering rut? Never fear or get discouraged, this happens to all of us from time to time, even those of us with a wealth of organizing tips at our disposal. The great news is there is a great way to get yourself out of it and it’s far easier and less stressful than you might think.

The following article will teach you how to deal with the problem so you can get back to following organizing tips and getting your home into tip-top shape.

The Best Way to Get out of a Decluttering Rut

If you’re stuck in a decluttering rut, it can sometimes feel like the easiest option is to just do nothing. Live with your clutter. Shuffle it into a semblance of organization and call it a day. Which is fine if that gives you peace.

But what do you do if your clutter is making you miserable? How do you take action when it all seems too hard…READ MORE HERE…

Need more comprehensive organizing tips? Give Valet Storage a call. We offer, you guessed it, valet service which means we come to you and pick up whatever you want to put into Toronto storage. It’s a great way to clear the clutter when you aren’t yet sure what you want to keep or throw away.

Our rates are competitive and there is no other Toronto storage company as convenient as Valet Storage. To learn more about our unique services or to book an appointment, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Smart Organizing Ideas For Kid’s Stuff

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Have kids and need some clever organizing ideas for their stuff? Children are great but man if they aren’t good at making any room look cluttered and disorganized. Some smart decluttering tips can make all the difference, all you need to do is get your kids to use them!

The following article is less of an article and more of a picture list. It’s perfect for moms who are in a hurry and want something quick to read that will give them all the organizing ideas they need for their kid’s bedrooms and play areas.

49 Clever Storage Solutions For Living With Kids

Spoiler alter: Kids have a lot of stuff…READ MORE HERE…

If you have some items your kids have grown out of but that you want to hold onto for the next one, Valet Storage can help you with some organizing ideas. What we do is come to your home and pick up the items you want to put into Toronto storage. It’s pretty much the most convenient decluttering tip you will hear today.

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

Finding Rustic Farmhouse Storage Solutions

rustic farmhouse storage solutionsRustic farmhouse storage solutions are becoming more and more popular all the time. They look fantastic and cozy and can solve all kinds of storage problems you have been having around the house. You can use them in the kitchen, bathroom, shed and even the front hall. The sky is literally the limit with this style of home decor.

Nothing makes a home feel more comfortable and cozy as farmhouse home decor. The colors are generally warm, there is often a lot of wood involved and best of all? These items are cheap to make yourself and just as cheap to find when shopping for them. The question is, where do you start looking for them?

Two super simple ways to track down rustic farmhouse storage solutions to use in your home:

The internet

What can’t you find on the internet right? Check out online sites like craigslist to get all kinds of materials cheap, sometimes even free, that you can use to make your own farmhouse decor and storage options. A lot of this stuff, like wooden crates or glass jars, for example, can be found online with people literally giving them away.

You can then use them as is or use them as pieces to build other things. You can even use old wooden skids as planters outside in the yard for a homey landscaping option. Some simple stain or a coat of paint can be added to bring some color into the equation as well.

The internet will not only provide you with the place to pick up the items you need to build things but also the instructions on how to build them. A quick search of Pinterest, for example, will allow you to track down just about any idea you are thinking of DIY constructing.

Track down farmhouse storage solutions American Picker style

You know that show American Pickers? If not, look it up, you will learn a lot. But, I digress, you can take a look around your home and you might be surprised at what you already have to work with. If you can’t find what you need there, start asking neighbors what they have around that they might want to get rid of and start hitting up yard sales and garage sales. There is a wealth of things out there just waiting for you to find them and they are usually incredibly cheap or again, even free.

If you find yourself in need of a different kind of storage, the kind where you have items taken out of your home to be stored in an indoor temperature controlled facility in Toronto, give Valet Storage a call. We will come to your door and pick up whatever you want taken away, whether it’s one simple thing or 100, we can help.

To learn more about our one-of-a-kind services and to find out about our competitive rates, give us a call at 1-888-670-6794, we would be happy to answer any of your questions.

Storage Solutions: How Much Stuff Is Too Much

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If you are anything like most people you might sometimes feel you have too much stuff and other times feel like you just don’t have all the things you truly need. It’s a conundrum that keeps so many people endlessly confused. It’s especially frustrating when you are trying to find good decluttering ideas and storage solutions for the items you already have.

We found a great article that will help you determine how much stuff is really too much stuff. You can then apply some top-notch decluttering ideas and find the best storage solutions for your home.

How Much Is Too Much? (my 2-part formula)

No, I most likely won’t have the perfect or right or best answer for how many pairs of shoes you should own, how many toys you should allow your children, or how many cookbooks to keep on your shelf.

HOWEVER, I do have a very simple 2-part “formula” of sorts that might just help you think through your stuff a bit more… and determine (for yourself) exactly “how much is too much”…READ MORE HERE…

If you have determined that you really do have too much stuff for simple decluttering then we have the perfect storage solutions for you at Valet Storage. We will come to your home and pick up whatever you want to put into storage and we will keep it in our indoor, temperature controlled facility for as long as you need us too, even if it’s just a week.

To learn more about our special services and our competitive rates, give us a call at 1-888-670-6794 today!

Home Staging Tips That WORK

Home staging tips are a dime a dozen but not all of them have the same payoffs. We found a fantastic infographic that will teach you exactly what you need to know to ensure that the home staging you do translates to more money in the bank when your home sells.

Don’t forget to call Valet Storage about what to do with your household items. our Toronto self-storage is just what you need to keep your items safe while you sell your home. We offer the ultimate in convenience too.

home staging tips infographic

When you follow these home staging tips you are going to need a place to put your current household items while the house is being shown. That’s where we come in. Valet Storage will come to your door and pick up whatever you need taken away to self-storage in Toronto.

To learn more about our unique services and to find out our competitive rates, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

Know These Things Before Moving Day

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Moving day is one of the biggest challenges you will face in life, just ask people who have had to move a lot in their lives. There are some moving house tips you can learn in advance to keep it as stress-free as possible and if there is one thing you should do, it’s learn these things well in advance of moving day.

The following article will teach you 15 things you need to know before moving day arrives and they might sound simple but they can make all the difference in the world.

15 Things You Should Know Before Moving Day

If you’re moving within the month, boy… I hope you’ve started preparing already. Moving is a lot more time-consuming than you may think. Think about your kitchen alone. How many cabinets and drawers you need to pack up? Yeah, make sure you give yourself plenty of time to pack up, especially in case something unexpectedly comes up. Do NOT save packing until the day before. Your friends and family will be cursing you on moving day…READ MORE HERE…

One more quick moving house tip is to give Valet Storage a call if you live in the Greater Toronto Area. We will provide you with top-notch moving day service at competitive prices. We even offer some services that most other moving companies don’t.

To learn more about what we have to offer or to set up an appointment, give Valet Storage a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

The Things Needed For An Organized Home

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Did you know that there are a few things that any organized home have in common? Some particular items to be exact and by simply incorporating them into your home storage you can make life look and feel a whole lot simpler.

The following article will teach you what these things are and allow you to maximize your home storage for a minimal amount of money. If this sounds like something you need to get caught up on, keep reading, you will be glad you did.

Organized People Have These 5 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

Organization is all about time management and making sure your belongings have a designated home for easy access and cleanup. It’s a simple concept, but it’s not always easy to pull off, especially when you’re being pulled in a million directions by work, trips to the grocery store, your kid’s cello lessons, your Twitter feed, and the dog who just can’t get enough walks…READ MORE HERE…

While these things will all help you exponentially, you might still have some items that you need Toronto self-storage for. If you do, give Valet Storage a call. We will come right to your door and pick up whatever you would like tucked away in a storage unit. Then, we will drive it all to our indoor, temperature controlled facility saving you a ton of time, effort and money.

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

One Thing You Need To Keep Your Home Tidy

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You would be hard-pressed to find someone who says they love their home messy and disorganized. Nope, no one likes that. While you could find hundreds of great tips to keep your home decluttered right here on our blog, there is one solid organization tip that works in just about every situation: decorative baskets.

It can be a challenge to keep your home clear of unnecessary clutter, especially if you have children. No one wants to walk all the way across the room to put something back where it is “supposed” to be, that’s just a hassle. It’s far easier to have decorative baskets where you need them to be saving you time, energy all while keeping your home looking fabulous.

A few baskets in each room, either on a shelf, under a table or next to the couch can make a massive difference in how good your home looks and the best news? These are cheap which makes them perfect to keep your home decluttered.

There is even an added bonus to decorative baskets. When you are expecting last minute guests you can run around with one of these baskets in your hands and throw any clutter right into them to store away until you have time to sort through everything.

If you already know there are some things you want to keep but not necessarily around the house, give us a call. Valet Storage will come to your home and pick up whatever you would like to have put into storage. We’ll then drive it all to our indoor, temperature controlled and secure facility.

To learn more about our unique, one-of-a-kind services, give us a call today at 1-888-670-6794.

 

Storage Solutions: How To Make Storage Space

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If there is one thing every single home could use, it’s more storage space and these nine storage solutions are going to help you do just that.

Whether you need more storage space in the bathroom, kitchen or garage you will be able to use these simple concepts to help you make room for just about anything.

9 WAYS TO MAKE STORAGE SPACE WHERE THERE IS NONE

I’m a big advocate of small house living and I think the benefits far outweigh the inconveniences that come along with it. My family and I live in 1000 square feet even though our family is still growing. A big reason we’re able to make it work is because we purged our belongings ruthlessly and then got creative with organizing what was left. I can’t say enough about getting organized, decluttering, and regaining control of your space and life…READ MORE HERE…

If you live in the Greater Toronto Area there is another handy tip that you will be able to use to create more storage space in your home and that’s Valet Storage. We are like movers but with storage. We will come to your home and pick up your belongings and take them to our indoor, temperature controlled facility which saves you an enormous amount of time and energy. We even offer this service at competitive rates so you never pay through the nose.

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

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