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Pros and Cons of Renting a Self Storage Unit

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    Pros and Cons of Renting a Self Storage Unit

    A storage unit is a solution that many reach for when needing extra space. Whether you are renovating, moving with Number 1 Van Lines, or downsizing, it can come in handy in many situations. But like when making any decision, you will for sure have questions and doubts. Is it rentable to hire one? Should you rent a unit or should you find another solution? Before you make this decision, you should know the pros and cons of renting a self storage unit. This way you will have a clear insight on whether this is the right solution for your storage problem. Read on to find out more and hopefully make a decision. Continue reading “Pros and Cons of Renting a Self Storage Unit”

    How to Store Wood Furniture Correctly

    When it comes to storing wooden furniture, it requires special treatment. No matter if you store them in a storage unit or at-home storage. But that’s why you have to fully commit to this task and prepare it for storage. So, in this article, we’ll help you store wood furniture correctly, but also choose the best storage in Canada. So, follow our advice and avoid potential cracks and scratches along the way. Continue reading “How to Store Wood Furniture Correctly”

    What are the Forbidden Items in a Storage Facility?

    There is no doubt that storage units offer great solutions to those that are in need of additional space for their belongings. Both for businesses and for private use, storage units are the go-to solution when people find themselves lacking space. As such, storage units are usually a must-have when moving. Especially for people that move periodically, or those that have projects to do before they move in. However, there are certain forbidden items in a storage facility that you should never think of bringing. To ensure you do not make that mistake, consider consulting with Number 1 Van Lines upon hiring them. More importantly, contacting your moving company, or the storage facility directly will ensure that you have all of the information about what you can, and cannot bring into the unit. Today, we are going to talk about it, but we are going to talk about some, important, items. Continue reading “What are the Forbidden Items in a Storage Facility?”

    Household repairs after the move

    Moving into a new home is a moment full of joy! You are about to make some great memories in your new home. But before there are some things that need to be done. After you move with Number 1 Van Lines you will need to inspect your home and see if there are any repairs that need to be done if you haven’t done this before. Not every home will need to be fixed but some of them do. If this is going to be your first time fixing, here is a list of household repairs after the move. Continue reading “Household repairs after the move”

    Going Green in Your Storage Unit

    At the beginning of the year, we all make some resolutions. So, this year as a collective we should strive toward helping our planet to stay healthy. This is why today we present you with -how to go green in your storage. No matter where you move with Number 1 Van Lines you should strive towards more eco-friendly moving solutions. Going green in your storage unit you will not only be able to protect your items in the most optimal way but you will be saving the planet. So, let’s see how to go green and what benefits you will have by doing this. Continue reading “Going Green in Your Storage Unit”

    Expert advice for storing your collectibles

    Collecting is an inseparable aspect of your identity if you’re like the majority of collectors. It’s the culmination of a lifetime of searching, bargaining, and heartbreak. A thousand dollars or just pennies may be worth nothing to you, but it’s precious to me. It’s important to take the time to carefully preserve your treasures before you move them into storage, even if you won’t be seeing them for months or years at a time. Stor-storage It’s professionals have put together this guide to assist you in getting started. We’ve gathered a collection of basic storage suggestions for collectibles, as well as guides for specific items like antiques, vintage apparel, comic books, and more. Read on for some expert advice on storing your collectibles, and then contact us at Number 1 Van Lines to rent a storage space! Continue reading “Expert advice for storing your collectibles”

    10 tips on how to store your Christmas decorations

    By packing fast, you may fail to consider the specific requirements of different Christmas items. Your aim is to put them in storage as fast as possible. So, you can focus on other things. Yes, you can store your Christmas decorations in a rush. But you will probably regret it the next Christmas season. Most of them are fragile and sensitive. By improper packing, you are increasing the chances to break or damage them. So, when you are already paying storage in Canada to preserve your Christmas decor, pack them properly. And use a few simple tricks to keep your decor in a good shape. Continue reading “10 tips on how to store your Christmas decorations”

    Tips on how to store your holiday treasures

    We all enjoy our holiday decorations. Even though they are beautiful and fun, it can be very frustrating when we need to store them. Since putting it all away can really be a daunting task. In order to help you get it done, we’ve prepared several useful storage options and some great organizational tips. And, of course, if you take the time to store your holiday treasures properly after the busy holiday season, the next year will be a lot easier. That is why Number 1 Van Lines created this guide so that you won’t have headaches when it comes to storing your precious holiday treasures! Continue reading “Tips on how to store your holiday treasures”

    Winter moving day obstacles

    While there are many benefits to moving during the winter months, everything is not great. There will be a few cons, but it’s worth dealing them for the sake of many pros of winter relocation. You shouldn’t plan your move without Number 1 Van Lines and you can book them a lot easier during winter than summer months. For this reason, here are the most common winter moving day obstacles and how to deal with them. Continue reading “Winter moving day obstacles”

    Affordable options to storing old household items

    Do you have a collection of outdated home objects that you don’t want to toss? You are not required to do so. There are a variety of possibilities for storing old household items and repurposing them. Alternatively, they might be saved for future use. Considering this, what are some of the possibilities for keeping and storing outdated home items? You may always get in touch with our Number 1 Van Lines to assist you with such excess belongings. They will store them for you for as long as you require them to be. Until you come up with some innovative methods to put them to use. There are various options for making use of available space within your house. A little ingenuity and alteration will allow you to transform them into a home warehouse for your needs. Continue reading “Affordable options to storing old household items”