Self Storage Tips from Spaces Toronto

We strive to make the storage process as easy as possible for our customers. Are you looking for storage facility tips to help you get the most out of your self storage unit rental near Downtown Toronto? Look no further! Check out our storage tips section for help choosing the right storage unit as well as other helpful packing and storage tips.

Are you wondering how to choose a storage unit size? In order to get the best value from your storage unit rental, it is important to rent the right sized storage unit for you. Spaces Self Storage has a variety of sizes of storage units available, including the 5×5, 5×10 and 10×10 storage units. For help determining the best sized solution you, check out our storage unit calculator. Contact a storage facility near you for information on unit availability.

When storing your items, space is money! Getting creative with storage can help you to make the best use of your storage space.

For example:

  • Smaller items can go inside dressers, wardrobes or even dryers.
  • Make sure that you have the right box for the job. A large box is great for lighter items like blankets. For books, you will want something smaller that does not get as heavy.
  • Labels are essential. Label all 4 sides of each box so you can quickly determine what is inside.
  • Always use furniture covers to avoid dust damage. Make sure your mattresses and couches have a cover on them so they don’t get dirty during your move.
  • Treat your fragile items with care. Keep them separate and mark them as fragile so you do not stack other boxes on top.

For additional moving and storage tips and tricks, check out our blog!

Self-storage is a great place to put almost anything from your home, business or dorm. In order to protect our customers, employees and storage facilities, we do have a few exceptions. Our renters are prohibited from storing perishable items, explosive or hazardous materials, live plants and animals. For additional questions, contact us or read more on what not to put in a storage unit.

A climate controlled storage unit will be your best defense against damaging fluctuations in temperature. At Spaces Self Storage, we believe that climate controlled storage is so important that all of our storage units are climate controlled. A climate controlled storage unit maintains a steady temperature of 13–25° using central air conditioning and heat. This insulates your items from the damage that severe hot or cold weather can cause in storage units. When storing pictures, appliances, electronics, leather or wooden furniture, it is important to utilize a climate controlled storage unit. Find a climate controlled storage unit near you!

When you rent with Spaces Self Storage, we do require all goods stored are insured either through us or your own policy. This not only helps to add an additional layer of protection in case of a rare accident, it also helps to give our customers peace of mind. We are happy to provide all of our customers with a free month of insurance covering you up to $20,000. Contact us for more information about insurance for storage units.

About Us

At Spaces, we offer year round climate control, a complimentary use of moving truck*, state of the art security, a fully stocked retail store for all your packing needs, and friendly, professional staff to advise and help you. We strive to provide ideal self storage solutions to suit your needs.
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Contact Details

356 Eastern Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M4M 1B8

Toronto: 416-465-9900

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