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How To Choose A Self Storage Facility

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Storage can become an essential part of moving or trying to stay more organized. With so many options out there, you will want to make sure you choose the right storage facility to meet your needs.  The following tips and suggestions will help you find a storage facility that is the best fit for you. 


How To Spring Clean By Using Self Storage

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Finally, spring is here.  Spring is a great opportunity to declutter, organize and really deep clean your home.  Renting a storage unit can give you the extra space and flexibility you need to get your spring cleaning off to the right start.  At Riel Park RV & Self Storage, we have many storage options ideal for spring cleaning.

Advantages of Students Using Self Storage

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Whether your college student is moving home between semesters or after graduation, until they are settled in their own digs, you might be wondering what to do with all their stuff.  Instead of cluttering your home or garage, consider St Albert Storage.

How Self Storage Helps Seniors After Retirement

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When you, or a family member, are moving into a retirement residence, long-term care facility, assisted living facility, downsizing to a smaller home or travelling for an extended period of time, decisions need to be made regarding your stuff.  Some questions that must be answered are:

Winter Activities To Get You Moving

Winter Activities To Get You Moving

The winters can be long in Alberta and it's not uncommon to feel sad, irritated or less energetic during the winter months.  Exercise has been proven to reduce symptoms of depression and make you feel better.  There are many activities that can get you outdoors and exercising.

Christmas Decoration Storage Tips

Christmas Decorations in Storage Bins

For many of us, decorating for the holiday season puts us into the festive spirit.  Unfortunately, once the season is over it's time to figure out where to store these decorations until the next season.  

Keep Track of Stuff in Storage

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When you are considering putting your stuff into a self storage unit it's a good idea to create an inventory of the items you are storing and a map of their location in the unit.  If you are planning to be in and out regularly, a location map will save time and stress.  

Seasonal Tire Storage Tips

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It's that time of year to start thinking about changing your tires for the upcoming season.  Protecting your tires from the elements and storing them properly is very important.  Since tires are bulky they can take up a lot of room in your garage or shed. 

Get The Most Out Of Your Storage Unit

Organized Storage Space with furniture

Sometimes life forces our belongings elsewhere and self storage units are often the safest short or long term option.  Storage units for rent are meant to provide space, convenience and security.  Since everyone loves saving money, it's important to be organized.