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Late Summer Self-Storage Tips

Late Summer Self-Storage Tips Believe it or not, the unofficial end of summer (Labour Day long weekend) is just a few weeks away. As the seasons change, you’ll be busy with things like: Back-to-school Going back to work (if you enjoyed some time off in summer). Family holidays (Thanksgiving is October 8, and Christmas/New Year’s […]


How to Select a Good Moving Company (Infographic)

How to Select a Good Moving Company (Infographic) If you do a Google search for “moving companies in Caledon” (where Ten Mini Storage is located), you’ll find over 600 results. Now, there probably aren’t 600 individual moving companies to choose from. But there are solid companies mixed in with those you want to avoid. So, […]



How to Budget for Self-Storage

How to Budget for Self-Storage Before settling on a self-storage unit for your belongings, you’ll need to ask (and answer) yourself the following questions: Why do I need a storage unit? What am I planning to store? How long am I going need the storage space? Will I be accessing my items on a regular […]


What to Look for When Choosing Self-Storage

What to Look for When Choosing Self-Storage The entire staff at Ten Mini Storage wishes a very Happy New Year to you and your family; all the best in 2018. This year, you might undergo some big life changes: Marriage/divorce. Having kids. Moving to a new home. Starting a new commercial business Downsizing your life. […]


Tips When Moving Very Heavy Furniture

Tips When Moving Very Heavy Furniture Moving soon? When it comes time to pick up and transport those heavy pieces of furniture (couch, dining room hutch, grandfather clock, etc.), use these professional tips from Ten Mini Storage to ensure they (and you) get though unscathed. 1. Use the “high-low” method Anything tall is hard for […]


Back to School Moving & Storage Tips

Back to School Moving & Storage Tips Campus residence or apartment move-in day is just around the corner. And the average university residence houses approximately 3,700 students. In other words, you (and thousands of other students) will be busy putting your belongings away in self-storage or using moving supplies to bring them with you. To […]


Storage Units, Moving and Your Taxes

Storage Units, Moving and Your Taxes The tax deadline (April 30) is fast approaching. As you collect and claim your T4 slips, RRSP contributions and childcare expenses, keep in mind that – in some instances – you can claim your storage units  from Ten Mini Storage as a tax deductible expense. In fact, self-storage costs […]