Storage News & Specials

The history of people storing their goods

In order to know where the self storage industry is going, it is helpful to find out its origins. As consumer consumption continues to rise we can see that there will be growing demand for additional storage spaces in the near future. The more we accumulate as a culture the […]

Storage Wars and Local Storage Auctions

Have you heard of Storage Wars or Auction Kings? The objective of both shows is to make money off of the contents of unpaid storage units. Storage Wars is an American reality television series on the A&E Network that premiered in 2010. The show features the auctioneering couple of Dan […]

Safe, Simple, and Secure Self Storage for Everything

In today’s blog post, we want to explore the security and privacy of belongings in self storage facilities. In the current market place, homes and businesses contain an ever increasing quantity of goods, while property sizes continue to shrink. There’s also a growing need for security and privacy for both […]

Trends in Self Storage Industry

At Seaboard Self Storage we try to keep abreast of the current trends in self storage industry. In a recent US survey, a whopping 58.6 percent of survey-takers cited “Moving” as their reason for needing storage. Makes sense, as moving can get messy, and we can only fit so much […]

10 of the Strangest Things Found in Self Storage Units

Self storage units are used by people from all walks of life, from average families to the neighbourhood eccentric to some of the world’s most famous celebrities. Have you ever wondered what treasures may lie behind the metal doors? Whether you’re looking for self storage in British Columbia or anywhere […]

Spring Cleaning Time

March 21st has finally arrived for about a week now and spring is officially here, this is a time when many folks start to clean out their homes and cottages to make room for spring and summer decorating. This is also the time when people start to visit their storage […]

Choosing a self-storage facility and the right size self storage unit.

Estimating how much space you will need for your storage items can be simple if you know what you want to store. Here are some simple steps to help you plan, and size recommendations based on commonly-stored items. Start by identifying items that will be packed in boxes and stacked. […]

Storage in Japan

Japan is growing in the self storage market. The American market is getting saturated but the Japanese market is still relatively in its infancy. In Japan, they often have self storage facilities in reused office buildings. In Japan, many facilities are reused workplace properties and some have been found to […]

Packing and Storage Tips

Thought that those of you who are new to the self storage world, might appreciate some packing and storage tips. Please take some time to read our blog so that you get the get the most out of your storage space whether it’s for the short term or long term. […]

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