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It’s here we try to answer all your questions about self-storage. Whether it’s providing you with the resources for your personal or business needs, we hope to give value in answering common questions, providing storage tips, and an insight to how NationWide Self Storage is a re-shaping modern self-storage for you.

Sharing Storage Units in Vancouver: The Pros and Cons

March 01, 2023 | 4 minute read

We all know that Vancouver is one of the pricier cities to live in. So, it’s understandable that people are looking to reduce costs in all areas of their lives. One thing that we have seen more and more of is people sharing storage units. There are many scenarios where this can be a great […]

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Carbon neutral self-storage can help minimize environmental impact

February 08, 2023 | 5 minute read

As the planet warms and action is needed to reverse the course, we each have a responsibility to find ways to reduce our impact on the planet. This is at the forefront for many choosing what to buy and what services we choose to use. The potential of environmental impact can also be weighed when it comes to services […]

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Tis the Season for Self-Storage in Vancouver, Burnaby or Kamloops

December 29, 2022 | 4 minute read

Christmas Decoration Storage and Christmas Tree Storage Tips The 2022 Winter season in Vancouver, Burnaby and Kamloops has been a bit of a gong show when it comes to weather, to say the least. Snow, sun, ice, rain, more snow, and repeat. With the Christmas holiday season, there is always a lot to prepare for, […]

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How To Store and Protect Valuable Items in Self-Storage

December 29, 2022 | 4 minute read

At NationWide Self Storage, lockers come in all shapes, sizes, and prices tailored for residential, business, and student needs. Over the years, we’ve seen all kinds of things come and go out of a self-storage unit – everything from furniture and seasonal decorations to family heirlooms or entire storerooms of inventory. Whatever it is, we […]

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Halloween Storage: How to Store Your Scary Décor for $69 per month

October 21, 2022 | 4 minute read

The window for Halloween decorations seems to get just a little bit longer every year. For the enthusiasts, it is perfectly acceptable to start putting up outside decorations at the end of September. This can stretch out well into November; however, many people set a rule that Halloween decorations must be packed away before Remembrance […]

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Optimize Your Self-Storage Unit: Tips for Furniture Storage

September 01, 2022 | 4 minute read

Furniture is one of the more common things that are stored in self storage units. There are lots of reasons why couches, sofas, desks, and tables get a temporary home in storage – furniture can be put away during renovations or moving, there might be a family heirloom that doesn’t fit current tastes, or offices […]

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Estate Planning – How Self Storage Can Help Ease the Load

August 10, 2022 | 4 minute read

Estate planning can be an overwhelming experience. However, the more organized you are, the better and easier it will be for the person whom you have asked to be the executor of your will. Agreeing to be the executor of a will is not a promise that should be taken lightly – settling an estate […]

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Prepare Your Business for Emergencies with Self-Storage

July 01, 2022 | 4 minute read

We have all learned a few lessons over the last couple of years. But one of the most important ones is that you can never be too prepared. There have been some very serious provincial, national and global emergencies lately, impacting all areas of life and business. With these, there have been those who were […]

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Summer Storage Tips for Students in Vancouver and Kamloops

May 19, 2022 | 4 minute read

College and University is a special time in a person’s life – an era where there is a lot of learning, growth, and a ton of fun. When a person is at that age, anything and everything seems possible, including moving from your school housing during the year to back home during the summer (that […]

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Spring Cleaning to Boost Office Productivity

April 01, 2022 | 4 minute read

You know that feeling when you finally get around to doing that deep clean that’s been weighing on your soul? Over the last few months, you’ve watched the grime build up along the baseboards, the stacks of papers and files become unruly, and all the cupboards and closets are finally busting at the seams. Finally, […]

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Climate Controlled Self-Storage to Beat the Winter Blues

March 01, 2022 | 4 minute read

Love em or hate em, there’s nothing quite like a Canadian winter. It’s the number one topic of conversation for Canadians eight months out of the year, and it affects a lot of decisions that people make.  Whether you embrace winter by spending it in the mountains skiing or snowshoeing, or you hop on a […]

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5 Tips: How To Store Rugs Without Ruining Them

February 02, 2022 | 4 minute read

If you’ve ever stored something in a self-storage unit, or even the back of your closet, only to later find it wrinkled, musty, moth-eaten, or moldy, then this is for you.  Storing things properly is the difference between it being usable later when you need it again and it sadly being unusable later. This is […]

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Keyless Smart Entry = Enhanced Security & Convenience

January 13, 2022 | 4 minute read

At NationWide Self Storage, there is nothing more important to us than customer satisfaction and security. That is why we offer the most advanced, enterprise-level, blue tooth technology and security measures to best serve our clients. Our hassle-free, keyless locking system is provided via an app on your smartphone and has a huge range of […]

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