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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.

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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Self-Storage for Life in Vancouver – Try it Today!

December 01, 2021 | 3 minute read

Vancouver is a world-class city that consistently tops the charts for its culture, proximity to breathtaking nature, and the fact that it is green, modern, and growing. There are lots of reasons why people want to live here. And since the city has limited ways to expand outwards — with the mountains and ocean acting […]

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Can You Write Off Storage Unit When You Are Doing Your Taxes?

November 03, 2021 | 4 minute read

Can you believe that some people love doing their taxes? You might even be one of those people! The thing about taxes is that once you learn how to understand the system, it’s really not so bad. Or maybe it’s worth it to you to just pay someone to do your taxes for you. One […]

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Working From Home: Why You Should Consider a Storage Unit

September 21, 2021 | 4 minute read

Since the COVID-19 Pandemic an unprecedented amount of people have started working from home. One of the biggest downsides stems from having an unorganized and cluttered home office.

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Storage Unit Sizes – What Size Do I Need?

August 28, 2021 | 11 minute read

5’ x 5’ Storage Unit Same as 25 sq. ft. and 200 cu. ft. Questions About a 5×5 Storage Unit 1. Can a Motorcycle Fit In a 5×5 Storage Unit? Unfortunately, most motorcycles cannot fit in a 5×5 unit. Depending on the size of motorcycle, the 5×8 and 5×10 units can comfortably accommodate motorcycles. 2. […]

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Solutions for Decluttering Your Self Storage Unit This Summer

August 26, 2021 | 4 minute read

Even though the point of having a self storage unit is to declutter at home, sometimes self storage units themselves can become cluttered, messy, and totally chaotic. To avoid this and to keep your storage unit as pristine and organized as the first day you got it. Today we’re going to go over some tips […]

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Tips For Organizing Storage Units

July 29, 2021 | 4 minute read

Self storage in Vancouver is the answer to a lot of life’s problems in the city — from too much clutter to not enough space. One of the things to be careful about though is to not let your self storage unit get out of control. Lots of people start off with a clean and […]

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