NationWide Blog

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 is a re-shaping self-storage for you.

Keyless Smart Entry = Enhanced Security & Convenience for Individuals and Businesses Alike

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

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. Common Question About 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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Is Storage Insurance Worth It?

June 25, 2021 | 4 minute read

If you are taking the steps to store your property at a self storage unit in Vancouver (or wherever you are located), there is a good chance it is valuable enough to you to purchase storage insurance. Is Storage Insurance Worth The Extra Cost? Not everyone thinks about it at first, but storage insurance is […]

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Benefits of Short-Term Self Storage

June 04, 2021 | 4 minute read

Sometimes life events happen that require you to make big decisions and big changes quickly. A move, a reno, the beginning or ending of a relationship, where you’re merging or dividing your belongings, an inheritance are just a few examples. And when something big like this happens, you might look around and think “what am […]

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Ways Your Business Can Benefit from a Self-Storage Unit

May 10, 2021 | 3 minute read

The ultimate dream for many people is to be a business owner. It’s hard work, of course, but the dream of reporting to no one, setting your own hours, and pulling in all the profit, is the ultimate level of freedom. And with the way the world is these days, there are endless opportunities to […]

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Who Uses Storage Units in Vancouver?

March 15, 2021 | 3 minute read

More and more people and businesses are turning to self storage units in Vancouver as a cost-effective solution to dealing with their stuff and a lack of space. 7 Reasons That You Use Storage Units Personal Storage Personal storage is probably the most common reason that people use self-storage in Vancouver. And it’s not surprising […]

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How To Utilize Self Storage for your Renovation?

February 06, 2021 | 3 minute read

If there’s one thing we all know about renovations, it’s that they are stressful and expensive and they always take longer than expected. Ok, that’s three things. The point is they always turn out more complicated than envisioned at the outset. So the more you can do to ease the stress, the better. And one […]

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How to Utilize Self Storage for Appliances?

December 31, 2020 | 3 minute read

Appliances are a big investment, and if you are moving houses, upgrading them, or renovating your home, you might need a safe space to store them. A storage unit in Vancouver is an excellent option as it is safe, temperature- and humidity-controlled, and come in a variety of sizes so you can choose the exact […]

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