Spaces Self Storage strive to provide ideal self storage solutions to suit your needs.
356 Eastern Avenue
M4M 1B8
Phone: (416) 465-9900

Spaces Self Storage Tips

At Spaces, we offer year round climate control, a complimentary customer moving truck, state of the art security, a fully stocked retail store for all your packing needs, and friendly, professional staff to advise and help you. We strive to provide ideal self storage solutions to suit your needs.

Storage Tips from Spaces Toronto


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  • Make sure that you have the right box for the job. A 4 cubic foot is great for lighter items like blankets, but for books you will want something smaller that does not get as heavy
  • Labels are essential! Grab a marker so you know where to put things once you are done. So you can even mark what time with us.
  • Covers to avoid dust. Make sure your mattresses and couches have a cover on them so they don’t get dirty during your move. Treat your fragile items with care! Keep them separate and mark them so you do not stack things on top.

Spaces does not offer moving services, however we are happy to recommend a reputable moving company for every size job and budget.

In the Unit
  • Put your bulky, heavy items in the back. Keep the smaller ones you may need to access later at the front.
  • If you are going to need to be in there, make sure to leave yourself a path.
  • Movers are there to make your life easier, but give them directions. Make sure they know where things are going in the unit. Mark your boxes so movers know if they need to be on top and if they need to be in front as you may want to access them later.
  • Couch Tip: If it can stand on its end, it can save you space!

Get creative! Smaller items can go inside dressers, wardrobes or even dryers. Make sure to use the full height of the unit to better utilize the space available in the unit.

Why climate controlled storage?

Your items that may be valuable, one of a kind or environmentally sensitive and would benefit from climate controlled storage. Climate control maintains a steady temperature of 13–25° using central air conditioning and heat. This insulates your things from the damage that severe hot or cold weather can cause to items stored in units. With no sudden changes in temperature, all wood furniture, pianos and valuables will be safe.

What should or should not be stored in a self storage unit?

Self-storage is a great place to put almost anything from your home, business or collectibles. We do have a couple exclusions, such as: food, plants and propane tanks. If you have any other questions, shoot us an email right [click here].

Choose the right size self storage unit

Extra space is great, if you need to move around in your unit and access things frequently leaving additional room is usually the wisest, but for most people getting the smallest unit possible based on price works the best. Click to see our size guide [click here].


We are happy to provide all of our customers with a free month of insurance covering you up to $25,000. We do require all goods stored are insured either through us or your own policy. Contact us for more information.

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