If you’ve rented a moving truck, or are packing your own truck or van, to move things to our Kamloops storage facility, you’ll need some packing supplies, moving boxes and a little know-how. The art of truck packing is simple to learn if you follow a few basic rules. Foremost in your mind should be the safety of your belongings. Packing a truck properly also maximizes space, so you’ll make fewer trips and spend less on the truck rental time and fuel costs.
If you are considering storage in Kamloops, you may lean toward mobile storage containers for their apparent convenience. Before you make your decision, it’s important to know the reality of drop-off/pick-up storage. While storage containers offer some convenience, there is also a downside when you consider the following.
If you are looking for Kamloops commercial storage, there are few things that you may want to consider before signing on the dotted line. Not all business storage companies are created equally. The following are what you should look for, before you move your valuable business items into storage:
With the year drawing to a close, it’s a good time to think about resolutions for the new year, including what we like to call “Kamloops storage resolutions” to free up some valuable space in your home. First, we’d like to thank our customers, both past and present, for your patronage over the years. Valleyview Mini Storage has strived to meet the needs of countless customers, providing the only video monitored, climate-controlled storage units in Kamloops, as well as moving and packing supplies, all at very competitive prices. We’ve met many great people that have played a part in making…
If your Kamloops office is going paperless or running out of space, perhaps it’s time to pack those documents into moving boxes and bring them to a secure, climate-controlled self-storage facility. Valleyview Mini Storage is well set up to handle your document storage. First, you need to know about what can be moved out of your office and moved into storage.
Once again this year, Valleyview Mini Storage supported the Halloween Kamloops Food Bank Drive by collecting food and cash donations at our office. This year, The Barn Haunt Vale Family Yard Haunt, Valleyview Mini Storage, and other Kamloops sponsors collected 2000 lbs of food and $1200 in cash donations. We were proud to contribute to this terrific cause to help the local community.
In part 1 of this article we explained why being organized is the key to success when moving your Kamloops business. There’s much more to moving than buying moving boxes and moving supplies. To review, in part 1 we suggested you: 1) obtain a floor plan for your new business so you can see how things will fit; 2) make a list of things to move into storage; 3) find a moving company with experience moving businesses; 4) arrange for business storage in Kamloops; and, 5) avoid using grocery boxes as moving boxes. Below, we continue our list of tips…
If you’re moving your Kamloops business, there’s much more to it than packing moving boxes, driving from point A to point B, and unpacking. If only it was that easy! Organization is the key to a successful move — especially when relocating a business. Logistically, moving a business to a new location is complex. First, there’s visualizing where things will go in your new offices, when to do what part of the move, ensuring services are hooked up and ready when you’re in, and lastly, what to do if you find out your business equipment, furnishings, and other office items,…
Secure document storage has become a necessary step in due diligence for Kamloops businesses to safeguard the privacy of business, personal and client information from ending up in the wrong hands, being consumed by fire, or destroyed by flooding.
In part 1 of this two-part series, we looked at organizing and planning for a move, including gathering packing supplies and moving boxes, de-cluttering while packing, moving items into storage and making use of a spreadsheet we provided for a “things-to-do” list and timeline. This month, we’ll look at packing and moving.