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    What Is a Portable Storage Container?

    A storage unit is a place in which you can store belongings that aren’t needed for the time being. While this is a concept you’re likely already familiar with, you might be less well-acquainted with their portable counterparts.Portable storage containers, which are large rectangular boxes, are on the rise in popularity due to the fact that they offer all the benefits of a regular unit, with the added perk of being delivered right to your front door.


    The issue with storing your belongings in a regular unit is that you likely won’t have access to the facility on a 24-hour basis. Since a portable container is brought directly to your home, packing is no longer constrained by business hours. This could be a game-changer for those of you with busy schedules.


    You may be skeptical about having a giant metal container sitting on your lawn. Sure, it’s convenient for packing, but is it visually appealing? You’ll be happy to hear
    that these containers typically look like metal sheds, so they won’t impact your property’s curb appeal. However, should you not have the space, or simply don’t like the way it looks, you can arrange to have your portable storage container picked up and delivered to a secure facility.

    Strength and durability

    Since regular units are typically located in buildings similar to garages, you might be a bit concerned about how a container will compare in terms of strength and weatherproofing. Luckily, you’ve got no reason to worry. Portable units are completely waterproof and can withstand the elements, ensuring that your belongings are well-protected from heat, rain, wind and snow.


    Portable storage units are incredibly cost-effective, so you’re sure to find one that fits your budget. Depending on your individual needs, you can choose between new or used containers, as well as whether you want to rent or buy.

    Booking a storage unit
    Are you moving? Or a student looking for a place to store their belongings over the summer? Do you need somewhere to keep your possessions safe during a home renovation? Whatever your reasons, all your self storage needs can be met with U-Need Storage. With locations all over Ontario, we promise to provide you with excellent and affordable service. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you might have or to book a unit right away.

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  • Onsite self-storage
    How Much Does Climate Controlled Storage Cost?

    Storage units are beneficial for a wide range of factors. You may be downgrading to a smaller space or may need space for your RV between trips. A cost-effective climate controlled storage unit is always popular for its many benefits. Since the temperature and humidity are controlled throughout the year, items don’t develop mould or rot. You can consider temperature-sensitive items like wooden or leather objects, fine arts and electronics for such storage. U-NEED Storage has onsite self-storage units available at multiple locations.

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  • Self Storage Oakville
    Ready to Move Your Items to Self-Storage? Pack Correctly to Avoid any Hassles

    Self-storage units are convenient, and the ideal way to store just about anything you need. While there are plenty of items you can store, there are also restrictions. Review your contract carefully with your storage units in Oakville for a complete list of what is not allowed on the property.

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  • Self-storage in Oakville Ontario
    The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Self-Storage

    There comes a time in just about anyone’s life where they realize that the storage space they have at home will not suffice, and they need an off-site solution.

    Whether you are looking for short-term or long-term storage, knowing how to shop can save you money and hassles later down the road. The team at U-Need Storage understands how many questions you might have as a first-time shopper, and we are here to help by providing you with this ultimate storage guide.

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  • Self Storage in Milton
    Could Your Small Business Benefit from Self-Storage?

    Your office location feels cramped. You find yourself winding through mazes of boxes, storage cabinets, and the clutter is affecting your productivity. 

    If you are like most small businesses, you lack the square footage to store everything in-house. While the option of moving to a bigger location and taking on a bigger lease payment is unrealistic, what about using self-storage instead?

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  • Self Storage in Oakville
    Free Up Space for Your Winter Vehicles – Store Your Recreational Vehicles in Self-Storage

    Instead of letting motorcycles, off-roading vehicles, or even the RV take up space on your property and in the garage, why not store them securely in a self-storage unit? 

    Storing these in a rental unit frees up your garage so that you can park your vehicle inside and save yourself the morning hassles of having to scrape off the ice and brush away snow piles.

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  • Public storage in Oakville and Burlington Ontario
    Decluttering Your House With Public & Self-Storage Units

    Everyone has a little extra ‘stuff’ lying around. This stuff, coupled with that disorganization, equals clutter. 

    Clutter is anything you’re keeping around your house that doesn’t add value to your life. Clutter, however you define it, can also be bad for your health. According to Psychology Today, people tend to feel like life is out of control when they surround themselves with more things than they can manage.

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  • Outdoor storage in Guelph
    Call U-NEED Storage For Outdoor Storage

    Canada is a four season playground and to fully enjoy all that play time, Canadians have also amassed a lot of big toys, including cars, recreational vehicles, caravans and trailers, boats and all types of watercraft, all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles. 

    In the off seasons we also need a safe and reliable place to store them. To determine what kind of storage will best suit your needs, it’s important to understand the different units that are available, beginning with the difference between indoor and outdoor storage units.

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  • Storage units in Oakville and the GTA
    ​Get the Most Out of Your Storage Units

    Effectively maximizing the space in one of our self storage units in Oakville—or elsewhere in southern Ontario —is usually a skill that’s acquired only after much trial and error. Thankfully, you can benefit from the wisdom of our experience. Here are our top tips for safely and effectively using your storage unit to the max.

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  • Portable Storage in Oakville
    Portable Storage

    As Canadians, we like our stuff. Equally, as a society – beginning with our indigenous peoples, followed by the coureur des bois, straight through today’s digital age – we like to move around. Coupled, it means finding a place to store our stuff while we are wondering about.

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