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We want to make moving and storage easier for our customers. Our blog offers tips to help with packing and unpacking, planning a home renovation, saving money as a homeowner, and even decorating your home! From mobile storage for your business to moving your family to a new home, BigSteelBox can help.

Creative Accommodation Ideas if Displaced Due to Home Renovation, New Home Construction, or Time In Between Home Possessions

July 18, 2017

Creative Accommodation Ideas if Displaced Due to Home Renovation, New Home Construction, or Time In Between Home Possessions

When displaced during a reno or if your home possession dates don't line up, here are some affordable and fun accommodation ideas for the time in between.

Canadians identify moving as one of life’s most stressful experiences

June 20, 2017

Canadians identify moving as one of life’s most stressful experiences

Our survey of 2,000 Canadians showed over 65% identify the process of moving to a new home as a stressful life experience, and 22.4% find the process “extremely stressful”. We believe that moving is an important milestone that should be exciting, so making the moving process easier is our top priority. Click "Read More" below to see more of our moving survey results.

Tips to Avoid 5 of the Most Common Causes of Stress When You’re Moving

June 19, 2017

Tips to Avoid 5 of the Most Common Causes of Stress When You’re Moving

Did you know that June 30th is the busiest moving day in Canada? As June 30 draws closer, we thought it would be helpful to share the most common causes of stress that can happen while moving, and offer solutions so you can avoid them next time you move.

What's Driving Demand for More – and Alternative – Moving & Storage Solutions in Ontario?

June 10, 2017

What's Driving Demand for More – and Alternative – Moving & Storage Solutions in Ontario?

To better understand the increased need for moving & storage services we've seen in southwestern Ontario, we took a closer look at the factors impacting the demand.

Top 6 Packing Hacks to Make Your Move Easier

May 26, 2017

Top 6 Packing Hacks to Make Your Move Easier

We've helped thousands of people move over the years. Here are a few of the moving tips and packing hacks we've learned to make the whole process easier

Tips to Avoid Rodent Infestations in Self-Storage Lockers and How to Protect Your Stuff

May 3, 2017

Tips to Avoid Rodent Infestations in Self-Storage Lockers and How to Protect Your Stuff

When you move your things to a storage locker, rodent infestation can be an issue and cause damage. These tips will help protect your items and your health.

Top 4 Home Renovations that Give the Best Return On Investment (ROI)

April 18, 2017

Top 4 Home Renovations that Give the Best Return On Investment (ROI)

Whether it's a reno for yourself or to increase the value of your home before selling, this is where you should spend your time and money for the best ROI

Moving and Storage Statistics and Trends in BC and Alberta for 2016

April 4, 2017

Moving and Storage Statistics and Trends in BC and Alberta for 2016

The moving industry in Canada is always changing. We've examined these factors to understand was is influencing and shaping the markets we serve.

4 Common Situations When You Should Consider Using A Portable Self Storage Unit

March 16, 2017

4 Common Situations When You Should Consider Using A Portable Self Storage Unit

There are always times we need a little extra storage space. Here are 4 common situations when a mobile storage unit might come in handy.

Moving Company Quotes: Top 3 Things to Watch For

February 25, 2017

Moving Company Quotes: Top 3 Things to Watch For

Planning a move? Sourcing moving company quotes before you make a decision is important to finding the one that will work best for you.

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