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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.

National Partnership with Habitat for Humanity will Help Build Homes for Deserving Canadian Families

September 12, 2019

National Partnership with Habitat for Humanity will Help Build Homes for Deserving Canadian Families

We're excited to announce our national partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada!  As their official storage provider, we look forward to helping Habitats across Canada as they work to strengthen, stabilize and provide independence for Canadian families through affordable home ownership.

Sea Cans, C Cans, Storage Bins… What Do You Call a Shipping Container?

August 21, 2019

Sea Cans, C Cans, Storage Bins… What Do You Call a Shipping Container?

A shipping container may seem like a simple product, but we always find it interesting that they go by so many different names, such as: C-cans, Sea Cans, Storage Bins. So, while we know that people are actually talking about shipping containers when they use those terms, you’ll rarely hear us refer to them that way. Here’s why...

What Is The Cheapest Way To Move Across Canada?

July 31, 2019

What Is The Cheapest Way To Move Across Canada?

Looking for the cheapest way to move across Canada? Using BigSteelBox is typically 20% - 40% less expensive than a long distance moving company!

Survey: Canadians Think Moving is One of Life's Most Stressful Events

June 28, 2019

Survey: Canadians Think Moving is One of Life's Most Stressful Events

The results of our 3rd annual nation-wide moving survey are in! And, as expected, Canadians still feel that moving is one of life’s most stressful experiences. Learn more...

Moving To A New Province? Here's What You Need To Know

May 10, 2019

Moving To A New Province? Here's What You Need To Know

If you're moving provinces, there's a lot to take care of before, during and after the move. This list of resources, websites, and tips will help you out!

Comparing Moving Company Quotes: What to Watch For

April 22, 2019

Comparing Moving Company Quotes: What to Watch For

Before choosing a moving service, you'll likely request a number of moving quotes. Moving companies quote differently, so it’s important to watch for these things...

Long Distance Moving Companies Canada

March 28, 2019

Long Distance Moving Companies Canada

Comparing long distance moving companies in Canada? More and more families are using portable storage containers to move to save money and reduce stress.

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

November 30, 2018

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.

World Juniors Chooses BigSteelBox as Exclusive Onsite Storage Provider for Hockey Tournament

November 19, 2018

World Juniors Chooses BigSteelBox as Exclusive Onsite Storage Provider for Hockey Tournament

BigSteelBox is the exclusive storage provider for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship in Vancouver and Victoria. Our storage containers will keep all teams’ gear safe and secure for the duration of the tournament.

How to Open and Close Shipping Container Doors

September 28, 2018

How to Open and Close Shipping Container Doors

There is definitely a “right way” to open and close a shipping container. It can be a little tricky if it’s your first time, but if you follow the steps below, you will be opening and closing the doors of your BigSteelBox like a pro in no time!

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