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Dreaming of a Self-Storage Christmas

Dreaming of a Self-Storage Christmas

For many people, celebrating the winter holiday season involves digging out a variety of elaborate decorations for a couple of months and purchasing gifts for friends and family. These items often are hidden from children to preserve the element of surprise and to maintain the myth of Santa Claus and his assistant, Subordinate Clause. Self-storage offers a secure option for storing gifts in a location well out of reach of curious children and maintains the Christmas morning surprise. If children find out there is no Santa Claus, their parents will have to rely on the myth of the Krampus to keep them in line.

As an amalgamation of Roman Saturnalia celebrations, Pagan Solstice celebrations from northern Europe and Christian traditions, Christmas requires an inordinate amount of decorations. Add in the element of neighborly competition and the volume of decorations can become overwhelming. While a simple Festivus pole can be easily stored in a corner of a closet, wreaths, lights, Christmas tree ornaments and artificial trees occupy a significant amount of space during the three-quarters of a year when they are not in use. Placing these seasonal items in self-storage gets them out from underfoot.

Businesses that sell a large volume of merchandise during Christmas can utilize self-storage to keep their inventory close enough to keep shelves stocked. Since storage may only be needed for a few months, there is significant value in choosing a self-Storage facility that only charges for the actual period of storage used instead of a whole number of months. Unlike many other self storage facilities, StoreSmart Self Storage will refund the unused portion of your final month, assuming adequate notice to vacate is given.

StoreSmart Self Storage offers self-storage solutions for individuals and businesses in Edmonton, Red Deer, Cochrane, Sherwood Park and Canmore. A site at the North Pole is in the planning stages. A wide variety of payment options are offered to meet the needs of businesses and individuals including people working in remote locations and overseas. Payment can be made using an online account, post dated cheques, debit, cash or credit card. StoreSmart Self Storage is also pleased to refund unused days when adequate notice of move out is given. All StoreSmart Self Storage locations are open 7 days a week except for some statutory holidays. Customers have access to their storage units 365 days a year.

StoreSmart Self-Storage in Red Deer, Sherwood Park, Edmonton, Cochrane and Canmore offer U-Haul rental trucks for the convenience of our customers when Santa’s sleigh does not have enough capacity. Our self-storage sites in Red Deer and Cochrane also offer U-Haul trailer rentals.

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  • Canmore

    • 110 Bow Meadows Cres.
      Canmore, AB
      T1W 2W9
    • Phone:
      (403) 621-1302
      U-Haul:
      (403) 812-0532
      Fax:
      (403) 609-2041
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  • Cochrane

    • 22 Griffin Industrial Pt.
      Cochrane, AB
      T4C 0A2
    • Self-Storage:
      (587) 317-5505
      U-Haul:
      (403) 851-0924
      Fax:
      (403) 851-1893
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  • Edmonton

    • 13432 143 Street NW
      Edmonton, AB
      T5L 5A9
    • Self-Storage:
      (587) 400-6766
      U-Haul:
      (780) 454-3622
      Fax:
      (780) 482-2772
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  • Red Deer

    • 29 McKenzie Crescent
      Red Deer County, AB
      T4S 2H4
    • Self-Storage:
      (587) 802-0270
      U-Haul:
      (403) 340-1309
      Fax:
      (403) 343-7512
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  • Sherwood Park

    • 61 Broadway Boulevard
      Sherwood Park, AB
      T8H 2C1
    • Self-Storage:
      (587) 805-0568
      U-Haul:
      (587) 745-0367
      Fax:
      (780) 416-1258
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