How to Store Your Summer Stuff the Right Way


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How to Store Your Summer Stuff the Right Way

Summer is gone, so what do you do with all your things? MI-BOX storage rentals keep your home clutter free. 

It’s that bittersweet time of the year again. We prepare to say goodbye to fun in the sun and start preparing for all the joys that come with the holiday season. 

Most of us have spent the last three to four months barbecuing, relaxing on the patio, boating, camping or doing other classic summer activities. The problem with that is all the stuff that we won’t be using until the next sun-kissed season. 

Where to Store Your Summer Stuff

When it comes to storing seasonal items, there are a few different options people can explore, but most of them involve making areas of the home unusable and highly cluttered. 

Furthermore, overly packed spaces can attract critters even in the winter months, like mice looking for a warm, rent-free hiding spot. 

So, what are the most popular seasonal storage options to consider?


You could toss all your things into the garage like a ton of people do. You have more space in the house during the winter, but let’s be honest, we have all seen those jam-packed garages left open as we drive by. The first thing judgy people will say is “messy, messy, tsk, tsk.” 😨 

Apart from prying judgy eyes, all your belongings are exposed to toxic fumes from our vehicle’s exhaust all winter long, then used by family and friends the following summer… yucky.

That’s not all; there is STILL less than favourable news that comes with storing your things in the garage! You have less space for your vehicle, making it easy to nick the doors on storage or even risk items falling and scratching your car. 

Luckily, if this sounds terrible (and it totally does), there are other standard options you could opt into. 


Ah, the basement sounds like a great place to store all the seasonal things you need out of the way. So, what are some pros and cons that come with that? 

The plus side is you don’t get critters living and soiling your things. You also get to enjoy all the extra space in your garage with no risk of tumbling boxes.

However, that also means you lose your basement during a time when you spend way more time indoors. 

If you have a renovated basement, this is just sad news, as the rest of the family will have less space to spread out and enjoy their much-needed space. 

If your basement isn’t remodelled, say goodbye to any chance of renovating to make more room for the fam jam.  

To each their own, but if you want an option that actually gives you your space back, continue reading on. 

MI-BOX Mobile Storage 

There is only one way to: 

  • Keep your home entirely clutter-free from seasonal belongings piling up everywhere.
  • Protect your stuff from environmental and rodent/insect damage year-round.
  • Have your summer things delivered right to your door every year, hassle-free. 

MI-BOX storage rentals!

They are made from high-quality materials that will stand up to the harshest Calgary weather and stand up to any theft attempts. 

And the best part is that our expert drivers will deliver the unit to you and place the mobile container wherever you’d like. You’ll have secure 24/7 access steps away from your front door. When you’re finished with it, we’ll take it back to our secure storage facility until the seasons change. 

How Does MI-BOX Work?

Getting started with MI-BOX is quick and easy. Simply give us a call, reach us online or stop by to get started. One of our experts will help you choose the right size storage unit, and one of our drivers will drop it off and pick it up when you want. 

That’s it! 

What Can You Store in a MI-BOX Storage Container

MI-Box comes in 3 convenient sizes:

  • 8’ x 7.5’ x 7.5’ 
  • 16’ x 7.5’ x 7.5’ 
  • 20’ x 7.5’ x 7.5’ 

This means we can store almost anything in one of our storage rentals

✔ Camper/camping equipment

✔ Dirt bikes, quads, bicycles etc.

✔ Watersports and boating equipment 

✔ Patio sets

✔ Fishing equipment

✔ Summer cabin decorations 

✔ BBQs and most outdoor kitchen objects

✔ Gardening tools

Those are just a few examples of what you can store away for later use. Our experts can help answer any questions you may have on what else you can put away. 

Team Up With MI-BOX!

Stop compromising space in your home and avoid people judging your garage when it’s open. Team up with us for a seamless and hassle-free experience at the beginning and end of every summer with a storage rental. 

Click here to speak to one of our happy, friendly and knowledgeable team members for a free quote today! 



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