Storage Auctions reveal hidden treasures

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Storage unit auctions are a hot trend that doesn’t seem to be slowing down.  Elle has been privileged to host several episodes of Storage Wars Canada at select locations, but you may not know that we also hold public auctions on a regular basis.

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On Wednesday May 10, Planet Storage hosted a Customer Appreciation Event and Storage Auction

When rent is not paid for a storage locker, and the facility is not successful in getting the account up to date, or in contacting the renter, the units are opened for bids by a professional auctioneer.  Mostly professional, and sometimes just independent treasure hunters, will purchase the contents, hoping for an amazing find for just a few dollars, and if you’re lucky, you just may stumble upon something valuable or amazing.

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Elle and the Tiffany love affair

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We love Tiffany!

Elle has always made a commitment, not only to our customers and clients, but to our valuable staff members who work hard every day to keep our organization running smoothly.  We’re a team, a family. Not only do we work together, but we play together too!

Owner and operator, Janet Whittle-Bailie, believes in hard work, good will and great relationships. It’s important to her that the Elle family feels valued, included and important.

All the ladies at Elle wear matching Tiffany bracelets, because isn’t the work day just a little nicer with a bit of bling?

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Elle Management hits VEGAS!

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You don’t get to be the BEST in your industry without keeping up to date on the latest and the greatest ideas and innovations in self storage!

This week, Elle is attending the ISS World Expo in Las Vegas, participating in extensive education and training courses on critical topics to your business including building, financing, investing, marketing and the latest in tech features.

Janet Whittle Bailie is in attendance along with Elle’s Paula Wilson-Stinton, Angelica DiCastro and Mark Krietzman. We hope they have some time to mix a bit of fun in with the hustle and bustle of the conference.

This week Janet will announce two Elle Site Staff members to join her in Las Vegas in the Fall for the SSA Fall Conference at Caesar’s Palace!

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Get to know Storage King

 

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Elle is also privileged to offer services in other parts of Canada.  Our Storage King location in Edmonton is the best self-storage facility in the area and serves a variety of storage needs including climate controlled and non-climate controlled units, self storage and business storage, mailbox rentals, moving supplies and RV and recreational vehicle storage.

Storage King is conveniently located close to all of N.W. Edmonton’s main traffic arteries including St. Albert Trail, 137 Avenue, 153 Avenue and 97 Street.

Need advice on how to store your items best? We can help! Moving supplies and tips to make your move easy and stress free? Our consultants are available to walk you through the process.

Our customers and the safe, secure storage of their prized possessions is our top priority. We like to show our customers how much they mean to us by rewarding them with great monthly giveaways!

For the month of APRIL we’re giving away a $50 VISA GIFT CARD!  Come into our office to fill out a ballot for a chance to win.

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Old-Meets-New at Planet Storage

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Planet storage in the heart of Toronto’s Junction district is certainly one of the most diverse and unique of all the Elle facilities.

Originally the Viceroy Factory, the structure was built in 1929 as a rubber factory and manufacturing facility. It was named to the Heritage registry in 2006  as a Historical Contextual building.

Today, Planet storage is an amazing mix of preserved historic features like exposed brick and period architecture, combined with state-of-the-art self storage facilities, warehousing units, studio business suites housing artists, fashion, photography and startups, as well as the wildly successful FreshBooks. The location also offers bulk storage space, climate controlled units and seasonal storage options.

We also house 10,000 square feet of bulk storage space that has been used for everything from weddings, special and corporate events to movie and photo shoots!  Planet has had the privilege of seeing itself transformed for all manner of artistic functions and industry occasions such as the RAW Design party where the blank canvas of the space was a perfect backdrop for their RAW Materials event.

Visit us at the Planet Storage location at 1655 Dupont St. Toronto for a tour of this piece of Toronto history.

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This Is Your Zoom Zoom

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Zoom Zoom Storage has a new jingle!

Written by Elle Management’s owner, Janet Whittle, and performed by Elle’s very own Angelica Di Castro. Angelica is a Canadian singer who has worked on jingles for numerous different companies and corporations here, and abroad. She’s appeared on PBS, Las Vegas, The ACC and venues all over Europe in sold out shows.

Zoom Zoom’s new, upbeat and memorable melody defines what we have to offer, with a catchy tune that is sure to stick in the minds of our clients and customers.

Come into any of Zoom Zoom’s locations in Markham, Thornhill and Brampton and Enter to win a $50 Tim Horton’s gift card during the month of March

HEAR THE NEW ZOOM ZOOM JINGLE