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Keep Extra Stock Of All-Natural Products Safely Stored

The Toronto area has a big market for ecofriendly goods and many environmentally-friendly businesses are setting up shop here, from all-natural skin care to fair-trade toys and clothing. To keep up with the growing demand for green, you’re finding you need to prepare batches of product ahead of time, and with those spring trade shows fast approaching, there’s not enough room in your studio space to store it all...
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Take One Of Moving Your Film Collection To Storage

Frost covers your window. Snow blankets your walkway. And slush collects in the streets. With a view like that, one look outside is all it takes to realize you’d rather spend your weekend indoors. And if you’re lucky, you won’t have any responsibilities or chores in your self storage unit that necessitate a trip out into this mess.
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3 Of The Best Places To Hide Your Valentine’s Day Gift

Love is in the air. And so is the sound of debit cards tapping. According to the latest stats, the average Canadian expects to drop $164 on their special someone this Valentine’s Day. The crew at Abacus Self Storage isn’t immune to Cupid’s arrows, so like many of the lovebirds around the GTA, we’re thinking up romantic ways to spoil our Valentines...
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Easy Ways To Get Organized For 2018

Waistlines and budgets aren’t the only things on Canadians’ minds at the start of the year. After the whirlwind of the holidays dies down, there’s finally time to take stock of your surroundings, and you might not like what you see. Somewhere between hanging the stockings with care and toasting to the New Year, holiday clutter invaded your house...
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5 Super Simple Steps To Your Holiday Clean-Up

Psst — how are you feeling now that the holidays are over? Would you say you’re enthusiastic about what’s to come in 2018, or are you feeling apathetic about the future? Don’t worry if your answer’s the latter; your secret’s safe with Abacus Self Storage!
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Happy Holidays To Our Readers

 In the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s easy to get swept up by the festivities. Before the holidays whisk away our favourite readers, we want to take the time to wish you all the very best the season has to offer.
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A Reminder To Stop And Enjoy The Eggnog


Whether you’re ready for them or not, the holidays are coming. All signs point to their imminent arrival, from the wreathes decorating your city’s lamp posts to the near ubiquity of Christmas carols following you wherever you go. Now that the countdown is on in earnest, the push to get everything done in time can leave many of us feeling tense. What’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year ends up being the most stressful, leaving you no time to enjoy the season for what it is.

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What Will You Grow For Movember?


Watch for the growin ‘staches, beards, goatees, soul patches, and peach fuzz around town this November, as the GTA embarks on the 13th annual Movember. The month-long event helps bring awareness to men’s health, particularly that of depression, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer — three illness that many men are too embarrassed to talk about. This modesty benefits no one, as roughly 10,000 men die of prostate cancer each year. Meanwhile, suicide is one of the leading causes of death in men under 50.

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Black Friday Is Almost Here


Ask the crew working at Abacus storage units in Richmond Hill, and they’ll tell you it feels like we celebrated Thanksgiving ages ago, but our neighbours to the south are just gearing up for the big feast. You may not be invited to their meals of deep fried turkey, mac and cheese, or pumpkin pie, but that doesn’t mean you’re totally excluded from the festivities. The American Thanksgiving weekend is book-ended by two of the biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Though these events may be as American as Thanksgiving football, more Canadians are taking advantage of these deals each year. 

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Elevate Your Side Hustle With Mini Self Storage


No — the side hustle isn’t the latest dance move set to replace the nae nae. Forget about your feet for a second. It’s all about how you make your money. 

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Client Testimonials

  • Dear owner, Your site manager Jane is great! Jim C.

  • Hi guys, I just recently rented a 10x10 storage unit from you guys and decided to write a review. When I first walked into the office, I was impressed how organized it looked, it was not like the other storage companies I previously visited. It was cleaned, smelled nice and most importantly I was greeted...

  • We are very happy with storage location, facility is alway`s clean and accessible. Anna S

    Anna S
  • August 23, 2012. I have been a client of Abacus for over two years, and can recommend their services. Jane and her team are always pleasant and helpful, and the premises are clean and secure. In short, an enjoyable experience!

  • August 25, 2012. I was amazed at how organized everything was at Abacus, and Jane`s service was exceptional!! Our locker was totally in order and well lit. the gates and doors work....everything went without a hitch! What a joy to work with a company that really knows their business, and cares...

  • Satisfied on cleanleness, location, efficient management and reasonable priced.

    Raymond Tam
  • September 10, 2012. Abacus Self Storage staff have been very helpful, friendly and accessibe. The facility is clean, bright and ideal. I definitely recommend it.

  • August 30, 2012. Very clean unit. Great security system. Wonderful organization.

  • November 14, 2011. We have been entirely pleased with Abacus` service and pleasant and professional policies.  They are very quick to respond to inquires and do their best so that our experience utilizing their storge facility is pain and stress free. Thank you.

  • August 31, 2012. As a customer of many years, I commend Abacus for clean, well-lit and maintained, secure premises with huge carts now for ease of moving items. Customer Service, under Jane`s managment, is efficient and friendly. In fact. I consider the team as friends.

  • September 13, 2012. Walking into the office, I knew this was the place I wanted to store our belongings. Jane was so helpful and accommodating. The place was very clean and well laid out for moving and manouevering your way around. I know I found the place when I walked into Abacus.

  • Cleanest seft storage I`ve seen I have used self-storage places 3 times in Canada and I was very impressed on how clean is this place. Other pros: Good location (convinient for me :), very friendly staff, and good price. I do recommend this place. 2011-08-03

  • August 27, 2012. The Team at Abacus is professional, very helpful and courteous-always giving a little bit extra and doing a little bit more that what is asked. The facilities are well-run, clean and secure. I highly recommend them.

  • We have been with Abacus for a few years and we have never had a problem. The place is always clean, tidy and well kept, they are very nice to deal with and have great customer service. They look out for the customer and we like that. We highly recommend Abacus to anyone looking for storage, and...

  • August 24, 2012. Very happy with service.

  • I have used Abacus twice in the last 5 years. Terrific service, good rates, exceptionally clean. If I need to use a self storage facility again in the future these are the people I would go to.

    Louise K
  • September 12, 2012. I have never seen a storage facility so clean. The unit is dust free. I can`t believe how clean the property is. Please tell the owner how impressed I am .

  • I just wanted to drop a quick not to say how much of a pleasant experience it was to reserve our unit and how easy it is to use. At a very stressfull time ( with moving) it`s great to have something go so smoothly.

    Jeff Dunning
  • Great customer service at the Richmond Hill location! We`ve had a storage locker here for just over a year, and the facility is always clean and well-lit. Extremely well-maintained and the staff are super-friendly! :) They even went so far as to help us find an alternate supplier of packing peanuts when...

  • I,ve been with you for a decade now and am glad to say how pleased I am with the high calibre of your personnel. Specifically, Jane`s ever friendly, courteous, helpful nature make my visits a joy. She takes genuine interest in us and I send my appreciation. Also, David goes out of his way to assist...

  • November 21, 2011. Nice clean premises. Staff have been very helpful!

  • I found this storage facility to be immaculate. The staff is very professional and friendly. Jane, who is the manager her pleasant personality made the stressful event seem effortless. The owner takes very good care of the facility, the storage units are extremely clean and spacious, there prices...

  • thank you for all your help, you are great great to do bussiness with you thank you

    Maria Paheco
  • August 26, 2012. Friendly and helpful staff. clean and professional facility! A truly great place to store things! Highly recommended!

    Elmira and Brian
  • April 2013-Very knowledgeable and helpful staff. One stop shop to buy all packing and moving supplies. Very clean, bright and secure storage facility, that can be easily accessed. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a storage facility!

    Jodi M
  • 04-30-2013-just rented a storage locker from Abacus Self Storage. They are well organized , courteous, well organized and efficient. The locker is spotlessly clean and I am very pleased with the experience. They provide a lock and also had a special on the space rental on the second floor where I paid...

    Elyse Pomeranz
  • Hi there, this messge is for Jane, I just wanted to leave a thank you. Holly was just wonderful, she is professional and she is helpful and it was really kind of her to help me sign in yesterday. I just wanted to let Jane know that Holly is a wonderful resource person and I`ll see you guys later. Bye...

  • 04-17-2014-My girlfriend and I are moving into a new place together and we had to find a secure, affordalble and  convenient storage facility to store our belongings, while we are transitioning to a new apartment. Jane made us feel extremely confident that we were choosing the right place. She helped...

    Scott and Ola, Scottola
  • September 1, 2012. From my first call and enquiry, it has always been a pleasure dealing with the staff at Abacus Self Storage, where they provide outstanding customer service.

  • Thank you so much for excellent services. I like the way how the renting storage is organized. It is easy and fast. The customer service is so good!!! People at the front desk are very friendly and helpful at all given time. Thanks again. Galyna

  • September 1, 2012. Abacus Self Storage was recommended to me from clients I had sold a home to several years ago. I have found Jane and all the staff to be unbelievably kind to me as well as patient and understanding. I will always recommend this storage facility to anyone I know. I thank everyone there...

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