Tips for Keeping Mice Out of Stored Cars and RVs

In the Edmonton area we have run into dozens of you who had mice nipping at your car, cables and upholstery. Check out the best ideas from readers of Hagerty Insurance newsletter as to keeping unwanted guests out of your classic car.  It must have touched a raw nerve because with one day of the issue going on the net …

Paul D. ReynoldsTips for Keeping Mice Out of Stored Cars and RVs

How to Choose a Garage Condo

So you have decided it is time to purchase a garage. Although there are not a lot of options available in the Edmonton/Spruce Grove area, there are some questions you need to ask yourself when considering any type of space. 1.    Size Yes, size really does matter. Is there enough space to not only store your stuff, but enough for …

Paul D. ReynoldsHow to Choose a Garage Condo

Priceless Antique Vehicles Destroyed by Spruce Grove Vandals

During the April 14th weekend  vandals  broke into a locked barn at a Spruce Grove area farm.  Four antique cars were inside the barn, including a 1925 Ford Model T and a 1956 Studebaker.   Vandals got the Studebaker running and proceeded to get it stuck in the mud.  They then lit it afire.  The Model T was pushed outside, and …

Paul D. ReynoldsPriceless Antique Vehicles Destroyed by Spruce Grove Vandals

Benefits of Indoor RV Storage

Obviously as a Garage developer I believe in the value of Indoor storage for RVs and boats. Car collectors get this right away and the fact that their insurers usually make it a condition of insurance is also clear. However I thought I would share my list of the protections and value added from storing your RV and Boat indoors. …

Paul D. ReynoldsBenefits of Indoor RV Storage

Classic Cars – Insurers Want a Secure Garage

North America’s best know specialty insurer for classic cars, Hagerty.com, requires secure storage. Right on their home page it says. “Does My Vehicle qualify for such insurance?”  Then qualification number two – “Storage: Vehicles must be stored in an enclosed and secure structure.” Their Canada web pages are laid out a little differently but have the same requirement. Collector vehicles …

Paul D. ReynoldsClassic Cars – Insurers Want a Secure Garage

Add Car Lift to Garage

One of my Spruce Grove friends has a 3-car garage but he usually has five cars inside. He has two nice car lifts. It is a tight fit but very much usable. Will the residential car lift fit in your garage?  Well careful planning is a must. Here are a few tips in this video.   I love the comments from …

Paul D. ReynoldsAdd Car Lift to Garage

Most Expensive Car Wash in the World

When I came across this video about a car wash service which costs Thousands of dollars PER CAR I was not sure if it was for real or a try out for “Dumb and Dumber”.  Apparently it is serious. The gentleman provides car washes which take hundreds of man hours. His basic version is about $1,000 and the higher grade …

Paul D. ReynoldsMost Expensive Car Wash in the World

See Our Plans for Spruce Grove Garage Condos for Sale

Our design and engineering team at Cormode & Dickson as well as Bow-West Design Inc. has come up with some great plans.  We want to share one image here of the facility which is going through development permitting with Spruce Grove. On this image you will see an expansion of SelfStorAll Spruce Grove. This is a rental self storage operating across …

Paul D. ReynoldsSee Our Plans for Spruce Grove Garage Condos for Sale

Why chicken coops for beautiful cars?

Why are beautiful car collections nesting in chicken coops outside Edmonton? Why are deluxe RVs sitting in muddy farm fields surrounding Spruce Grove?  Within the space of just a few years Edmonton, St Albert, Spruce Grove and Stony Plain essentially banned RV and boat parking on streets and even in driveways. In winter  2011 I drove to see farms around Spruce Grove …

JohannahWhy chicken coops for beautiful cars?