Features & Security

Abacus is continuously looking to improve its property and its features and security, in order to make your experience at Abacus completely satisfactory, and worthy of a referral and/or a positive review from you. Peruse the following, or look at some of our blogs to get a good idea of how we continuously make every effort to get better!


Our objective is to deliver peace of mind, and to make your storage experience at Abacus completely worry free. This makes security at Abacus Self Storage a continuing top priority. We strive to keep your goods safe and in the same condition as they are when you first put them in. Accordingly, our storage units are equipped with sophisticated security features and the property is operated in accordance with specific procedures to ensure your belongings are always protected.

Secure and Clean Self Storage

Some of these features and procedures are:

Attentive staff that perform regular security checks

Attentive staff that perform regular security checks

Monitored intrusion alarms

Monitored intrusion alarms

LED fixtures

Well lit property perimeter using LED fixtures

Electronic security gate

Property fully fenced with electronic security gate

Personalized key pad gate access

Personalized key pad gate access to property

Security surveillance

Extensive Interior and exterior camera surveillance

Natural gas fired emergency generator

Natural gas fired emergency generator, to ensure that building systems continue to provide service, even in power failures at any time or in extreme weather events

Your belongings and valuables will always be safe and secure with a rental from Abacus Self Storage. Contact Abacus Self Storage today for more information or to arrange your personal tour – see us at our best!

Please note that storage of hazardous material, flammable goods, explosives, animals and perishable food is strictly prohibited in all of our storage facilities.

All of our rental storage units feature the following benefits:

Clean space storage

Very Clean Space

  • Bright clean LED lit corridors
  • Super clean units
  • Major emphasis on pest control to keep the property pest free
Self storage expert

Friendly Expert Service

  • Free advice as to which storage unit will best meet your needs
  • Discounts offered for rental prepayment – ask about unit specific discounts
  • Courtesy access for couriers
  • List of local movers available to help you with the storage process
  • Free wooden pallets
  • Visa MasterCard and American Express or debit cards accepted
Climate controlled storage units

Climate Controlled Units

  • Self Storage warehouse units are maintained at a minimum of 8 to 10 degrees Celsius in winter
  • Fresh air supply in summer
Contents insurance

Contents Insurance Available

  • Highly recommended
  • Low cost premiums
Moving and packing supplies

Moving and Packing Supplies

  • Various box sizes, from 1.5 cubic feet to 4 cubic feet
  • Wardrobes
  • Tape dispensers
  • Mattress covers
  • Furniture covers
  • Bubble wrap
  • Packing paper
  • Locks

Abacus Self Storage offers short term self storage space and long term self storage space to meet the needs of our customers. Please contact us for more information on our self storage unit rental and our Richmond Hill storage facility.


“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... Read More

Elyse Pomeranz

“My girlfriend and I are moving into a new place together and we had to find a secure, affordable and convenient storage facility to store our belongings, while we are transitioning to a new... Read More

Scott and Ola, Scottola

“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... Read More

Jodi M
Abacus has been helping customers meet their storage needs over many years.

The people in our testimonials are amongst the thousands of people that Abacus has had the privilege of serving since 1999. Some of these customers have taken the time to give us feedback, both personally and in written reviews, on their experience at Abacus, and for that we are most grateful.


Learn More About Abacus Self Storage in the Greater Toronto Area!

What is the price, and are there any promotions?

Our affordable prices are always set to deliver great value. Further, we regularly run promotions to give our customers the best deals on self-storage.

What should I do if my administrative/personal information has changed?
If your contact information (phone, email, address) changes, please let us know as soon as possible. If you are moving, be sure to change address for utilities, telephones, etc. Organize a checklist related to your move. The post office has special forms for address changes.
What do I need to do if I want to vacate my unit?
Give 1 week notice when the unit is being vacated.
Do I need reservations on a storage unit?
Inquire about advance reservations, to help ensure that a properly sized storage unit will be available when you need it. At Abacus, we do not charge for making advance reservations.
What should I be aware of when renting a storage unit?
Take time to review the storage agreement, as it is your protection while in storage.