hive storage

Hive storage gives you extra space for your wardrobe

It doesn't fit, and you never wear it. Yet you desperately want to keep it, because you're a sentimental fool (or a packrat, or just convinced that all those terrible band T-shirts will be irony gold in a few years). Is that your life, too? Don't despair - a new Toronto-based startup will help you free up some closet space, commitment-free.

Hive Storage works on the same basic principle as those PODS storage contraptions - except instead of a massive container, you get a six-foot-tall standalone closet on wheels, complete with shelving and clothing rods you can configure to your liking.

A few hours (or a few days) after dropoff, the Hive team will collect your closet full of castoff clothing, and whisk it off to a climate-controlled storage facility; if you ever need to access your stuff, call the company and they'll swing by with your Hive.

The $60-a-month service, aimed at GTA condo-dwellers dealing with a dearth of space, could present a timely solution to your out-of-season clothing storage. Remember, we're heading into fall, shorts and sandals weather is over, and soon everything will be cold and dead. You're welcome!

Photo by Gabriel Li in the blogTO Flickr pool


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