Packing and Storage Tips

The Ten Commandments of Self Storage

  • Use boxes that are a uniform size - they will stack much easier and utilize space better.
  • Label your boxes for quick ID.
  • Bubble wrap and newspaper fragile item.
  • As you stack, place heavy boxes on the bottom and lighter on the top.
  • Leave walkways between boxes so you can access them easier.
  • Half full boxes tend to collapse during storage and stacking.
  • For air circulation leave a little space between your unit walls and boxes.
  • To prevent mold leave the doors slightly ajar when storing appliances such as refrigerators, washers and dryers.
  • NO flammables or combustibles allowed in any of the storage units.
  • Photo or Video document your stored items.

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