Worried About Items In Your Self Storage Unit?

Published on 9/26/2016

Don't Worry We've Got You Covered

Storage Tips

Tip #1

Store items you'll need most often at the front of the unit.

Tip #2

When you pack your storage unit, create a center aisle for access to all items.

Tip #3

Do not place boxes directly on concrete floors, but use pallets or skids to allow air flow around and under items.

Tip #4

If you're storing tables and other furniture, remove legs and store tabletops and sofas on end, to save space.

Tip #5

Old photographs tend to curl over time. To keep them flat, place them between two pieces of cardboard and tape them together.

Tip #6

Drain gasoline and oil from lawn mowers and other items with small engines.

Tip #7

Common sense and state law determines what may be stored. s or drug paraphernalia, live animals, perishables, liquids, explosives, flammable liquids and fuels, toxic materials, or other items that need a controlled environment.

Tip #8

Use trash cans to store shovels, hoes and rakes.

Tip #9

Mattresses should be covered and stored flat on level surfaces.

Tip #10

Use protective covers and treat wood surfaces before storing.

Tip #11

When storing metal items, to retard rust, wipe all metal surfaces with a rag containing a few drops of machine oil.

Tip #12

Pack blankets, draperies, and dress clothes on the hanger in a wardrobe box.

Tip #13

Always use high quality locks on your unit. Locks are available for sale-just ask your site manager for a recommendation.