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Choosing the Right Self-Storage Facility

Choosing the right self-storage facility is incredibly important, as this facility will be the temporary home of some of your personal belongings. You want to make sure the facility is safe and convenient, as well as in accordance with whatever items you want to store. Here are a few tips on choosing the right facility. Think about location. Are you going to need to access your storage building frequently? If so, aim for someplace nearby. Consider how much space you really need….

 

Securing Your Self-Storage Unit

If you have more possessions than places to put them, keeping your things secure in a rented storage unit is often a convenient solution. However, it’s important to make sure that your belongings will not only be secure, but easily accessible. Security measures vary according to geographic location, facility policy and cost, so here are some things to keep in mind when looking for the right kind of storage for you. For security purposes, the majority of self-storage properties have…

 

Using Storage for the First Time

Your self storage unit must be one that is secure, clean and climate controlled. Place wooden pallets on the floor to avoid moisture absorption from the concrete. Wrap each box of books in plastic for added protection against dust and water damage. Boxes of hardbacks should be stored at the bottom of the pile when you are stacking boxes on top of one another. Set each box down so that it is square and will not tip or shift. Do…

 

Choosing a Self-Storage Facility

When choosing a self-storage facility, you want to be sure they have your needs in mind. Here are a few tips that may help you in deciding which facility to choose. Think about location. Are you going to need to access your storage building frequently? If so, aim for someplace nearby. Consider how much space you really need. Self-storage facilities rent units in all different sizes. It’s best to opt for a smaller storage unit and pack it to the…

 

Boxes that are ‘Packed by Owner’

Many people who are moving want to save money wherever they can. Doing your own packing can save you money if done properly. However, keep in mind that the moving valuation protection offered by moving companies doesn’t cover damage to items PBO (Packed By Owner) unless there is obvious damage to the container caused by the mover’s negligence. Movers can refuse to transport boxes you packed yourself if: The box is not durable The box’s contents are packaged inappropriately (fragile…

 

Maintaining Furniture in Self-Storage

In your search for a self-storage facility, choose several that are heated or climate controlled to compare their prices and storage terms. Location, price and hours of operation may all be important considerations. Visit the storage facility you have chosen to take a tour before signing a contract. Look for wide doors and secure walls between lockers and make sure there are no signs of water damage anywhere in the building. Moisture is the number one cause of damage to…

 

Finding the Right Storage Unit Size

Estimating how much space you will need for your storage unit seems like an easy enough task, but can often be a bit misleading. Here are a few steps that will help guide you in choosing the storage size that’s right for you. Start by making a list of the items you plan to store. Group them according to how you will organize or pack them. Identify boxed versus non-boxed items. Those of higher priority will go closer to the…

 
 
 
 

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