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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….

 

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…

 

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…

 

Self-Storage Environment Standards

Self-storage facilities vary greatly in terms of the type of environment they offer and general layout. Most will offer a range of self-storage unit sizes from a box-sized unit that will suit an inpidual with few storage needs, areas where you can store up large vehicles such as RVs, motor homes and boats through to warehouse type space for business storage. Some self-storage facilities will offer all options whereas others specialize in more limited ones. The actual self storage units…

 

Self-Storage Tips

Packing can be a pain, but when done correctly it can be a major time, space, and energy saver. Here are a few tips on how you can make the most of your self-storage space. Plan your storage space. Place items in front that will be accessed frequently. Allow for walkways. Completely fill each box with your heaviest items on the bottom and lighter items on top. Try to keep your boxes in uniform sizes. They are much easier to stack that way….

 

What NOT to Store in Self-Storage

Self storage facilities often have a set of guidelines that all clients must adhere to in order to ensure the safety of the facility and of others’ belongings. Here is a basic set of guidelines for most storage facilities: Flammable or Combustible Materials The reason for this is obvious – these types of materials will cause very real danger to the entire facility and personnel, not to mention your own stored items if there is an accident. The list of…

 
 
 
 

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