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Yourself Storage Units ~ Our Mini Storage Blog  

 
 

Storage Planning and Organization

Though self-storage is a space that’s visited by you only once or twice a year, that doesn’t mean it can be a mess. Digging something out of a stack of dirty, dingy boxes isn’t good, so it’s best to be organized. The way to make the most out of your storage units is to plan ahead before you begin loading up the truck. Plan What You Will Store Start by identifying things that will be placed in stacked boxes. Prioritize…

 

Why Store?

Moving and storage are two sides of the same coin. Chances are if you’re moving, you have to put some of your stuff in storage. And unless you’re paying the moving company extra to use their storage building, chances are you’re going to have to rent a self-storage unit. Self Storage is a convenient, safe, and inexpensive way to store your belongings. Proper planning will make for an efficient and cost effective storage experience. If you plan or need to…

 

Storage Tips

Storage is important, so here are a few tips on how to ensure that your items are stored safely and securely. Use furniture drawers for delicate items and specially wrap and label them as “FRAGILE”. Bubble wrap and packing paper are excellent for these purposes. When storing      business files and inventory, label all boxes and construct aisles so files are easily seen and accessible. Be careful not to store anything combustible, (such as paint and chemicals), or perishable, (such as food that is not…

 

Making the Most of Your Storage Unit

Packing things for storage is really no different than packing them for a big move. There are a few things you should know before you pack your things away for an extended period of time, so be sure to read our tips on what to do! Time is everything – start packing several cartons each day, a few weeks prior to your move. Be sure that the items you pack won’t be needed before your move, of course. By pacing…

 

Packing Up Your Items

Sometimes hiring movers can be a big help when moving, but handling the packing yourself will ensure your most prized possessions are in the best of care. You can rest easy knowing you packed your items well and if you hire movers, their chances of breaking anything are lessened. Here are a few tips that can help you make the most of your packing. Use only unprinted newsprint paper to wrap items. Regular newspapers and colored tissue papers are messy…

 

Storage: Tips on How to Do It Right

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. When storing delicate heirlooms, use specially constructed boxes, such as wardrobe boxes, and  utilize dehumidifiers to prevent mildew build up. Store furniture carefully on boards or pallets. Cover mattresses and store them flat on level surfaces. Store small items like pots and pans in large appliances, such as stoves or…

 

Tips on How to Do It Right

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: Use furniture drawers to hold delicate items. Wrap them in bubble wrap or newspaper. When packing toys or smaller objects, remember to fill boxes completely, stuffing open areas with plain newspaper to prevent collapsing when stacked. Be careful not to store anything combustible (such as paint and chemicals)…

 
 
 
 

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