Storage Tips That Will Save You Time, Money and Frustration

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Try to Avoid This Scenario if Possible

Vertical space could be better utilized. If these items were properly stacked, a smaller space would easily suffice, saving these folks a lot of money.

Properly stacking Your space will save you money!

        • Always inspect the storage unit You are renting to make sure it meets with Your satisfaction.

        • Always prepare your storage unit floor by placing pallets, cardboard, and/or plastic down first.

        • Leave a small path down the center of Your unit. This is the single biggest time saver you will find.

        • Keep your lawn/garden tools in an empty garbage can. This keeps them together adn keeps sharp edges away from You.

        • Pack all your boxes as full as possible but not over full. Half full boxes might collapse. Bulging boxes tip over when stacked. Store heavier boxes on he bottom. Label all boxes.

        • Avoid wrinkled clothing by using wardrobe boxes, which allow clothing to be hung. Each of our locations have them available for sale.

        • Use mattress covers or drop cloths to protect from any dust.

        • Don’t lean items against the wall of your storage unit. Leave a little room in front between your items and the rollup door. If items tip over and wedge themselves against the door it will be difficult to open.



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        A Good Example of the proper way to pack a storage unit

        Most everything is visible and easy to access. This saves You time and frustration when you need to find something.

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        Number Your boxes and make a corresponding list of what’s in each box.

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