Tips on Packing & Storing
If you choose one of our indoor climate-controlled units, you will spend less time packing your belongings for maximum protection. The climate control technology will protect your belongings from mildew and other weather-related damages. However, if you choose an outdoor unit, ask yourself if it is worth the risk to store expensive items such as electronics, instruments, leather/wooden furniture, clothing, artwork, etc. If you do decide to store these items outdoors, please extra careful with how you pack these items to prevent damage from extreme temperatures and moisture. Below are some tips on packing and storing your belongings. Bulky & Heavy in the back: To maximize space, if possible; disassemble bulky furniture and store vertically in the back. In front of the bulk, place larger heavy boxes. This will create a sturdy stackable base for your lighter items. Stack your belongings: Our units have high ceilings. Please be safe about this though. Only place light items towards the top. Step ladders come in extremely handy while packing your unit. Fill ‘er up: Don’t leave hollow spaces empty. Fill dressers, bookshelves, file cabinets and entertainment centers with smaller / loose items. Leave an aisle: This really only applies to those of you who are wanting to sort through belongings. Allow yourself some room to easily have a keep, donate or pitch pile. Appliances: Always store (and transport) in their natural upright position. Make sure the glass shelving in refrigerators is removed and wrapped. Washers and dishwashers need to be drained. And lastly, always keep these bigger appliances (including your microwave) cracked open when storing. This will prevent moisture / mold / mildew from happening, especially if storing outdoors. Electronics: Try to store in their original boxes. If you do not have the original boxes, wrap in anti-static foam. Remove ink cartridges from printers and keep connection cords organized by labeling freezer bags with ...
July 13th, 2021
6 Realistic Tips on Packing and Unpacking
Happy Saturday Morning! Click Here for 6 Tips on Packing and Unpacking Like this post? Do you have any tips to add? Please feel free to like, share and respond by finding the post on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Have a great weekend everyone. Stay safe and warm! Take care, Trista ...
July 13th, 2021