Storage



Self Storage Tips

Here are some helpful hints to assist you as you begin the self-storage process.

Furniture & Clothes

  • Whenever possible, disassemble furniture and wrap table legs in packing material
  • Stack lightweight chairs seat-to-seat or upside down on other furniture
  • Place a pallet or plastic sheet on the floor and stand sofas on end
  • Place a light dust cover over your furniture
  • Use wardrobe boxes to safely store hanging clothes

Files, Records & Other Documents

  • Be sure to pack your files and documents in smaller boxes for easier lifting
  • Pack books flat to protect their spines
  • Use packing material to fill any empty pockets in the boxes
  • Label all boxes on several sides with the list of contents

Computer & Electrical Equipment

  • Make sure your equipment is clean and dry before it is stored
  • Any equipment with sealing doors, such as refrigerators, should be stored with their doors slightly ajar

Breakables

  • Use dish-pack or glassware boxes for greater protection
  • Place a layer of packing inside the bottom and at the top of boxes containing fragile items.
  • Wrap each item with protective wrap or foam.
  • Stack dishes on their side and glassware upright.
  • Pack paper into all open spaces to ensure a tight fit
  • Label all boxes containing delicate items "FRAGILE"
Helpful Hints to Get You Started

Self Storage Tips

Here are some helpful hints to assist you as you begin the self storage process.

Furniture & Clothes

  • Whenever possible, disassemble furniture and wrap table legs in packing material
  • Stack lightweight chairs seat-to-seat or upside down on other furniture
  • Place a pallet or plastic sheet on the floor and stand sofas on end
  • Place a light dust cover over your furniture
  • Use wardrobe boxes to safely store hanging clothes

Files, Records & Other Documents

  • Be sure to pack your files and documents in smaller boxes for easier lifting
  • Pack books flat to protect their spines
  • Use packing material to fill any empty pockets in the boxes
  • Label all boxes on several sides with the list of contents

Computer & Electrical Equipment

  • Make sure your equipment is clean and dry before it is stored
  • Any equipment with sealing doors, such as refrigerators, should be stored with their doors slightly ajar

Breakables

  • Use dish-pack or glassware boxes for greater protection
  • Place a layer of packing inside the bottom and at the top of boxes containing fragile items.
  • Wrap each item with protective wrap or foam.
  • Stack dishes on their side and glassware upright.
  • Pack paper into all open spaces to ensure a tight fit
  • Label all boxes containing delicate items "FRAGILE"