Self-Storage Tips

Tips for organizing and packing your belongings for storage, to get the most out of your storage unit, and ensure an easy and safe process.

Nov 15 Storage Tip – Disassemble to Maximize Space

Do you have a smaller storage unit, but need to store multiple belongings? Disassemble any furniture that can be taken apart and put back together. By disassembling these larger pieces of furniture, you'll create space for other items that cannot be disassembled.


Nov 06 Storage Tip – Treat Leather

Are you storing leather furniture or leather clothing? It is important to treat leather for storage, whether you are storing long-term or not. By treating your leather furniture and clothing prior to storage, you are protecting your investment in your items.


Oct 08 Storage Tip – Utilize ALL Your Space

Get the most bang for your buck when it comes to your storage unit—make use of every inch of space. Stack boxes from floor to ceiling. This way, you are taking advantage of the vertical space available in your storage unit.


Oct 02 Storage Tip – Labels Out, Visible, and Accessible

Labeling is so important to making certain your moving and storage experience is smooth and stress-free. Keeping all boxes labeled by room makes it easier for movers or friends who are helping you to relocate your items to know where to put them in your new space.


Aug 30 Storage Tip - Use Dryer Sheets

Dryer sheets are an easy and inexpensive way to repel pests in your storage unit and protect your valuables. It is possible for spiders, cockroaches, moths, and even rats to invade your storage unit.


May 11 Storage Tip - Lamps

Remove lamp shades from the lamb base, remove light bulbs and wrapped to protect during storage. Removing bulbs from your lamps while ensure that the bulb is ever broken off inside your lamp - causing difficulty in removing the bulb's threaded base from the lamp and also protect you from cuts that may occur fro


May 07 Storage Tip - Books

When storing books, place them flat on their side to avoid damaging the spin of your books. Ensure all items you intend to store are not wet or damp to avoid mold and mildew which could harm and/or damage your books and other times.


May 02 Storage Tip - Prevent Fires

When storing small engine equipment, it's a good practice to drain the gasoline and oil to protect your property and the property of others from the potential dangers of fire and/or explosion.


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