Our Top 15 Storage Tips
Rent the smallest space that fits your needs.
Make a list of the things you are storing, then gather the boxes, tape, marker, and packing material you'll need.
Protect Your Stuff
Place a protective cover on the floor, place youe items on a pallett or 2x4's to protect from moisture.
Plan Your Space
Place items you may need regular access to in the front of your unit for easy access.
Refrain from storing anything combustible such as paint, gasoline, or solvents.
Ease of Access
Save space for an isle if you will need to access items at the back of your unit.
Heavy on the Bottom Lighter on Top
To avoid damage to lighter objects, always store your heaviest items on the bottom.
Protect Fragile Items
Pictures, mirrors, glassware, etc. should be wrapped and marked as fragile.
Remove the Legs
Remove the legs from any tables that allow you to do so - huge space saver!
Trash Cans Can Help
An empty trash can be the perfect place to store brooms, rakes and hoses.
TV's and other electronic items should be stored in the rear of the unit.
Leave a small space between your belongings and the wall to allow for air circulation.
Cover with blankets for protection.
Store on end and wrapped in plastic or cloth.
Your Crazy Uncle That Lives with You
Sorry, you can't store him here!