Storage Tips

10 Tips for Storing Your Belongings

  1. Make sure all your belongings are completely dry when you store them.

  2. Do not store food items, unless they are canned.

  3. Label boxes on several sides so you can locate them easily.

  4. Leave an aisle in the center of your unit for quick access to all items.

  5. Store items you'll need most often at the front of your unit.

  6. Place valuables (such as electronic equipment) toward the back of your unit.

  7. Pack books and other heavy objects in small boxes for easier lifting.

  8. Protect mattresses and furniture with pads and covers.

  9. Store pictures, mirrors and couches (except sofa beds) on end. Pad their corners for protection.

  10. Drain gas from lawn mowers and power equipment