Checklist: The Best Self-Storage Tips and Tricks
If you are new to self storage, it can seem like an overwhelming undertaking. But, you don’t need to be a self-storage aficionado to tackle organizing and packing like a pro.
Below, we offer self-storage tips that will make you feel like an expert every time you approach your storage unit.
Tips For Unit Organization
For the best self-storage experience, go in with a plan. If you approach your unit trying to load miscellaneous boxes as quickly as you can, you will suffer when it’s time to retrieve or organize your items at a later date. Here are our top tips to stay organized:
Sort by category.
Place important items in an accessible spot.
Create a pathway to walk within your unit.
Tips to Protect Your Items
Wipe away food particles that attract pests.
Securely close each box.
Remove batteries from electronics.
Wipe away any moisture.
Purchase specialty packing materials, if needed.
Tips to Get The Most For Your Money
Get the most bang for your buck by carefully selecting a self-storage provider with great customer service, multiple unit options and additional amenities. Below are a few ways you get the most for your money:
Use vertical space.
Disassemble large furniture to max the cube.
Pack smaller boxes in uniform sized boxes.
How do you get the most out of your self-storage experience? Share below.
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