Storage Hints

  • Store expensive items in unmarked boxes near the back of your unit.
  • When you pack your storage unit, create a center aisle for access to all items.
  • Stack lighter boxes on top of heavier boxes.
  • You can put small items inside a refrigerator, washer, etc.
  • Place frequently used items near the front of your unit.
  • Cover your property with old sheets & blankets. Avoid using plastic covers as they tend to "sweat".
  • Stack your property so it will not shift or fall.
  • If you wish to place a protective barrier on the floor. You can purchase tarps at a herdware store at a reasonable price.
  • Record all serial numbers and other important information and keep it at home.
  • Do not store items such as dry food, pet bedding material, or other items that can attract rodents.
  • Always use a good sturdy lock.
  • Pictures/mirrors/dishes/glasses should be marked "fragile".
  • Sofas and love seats can be stored on end to save floor space.