Storage Tips

Tips on choosing a storage facility

  1. The facility has controlled access or is in a safe location.
  2. You can access your storage unit 24 hours a day..
  3. The units are clean and well-maintained
  4. The campus and facility are clean and well managed.
  5. The contract is readable
  6. The staff is available.

Packing Tips

  1. Make an inventory and estimate the value
  2. Consider insuring the contents of your unit
  3. Invest in good quality sturdy boxes and packing materials.
  4. Box everything that you can & fill boxes to capacity
  5. Label all boxes clearly on multiple sides.
  6. Don’t store wet items.
  7. Pack TVs and computers in original boxes if possible. 
  8. Seal your boxes.

Organizing Tips

  1. Put down pallets to raise your items off the ground.
  2. In large units, try to create an aisle and leave enough room to be able to get round the back.
  3. Put heavy boxes on the bottom.
  4. Stack boxes safely and neatly.
  5. Makes sure you can see your labels.