Tip: Always inspect the unit you are renting to make sure it meets with
Tip: Always prepare your storage space floor by placing pallets,
cardboard and/or plastic down first.
Tip: Leave a small aisle down the middle of your space. This is the
single most important time saver you will find.
Tip: Keep your lawn/garden tools in an empty garbage can. This will
keep them together and keep the sharp edges away from you
when you are in your space.
Tip: Pack all your boxes as full as possible, but not over full. Half full
boxes might collapse. Bulging boxes tip over when stacked. Store
the heavier packed boxes on the bottom.
Tip: Avoid wrinkled clothing by using Wardrobe boxes, which allow
clothing to be hung. Each of our locations have them for sale.
Tip: Use Mattress covers or drop cloths to help protect from dust.
Tip: Don't lean stored items against the walls of your storage space.
Leave a little room in front between your items and the roll up
door. if they tip over and wedge themselves against the door, it
will be very difficult to open your door.
Remember to Always lock you unit
These are good examples of the proper way to pack a storage space:
Most everything is visible, easy to access, and labeled. Even without the shelves, this is what to shoot for. It will save you time and frustration when you need to find
In reality, this is might be
more realistic. Still well done with heavier contents on the bottom and lighter items on top. Good
use of the vertical space.
Hopefully, the most often used items are in front.
If possible, try to avoid these scenarios. Imagine trying to find something in these spaces.
Vertical space could be better
utilized. If these items were properly stacked, a smaller space would easily suffice, saving these folks a lot of money. That's correct, a properly stacked space will also save you money.
Little things You can do that will save time, money and frustration so You will get the most from your