Make a list of all the packing accessories needed to store your items. Bubble-pack, tape, rope, drop cloths, polyurethane sheeting, mattress and furniture covers, pallets, and cartons are just a few of the more commonly used packing items.
Leave a walkway to the rear of the self storage unit for better accessibility. Disassemble items such as bed frames to maximize the space in the unit.
Place frequently used items near the door or at the front of the unit.
Fill containers to capacity; partially full or bulging cartons may collapse or tip over in the unit.
Pack heavy items like books or tools in smaller boxes.
Fragile items should be cushioned by packing and placed towards the top of the unit.
Label your cartons and take home a list of the labeled cartons for easy reference.
Line the bottom of your self storage unit with a plastic drop cloth for added protection.
Use pallets as a foundation to place cartons on top of the pallets.
Mothballs are an added protection for your belongings.
Take full advantage of your self storage unit's space use the full height if possible. Shelving helps organize your unit.
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