These storage ideas will help you to get the most from your unit.
Make sure you clearly label or mark boxes in order that you know what is in them. Put your marking or numbering on several sides of the box so that it is easily readable from any angle.
Create a plan of the unit to show where things have been placed. Particularly useful if you go back months later looking for something hidden away at the back.
Try to pack things that you will not need for a very long time at the back. Conversely have the items you will or may need to access in the short-term at the front of your self-storage unit.
If you have small items or documents, then it is always a good idea to use boxes.
Remember to pack the heavier boxes at the bottom and lighter ones on top. Remember - Books and documents can be very heavy.
Do not use boxes which are so big that when you have packed them you cannot lift them, or if you do then you may injure yourself.
Remember to fill your boxes to the top, otherwise they may collapse under the weight of other boxes on top. They may also make the packing unstable.
Anything Fragile should be packed in a box in bubblewrap or some alternative. Make sure it is clearly marked FRAGILE on all sides.
Any garden equipment should be clean and free of any toxic or explosive substances such as petrol.
Leave refrigerator doors open for ventilation and make sure they are completely dry.
Pack your heavier items into smaller boxes where necessary. They will be easier to pick up.
Also initially put your heavier, bulky items in the selfstorage unit to give a solid base to work around.
Don’t put heavy items on top of sofas or mattresses.
Remember sofas and mattresses can retain surprisingly high degrees of moisture and are sometimes excluded by insurers. They may release moisture into the unit during storage or they may deteriorate during storage due to the moisture. Make sure you check your insurance policy.
Place an appropriate protective cover over any, soft furnishings.
Stacking chairs seat to seat and use cloth or paper to separate them.
Remember bulging boxes, which have been overfilled may burst or make the storage unstable.
Use good quality, sturdy self storage storage boxes.
Put bubble wrap around table legs to give them protection in the container.
If you use special wardrobe boxes then you can store your clothes on hangers to keep their shape.
Get the most out of your storage space by stacking similar sized boxes together.
Items like mirrors and pictures should be wrapped in mirror boxes. Clearly mark them as FRAGILE on all sides and stacked them on end.
Avoid stacking or leaning furniture against the outside walls of your storage unit. This aids ventilation.
Cover your belongings in your storage unit with sheets to protect from dust, particularly if they are stored for long periods of time.
Begin de-cluttering your life now. Get in touch with Oakham Self Storage now and reserve your storage unit in the heart of Rutland.
Rutland’s housing and business premises attract a premium as they are located in a wonderful part of the country. However, this means that spare space is either not available or comes at a cost. Children's toys can take up a lot of room in the home, often meaning you lose a spare room.
Renting a self-storage unit with us is a highly cost effective way of getting more space in your home, for little extra cost and without the hassle of having to move. A secure storage unit can also mean that your sports equipment, which may be seasonal and DIY kit can be tucked away with easy access for when you need them next.
Oakham Self-Storage Space is very near Oakham Train Station and we have a wide range of storage units available. Please visit us for a tour with our friendly sales staff and begin to rent space.
Increasingly sole traders and small businesses are using self storage units to assist their business. Firms can see the economic sense, flexibility and significant business advantages including:
Oakham Self Storage offers flexible terms. You can increase or decrease the amount of space you use to best suit your needs. Firms who have seasonal businesses find this of enormous benefit.
There are no rates or gas or electricity bills to pay.
You pay a single payment each month with no service charges and no other hidden charges.
Secure storage is provided by Oakham Self-Storage with 24 hour CCTV and intruder alarms.
Renting a self storage unit is much cheaper and more flexible than leasing a commercial premises.
There are no solicitors or estate agents fees and no complex leases.
If you would like further information on how to get storage space to best suit your needs, then contact Oakham Self Storage in the heart of Rutland. We are situated on Pillings Road, just off Lands End Way near the Oakham Train Station.
Oakham Self Storage is nearing completion and will be opening soon. Please contact us to pre-book a visit or to reserve a storage unit while availability lasts.
Our storage facility is situated near the centre of Oakham in Rutland and has modern steel units and state of the art security.
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