11 Tips To Successfully Pack For Your Self Storage Unit [Infographic]

Getting ready to move into a new home can be challenging. The move can be especially challenging if you need to pack your belongings into a self storage unit prior to the big day. The infographic below offers tips and suggestions on how to effectively pack a self storage unite, how to prepare your home for storage and how could you use boxes and packing material to pack your belongings effectively.

11 tips for packing a self storage unitInfographic provided by: www.nycministorage.com

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9 thoughts on “11 Tips To Successfully Pack For Your Self Storage Unit [Infographic]

  1. The advice to store things that you use frequently in the front of the unit is fairly simple, but invaluable. I had to learn the hard way how important of an idea this can be. I packed my storage unit in no particular order, and realized later that there were things I needed that were nearly impossible to get to.

  2. I really like your tip about making sure that you fill packing boxes to the top to prevent them from collapsing. My husband and I are going to be moving in the next few weeks so we are thinking about getting a storage unit to put some things in. Hopefully, we will be able get the process going smoothly.

  3. You advised waxing wooden items with wood varnish before storing them, as this can help protect them from moisture. My father has been considering getting a self storage, to store a couple items including a beautiful grandfather clock. Once my father finds a good storage facility, I’ll make sure that he puts a layer of wood varnish on the clock before he stores it.

  4. Thanks for the tips for packing a storage unit. I like how you said to treat metal objects before you store them. I wouldn’t have even thought to protect metal things from rust, but it makes perfect sense.

  5. I really like the advice to keep more frequently used items in the front of the storage unit for convenience. My wife and I have a lot of holiday decorations that take up space in our house even though we only use them once a year. I think that we should keep them stored in a storage unit in order to clear up some more space in our home.

  6. Thanks for the great tips for storing things in a unit. I hadn’t even thought about dismantling the furniture to save room! When we downsize our home, I’ll be sure to remember that!

  7. I really liked your tip about laying plastic sheets on the ground to keep things clean without having to use wooden pallets since they can cause damage. That is something I really need to keep in mind once I can find a storage unit to use for all of my stuff. This is the year that I will be starting college and there is just not enough room in my dorm for all of my stuff.

  8. Thank you for the helpful infographic on how to successfully pack for your self-storage unit. I got a self-storage unit to pack some of my extra things, but I don’t know how to pack it well. I really like your tip about making sure to leave small walkways and a center aisle to allow easy access. I think that would be really smart to do.

  9. I really liked your advice about laying plastic sheeting on the floor and using wooden pallets to help prevent condensation damage. We need to store quite a few things, but have been having some problems figuring out how to get around potential problems. This has given me some great ideas, and I know that we’ll be using more than a few of these.

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