Store items you'll need most often at the front of the self storage unit.
TIP #2 - Make Things Accessible
When you pack your self storage unit, create a center aisle for access to all items.
TIP #3 - Protect Your Items
Do not place storage boxes directly on concrete floors. Use pallets or skids to allow air flow around and under items.
Tip #4 - Disassemble Furniture
If you're storing tables and other furniture, remove legs and store tabletops and sofas on end, to save storage space.
TIP #5 - Protect Your Photos
Old photographs tend to curl over time. To keep them flat, place them between two pieces of cardboard and tape them together.
TIP #6 Drain Small Engines
Drain gasoline and oil from lawn mowers and other items with small engines.
TIP #7 - What Not to Store
Never store firearms, illicit drugs or drug paraphernalia, live animals, perishables, liquids, explosives, flammable liquids and fuels, toxic materials, or other items that need a controlled environment.
TIP #8 - Care for Your Mattress
Mattresses should be completely covered and sealed. Stored your mattress on a flat on level, elevated surfaces.
TIP #9 - Be Environmentally Conscious
Always turn off your unit light.
TIP #9 - Lock Your Unit
Always use high quality locks on your storage unit. Locks are available for sale-just ask your storage site manager for a recommendation.