Helpful Tips Self Storage Units and Outdoor Spaces
Insure your belongings. If it’s worth storing its worth Insuring. Your home owner's insurance policy may NOT cover any problems or losses. We do not insure your property or cover damage or theft. Insurance is available at all of our locations. Simply pay your low cost premium along with your rent.
For your convenience we sell all the moving supplies you might need including:
Various size Boxes
Wardrobe Boxes with a hanger bar
Tape, Bubble Wrap, Biodegradable Peanuts,
Mattress and Furniture covers
Marking Pens & Utility Knives, etc.
Buy a quality disc lock. Regular padlocks are easy to cut.
Inventory & take pictures of what you store for quick reference.
Remember to put any items you need to access often in the front of the unit.
Store heavier items on the bottom and stack lighter things on top.
Label all your boxes on multiple sides to save time when looking for specific items.
Leave a center aisle in your unit for better access.
Store your belongings on wooden pallets for better air circulation and to protect from condensation.
Cover your items with our special design dust covers- mattress, chair, sofa, love seat, etc. Use a dust cover over all your belongings.
Use Furniture pads between surfaces. Wrap your furniture with furniture pads for protection.
Don’t break your back. Keep boxes under 30 pounds. Lift with bent knees.
Fragile Items - Make sure to properly pack fragile items in boxes with packing paper, bubble wrap, or peanuts and label as fragile.
Newspaper can leave ink stains.
Partially full boxes collapse easier. Fill extra space with peanuts or wrapping paper.
Seal your boxes with tape for better protection and to strengthen the box.
What not to store:
Do not store flammables, combustible items, aerosols, or explosives.
Do not store food or perishables. Food attracts pests and can spoil.
Do not store guns or ammunition.
Do not store anything of high value: jewelry, works of art, heirlooms, and collectibles.
Do not store anything having special value, sentimental value, or that’s irreplaceable.
Do not store anything filled with water that might freeze in the winter. (Snow globes)
Do not store anything that might melt in the summer. (Candles, Chocolate, etc.)
Commonly Stored Items:
Wedge refrigerator & freezer doors open to prevent mildew. Drain any water that might freeze or create mold.
Disassemble them and tape or tie the railings together.
Cover mattresses with mattress covers and store on the long side.
Use small boxes to keep the weight down. Store them flat to prevent damage to the spine.
Use wardrobe boxes for protection. Save them for extra closet space. Use mothballs or cedar chips for added protection.
Dishes & Glasses
Use dish packs. Wrap each dish in unprinted paper and put crumpled paper inside each glass.
Use wardrobe boxes to hang your drapery.
Store in their original box or, buy boxes and peanuts for protection. Be sure to tape down any components.
Store rakes, shoves, hoes, etc. in a garbage can.
Pack the base and shades separately.
Mirrors & Paintings
Wrap in paper pads and mirror packs. Never store them flat. Clearly mark them as fragile.
SPACE SIZE APPROXIMATE: Space sizes are approximate and for comparison purposes only. Spaces may be larger or smaller than indicated in advertising or other size indicators. All prices, terms, & conditions are subject to change without notice. Please contact your nearest location for details. All customers are responsible for their own insurance. We do not insure your property or anything you rent or use. If you choose not to purchase insurance you will be responsible for any and all losses for any reason. All rental sizes quoted are approximate and may vary. All rental & retail rates are subject to change without notice. All reservations are subject to availability
and not guaranteed.
*First Month Storage Free for new customers when paying 2nd month and $15. admin fee at move in.