There are many factors that you need to consider when you decide to store personal or business belongings. It is important to do your research to find the best storage solutions for your storage needs. Choosing the right packing supplies, including boxes, newsprint, bubble wrap and packing tape, is a very important starting point. Next choosing the right storage facility location for storing your goods is very important. Lastly, the most important thing to consider is choosing the right sized storage unit for your storing needs. Hopefully, the following tips will help you make an informed decision on all your self-storage needs.
The first thing to do when you store your items is to make sure that you properly pack your personal goods. Boxes are the easiest and most convenient way to pack. When selecting boxes, think about what you are storing and who will be moving it. Small boxes are great for heavier items such as books and dishes; these type items can get heavy very quickly. Larger boxes are great for storing lighter items such as towels, blankets, and comforters. Many places, such as StorPlace Self Storage, offer many specialized boxes like mirror boxes, which are great for storing mirrors or paintings. Remember when using boxes, properly secure them with tape and filler material like bubble wrap and foam peanuts for extra protection from dirt and dust.
When storing your personal belongings in self-storage, location is the most important factor to consider. A secure and conveniently located storage facility is always a must have. If you are moving to a new town, it is best to find a storage facility closer to where you will be moving instead of one across town. The more convenient a location is to where you live, the easier it is to access your personal goods. StorPlace Self-Storage has 14 conveniently located and secure storage facilities in middle Tennessee and Bowling Green, Kentucky ready to accommodate all your storage needs.
Once you have packed your belongings and determined the right self-storage location for your storing needs, you must select an appropriate storage unit. Storage units come in many different sizes, with many different features. Selecting the right storage unit for your belongings sometimes can require a little extra insight. The storage professionals at StorPlace Self Storage can provide the insight and help determine the storage unit that will best serve your needs. Some of the questions that the property management can help with when deciding on a storage unit size are: Do you require a small or large unit, a drive up unit, or maybe a heated and cooled unit?
Every stop in prepping for and choosing a self storage facility is important. To start off, you must choose the correct materials necessary for the packing job ahead. Another very important part of storing with self-storage is find a location that suits you best, a location down the road is better than across town. Finally, select the right unit for your storage needs, if you don’t know ask or check out the StorPlace Self Storage unit size guide. A storage professional will help you determine what type of unit would benefit you the most and if that unit will be enough or not enough for your storing needs.