Tips Related to Packing Materials for Moving and Self Storage Service

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Some of the useful packing and storage tips you should keep in mind while packing materials for moving and taking self storage service:

  • Use strong, stackable containers and boxes for packing.
  • Keep light boxes on the top and heavy boxes on the    bottom.
  • Label boxes in several sides so that it will be easier to    identify it.
  • Dissemble furniture.
  • You can use towels and blankets to cover fragile items.
  • Use wardrobe boxes to hang your clothes.
  • You should take storage service from those who have climate control storage unit if your    belongings get easily damaged by climate.
  • Frequently required items should be placed in the front of the storage units.
  • Save space of your storage by removing legs of your furniture like chairs, tables etc.
  • If you want to save your photos and posters from curling, place them between two cardboards and    tape them.
  • Fill boxes completely as items in half-empty boxes may shift while lifting.
  • Wrap mirrors with protective covering like bubble wrap and mark ‘fragile’ on them.
  • Use cardboard corners for protecting the sharpest areas of frames.
  • Pack electrical items in their original boxes. If you are using other boxes, make sure you choose    boxes which are close to the shape of original boxes and fill the gaps in the boxes.
  • Spray quality furniture polish before storing furniture
  • Use leather conditioner for leather items before you store them.
  • Wipe metal items with oil before storing them to avoid rusting.
  • Clean out your appliances before packing to avoid vermin.
  • Remove bulbs from lamps while packing.
  • Do not store combustibles and perishables.
  • Pack items of one room at a time to avoid the mixing items of different rooms
  • Pack books in flat shapes for protecting their spines

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