Some great tips when packing your storage unit

  • Place those items that you need to access often in the front of the unit.
  • Leave a small space around the perimeter of your storage unit to aid circulation.
  • Look Up! Utilise all of the space available to you, including the height.
  • Stack the lighter boxes on top of the heavier boxes.
  • Don’t over-pack cartons or they will be too hard to lift.
  • If tables won’t disassemble, place a mat or protective plastic on the ground and lay the tabletop face down on the floor with the legs pointing up.
  • Cover stuffed furniture with cardboard, blankets or plastic covers to protect against dust.
  • Don’t place heavy or sharp objects on top of upholstered furniture.
  • Never lay paintings or mirrors flat. Ensure they are wrapped or placed in proper picture/mirror cartons.
  • To ensure safe storage: Do not store anything combustible (i.e. paint thinner, gasoline, solvents, paint, etc.).
  • Do not store any living things (including plants), or perishable goods (especially foodstuffs).
  • Empty petrol from mowers, whipper snipers, etc.
  • Ensure gas bottles are empty and BBQ or cooking surfaces are clean.