Packing a Storage Unit
April 17th, 2023
To simplify moving into a storage unit, planning ahead and getting organized can help. This will ensure a smooth transition for your items and make packing and organizing easier. Here are some tips on how to pack into a storage unit at Topcity STORAGE in Topeka, KS.
1. Choose the right storage unit
Choosing the right storage unit size can be crucial before you begin packing. Topcity Storage offers a variety of unit sizes, make sure you choose one that will comfortably fit your belongings. Many times people chose a smaller unit and end up needing to move to a bigger unit. Are you unsure what size you need? Go to our STORAGE CALCULATOR here.
2 .Don't Overcrowd and Overstack items
Leaving some space for aisles will make it easier to access your items. If you over stack items they can fall and break. Place heavy items at the bottom and lighter items on top. Make sure you use clean, new boxes this will ensure they are more sturdy and prevent attracting pests, if food was stored in the boxes before pest will be attracted to that.
3. Make an inventory list
Make an inventory list of all the items you intend to store. Keeping track of everything will not only make it easier for you to find specific items when you need them, it will also help for insurance purposes in case anything happens. Label boxes clearly and keep a copy of your inventory list with you. Use high-quality packing supplies. Invest in high-quality packing supplies such as sturdy boxes, bubble wrap, packing tape, and furniture covers. This will help protect your belongings during transport and while in storage. Pack strategically When packing your items into boxes, use a strategic approach. Fill empty spaces with packing material to prevent items from shifting during transport.
4. Disassemble large furniture
Large furniture takes up lots of empty space if not packed properly if you disasemble furiture and stack them it really helps. Keep all hardware in labeled bags and tape them to the corresponding furniture piece. Use furniture pads to protect furniture from scratches and dings.
By following these tips, you can pack your belongings into a storage unit at Storage in Topeka, KS, with ease and confidence. Remember to take your time and pack strategically to ensure that your items are protected and easy to access.