A quick blog on how to keep your general storage neat, tidy and out of harm’s way!
Before you begin to pack, move and store anything you’re going to want to make sure that you have a list of everything you’re going to take.
We’ve found it super helpful to create the list with sections in mind. Afterall, it’s always really handy to have a general idea of what is going to be packed with or close to eachother, this way you can be more organised when you’re looking or moving stuff to and from your storage unit.
Once you have your list ready it’s time to start preparing for the move! We recommend protecting your items with moving pads, sheets or some light blankets. This helps your belonging stay in the same condition and helps avoid any scuffs, bumps or breakages in transport.
Now that you’ve got your boxes and list ready it’s time to get organised. This hack can take some time up front but saves a BUNCH of time when rooting for something. No more do you need to shout “I know it’s somewhere here” to your partner. No, instead, take your boxes and label them on each side. This way you know what’s in your boxes and you can store them which ever way seems more convenient.
It’s always great to be able to see what you’ve packed. The labels certainly help, however, if you want to gain quick access to your belongings through taking a look, having see-through storage containers can really help!
After taking these steps your now set to storage everything! The best way to make sure that everything is accessible and safe from breakage is to store your heavier boxes at the bottom and the lighter ones on top.
You’re now ready to become a storage expert. Just remember to not store any toxins, flammables or food items and ensure that your belongings are insured at all times!