Do not place contents directly on the floor. Use a pallet or strips of wood underneath boxes to allow for circulation.
Fold your clothes properly and store them in dressers to maximize space and/or use wardrobe boxes to hang your clothing.
Perishable Food Items
Absolutely NO perishable food items permitted in unit as this could attract rodents.
Books & Documents
To protect against moisture, place boxes on pallets or skids. Climate Control is recommended.
Tools & Equipment
Metal tools & sport equipment should be cleaned and wiped with a rag containing a few drops of machine oil.
Do not wrap or store in plastic. Wrap the mattress in cotton sheets or blankets. Keep off the floor to allow for air circulation.
To avoid gaseous fumes, store your car with a full tank of gas.
Must be stored in climate controlled unit.
Please take your precious items such as jewellery, financial/legal papers, photos, coins, etc. with you.
Dishes & Glassware
Be sure to individually wrap all dishes and use newsprint to fill any unused space minimizing risk of breakage.
Organize Your Storage Unit
Place frequently used items near the door and create a walkway to the rear of the unit, keep items at least a foot from the door. Inventory can be stored more efficiently by using free standing shelves.
Storing Items in Containers
If your unit is not climate controlled, store soft goods such as clothing and linens in plastic containers to protect from moisture.