While storing heirlooms, collectibles or other valuables for safe-keeping, it is important to make sure your items are protected and they don’t get damaged while they are out of sight. Below are some tips that can help you keep your valuables safe in self-storage unit.
1. Visit the facility to ensure it is gated, has enough lighting, reasonable temperature throughout the year and other essential safety features.
2. Place your belongings safely above ground to allow air circulation. Use book covers to protect your valuable books and don’t forget to clean your furniture with a furniture polish. Also, all the fragile items should be wrapped in bubble wrap and then kept in a box safely.
Choose a storage unit that is easy to access, so that you can regularly visit the unit and inspect your items for any damage. Look for a facility that is nearby to your place, as you don’t want a long drive every time you want to check your belongings.