| October 20th, 2012 |
Packing your belongings for storage unit becomes quite a daunting task. It can be easy if you pack your possessions while keeping the following tips in mind: Continue reading
- As box strength gets degraded with the passage of time, look for strong and sturdy boxes that can keep your belongings intact in the storage unit.
- Go for small size boxes as it would become easier for you to stack them in self-storage facility.
- Use bubble wrap to pack separately breakables and fragile items like glasses, dishes and ornaments.
- Do not keep any heavy item on the top of boxes marked fragile.
| October 12th, 2012 |
Here is something for the people who are no sure about the size of storage unit to choose for storing their belongings. Many New Yorkers end up selecting the wrong storage unit even if they choose the right self-storage facility for their possessions. If you don’t want to be counted among them, here are certain things that you can consider while selecting your storage unit.
Moving your belongings within New York City may at time require the renting of a storage unit, either for short or long term. After selecting the storage facility, start making the list of boxes required to pack your belongings. List also furniture, and include the uniquely shaped antiques that cannot be packed and are to be stored in the unit. Continue reading
| October 8th, 2012 |
Here is some information for people who are not sure what size storage unit to choose when storing their belongings. Many New Yorkers select the wrong size storage unit even if they choose the right self-storage facility for their possessions. If you don’t want to be counted among them, here are a few things that you can do while selecting the size of your storage unit.
Before selecting your self-storage facility, start making the list of the boxes you will have to pack for your belongings. Add to the list all furniture and all misc. and lose items that will not be boxed. Don’t forget to identify uniquely shaped pieces, like antiques, that may not be boxed and therefore would take more space. Continue reading
| September 25th, 2012 |
Using a self storage facility is certainly the best option for storing your belongings when you are moving from New York City and need temporary storage. While choosing the best self storage facility, you might also want to know the best way to pack your belongings. Here are certain tips that you can follow while packing them:- Continue reading
- Items like crystals and figurines should be covered with tissue papers or special sheets used by professional moving companies. If you do not have paper sheets, go for bed sheets, tea cloths and bathroom towels to wrap the delicate items. It will reduce the amount of friction and keep them free from chips, cracks and shatters.
| September 10th, 2012 |
So, you found the perfect storage unit in NYC and decided what you want to pack and store in it. Now is the time to actually fill up the storage area with your stuff. The key here is to do it in a way so that there is maximum utilization of storage space.
When you set about organizing your storage unit and stacking the boxes, remember to follow two basic principles. The first is to stack the items in a manner that you can access them easily if the need comes up. The second is to keep in mind that while stacking boxes we need to keep the items secure and safe. Continue reading
| September 1st, 2012 |
Relocating to a new place is always a challenge for New Yorkers as for residents of other cities. One way is to store the belongings with a well-known self storage operator if you do not yet have a suitable place. You will come across companies in all the boroughs of New York, providing self storage services so it doesn’t matter whether you are shifting to Bronx, Brooklyn or some other place. You have to take the decision which company is worth your trust depending upon certain factors. Continue reading