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Before Storing the Belongings in NY Self-Storage Unit

By admin | November 7th, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Moving with all your belongings becomes quite a stressful task for New Yorkers especially when they are moving out of the city. To make it easier, one option is to store your household goods in a reputable self-storage facility which operates in New York.

Packing for self-storage unit can be confusing. Here are a few tips:

  • Wrap the lamp bases with padding. Keep the shades in separate cartons.
  • Cover the cartons tops and bottoms with paper.
  • Clean and dry the appliances properly before storing them.
  • To prevent warp, store the records and record players on the top of the cartons.
  • Keep refrigerator and freezer doors slightly ajar.
  • Wrap the glass items with wrapping paper or bubble sheet separately.
  • Wipe the metal items like bikes with rag having a few drops of machine oil.
  • Disassemble the furniture like beds, dining table to save the space for other items in the storage unit.
  • Store the furniture and its wood parts together in the same cartons.
  • Keep the mirror on edge, not flat.
  • Tie all the long handled tools like brooms, racks, hoes together in bundles
  • Place mattresses in plastic begs
  • Store the Mattresses and box springs on long edges for firm support.
  • Label the boxes

These tips can also help you in optimally utilizing the space available in the NYC storage units .

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