Self Storage Packing Tips for NYC Residents!


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:-

  • 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.
  • Always place heavy weight items on the bottom of boxes. Remember; do not overload one box with all of your heavy items. It may get dropped by you or any other person handling the box. This may damage the smaller and lighter items stored in it.
  • Do not place your belongings in a tower shape in the box. Instead, you should start by placing the items in the corners and continue around so that all the space is used up and pressure is not exerted on one spot.

While packing your belongings to store in one of the self storage facilities, NYC, you can pack and mark the boxes according to room or area. This would be helpful as when you will keep the related boxes together, it would become easier for you to unpack them. Moreover with marking, you will be aware which box to unpack first.


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