If you've never used self storage before, you
may feel a little overwhelmed when you get to your storage
unit. How should you protect your valuables? Why doesn't there
seem to be enough room in your storage unit? Bellevue Storage
has put together a list to help you get started. Check out the
following tips before you start packing your Lock Up Self
Storage unit with specific items:
thoroughly cleaned and dried. Keep freezer and refrigerator
doors slightly ajar.
Bikes and other Metal Items:
metal during storage, wipe all metal surfaces with a rag
containing a few drops of machine oil.
Books and Documents:
to protect their spines. Do not place boxes directly on the
floor - use pallets or skids.
Dishes and Glassware:
carton tops and bottoms with a layer of paper. Glass items
should be individually wrapped.
space in your storage unit, beds and tables can be
disassembled. Wrap legs for protection. Cover wood and
original cartons for delicate ornaments. Pad with packing
bases in padding. Wrap and place shades in separate cartons.
edge, not flat.
Records and Record Players:
should be stored on edge to prevent warping. Secure tone arm
and turntable to prevent bouncing.
tools such as racks, brooms, hoes etc., can be tied in
Mattresses and Box Springs:
long edges for firmer support. Keep elevated from floor and
covered for protection.
We hope this has been helpful.
If you have more questions,
feel free to call us at (402)