Avoiding Storage Issues

Storage units often contain valuable or needed items. Use the information in this blog to make sure they stay safe and accessible.

Avoiding Storage Issues


How To Store A Piano Safely

9 June 2016
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Piano storage is a problem that can be more daunting than many homeowners expect. Temperature, humidity, dust, and physical damage are the common enemies you will face when you store your piano. Here are three tips that can help you avoid these problems and store your piano safely. Close the Lid The interior of your piano is the most delicate part of the instrument. For this reason, it is essential to always store a piano with the lid closed.
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Tips For Storing Books And Photo Albums

13 April 2016
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Whether it is your treasured photograph albums or just a few boxes of books that you can't bear to part with, storing them properly is a must. This is especially true if you are putting the books and albums into a storage unit for long-term storage. The following tips can help you keep these items safe. Tip #1: Inspect Each Book Any type of moisture in a book during storage can quickly lead to mold or mildew.
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Packing And Moving Advice

27 January 2016
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If you are going to be moving from one home to the other, then you want to make sure your belongings are packed securely and so they are well-organized. You also want to be sure everything gets moved from point A to point B without anything getting damaged or lost. The information in this article is going to help you to pack everything and get it all moved in the best manner possible.
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Proper Shipping Box Use

20 January 2016
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Trying to choose the right sized shipping box and sealing it off properly is a tricky prospect for many first-time shippers. That's why you need to take a few minutes to acclimate yourself to this simple process. Use Corrugated Packaging When you're deciding on the type of box you want to ship with (click for more info), consider corrugated cardboard. These lightweight boxes are inexpensive, easy to use, come in multiple shapes, and are fairly strong.
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About Me
Avoiding Storage Issues

When I rented my first storage unit, I encountered a world of trouble. I accidentally stacked my boxes too high, which lead to a disastrous fall and a lot of product damage a few weeks into the storage process. I also rented the unit under my friend's name, which meant that I didn't have access to my space the day I lost my key. After making these mistakes, I realized that things didn't have to be so difficult. I talked with storage managers to figure out what I could do better the next time around, and it made a huge difference. Read here to learn more about improving your storage experience.

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