Self Storage Tips and Hints

Helpful Self-Storage Hints

Find everything you need to pack and store at SpaceWorks Self Storage

  • Store the items you’ll use the most at the front for easy access
  • Leave a center isle
  • Stack everything two inches from the walls to allow circulation
  • Store mirrors, pictures, mattresses and couches on end with protective covers
  • Place shelving against walls and use for storing boxes and small items

Putting Papers and Books into Self Storage

  • Store papers in file boxes
  • Pack books flat in small boxes for easy lifting

Tips for Storing Large Appliances

  • Clean thoroughly and drain all water
  • Utilize inside space for more storage

Tips on How to Pack Your Stuff

Boxes

  • Place heavy items in small boxes
  • Fill your boxes complete and securely close them
  • Mark the outside with a list of contents
  • Close and securely tape all boxes

Breakables

  • Use a dish-pack or glassware box for greater protection
  • Wrap each item with protective wrap or foam
  • Stack dishes on their side and glassware upright
  • Pack paper into all open spaces to ensure a tight fit
Number of Bedrooms
Box Type Studio 1 2 3 4 5
Small 7 8 15 25 30 35
Medium 3 5 10 15 20 25
Large 5 10 20 30 40 50
Dish Pack 1 1 2 4 4 4
Wardrobe 1 1 3 6 9 9
Tape 2 3 6 10 15 20

Estimate the Number of Storage Boxes You Will Need.