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Infographics: Self-Storage Packing Tips

Feel free to pin these helpful infographics of packing tips for self-storage units to your Pinterest boards, courtesy of The Storage Place self-storage facilities. And, if you would like a good laugh, check out our Self-Storage Humor board on Pinterest...

Self-Storage Tip 1: Use sturdy boxes. Plastic bags get smashed, torn, and full of stinky mildew.Self-Storage Tip 2: Packing each box so it weighs a bit less than you can comfortably carry.Self-Storage Tip 3: Label each box with its location and contents.Self-Storage Tip 4: Clearly mark boxes containing breakables.Self-Storage Tip 5: Buy good quality tape that will stay stuck.Self-Storage Tip 6: Use the non-sticky side of the tape to hold bed frames together.Self-Storage Tip 7: Place heavy possessions in smaller boxes to make them easier to carry.Self-Storage Tip 8: Organize your storage unit with frequently used items up front.Self-Storage Tip 9: Wash all garden tools and drain the fuel tanks of your lawn mower, weed wacker, and leaf blower.Self-Storage Tip 10: Take inventory of your belongings using ruled paper, MS Excel, a camera, or a video camera.Self-Storage Tip 11: Leave a broom and dust pan behind to keep your unit tidy.Self-Storage Tip 12: Use plastic wrap to keep cabinet doors and dresser drawers from flying open.Self-Storage Tip 13: Wash and dry out-of-season clothing. Then, vacuum seal to save space.Self-Storage Tip 14: Use sofa covers, mattress bags, upholstery bags to protect your furniture.Self-Storage Tip 15: Use a color system to label your boxes.Self-Storage Tip 16: Empty your frig and wipe clean.Self-Storage Tip 17: Use bay leaves to repel bugs.Self-Storage Tip 18: Remove metal file drawers.

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