If you have run out of closet space, it may be time to think about storing your clothes in a safe, clean, and convenient location. Clothes can take up a lot of room and closets can fill up quickly. A self-storage unit is a great way to keep your clothes in perfect condition while freeing up space in your closet. However, there are proper ways to store clothes, and simply throwing them in a clean storage space may not be enough to preserve them in the condition you want.
Get Those Clothes Clean
Storing soiled clothing will attract insects and allow stains to become permanent. Stains can even grow or become more prominent if not cleaned right away. Therefore, you should wash all of the clothes you plan on putting into storage. Read the rest »
If you are moving, have a growing collection that is taking over your home, or need to make room for a new family member, consider renting a storage unit. Before choosing a space that is affordable and within a reasonable distance from your home, you should learn about your storage options. For example, some storage facilities offer units with secured climate conditions.
A secured climate unit may come with a humidifier, dehumidifier, heater, and/or an air-conditioner.
Here are a few items that greatly benefit from being in a secured climate space. Read the rest »
There are many reasons why you may want to store wood furniture in a storage unit. Perhaps you are moving or renovating your house and you need a place to put your large tables and chairs. Maybe you recently acquired nice furniture from a loved one who has passed and you have nowhere to put it just yet. Whatever your reasons, it is important that you store your wood furniture the proper way in order to preserve its quality and value. Wood is susceptible to scratches, warping, rotting, and cracks, so you must make every effort to protect it in storage.
How Much Space Do You Need?
First, you must find a space that can comfortably hold all your wood furniture and other belongings. You will want enough space so that you won’t have to store items on top of your wood furniture. You should also make sure that items will not touch or fall onto your wooden items. It is a good idea to stack boxes, but not on top of something that can scratch or crack. Read the rest »
Christmas drinking is long past and the season for new wines is upon us. There are some excellent Burgundies being released this spring and a number of great Clarets coming up this summer. That makes this spring the perfect time to plan ahead and create an ideal storage space for your wine collection.
Cellars are perfect for wine collections because they are consistently dark and cold. However, not everyone has room for a cellar in their home. In fact, many Southern California homes have no basements at all. Therefore, it is important to find a space that is climate-controlled and free from sunlight. Read the rest »