3 Tricks to Pack Your Storage Unit Efficiently

Planning on moving your belongings into storage soon? Preparing for storage before your move-in date will assure that everything goes smoothly the day of. Follow S’more Space Storage’s tips below to get the most out of your Lancaster, PA, storage unit! We have everything from drive-up to temperature-controlled storage for you on Stony Battery Road! See how to best pack your storage unit!

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3 Tips to Help You Pack Your Storage Unit & Get the Most Out of It

1. Use all of your storage space, and plan the layout ahead. 

Make the most of the storage unit you paid for. As soon as you know what storage unit you are renting and what items you will be storing, you can start planning your layout. Leave an aisle down the center, so you can access items in the back as well as on the sides of the storage unit. We highly recommend placing valuable and sentimental items toward the back—hidden away. On the other hand, store items that you think you will access frequently close to the front.

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2. Think about the weight of your items when packing.

Always pack heavy items on the bottom and lighter items on the top to avoid damage. Make sure boxes are full and sturdy before stacking other boxes on top. If you are in need of new boxes, stop into our storage office to stock up. In addition to boxes, we sell packing tape, box cutters, moisture absorbers, packing kits, and more.

3. Label boxes and bins you cannot see into.

Do not waste time rummaging through boxes to search for specific items. Label your boxes with the contents, or even just the room in the house/office it belongs, to help yourself in the future. If you are having movers help you bring your belongings into your new space, this step also streamlines their process.

S’more Space Storage Has the Storage Space for You in Lancaster PA

What other storage facility offers interior, drive-up, and temperature-controlled storage close to home? S’more Space Storage is your solution in Lancaster, PA, for residential and commercial storage, as well as vehicle storage. Stop by or call our storage facility on Stony Battery Road to speak with an expert about what S’more Space Storage can do for you or your business, and feel free to ask questions about the storage process or learn how to farther best pack your storage unit. Rent or reserve your storage unit with us today online!

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About the Author: Katie Mest is a Content Marketing Specialist at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She specializes in writing about the self storage industry, including storage tips and helpful resources. Outside of work, Katie enjoys spending time exploring the outdoors and snuggling in with a crochet project and her cat, Billie.