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Tips To Rent a Mini Storage Unit

Perhaps you are having trouble finding enough space in your garage or you want to downsize to a smaller house or office. In these cases, you might consider renting a mini-storage unit. That’s great! It is very popular. A mini storage facility is available in most American towns. Here are some tips to make the most of your storage unit. These storage tips have been my favorite for many years.  Visit our website and learn more about storage.

Tip One – Keeping your stuff dry.

Cargo pallets are a great way to keep boxes dry. This doesn’t have anything to do w/ common weather elements like snow or rain, but more so with changing seasons. Concrete floors are more likely to sweat in spring when the air temperature is higher than that of the ground. You can feel the moisture buildup on concrete floors’ surfaces when the air temperature is higher. The increased air circulation will not only allow you to store your items on pallets but also underneath them, which will help keep everything dry. You should also leave enough space between the walls of the storage units and your stored items to allow for air movement.

Tip Two – Keep commonly used items near your entry door.

Keep items you use regularly in storage units closer to the door. To find the right item, you should avoid digging through boxes and climbing up a mountain of stuff. My sons like to borrow my equipment. I love to play golf. I store them in my storage area and have them available for me when I need them. You can grab them and go!

Tip Three – Review your vehicle’s and homeowner’s insurance policies.

Review your renter or homeowner’s policy carefully to ensure that the goods you store in a rental facility are covered. Mini storage facilities typically cover stored items against damage in the case of a natural catastrophe. They will not cover items that are uninsured or damaged due to improper handling. Make sure you have insurance to protect your favorite chinaware set and your classic car.