Best Packing and Moving Tips

Ready your moving tips and checklists. We have the best tips for packing to move. Learn moving tips and tricks from a professional organizer

STORAGE TIPS

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Use good quality storage boxes (we sell a wide variety of sturdy cardboard boxes)
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Pack heavy items into small boxes so they’re easy to lift
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Write a comprehensive list of your stored items and keep it in a safe place at home
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Plan your storage space – put those items that you need to get to most often near the front, close to the door
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Stack similar sized boxes together
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Do not place heavy items on sofas or mattresses
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Always place a protective cover over your soft furnishings
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Fill boxes to capacity, as partially full or bulging boxes may tip or collapse
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Label or number boxes so it’s easier to find your things later
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Protect your fragile goods with bubble wrap
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Place heavy or bulky items in the room first to provide a good stacking base
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Stack chairs seat to seat with cloth or paper to separate them
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Be sure that there remains no water in your refrigerator before storing
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Leave refrigerator or freezer doors open for ventilation when storing
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Wrap dishes and glasses in bubble wrap before storing
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Clean your garden equipment before storing it
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Wrap table legs with bubble wrap before storing them
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Use Wardrobe boxes for your fragile clothing items such as dresses, coats or suits
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Wrap pictures and mirrors, then stack them on their end in boxes marked ‘fragile’
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To aid ventilation, avoid stacking or leaning furniture against outside walls
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Cover your goods with dust sheets to protect against dust

WHAT CAN’T I STORE?

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Firearms, ammunition, explosives
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Combustible Fuel
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Plant, animal or biological matter
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Radioactive Goods of any type
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Flammable liquids, paint, gas bottles etc.
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Stolen goods or illegal items
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Plant, animal or biological matter

CAN I STORE IN MORE THAN ONE ROOM?

Yes, we are designed for this, if you require multiple rooms we can arrange that for you and have them keyed alike.

HOW SECURE ARE MY BELONGINGS?

Very secure. We have trained Security Guards on site 24/7. We also have trained staff on hand during office hours, CCTV, and separate alarm systems on your individual Storage Unit. Access to your room is by own individual pin code.