Everett Mini Storage

Storage Tips

Packing and moving all of your belongings can be a time consuming and stressful process. Read over these tips to eliminate stress and use your time effectively! If you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us. We will be happy to help you with all your storage needs in Everett WA!

1. Start With Supplies. The first step to any packing process is gathering all the supplies you’ll need before-hand. Supplies like boxes, tape, bubble wrap, packing peanuts, newspaper etc. will be essential.

2.The Right Box for the Job. Dishes, art, and mirrors can all be packed in specialized boxes. Packing items into their specialized box will ensure good condition while moving.

3. Handle With Care. Take care with packing all your fragile items such as any glassware, ceramics, dishes, mirrors etc. The best way to pack these items is to wrap them individually in bubble wrap. Next pack tightly into size appropriate boxes filled with packing peanuts, or bubble wrap. Make sure there is no room for shifting during the move.

4. Weight Distribution. When packing boxes, heavy items should always go on the bottom. Lighter items always on top. This will prevent any damage to the lighter possessions.

5. Prevent Injury. Keep in mind the weight of your boxes. Set the maximum at around 50 pounds. This will prevent any injuries from trying to lift those extremely heavy boxes. You should always limit the weight of your boxes to 50 pounds. This will help make lifting easier for you and avoid any injuries.

6. Keep a List. One of the best ways to keep track of your stuff is to number each box and keep a list that describes all the items in the box number. It will save you the stress of searching through boxes when you need to retrieve anything from storage.

7. Use Tape. Make sure there is an airtight seal on all of your boxes. Don’t be afraid to use too much tape. too much is better than too little!

8. Have a Strategy. Keep in mind the placement of your stuff when you go to move them to storage. most-needed items should always be near the front. Keep a clear walkway for easy access.

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Packing Tips

The idea of packing can sometimes be overwhelming. Read over these tips for some helpful ideas before you start packing up for your Everett storage unit! Use these helpful tips to keep the process stress-free. If you have any storage or packing questions, we will be happy to help with all your storage needs!

1. Get Supplies Together. Always get all your packing supplies together before you start the process. You don’t want to run out of tape halfway through! Supplies you will need include tape, bubble wrap, boxes, furniture covers, any specialized boxes etc.

2. Specialized Boxes. Using specialized boxes is the best way to keep your belongings in good condition while moving. For example, mirror/art boxes for your art and mirrors, dish boxes for dishes, small boxes for books etc.

3. Pack With Care. Packing your breakable items requires a little extra care. Always wrap items such as dishes, glassware, ceramics, and mirrors individually and in bubble wrap. Then tightly pack into boxes filled with packing peanuts, newspaper or more bubble wrap. This will keep things from shifting and braking during your move.

4. Distribute Weight. Always place heavier items on the bottom of the boxes and light items near the tops. you don’t want to damage light items.

5. Heavy Lifting. You should always limit the weight of your boxes to 50 pounds. This will help make lifting easier for you and avoid any injuries.

6. Label and List. to keep track of your stuff, number each box and list what’s in each box on a corresponding list. this will minimize stress when it comes time to retrieve anything from storage.

7. More Tape. It’s better to use too much tape then too little. Use enough tape to create an airtight seal.

8. Utilize Space. Have a logical strategy for moving your stuff into your unit. You will want to keep your most-needed items towards the front. Also leave space for an aisle for easy access.