From home goods to computers, you might be asking yourself, “What should go in my storage unit this month?” There is an abundant amount of things that can fit nicely inside of self storage. Here are 5 common self storage items and a few tips on how to store each of them.
Furniture: If you’ve ever loaded up a moving truck, you know how easy it is to fill space with furniture. When storing furniture, be sure to place plastic bedding or wooden pallets beneath furniture to keep moisture or mildew away.
Electronics: From computers to appliances, electronics are a very common items stored in self storage but not without precautions. Be sure to cover electronics with a cotton sheet to prevent significant dust buildup.
Documents: If you’re still hanging on to your documents and files, chances are they’re important. Keep your documents in tip-top shape by keeping them elevated and away from potential ground level moisture.
Photos: Photos make for excellent storage, but there are some important tips. Separate paintings and photos with sheets of paper to prevent them from sticking together. If you have stacks of photos, wrap them between two cardboard sheets, and place them into a box to avoid dust build up.
Fine Clothing: Storing fine clothing is possible, there are many tips and ideas on clothing storage by just doing an internet search.
ABOUT PROVIDENCE SELF STORAGE
Providence Self Storage is a family owned and operated self-storage and truck rental business. Our facility was built on a tract of property that was family held since 1934, and we are the third-generation owners.
We offer a safe, clean, and well-maintained facility which is fully fenced, gated and under twenty-four-hour video surveillance. Our facility provides standard drive-up units from 5×5 to 15×40 as well as temperature-controlled units from 5×5 to 10×20, all located on one floor for easy access. We are also an agent for Penske, the industry leader in rental trucks.
When you contact Providence Self Storage, you are dealing with one of the facility owners, not an employee which you are likely to find in one of the big box storage companies.
We provide a solution for your personal and business storage situations, as well as rental truck needs and moving and packing supplies.
Our facility is conveniently located minutes from the Oaks Exit of Route 422 in Upper Providence Township, serving Phoenixville, Oaks, Mont Clare, Collegeville and surrounding areas of Montgomery and Chester counties, in SE Pennsylvania.
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