Storage Tips

Best Practices on short & long-term storage

Storage Tips & Best Practices


Before you store your valuables, you may be curious about how you can keep your belongings safe & protected while they’re being stored whether at home or a self-storage unit. Here are some best practices for short or long term storage. Learn about the basics, document storage, vehicles storage, boat storage, personal storage, winter storage & more We’ve put together the best tips & tricks for storing your valuables.  From storing your car, boat or trailer to personal items, we have all the best storage tips.
From  couches and dressers and good ole books to clothes, we know there are a lot of stuff you may need to put into short or long term storage.  Whether you are in the military going on deployment or a college student needing extra space, we have some handy guides to make your move and your storage needs easier.  From best practices for boxing and more.  We can help you find out if you need temperature control storage or traditional self-storage. Find self-storage near me.

RV / Motorhome Storage Tips


Everything you ever wanted to know about storing your motorhome, camper or RV. From how to keep the mice away and more.

Boat Storage Tips


Everything you ever wanted to know about storing you boat or pontoon for winter storage.

Climate Storage Tips


Questions to ask and best practices when you are looking for climate storage for collection preservation and protecting your valuables.

How Much Storage Space Do I Need

Bed, King Size
approximately 70 cubic feet
Bed, Double Size
approximately 55 cubic feet
Bed, Single
approximately 40 cubic feet
Bed, Bunk (set of 2)
approximately 70 cubic feet
Dresser, Chest of Drawers
approximately 30 cubic feet
Cedar Chest
approximately 15 cubic feet
Ironing Board
approximately 10 cubic feet
Side Tables
approximately 10 cubic feet
Wardrobe Boxes (30 hangers)
approximately 10 cubic feet
Mirror
approximately 10 cubic feet

Size Suggestion

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