Choice Storage’s mission is to offer a clean storage facility and we strive to ensure our yard is rodent-free by employing a rodent patrol program. No matter how pristine a facility is however, self storage units will still have to be cleaned from time to time.

Just like any other property you own or rent, cleaning out your storage unit is not the most fun activity, but it is necessary. It’s important to keep things clean to avoid dust and insects accumulating on your belongings potentially causing unwanted damage and to preserve the value your belongings possess.

Here are 10 easy tips.

Pre-planning and good organization is definitely the key to getting the most benefit out of your self storage experience. Whether you will need access to your belongings on a regular basis while in storage or not, it is critical to consider the size of unit you will need and plan your storage space layout thoroughly.

For people who need to access to their belongings, review the pricing and think about a slightly larger unit so you can stack your items along either wall, leaving a path through the middle of the unit to walk down to locate and collect the box(es) you