Last week we mentioned that pre-planning and good organization is key to getting the most benefit out of your self storage experience. This week we suggest 10 tips to maximize your rental unit’s cost and space effectiveness:

  1. Make an inventory list of the items you plan to store.
  2. Think about the types of boxes/containers you will use. Consider uniform sizes in order to make stacking easy. If you are considering long term storage, you may want to consider clear plastic containers. Clear ones will require less or no labelling.
  3. Obtain boxes that are strong enough to hold 25-30 lbs. (Do not put