As the holidays are quickly approaching, now is the time to start planning. Whether you are an early shopper or you like to wait until the last minute, you will need a place to store your gifts. A storage unit makes the perfect hiding spot! Storing your gifts can keep the magic of the holiday season in your house and a storage unit ensures they will be hidden from everyone! Rent one to wrap and store your gifts today! Here are a few storage tips for the holiday to help you get ready.
Know gate hours
Unless you have prior arrangements confirmed with the manager, know the gate hours of your facility. If your gifts are being stored, you need to retrieve them from your unit during the designated hours. This ensures that you will be ready for the holiday with gifts in hand!
Be sure to store your items in a way that allows you to efficiently and quickly gather your gifts to take back to your house. Here are some tips on organizing your gifts and making sure they are ready for storage:
-Re-use old boxes or containers
-Color code boxes, storage bins, or wrapping paper
-Label boxes with a smudge-proof marker
-Store same type of gifts together
-Store gifts for the same person together
-When storing light strings, wrap them around paper tubes from wrapping paper to prevent tangling
Protect gifts / decorations
Make sure your gifts stay safe by following these tips when choosing your unit and storing your presents:
-Keep climate control in mind
-Keep unit size in mind
-If storing fragile items, use bubble wrap / tissue paper
-Use leftover wrapping paper to further protect ornaments / decorations (shred it)
We’re here to help you get ready for the holiday! Stop by today and rent a storage unit!