Storage Solutions & Tips Furniture Empty the contents of drawers and cupboards to protect the structure of these items. Where possible, disassemble furniture to save space in your storage unit.
Mattresses Aproach a bed company and get a plastic mattress plastic cover. Mattresses never dry out so will attract mould in storage unless well wrapped. An alternative would be to buy a roll of glad-wrap 500mm wide. Same applies to couches, cover if you don’t want them to get mouldy.
Appliances All white goods should be cleaned and dry prior to storing. While in storage, the door of fridges and freezers should be left slightly open with a deodoriser left inside for freshness.
Electrical Equipment Wrapping items such as televisions, DVD players and stereo systems in bubble-wrap and packing them in cartons will offer good protection.
Glassware and Dinner Sets Wrap items individually in paper and pack carefully in cartons. Fill any gaps in the cartons with paper to prevent items from moving. This will keep your ‘fragile’ items well protected while in transit. Make sure to label cartons "fragile".
Battery Operated Equipment We recommend that batteries be removed prior to storage to avoid possible damage from leakage.
Lawn Mowers & Machinery Make sure that you drain fuel and oil from all items of machinery to reduce the risk of leakage. Petrol and oil left in machinery can also be a fire hazard.
Storage Layout If possible try and create a central aisle in your storage bay in case you need to retrieve anything. And be rest assured you will!