Files and other documents
- Pack books flat to protect their Spines
- Use labelled archive boxes or packing cartons to save space, simplify retrieval and protect contentss.
- Use packing to fill empty pockets in cartons.
- Avoid packing fragile items with books, don't overload. Pack lighter cartons on top of heavier ones to prevent damage.
- By erecting free standing shelving you can save on space and make the storage and retrieval of your goods very effective.
- Fabric items
- All fabric items needs to be clean and free of anything that could attract pests.
- Most Self Storage centres have cartons, packing materials and other accessories available to protect your goods.
Computers and Other Equipment
- If you've kept the original boxes and packing materials, we recommend you reuse them. However, bubble-wrap and good quality cartons will also do the job.
- Remember to use packing material to line the top and bottom, and pack the gaps to protect the equipment and prevent movement.
- All electrical equipment needs to be thoroughly cleaned and dry.
- Most computers have self-parking heads, but if you're unsure about it, refer to the manufacturer's manual, or consult your retailer, especially if storing for more than six months.
- Equipment with sealing doors, like fridges and freezers, should be stored with the doors slightly ajar.
- Metal items need to be clean and dry.
- Protect rust-prine items by wiping over with a rag impregnated with a few drops of machine oil.
Business Storage Uses
Almost anything used by a business, can be stored and organised in Self Storage Space for ongoing or future use. Self Storage Spaces are often used for:
- Office files
- Mobile equipment
- Business and legal records
- Campaign materials
- Seasonal and festival decorations
- Manufacturer's samples
- Additional supplies
- Theatrical scenery
- Merchandise, supplies and raw materials
- Stock for travelling salespeople