♦ Plan ahead.
♦ Keep a lock on your unit at all times.
♦ Check on your unit frequently to make sure it is secure.
♦ Check to see if your insurance will cover the contents in your unit.
♦ Don't store food, flammable, explosives, or illegal substances in your unit.
♦ Prepare your space by placing a protective tarp on the floor under your goods.
♦ Tables with removable legs should be broken down to allow for more space.
♦ Dishes and glasses should be wrapped in bubble wrap and marked 'fragile'.
♦ Label boxes on all sides to easily find what your looking for.
♦ Tape boxes and stack heavier boxes on bottom.
♦ Place items that you may need to access often in the front.
♦ Wrap furniture in blankets.
♦ Create an aisle down the middle of your unit for easy access.
♦ If possible, pack small appliances and electronics in its original box.
♦ All wood products should have paper or cardboard placed underneath
them before stacking to protect against scratches, chips, etc.
♦ Drain all fluids prior to storing lawn mowers or any other motorized equipment.
♦ Take advantage of furniture with drawers. This is a convenient place to store small items, toys, linens, etc.