Tips for Packing with Our Storage Supplies

Packing Tips

Do you need storage near Fort Mill SC? Better Boxes Self Storage has you covered from the storage unit to the boxes and bubble wrap. We offer temperature controlled storage up to 300 square feet and sell storage supplies at our Fort Mill SC facility. 1. Label Your Boxes in Detail The more detail you put on your boxes when you pack, the easier it will be to unpack. Once you leave your items in a storage unit, you are going to forget which items are in which boxes and where those boxes even are in the storage unit. Labeling your boxes with the room in which the items belong, as well as the contents of the box, keeps everything organized. So when you are looking for your favorite wine glass later, you will be able to find it without a problem. 2. Use Towels to Protect Fragile Items Bubble wrap and newspapers are common buffers for boxes. But you already have some perfectly good padding laying around. Hand and dish towels are the perfect size to put in between plates and glasses so they do not move around in the box and break. Plus, then you do not have to worry about packing up towels later. 3. Buy New Boxes Do not take the chance of your items breaking. Note the condition of your boxes before you start storing in them. Is it one you have had to tape up because you have had it for a while? Can it hold more than 10 pounds? Your weaker boxes can still be helpful, but you should only store light objects in them. Leave your boxes that are in better shape for heavier items. If you are in need of additional boxes, stop by our facility! We offer storage and storage supplies at our Fort Mill SC office. We are donating a portion of our October supplies sales to Susan G. Komen for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Better Boxes Self Storage Make Better Boxes Self Storage your one-stop ...

October 5th, 2020


Packing Tips

How can you get ready for storage before arriving at the unit? Better Boxes Self Storage is helping you take the right steps with our storage packing tips. Go down the checklist of tasks so your storing experience is the best it can be. Many families in the Fort Mill SC area will be planning a move; if you need solutions for an easy move we can help. Maybe your goal is to refresh the house, these solutions will also help achieve those goals.This spring let our storage experience guide you to a relaxing summer. Start with the storage packing tips you see below. If the goal is cleaning, take everything out of the cabinets, room, and shelves. Store them with us so you can continue to move freely around your house. The first step is to gather the tools you need. Get a range of boxes, enough tape, and a few protective materials for fragile items. Make the most of your unit by packing every spot. Drawers can be filled with small boxes or linens. Our experts can help you determine which is the right size unit for your move. While packing, make a few edits and regularly visit the thrift store with belongings that may be more useful to someone else. Mattresses are moisture magnets, to prevent you from buying another mattress protect it with a cover. It is helpful to leave the items you will use first or through out the season at the front of the unit. If you are moving have a go bag with essentials for the new home. Stack dishes vertically with a layer of cardboard in between each piece so breakage while moving is less likely to happen. When you need storage packing tips come to the experts you trust most. When you need Fort Mill SC self storage Better Boxes Self Storage can freshen the start of spring and assist with a successful summer move. ...

March 7th, 2018