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Let’s Get Packing.

Let’s Get Packing.

What We Offer:

  • Boxes (Small – X-large)
  • Wardrobe Boxes
  • Mirror Boxes
  • TV Boxes
  • Locks
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Bubble Wrap
  • Tape
  • Rope
  • Furniture Covers
  • Box Cutters

We recommend protecting your fragile goods with packing materials and storage materials. Some materials that you can use are:

  • Bubble-wrap
  • Peanuts
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Old dishtowels/blankets/linens
  • Thick Paper Towels
  • Moving Blankets
  • Furniture covers

Make sure to label your boxes. Make a list of the labeled boxes for easy reference when you need to locate your goods. Pack the storage space carefully. Leave air space around the perimeter to help with ventilation.

If you will be using the space frequently to add or remove items, leave space to be able to get to items or store them close to the door. Racks and/or shelving may be placed in units to aid organization.

For more information on how to properly pack and store your goods, check out our blog entry, “How to Organize a Self Storage Unit.

Prohibited Storage Goods – DON’T PACK!

1. Perishable Food –  It can rot, smell terrible and grow mold. It can also attract rats and other rodents.

2. Pets and other Live Animals –  This should go without saying, but you cannot have live animals in your storage unit.

3. Live Plants –  Potted plants need sunlight, fresh air, water and new soil. Obviously, they will find none of that in a storage unit.

4. Hazardous Materials – Prohibited items include paints, paint thinners, pesticides, weed killers, fireworks, charcoal, liquor, and ammunition, among many others.

5. Stolen and Illegal Goods – Obviously, if the manager suspects you have stolen or illegal goods in your unit, they will have to call the police.

6. Valuable Items –  This is just a recommendation. In general, it is better to keep your valuables at home.

For more information on what NOT TO PACK, check out our blog entry: What Not to Store

Remember, an efficiently packed space costs less than choosing a larger space that is not packed well. Our packing and storage supplies in Seattle can help.

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