Salvation Army – Hope Marches On Campaign

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March 5, 2021

How to Pack Your Storage Unit Neatly

Is there a right way to pack your storage unit? Not really. But Defender Self Storage provides helpful tips on how to pack your storage unit so you can stay organized. We have two storage facilities, fully equipped with temperature-controlled storage options and the expert service to accompany them. Find our storage in Lorain OH and Penn Hills PA, or pick out your storage unit online!

How to Pack Your Storage Unit to Stay Organized

  • Label the outside of boxes and bins. You can mark up the box or create a cheat sheet to easily reference which items are which boxes. Now, you do not have to waste time searching through different boxes.
  • Plan your storage unit layout ahead of time. Protect your valuables by storing them in the back, and keep items that you will need to access regularly up front by the door. Setting up an aisle in your storage unit can ensure you will be able to walk through your unit to get to any box you need.
  • Pack boxes and your storage unit using the same rule: heavy on the bottom, light on the top. Heavier boxes and objects can act as a foundation to stack on others safely. Do not risk damage to your belongings by leaving heavy items to pack on top.

Find more packing tips here!

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Defender Self Storage in Penn Hills PA & Lorain OH

Need an affordable way to find more space? Renting storage with Defender Self Storage is as easy as going online and picking out a storage unit. Our helpful experts can match you with the right size temperature-controlled storage units for your needs, or you can check out our online storage calculator. Keep all your belongings secure by storing them with Defender Self Storage! Rent or reserve you storage today online!

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