GIFT STORAGE TIPS
October 4th, 2015
The holidays are coming up quickly, so now is the time to think about storing your gifts! Whether you shop early in the holiday season or wait until the last minute, finding a place to store your gifts can be difficult. A storage unit can be the perfect solution! Storing your gifts keeps them a secret from family members and makes holiday preparations much easier! Rent a unit today to store your presents and decorations! Here are a few gift storage tips: Know gate hoursUnless you have prior arrangements confirmed with the manager, know the gate hours of your facility. If your gifts are being stored in a unit, you need to retrieve them during the designated hours. This also gives you time to plan ahead and have everything prepared for the holiday! Organize itemsBe sure to store your items in a fashion that allows you to efficiently and quickly gather your gifts to take back to your house. Here are some tips on organizing your gifts:-Re-use old boxes or containers-Color code boxes, storage bins, or wrapping paper-Label boxes with a smudge-proof marker-Store same type of gifts together-Store gifts for the same person together-When storing light strings, wrap them around paper tubes from wrapping paper to prevent tangling Protect gifts / decorationsMake sure your gifts stay safe by following these tips when choosing your unit and storing your presents:-Keep climate control in mind-Keep unit size in mind-If storing fragile items, use bubble wrap / tissue paper-Use leftover wrapping paper to further protect ornaments / decorations (shred it) We’re here to help! Rent a storage unit today and get ready for the holiday season!