Helpful storage advice for your belongings

Before packing your belongings and moving them to a storage facility at the Gold Coast there a few things you should take into consideration. Here at ABC Self Storage we are always providing advice to customers to help them store their belongings well. If you are planning on leaving your furniture, clothes or other possessions in a storage facility you should make sure you’ve packed them the right way and most importantly make sure you have chosen the best storage facility.

In today’s blog we are going to share with you some important tips to help you find the right storage and pack your possessions correctly.

What can I store in a self storage facility?

You can store pretty much anything you’d like; from beds to photo frames. However there a few items which are not acceptable such as perishable food, weapons, prohibited items or combustible, flammable, hazardous or toxic materials.

Are storage facilities safe?

Well it all depends on the storage facility. Make sure you ask about the type of security in place before booking a storage unit. It is important you know everything about the security measures the storage facility takes to ensure all your belongings will be safe and secure for the time you use the storage unit.

How do I choose the right size?

Organise all of your possessions and make sure you know how they will be store (whether they’ll be on boxes or not) and then estimate the space you will need. For example some storage units can hold up to the equivalent of 4 rooms. When you are looking for a storage unit make sure you ask about their sizes and approximate of the possessions you can store.

If you have any questions about storage units and would like more information give us a call on (07) 5598 3355. Our staff at the Gold Coast office is always happy to help.

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