As the holidays are quickly approaching, now is the time to start planning. Whether you buy your presents early or are a last minute shopper, finding a good hiding place for gifts can be a challenge. A storage unit is the perfect spot! Hiding your gifts in a storage unit ensures that they will be safe and no one will find them before the holiday! Rent one to wrap and store your gifts today! Here are a few holiday storage tips to help you get ready.
Know gate hours
Unless you have prior arrangements confirmed with the manager, know the gate hours of your facility. If your gifts are being stored, you need to retrieve them from your unit during the designated hours. This also gives you time to plan ahead and have everything prepared for that special holiday tradition, including your gifts!
Be 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 and making sure they are ready for storage:
-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 / decorations
Make 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 you during the holiday! Stop by today and rent a storage unit to get ready!