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The boxes you will access most frequently should be the last ones packed inside the storage unit. Rent a slightly or much more significant space than you need to ensure enough walking space and “sorting” space. Keep most frequently used items closer to the front and label all bins and boxes for ease. Keep all categorized items in the same general area, such as holiday items, sporting items, clothes, kitchen items, and so on. Keeping all related things in the same public place makes for an easier search or less time spent organizing.

  • Clean it thoroughly

  • Wax it

  • Drain all fuel from the tank

  • Remove the spark plugs

  • Remove the drive belt so that it won't stretch during storage

  • Lubricate the drive clutch with light grease

Heat can distort photos, and the humidity could promote mold and mildew. Avoid the chance for heat or cold damage and always store your important papers and photos in a storage unit with temperature control. Photo Albums and scrapbooks should ideally be wrapped in Acid-Free Packing Paper before being placed in a moving carton.

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