Silverton Storage - Self Storage Units Silverton OR 97381

Self Storage in Silverton Oregon

Mini Storall has put together several packing and storage tips for those seeking a little extra guidance through their Silverton Oregon self storage units facility experience. We hope that you find these helpful as you prepare to pack and store your belongings into your new Mini Storall storage unit. Please feel free to contact us during normal office hours if you have any further questions and/or concerns.

TIP #1
  • Plan ahead to make packing easier for storing your personal belongings in our Silverton Oregon self storage units. Use plenty of Mini Storall sturdy boxes, packing paper, bubble wrap, packing tape and marker pens, along with any furniture covers that you may have.
TIP #2
  • To prevent dust from entering your boxes within your Silverton Oregon self storage unit make sure all of the edges are sealed tightly with Mini Storall packing tape.
TIP #3
  • To prevent scratching wrap furniture legs with Mini Storall protective bubble wrap, furniture covers or pads before moving them into your Silverton Oregon self storage unit. For upholstered chairs leave slipcovers on and cover them with plastic chair covers prior to arranging them in your Silverton mini storage unit. Tie and/or tape bed rails together before inserting them into your Silverton self storage unit. Place plastic bags and/or covers on mattresses to keep them clean during storage inside your Silverton self storage unit. For easier assembly later mark & label each and every item inside of your Silverton self storage unit.
TIP #4
  • Label Mini Storall boxes on all sides for easy identification. Create a list (with pictures and descriptions if necessary) at your home or office for future reference of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit. Clearly mark all Mini Storall boxes containing your fragile items. Make sure to place these fragile Mini Storall boxes on top of heavier, less delicate Mini Storall boxes inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.
TIP #5
  • In your Silverton Oregon self storage unit you should utilize crucial space inside of dresser drawers and larger appliances, such as stoves and refrigerators, to store compact items such as towels, blankets and/or small, fragile items. Secure your belongings in drawers by filling empty spaces with towels, blankets, and/or Mini Storall packing paper.
TIP #6
  • In the same size Mini Storall boxes pack as much as you can by filling Mini Storall boxes tightly, but take extra special care to neither over-pack nor under-pack. (Over-packed Mini Storall boxes tip over when filled too much, while under-packed Mini Storall boxes tend to collapse). Use wadded up newspapers, Mini Storall bubble wrap, rags, towels, or blankets to fill in empty spaces. Seal cartons with Mini Storall packing tape for maximum protection inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.
TIP #7
  • Pack heavy personal items such as your books and tools in small Mini Storall boxes. For easier maneuverability when filling your Silverton Oregon self storage unit limit the weight of all Mini Storall boxes, regardless of their size, to 27-33lbs. or less.
TIP #8
  • Clean and dry your appliances before storing them in your Silverton Oregon self storage unit. Secure all movable & loose parts with newspaper, or wedge and wrap a newspaper pad around each item for more protection. Tape all doors shut during transport, but remember to leave them slightly open while inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.
TIP #9
  • Pack books flat to protect their spines. Line Mini Storall boxes with plastic and fill empty spaces with Mini Storall packing paper when storing books inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.
TIP #10
  • Use a lot of newspaper to pack dishes and glassware for ultimate protection in your Silverton Oregon self storage unit. Place a layer of Mini Storall packing paper inside the bottom and top of Mini Storall boxes. Wrap each dishware and glassware item separately and cushion them with crumpled newspaper. Plates and bowls are best stacked on their edges.
TIP #11
  • Hang your clothes and/or draperies in wardrobe Mini Storall boxes.
TIP #12
  • Pack your lamps and lampshades in individual Mini Storall boxes. Use plenty of clean Mini Storall packing paper or clothing for padding these items inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.
TIP #13
  • Pad your mirrors and paintings with Mini Storall packing paper. Pack them in special mirror packs or large Mini Storall boxes; mark & label all of your Mini Storall boxes in your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

Storing Advice

TIP #1

  • Store items you'll need most often at the front of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

TIP #2

  • When you pack your Silverton Oregon self storage unit, create a center aisle for access to all of your personal belongings.

TIP #3

  • Do not place Mini Storall boxes directly on concrete floors, but use pallets or skids to allow air-flow around and under all of your ground-level items inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

TIP #4

  • If you're storing tables and other furniture in your Silverton Oregon self storage unit, then remove all legs and store tabletops and sofas on their end, to save space.

TIP #5

  • Old photographs and paper materials tend to curl over time. Place them between two pieces of cardboard and tape them together, to keep them flat in your Mini Storall boxes.

TIP #6

  • Drain gasoline and oil from lawn mowers and other pieces of equipment with small engines before storing them inside of your Silverton self storage unit.

TIP #7

  • Oregon State law and common sense determines what may be stored in your Silverton Oregon self storage unit. You alone control access to your Silverton Oregon self storage unit therefore never store firearms, illicit drugs or drug paraphernalia, live animals, perishables, liquids, explosives, flammable liquids & fuels, toxic materials, or other items that need a controlled environment.

TIP #8

  • Use trash cans and/or circular bins to store shovels, hoes, rakes, and other garden tools inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

TIP #9

  • All mattresses should be covered and stored flat on level surfaces within your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

TIP #10

  • Use protective covers and treat all wood surfaces before storing inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

TIP #11

  • When storing metal items in your Silverton Oregon self storage unit, to retard rust, wipe all metal surfaces with a rag containing a few drops of machine oil.

TIP #12

  • Pack blankets, draperies, and dress clothes on the hanger in a wardrobe Mini Storall box.

TIP #13

  • Place dressers and tables top-to-top, whenever possible, to save space inside of your Silverton Oregon self storage unit.

TIP #14

  • Always use high quality locks on your Silverton Oregon self storage unit. State of the art round locks are available for sale at our Mini Storall office during normal business hours.

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(503) 873-4879

931 North 1st Street

Silverton, OR 97381

Silverton Storage - Self Storage Units Silverton OR 97381

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