15 Aug 2016

Tips To Safely Store Heirlooms

Most families have at least a box-full of family heirlooms that, while important to them, simply cannot be placed around the home due to lack of space, or their inability to fit in with the rest of the decor. They either end up sitting in an attic, a closet or a basement, taking up space, perhaps even being damaged by improper storage, pests, or climatic conditions. If you are planning on storing your family heirlooms in a self-storage unit, below are some tips for doing it safely. Ensure proper packaging. If you are storing old photos or documents, it might make sense to invest in some more protection than simply a cardboard box. You can find closing plastic bins at most big box stores that will effectively keep out moisture and if you are able to place shelving in your storage unit, it will help keep things off the ground. Temperature control. A self-storage unit with temperature control is a…

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