24 Jan 2012

Brides need to consider storage options for their wedding dresses

Most women dream about their wedding day from the time they are young girls, fantasizing about the location, the decor and most importantly the wedding dress. When the time comes for the big event, many brides see some of their visions come to life, however after the event is over, it's back to reality, and the question of storage comes into mind.

Although some ladies might display their wedding gown proudly in their home, most opt to store it away for a rainy day. However how they store it is important, the Minnesota Historical Society reports.

According to the organization, in order to preserve the gown, certain steps need to be taken. First, it's advisable for women to have the dress cleaned after they wear it to get out any stains or other imperfections. Once the gown has been cleaned, ladies have a few options for storing it. Some might want to keep it on a padded hanger in the closet, however the source reports that if the dress is heavy or full, hanging it could cause damage. Certain women will store their dresses in cedar trunks, however the wood is very acidic and might deteriorate the fabric over time. The most suitable solution for long-term storage is boxing the dress in "unbuffered acid-free materials," according to the society.

Putting the dress in a box of this fashion will ensure no dust, dirt, mold or water gets in. If the box is too large to keep in the home, brides can look for safe and secure self storage facilities nearby to house their special gowns and maybe even some of their husband's stuff that got moved in after the wedding. 

Be Sociable, Share!
Comment

Related Articles [3]

Advantages of Using a Self-Storage Unit for Inventory Management

February 21st, 2022
Are you a business owner or entrepreneur thinking of ways to reduce costs while efficiently organizing and managing your business inventory? For some businesses, this is an...

A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Storage Rental

February 15th, 2022
If you are not too familiar with self-storage and its multiple uses, you may be wondering how it can improve your life and how you can begin using self-storage in an...

Mini-Storage vs. Self-Storage: What’s the Difference?

February 3rd, 2022
While on the hunt for a storage unit that suits your needs and circumstances, you may have come across two different terms: “self-storage” and “mini-storage”....

Hammad Assan joined Jiffy Self-Storage in June 2012. He has over 20 years of experience in various Customer service, Sales and Management roles and is a Certified Self-Storage Operator through the Canadian Self Storage Association. His passion for sales and customer service has maintained Jiffy Self-Storage’s position as one of the GTA’s most successful Storage Facilities, as recognized by winning the Consumer Choice Award 22 years in a row, a perfect A+ rating with the BBB with zero complaints and a 4.5/5 Star Review rating on Google. Our tenants greatly appreciate his dedication to exceptional customer service and as a result Jiffy Self-Storage has been recognized and awarded for that. Please contact Hammad about any of your storage, parking, workspace or retail unit needs.

Leave a Comment






Recent Posts Blog Categories Archives Subscribe to RSS Feeds
Essential SSL