How to Stack Things in a Storage Unit?

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Organizing your storage unit is important but there is a multitude of ways to get it done. Stacking is probably the first thing that comes to mind when they think of storing their belongings away. However, if done incorrectly, stacking can actually do more harm than good. Take a look at the following suggestions to avoid any damages and disruptions as you stack your way through:

Lighter objects on top:

This one might seem obvious but it is imperative. Heavier boxes or items must be placed lower down in the stack pile to prevent any collapses or breakages. As you build upwards, ensure that all lighter objects are on top (whether or not they are packed up in boxes). If you have delicate lighter objects that you are afraid of breaking, wrap them in small tablecloths, towels, or sheets before placing them on top of the pile.

Evaluate your needs:

While stacking might save you space, it can make accessibility extremely difficult if you don’t think it through. Work with shorter stacks as opposed to taller ones, so you have some room for reaching out to the lowest placed object if and when required. Make sure you leave out space between stack piles that make clear pathways for moving between your items. Likewise, try to assess your belongings in a way of understanding what you might need to use more often or earlier than the rest. Arrange items in a way that these frequently needed boxes and objects are placed towards the front (i.e. at the very end while moving things in) and the lesser needed items are placed in the stacks behind.

Durable packaging:

Having the same size of boxes for all your items is definitely helpful and should be considered whenever possible. You can even pick boxes that are of similar sizing to build uniformity. That said, it is important to work with durable items that don’t lead to any tears or breakages as you stack, place, or shift them around your storage unit. My Storage brings with its services a range of packaging materials like bubble wrap, boxes, covers, and more – which are guaranteed to last long. Reach out to us to find out more about how we can assist you further.

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