Storage Tips

Tips for Self Storage

When you’re planning your move or decluttering project, it takes everything you have to stay organized. Sometimes, you need a little help. That’s why we’ve provided these self storage tips. The advice you’ll find here will help you gain insight on how to pack and prepare a broad range of items in a way that is efficient and reduces the risk of your items being damaged.

Things to Know

Browsing through our self storage tips, you’ll find information on storage basics, personal storage, military storage, student storage, and motor storage. These guides will give you a good jumping off point for making your storage project a success.

Storage Basics

In this section, you can read up on the basics of self storage. If you haven’t used a storage unit before, or if you haven’t used one from Affordable Family Storage, this is a great primer. We’ll break down all the benefits and the important things to know.

Personal Storage

Our personal storage guide will help you decide what’s worth storing, and what’s good to keep in the house. In this section, you’ll also find some great self storage tips for holidays, appliances, wedding dresses, spring cleaning, and yard sales.

Document Storage

Our handy document storage guide will help you put together a solid storage plan for your important documents that are taking up too much space in your home.

Military Storage

Relocation is a fact of life when you’re in the military. Our guide will help with some tips on the best way to move and how using self storage can make it easier.

Student Storage

When you go to college, you may not have room for everything you want to have easy access to. Self storage solves this problem, and it’s perfect for using when you want to keep things safe if you go home for break. There are plenty of other reasons students in college use self storage, check out our guide for more.

Motor Storage

If you’re planning on storing your car or boat, it’s important to know how to properly store them. Luckily we’ve outlined some guides for storing both. Check them out if you’re not sure what you need to do.

Self Storage Tips from the Professionals

Since our self storage tips were compiled by storage professionals who have been working in the industry for decades, you know you’ll find great ideas that you’d otherwise never have thought of before. Take a look - we know you’ll find something useful here!


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