Category: Packing for Storage

How to properly store paintings

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Paintings can present some special problems when it comes to storage. Regardless of how long you will be storing them, follow these tips to help keep them safe. Quick tip: Storing paintings Begin by cleaning frames with a soft microfiber cloth. You do not need any chemical cleaning products for this. Next, wrap framed paintings […]

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Best way to store coats

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As the weather starts to thaw out, it is time to prepare your coats and jackets for storage. Storing items correctly can make sure they will be ready to go next year. Follow these two simply steps to store coats properly. Quick tip: Storing winter coats First, clean everything. Wash things yourself or have them […]

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How to pack wood furniture

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Moving or storing wood furniture can require a bit of extra forethought and protection. Here are some tips to make sure everything stays in tip top shape. Quick tip: Packing wood furniture Begin by disassembling as much as possible. As furniture is being moved it can place strain on joints, so it is wise to […]

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How to pack your kitchen for a move

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Packing up the kitchen can be a project, but here is a quick guide on getting it done right. Quick tip: How to properly pack your kitchen for a move Start by cleaning all appliances thoroughly. Then pack them in their original boxes. If that is not possible use the best fitting box you can […]

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Storing decorations

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We are at the end of the holiday season, and now it is time to pack up all of your festive decorations. Use these tips to get everything packed up and ready for next year. Quick tip: Storing decorations Step one sort all of your decorations. You can do this by type (i.e. garlands, standing […]

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Preparing furniture for storage or a move

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Moving furniture can be arduous whether you are packing up to move into a new home or just preparing it for storage. Even if using a moving company does not guarantee that everything is properly prepared and protected. Avoid common mistakes and avoidable damage by following these tips. Wood Furniture When preparing wood furniture for […]

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Preparing a car for storage

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If you are storing a car for longer than a week and less than 6 months follow these steps to properly prepare it. Quick tip: Preparing a car for storage First, clean inside and out. Vacuum the interior and wash and wax the exterior. Next, top off fluids, including your gas tank, and change the […]

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Protect dishes from the cold

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Sudden temperature changes can damage fine china, crystal and ceramics. Here are some top tips to protect you dishes during a cold move or storage. Quick tip: How to protect dishes from the cold First, pad the bottom and sides of the packing boxes and carefully wrap each item. Make sure you use packaging that […]

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Essential self-storage supplies

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Thinking of getting a storage unit? Here are four essential self-storage supplies that will make it a great success. Quick Tip: Essential self-storage supplies First, start with the right boxes. You want solid boxes that will not collapse when stacked. Next, invest in packing tape and a sturdy tape gun to quickly and easily seal […]

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How to prepare a motorcycle for storage

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Protect your motorcycle during the winter by storing it out of the elements. Here are three tips on how to prepare a motorcycle for storage. Quick Tip: How to prepare a motorcycle for storage First, top off the tank and fill up all fluids, especially the antifreeze. You should also change the oil and filter […]

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