Storage Units for Rent in Mishawaka
Use high-quality packing boxes designed especially for the job. Packing boxes and supplies can be purchased at all of our locations. Always fill boxes to capacity; partially full boxes may tip or collapse. We recommend packing paper or peanuts for this purpose.
Pack heavy items in smaller boxes for easier lifting. Use same-size boxes for easy stacking. Seal boxes completely with packing tape to keep boxes sturdy. Label boxes on the top and on multiple sides for easy identification.
Unplug, clean, and defrost refrigerators completely before the move. Put everything you possibly can in a box. We have boxes for every item such as pictures, lampshades, clothes, and electronics. Dishes and glasses should be wrapped in packing paper, bubble wrap, or a Pro Pack system.
Packing a Storage Space
Make sure all your boxes are labeled on their sides and can be seen from the storage door. By using plastic storage containers, you can stack your items easily and safely. Store all couches (except sofa beds) on end to maximize storage space. Protect mattresses and furniture with pads and covers, and store them on-end. Use shelving to maximize the height inside your storage space.
Store frequently used items near the front of your space. Leave a center aisle for easier access to all stored items. Use same-size boxes for easy stacking and to maximize space. Disassemble tables and shelves and store them on their sides. Wrap and mark all pieces for easier reassembly. Stack chairs seat-to-seat with cloth or paper to separate them. Never store mirrors or pictures flat. Always wrap these items with paper pads or use mirror boxes.