As needs, seasons and trends change, individuals and businesses alike can find themselves with excess furniture.
Whether you are a homeowner going through a move, or a restaurant requiring storage for patio furniture during the winter, self storage can provide both short- and long-term options for reducing clutter and saving time.
Residential users and business owners can both experience key benefits from furniture storage. They include:
Many homeowners selling their residences strive to make rooms look larger and more organized by reducing clutter – this includes furniture. By removing large or clunky furniture and keeping it in a self-storage unit, you can better stage each room for a successful selling process.
Before prepping your furniture for storage, gather the following materials:
Prior to placing your items in your storage unit, complete the following steps to help prolong the life of your furniture and maximize space:
Keep in mind that furniture with drawer space can also be utilized for storage, and can help open up additional space in your unit for other items.
Like clothing, electronics and documents, furniture should always be stored in a climate-controlled storage unit, even for short-term storage. Exposure to humidity in conventional storage can lead to warped or stained wood, and musty or discolored fabrics.
Talk with your facility manager about the availability of climate control. Consistent levels of the appropriate relative humidity can prevent damage to furniture, and will have the greatest impact on maintaining the original condition of your furniture over time.
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