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Storage in College Station – How To Pack Your Unit

Storage in College Station - How To PackSo, you have chosen a storage facility in College Station. Now, comes the hard part – packing your new unit! If you keep a few things in mind, your packing (and unpacking) will go a lot smoother.

Identify the heaviest items and pack those on the bottom. I know this sounds like common sense, but you would be amazed how people start packing a unit only to realize that their heavy boxes are crushing their lighter boxes on bottom.

Which brings us to another point when packing for storage in College Station. It is always a good idea to lay a pallet down first to keep your valuables off the concrete floor. You can usually find pallets at lumber yards or furniture places.

Another good idea when packing your boxes in a storage facility is to leave aisles you can walk through to get to the back of your unit. You may just need something in the very back and having an aisle will allow you to easily retrieve that one box you need. Of course, you should label your boxes on all sides to make identification in tight spaces easier.

And here’s the biggest tip of all when using storage in College Station. ALWAYS empty your tools and appliances before storage. Imagine the smell if you leave water in a dishwasher or washing machine. Or imagine the fire hazard if you leave gas in lawn mowers, weed eaters or edgers. Not to mention, they won’t start very well when you retrieve them, from the unit.

So, follow a few of these tips when using storage in Bryan or College Station and you will have a better experience when you pack and then unpack your unit.

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About the Author
We at ATB Storage take great pride in providing the best storage experience in the Bryan – College Station area. Come by our website at ATBStorage.com or Click Here to check which units are available. Or call us at (979) 216-5730.

5 Keys to Finding Storage In College Station

Keys To Storage In College StationIf you want to store your belongings in a storage unit in College Station, there are 5 things you need to consider.

#1 – Access
Will you be able to access your stuff 24/7? Nothing is worse than having to wait until “business hours” to get to your belongings! You need your things when you need them. So choose a storage facility that gives you unlimited access.

#2 – Convenience
Thankfully, you have options when choosing storage in College Station. And convenience should be one of them. Make sure you can pay your rent online. Who wants to go to the office every month to pay rent? What a pain! Even if you don’t have internet, you can go to the local library to pay your bill online.

#3 – Security
Will your belongings be safe? This is one of the biggest factors when choosing College Station storage. Make sure there is 24-hour video surveillance of the property to deter break-ins. A College Station storage facility that really cares for its customers will provide a high security lock free of charge – so you can have peace of mind.

#4 – Management
Did you know that most storage facilities have absentee land lords? So, when you have a problem…who are you going to call? Make sure your self-storage facility has on-site management with real office hours so you will have a person to talk with face to face if the need arises.

#5 – Price
It shouldn’t cost an arm and a leg to rent a storage unit in College Station. In fact, you should be paying less than $70 for a 10 x 10 unit. Anymore than that and you are getting ripped off! And save yourself some hassle – only deal with storage facilities that put their prices right on their website.

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About the Author
We at ATB Storage take great pride in providing the best storage experience in the Bryan – College Station area. Come by our website at ATBStorage.com or Click Here to check which units are available. Or call us at (979) 216-5730.