The holiday season will be upon us soon! This means it is time to start planning. Finding a way to store your gifts away from family members can be difficult. However, a storage unit can help solve this problem! Keeping your gifts in a storage unit is the perfect way to keep them a secret and get ready for the holiday! Rent one today to wrap and store your gifts! Here are a few tips for gift storage during the holiday:
Know gate hours
Unless you have prior arrangements confirmed with the manager, know the gate hours of your facility. If your gifts are being stored, you need to retrieve them from your unit during the designated hours. This gives you time to prepare and plan ahead for the holiday!
Be sure to store your items in a way that allows you to efficiently and quickly gather your gifts to take back to your house. Here are some tips on organizing your gifts and getting them ready:
-Re-use old boxes or containers
-Color code boxes, storage bins, or wrapping paper
-Label boxes with a smudge-proof marker
-Store same type of gifts together
-Store gifts for the same person together
-When storing light strings, wrap them around paper tubes from wrapping paper to prevent tangling
Protect gifts / decorations
Make sure your gifts stay safe by following these tips when choosing your unit and storing your presents:
-Keep climate control in mind
-Keep unit size in mind
-If storing fragile items, use bubble wrap / tissue paper
-Use leftover wrapping paper to further protect ornaments / decorations (shred it)
We’re here to help! Rent a storage unit today to keep your gifts hidden!
About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.