& Stacking Storage Tips
Store it provides a variety of moving and packing supplies to assist
you in the safe and efficient packing of your household goods.
These items are available from our main warehouse.
The following tips and recommendations will assist you with your moving
and storage experience.
Keep at hand those items most frequently needed ie, Passport, driving
licences, any legal documents that may be required.
Label or number all cartons, especially ones with glass or breakables
“This end up”; and “Fragile”.
Keep a list of your stored items and retain in a safe place, also supply
the removal company so they can check off.
Please remember, you cannot store and combustibles or flammable items,
hazardous materials or food products.
Utilize uniform size boxes for easy stacking.
Dishes, glass items, and other breakables should be individually wrapped
in packing paper with padding on top and bottom of the box. Plates,
saucers and platters should be placed on their sides.
Bedding, clothing, curtains and drapes should be folded in dresser drawers
or stored on hangers in wardrobe boxes or can be utilized to protect
Protect your furniture with pads, covers or blankets.
documents, cd's, dvd's and record albums should always be packed in
small boxes (for ease of handling). Do not pack fragile items in the
same box with these items.
Lamps, picture frames, mirrors, and lamp shades should be packed separately
for their protection. Pictures and mirrors should be wrapped in bubble-wrap
or blankets, covered with cardboard, marked "fragile" and
stacked on end.
Mattresses should be stored upright to utilize space more effeciently.
Appliances such as refrigerators and freezers should be defrosted and
the doors should remain slightly open. Cooking equipment should be cleaned
of all food particles.
Bikes and tools should be thoroughly cleaned and wiped with a rag containing
a few drops of machine oil to retard rust.
Long-handled tools (rakes, shovels and hoes) should be cleaned, lightly
oiled and tied in bundles.