As the holidays are quickly approaching, now is the time to start planning. Whether you begin shopping right away or are a last minute shopper, finding a hiding place for gifts can be difficult. A storage unit is the perfect spot! Storing your gifts can keep the magic of the holiday season in your house! A storage unit prevents people from finding their gifts, and you can even store decorations after the holiday! Rent one to wrap and store your gifts today! Here are a few tips for holiday storage ideas to help you get prepared.
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 also gives you time to plan ahead and have everything prepared for that special holiday tradition!
Be sure to store your items in a manner that allows you to efficiently and quickly gather your gifts and get them back to your house. Here are some tips on organizing your gifts and preparing them for storage:
-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 and secure by following these tips when choosing your storage 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 with the holidays! Rent a storage unit today to get ready!