Self-Storage Tips

Storage Tips

  • Do not move on a rainy day!
  • Do not store wet items!
  • Keep items off the floor if possible
  • Wrap what you can
  • Label everything
  • Plan for temperature change if your unit is not climate-controlled

Tips for Mattress Storage

  • Use a Mattress Storage Cover or large plastic bag
  • Keep the Mattress Flat in Storage
  • Avoid Placing Items on Top of the Mattress
  • Freshen Up the Mattress with Baking Soda

How to Prepare Your RV or Boat for Storage

Read your Owner’s Manual for specific care directives before parking
  • Thoroughly wash the RV or boat
  • Remove the battery and keep it on a charger at home
  • Top off fluids with fresh oil, antifreeze, brake fluids, etc
  • Disconnect propane tanks
  • Clean out pipes
  • Clean the interior, removing any perishable items
  • Block the exhaust and other entrances to protect against rodents and pests
  • Close and seal any roof vents
  • Protect with a quality cover
Large, pull-through storage unit with boat inside.

How to Open Your Storage Unit