Draperies and Clothing: Have blankets, draperies and clothing
cleaned, then pack them on hangers in wardrobe boxes.
Mowers: Drain gasoline and oil from all small engines.
This precaution will protect both your stored property and the property
of others from the dangers of fire and explosion.
Items: Treat leather items (couches, clothes, etc.) with
a leather conditioner prior to storing them.
and Tables: Place blankets over furniture to protect from
scratches and dust.
and Toys: Store smaller items like this in large plastic
garbage bags or large box.
Photographs tend to curl over time. To keep them flat, place between
pieces of cardboard and tape them together. Do not store irreplaceable
photos. Photos and negatives take up very little space. Try to keep
these items with you.
Items: Wrap breakable items inside bubble wrap and store
and Glassware: Store these items in specially made boxes
called dishpacks and glasspacks.
Clean and dry all appliances prior to storage. Do not leave anything
inside of appliances to be stored. Store all appliances upright
with doors ajar to allow ventilation.
boxed items: You'll know what is in each box without opening
not store these items: Furs, jewelry & other expensive
items, irreplaceable items, any living thing, used tires, firearms,
explosives, flammables of any kind (gas, diesel, oil, paint, etc.),
drugs or drug paraphernalia,stolen items, any type of hazardous
items, perishable items of any kind, hazardous waste materials of
any kind, items that produce odors or any item that will in any
way make other tenants or the management unhappy. Properly stored
items will hold up much better in storage than items not stored