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PACK, WRAP AND STACK IT
At Attic Pantry, we know storage and we’re happy to share our expertise with you. Here are our top 6 tips for storage success.

No. 1: Store items you need to get to often in front. It’s so much easier when you want a quick pick up. The Sharpee is your friend. Label, label, label. Don’t waste time opening boxes you don’t need to open.

No. 2: Don’t over pack boxes. The less you have bulging seems and irregular shapes, the better your stuff fares over time. No tumbles, no rips, no tears.

No. 3: Cover your furniture. Keep it safe. This is a place you don’t want to skimp. Covering your furniture is cheaper than replacing it. We can recommend the best way to protect your furniture.

No. 4: Keep doors to appliances, such as refrigerators open for ventilation. The circulation of air keeps bacteria and mold from forming.

No. 5: Make sure you drain all equipment that requires gas or oil. It protects your stuff and your well-being.

No. 6: If you’re storing videotapes, tapes, photos, books or other sensitive items, protect them by using climate-controlled storage unit.

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