How to Organize Yourself and Reduce Trips to Your Storage Unit

April 19th, 2020
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If you have a lot of things and not a lot of storage in your home or office, then keeping them in a storage unit is an excellent solution.

The storage unit can serve you in different ways--not just as overflow storage, but also as an added security feature.

But you'll likely want to use your storage space efficiently, so here are some tips for reducing trips back and forth from your storage unit.

1. Make a list

Just like when you go out shopping, prepare for your trip to the storage unit with a list of what you want to leave and what you want to pick up. If you go with a list and prepare for the trip, then you will make efficient use of your time.

2. Organize your storage

Organize your storage as efficiently as you can. Start by having all boxes labeled and use a corresponding master list at the entrance to the unit and also at your home or office.

Keeping up-to-date inventory will help you know exactly what you have in storage.

3. Plan ahead

Plan for regular trips to the storage unit. To start, go at each change of the season so you can efficiently swap your stuff.

Planning ahead can also make your route more efficient. Especially if you have to make multiple stops at your storage facility.

And as a reminder for those who may not realize the advantages of a storage unit, here are some of the benefits:

1. The storage unit protects fragile items:

Some products or goods break easily but with a storage unit, you can store them in a safe place. This helps you to reduce any breakage or loss that may occur.

2. A spacious place to store your goods:

A storage unit gives you a place to keep items safe and organized. A storage unit will make things easier and less complicated to find your possessions.

3. Powerful security from theft:

If you have expensive possessions or valuable papers that you don't want to lose, you don’t need to worry. With storage, you can reduce the your risk.

Most storage units are constructed in secure buildings with extra security to give you peace of mind.

If you need storage on the Lower Mainland, contact us.

Yaletown Mini Storage offers brightly lit, clean, affordable storage units in downtown Vancouver. Most units have 8-foot ceilings, and there are no access fees or limitations. If you have any questions about this article or our downtown Vancouver storage units, contact us at (604) 603-5885.


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