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Tips and tricks to store winter clothes

winter clothes

There may still be a chill in the air, but it’s time to start peeling back the layers and preparing our wardrobes for summer. So, how should you store your winter clothes during this time?

From trying to balance bulky sweaters on hangers to bunching up woolly knits and jackets in the dresser, it can be quite the challenge. While some of these warm items can be stored in your closet or drawers, you may need to make a bit of extra space.

As a guideline, consider the following tips and tricks to store winter clothes.

Decide which warm clothes to keep handy

Even though the worst of winter is behind us, there will still be a few frosty days in the future. Decide on which warm items you may need in the months to come and set them aside. Make sure that these items are versatile and comfortable so that they can be used in various circumstances.

Wash and dry winter items

It’s important to wash and dry your winter items before packing them away, making sure that they are clean and fresh when you take them out again in a year. A proper wash will get rid of stains and odours, ensuring that they don’t attract pests or insects. It’s also a good idea to repair or mend any damaged items before packing them away.

Use plastic storage bins

Using plastic storage bins to store your winter clothes has a number of benefits. Firstly, they are airtight, ensuring that the items are protected from moisture and pests. Secondly, they are stackable, so you can save on space. Finally, they are easy to clean, which is important when storing clothes that may not be used for a while.

Consider the specific item

Certain items need to be stored in a specific way. While you should store a winter coat on a hanger, thick winter knits keep their shape better when folded in a drawer. If you do hang your items, make sure that you use quality hangers that don’t impact the shape of the garment.

Extend the home

One way to ensure that you have enough space to store your winter clothes is to rent a storage unit. This will give you an extra room in which to keep your clothes, without taking up any extra space in your home. Storage units are also a great way to protect your clothes from pests and moisture, making sure that they stay in good condition throughout summer.

At Storage World, we provide a safe and secure space to store your seasonal items. Choose from a range of affordable units and stay for as long as you need with our flexible contracts. Unsure about how much space you need? Use our size estimator as a guideline!

Contact us today to find out more about our convenient storage solutions.

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