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20 different unit types available

Tips for Common Stored Items

Everyone has clutter around their home, things that have outgrown their purpose or are out of fashion, and although everyone’s clutter is different, we are all guilty of hoarding certain things. Whether it’s clothes that are out of season, or china only used for special occasions, there are lots of things you can store to keep clutter at bay, and by using a self storage service it’s easy to retrieve them whenever you like. In order to keep things looking their best, here are a few tips for packing the most common self storage items, so you know they are ready to be used when you collect them.

Rotating the clothing in your wardrobe to suit the season makes it easier to find things, and allows you to enjoy a less cluttered environment in your bedroom. That’s why it makes sense to put your coats and jumpers in storage when it’s hot, then swap them for your summer clothes when the weather gets cooler. Storage units are dry and clean compared to garages, but many people like to put their clothes in vacuum bags for an extra layer of protection, and this also lets you fit more in your unit. Plastic boxes with a tight lid are also great for clothes, duvets, and linens.

China and glass
If you have a special set of china that’s only used a couple of times a year, then putting it in self storage means you don’t have to keep it around taking up kitchen space. Plates and china can be stacked with bubble wrap in-between each one, and then placed in a box. You should make sure that any gaps are also filled in with bubble wrap, so the plates or china items don’t move around when you are transporting them. You can buy special crates and boxes to stop glass items from clinking together, and wrapping them in newspaper stops them from getting dusty.

Documents and photographs
Organise items such as old documents into archive boxes, clearly labelling each one so that you don’t have to rummage through them all to find the right one. Old photographs can also be kept in albums with plastic pockets, or wrapped in sandwich bags before storing them to prevent fading over time. Boxes with documents should also be kept off the floor if possible, so pick a unit with shelves or stack them on top of other boxes.
Self storage allows you to enjoy the space in your home, without the items you don’t need everyday getting in the way, and by storing your items properly you can be sure they’ll be kept in perfect condition.


Secure Storage Solutions

Clean, safe and secure storage solution at an affordable price, highly recommend this place, very close to the heart of manchester, easy access in and out. Big thanks to Tricia and her team for sorting out my storage needs, very knowledgeable, professional and more importantly friendly.
Highly recommended.

Marcus Wong

A Quick and Easy Process

Quick and easy to reserve and simple sign up process when I arrived. I had under estimated my load size and needed more space which the guys on site quickly arranged for me. Very helpful and friendly staff. A recommended company

Alex Jones

Same Day Move In

Fantastic experience. Needed storage quickly and the staff were on hand to help get everything sorted as fast as possible – was in the same day. They even helped to make sure I got the right size unit so I didn’t over pay – they could have sold me a far bigger one but wanted to make sure I got the best deal and was happy – that doesn’t happen very often! Well Done!

Ed Green-Moore

Extremely Helpful Staff

Extremely helpful staff, talked me through everything, gave me a tour of the facility, the sign up process was very straight forward, and most important excellent value for money.

John O'neill

Trolleys and Good Lighting

Great storage with lots of trolleys and good lighting. Lots of parking bays so it is easy to park close to the storage unit entrance. A friendly and helpful team (Anthony and Nick) that get back to you quickly by email or phone.

Tanya Grenade

100% Recommended

100% recommend Storage World. The storage lockers are well priced, secure and very clean. The facility is well set up to make loading and unloading very straight forward. Jeni on the desk was so increddibly helpful and went out of her way to make sure we were well set up and happy. Thanks very much to all at Storage World and particularly Jeni!

Tom Daubney

Business Self Storage

Can’t praise the guys enough, Tricia initially found me a unit over year ago and patiently kept me up to date on availability as I was unable to move my business as quickly as I’d hoped. All the staff are friendly and helpful. A safe and clean place to work.

Joanne Beswick