STORAGE TIPS & FAQ
- For easy stacking, use the same size boxes.
- When wrapping collectibles or anything breakable, tape it after you wrap it.
- Mark “fragile” on all boxes containing breakable items.
- To prevent moth damage when storing wool items, use cedar chips or mothballs.
- Use a wardrobe carton to pack clothing that usually hangs in a closet.
- Furniture with drawers can be used to store pictures, china, silverware and other small items. Wrap them in tablecloths, towels, bubble wrap or packing paper to prevent breakage.
- Larger appliances are great for storing blankets, towels, clothes and linens.
- Empty trash cans can be used to store rakes, shovels and hoses.
- Protect mattresses and furniture with pads and covers.
- Wrap mirrors and pictures with paper pads or use mirror boxes.
- Pack heavy items like books in smaller boxes for easier lifting.
- Seal boxes completely with packing tape to keep out dust.
- Label boxes by numbers and keep a master storage inventory list at home, separate from your storage unit. Label boxes on all four sides.
- Before you move items into your unit, place plastic sheets, tarps or pallets on the floor.
- Allow for proper ventilation by not packing items right up against the walls.
- Leave a center aisle so you’ll have easy access to all of your items.
- Store items you think you’ll need most often at the front of your unit.
- Place heavy boxes on the bottom when stacking.
- Store couches (except sofa beds) on end to maximize space.
- Do not store mirrors and pictures flat.
- Stacking uniform boxes helps maximize available space. Don’t stack higher than you can comfortably reach.
- Do not place heavy or sharp objects on top of upholstered furniture.
- Disassemble tables and store on their sides.
- Mattresses should be covered and stored flat on level surfaces.
- Use shelving to maximize the space in your unit.
- Refrigerators and freezers should be cleaned before storing. Keep their doors slightly ajar, and use the inside for extra storage.
- Wax wooden furniture before storing it. Place a light cotton dust cover (like a sheet) on your furniture.
- Valuables should be stored at the rear of your unit.
PROHIBITED STORAGE GOODS
- Flammable liquids
- Oil, gasoline or derivatives
- Toxic materials and chemicals
- Paint, paint thinner
- Perishable liquids or food items
- Live animals
- Illegal items
Avoid storing anything that will attract pests. Be sure to drain gasoline and oil from lawn mowers, snow blowers and other items with engines.
Q. How do I select the right size unit?
A. StorRight Self Storage has five different sizes that are sure to accommodate most storage needs. See Storage Units to determine the size that is best for you.
Q. How can I pay for my rental?
A. It’s easy to pay your rent at StorRight Self Storage. You can pay by cash, check, automatic debit from your checking account or credit card account or now ONLINE
click here to set up online payments
Q. What kinds of things cannot be stored in my unit?
A. Generally, anything that is considered a hazardous substance, flammable, or perishable, including food items, should not be stored. For a complete list of prohibited items, as well as tips for packing and storing your items, please see Storage Tips.
Q. Do I need insurance?
A. It is highly recommended that you insure the items you store. Check your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance policy to see if your storage possessions are covered. If not, ask our on-site manager about acquiring reasonably priced self storage insurance. StorRight Self Storage does not insure your stored possessions.
Q. How secure is the StorRight facility?
A. At StorRight, safety and security are major concerns. With this in mind, we have provided the following security measures:
- An on-site resident manager
- An electronic gate accessed by renters with individual access codes
- Storage unit access code tied to our gate control system
- Camera surveillance
- Renters provide their own locks and keep the key.
- The property is entirely fenced.