Long term storage rental in Oxford

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There are many different scenarios where you might need to store your belongings for a long period. Maybe you might need to put away just one, yet cumbersome, an item like a classic car. Other times, people pack up their entire lives before moving to Oxford MS and store it because they will be traveling for a long time. Apart from that, there are many benefits to long term storage rental in Oxford. For one, you can secure your items for an extended length of time. Additionally, saving money and gaining peace of mind are the two most important advantages of self-storage. But before you throw everything into the unit and get to moving, read these long term storage tips first.

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Improperly storing your items, even for the short term, can result in unnecessary damage and stress.

Packing tips for long term storage

1. Ask yourself how much stuff do you need?

When deciding what to do with your stuff, you should first consider your needs. Do you need a small unit just to store your outdoor equipment while one of the top moving companies Starkville MS conducts your relocation? Would you prefer to store all your possessions to avoid having to pay rent for your apartment? Long term storage rentals in Oxford come in all sizes to fit every circumstance. Just make sure the unit you end up renting makes sense for your needs. Consult a size estimator to be sure you rent enough space to fit everything in the unit with enough room to still walk in and work with your boxes.

2. Make sure the items in your long term storage rental in Oxford are properly packed.

Properly packing and storing your precious items will help make sure they’re secure while they are in a long term storage rental in Oxford. Taking time or hiring Spyder Moving and packing professionals well seems like a simple enough tip, but we cannot emphasize it enough. Make sure you properly pack breakables, and that you have stacked your boxes correctly. Keep boxes and furniture off the floor of the storage unit whenever possible.

3. Using climate controlled long term storage rental in Oxford when necessary.

Consider putting any items that are climate-sensitive, such as electronics or wood furniture, in a climate-controlled unit. These types of units do cost a little more, but the increased cost comes with peace of mind. It is a guarantee that your belongings won’t be subjected to extreme temperatures while you’re away. Especially when you know you will be away for more than one season, we recommend you keep your furniture in a climate-controlled unit. Storing an entire household worth of furnishings through extreme temperature changes and weather comes with a high risk of damages.

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You might want to appoint a local person who can visit the storage unit on your behalf if the need arises.

4. Purchase storage insurance just in case.

To add another layer of security to your long term storage unit in Oxford, look into insurance for the items you keep in the unit. Contact us for a full guide on your current policy guidelines to determine if you need any additional insurance when you rent your unit.