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October 1, 2020

3 Tips for Using Our Storage Supplies in Plympton MA

Are you moving or looking to start keeping your items in self storage? 106 Self Storage has affordable drive-up storage units and storage supplies in the Plympton MA area. Whether you are looking for residential or commercial storage, we have you covered.

Besides our storage options, we also offer resources like this list of tips for packing boxes as well as on-site supplies for sale, so you are set to have a pleasant and easy storage experience. A portion of our storage supplies sales for the month of October go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Start storing with us to find storage and storage supplies in Plympton MA!

1. Save the Best Boxes for the Heaviest & Most Fragile

Many people gravitate toward large boxes to hold their large items. But large items tend to be some of the heaviest. Besides just thinking about the size of your items, consider which of your boxes are actually the sturdiest for the job. You may have a giant box that has served you well through multiple moves so far, but leave it to your newer and better-shape boxes to get the job done.

If you need new boxes, we sell storage supplies on-site at our Plympton MA office. Just stop in, and we can help you find what you need!

2. Go Big for Light Items (And Small for Heavy )

Similarly, if you have heavy items you are looking to pack into a box, a smaller box will be safer and more secure than a large one. Just because you can fit something into a box does not mean it is efficiently packed. Consider the total the weight of the box and if you are capable of lifting and carrying it. Also consider the obstacles that will be in your way while you carry it. Stairs? Lifting into a moving vehicle?

Bonus Tip: Pack your books in a suitcase instead of a box. That way you have no risk of the box breaking under the weight, and you can roll the suitcase when it is not necessary to pick up.

3. Label Your Boxes

Labeling your boxes will help you organize your storage unit by rooms in your house. On your label, mark the room in your house this box of items will get unpacked into. We recommend putting as much detail on your labels as possible. List the contents of the box, so you do not have to dig through boxes later to find what you are looking for.

Pack It Up with 106 Self Storage

Now that you know how to pack up your items, are you ready to find the right storage? Convenient for Plympton MA residents and the nearby area, 106 Self Storage on County Road has drive-up storage units available for rent now. Find your storage and the storage supplies you need in Plympton MA!

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