It is not uncommon for families to treasure heirlooms as some of their most precious possessions. Nevertheless, if you do not have the space, it can be challenging to store these heirlooms. Due to these issues, many people choose to store their most prized possessions in self-storage units.
Here are some of our best tips for storing your treasured belongings.
How to store a family heirloom
Many people hold on to every heirloom they can because family history is so important to them. These items, however, can create a lot of clutter when they take up a lot of space in your house, garage, or car. You can store these items in a self-storage unit and feel at ease knowing that they are safely stored nearby.
How to store silverware and china
Although silverware is used every day, many people collect fancy china and silverware with no intention of using them for food. It can be difficult to find a place for china and flatware since they come in sets, and they take up a lot of space. You can always take some statement pieces for decoration, but store the rest in a self-storage unit.
How to store wine
People collect wine for a variety of reasons, including personal interest, investment, and other factors. Wine collections can be impressive, but they can take up a lot of space in the home. If you need to store wine, you must consider several factors. To store your wine, you should find a cool, dark place with low lighting and a cool temperature. A flat surface is also essential for laying wine. If you place your wine horizontally, then the cork will not dry out. It’s also more space-saving.
How to store awards
It is possible that you have held onto trophies and medals for all your proudest achievements, but kept them in a safe place. Left alone, these items will collect dust and waste valuable space in your home. To begin with, throw out any damaged awards you can and keep the rest in one box. In the event that you still don’t have room, you can store them in a self-storage facility.
When storing, the correct packaging should be used
When storing old paper items, such as documents or photographs, not all packaging is equal. If you wish to protect your precious items, investing in more effective protection would be a wise decision. In particular, plastic bins are popular because they keep moisture out. Shelving is also helpful for storing items because it keeps them off the ground.
In addition to being sentimental, some family heirlooms are also valuable. An item, like a safe, will allow you to lock up your expensive items safely if you have an expensive time.
Self storage is a great option if you want to free up space and keep your personal belongings safe.
How Do I Go About Organising Self Storage with Go Box?
There are a number of options- you can fill in our online order form or you can phone us and organise it over the phone. During this we will organise when your self storage unit will be delivered and when your storage unit will be collected.
We Deliver, You Pack, We Store
Packing or moving doesn’t need to be stressful. At GoBox Self Storage, we offer great value self storage in the Greater Belfast area (stretching as far as Bangor, Lisburn, Crumlin, Templepatrick, Ballyclare and Carrickfergus). Our storage services have been specially designed to make your move simple, secure and convenient..it’s as simple as 1,2,3!
To book your storage solution, go to:
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NOTICE: We cannot store Food, Flammable Liquids (including Aerosols, Paints & Varnishes), Firearms or Illegal Substances.