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This Space Station Self Storage guide is part of a room-by-room guide aiming to help people moving home or using self storage find out how to pack and move their belongings safely.
Bedding, like sheets, quilts and pillows can be folded and wrapped tightly and stuffed in boxes. Don’t forget to slip in some fragile items that will have protection inside the bedding.
Everyone knows how tiring moving stuff about in boxes can be – so take a few seconds to relax and find out to let your body take the strain without causing any injuries.
First tip is don’t let the box size lull you in to a false sense of security.
Generally, if the boxes are packed correctly, the smaller the box, the heavier it is.
Just to make sure, always test the weight before you pick up a packed box.
Like most things, packing your possessions safely is an art – so here are some tips to make sure you keep your prize possessions in good condition moving house or while in self storage.
Always make sure you have plenty of packaging materials – including boxes of varying sizes.
Pack the heaviest items, like books, in the smallest boxes.
Always use brown packing tape – it’s cheaper and stronger than thinner tapes and does the job properly. Here are some more handy hints:
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