ü Use high-quality locks on your unit
at all times.
ü To prevent cutting and prying, invest
in a disc-style lock with a hasp-hugging design.
ü Fill boxes completely to prevent
collapse when stacked.
ü Use packing materials to stuff any
ü Store shovels, hoes, and rakes in
barrels or trash cans.
ü Create a center aisle when packing
ü Doing so will create access to all of
your items. Put the items you use toward the front of the unit.
ü Shield all stored items with
ü Use cotton or wool in lieu of vinyl
or plastic to avoid damage as a result of mildew.
ü Drain fluids from lawn and garden
equipment before storing them.
ü Avoid corrosive damage by properly
cleaning before storage.
ü Combustible, hazardous or perishable
items may not be stored in units at any time. (Prohibited items include
gasoline, paint, chemicals, and food.)
ü Use large appliances like stoves or
refrigerators to store soft, smaller items. Towels, blankets, etc. can be kept
inside of clean, dry appliances. Refrigerator doors should be kept slightly
ü Keep your property off concrete or
asphalt floors by using cardboard mats or pallets.
ü Leave an air space around the
perimeter of the unit.