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Springtime seems to be the time when cleaning isn’t such a bother and being outside is a pleasure, so it makes sense that it’s the best time for cleaning out your self storage unit. Here are some ideas to help you get started, courtesy of Dallas, TX self storage company, Assured Self Storage:
Clean Out and Make Space
- Depending on the condition of your unit, you might want to empty it out completely while cleaning. This might sound like a lot of work, but ultimately it will make the end result better and your efforts more effective, since you’ll be able to sweep the unit out thoroughly and repack it with better organization.
- If you can, consolidate the contents of boxes in order to save on space. Keeping boxes packed full also helps when stacking them, since they’ll be sturdier and less likely to collapse or lean.
- If you’ve also cleaned out your house and have more to add to the unit, you may find that even after consolidating you need more room. If you’re considering an upgrade in unit size, here is a helpful storage unit size guide.
- While organizing, be mindful of what you don’t need, and if you assemble enough unwanted items then consider hosting a garage sale!