you have disassembled a table you should put any screws
or bolts in a plastic bag and tape the plastic bag to
the underside of the table tops.
For beds, make sure to tie the bed rails together with
prevent scratching furniture you should:
chairs, you should cover the legs and arms with bubble
wrap/newspaper, and also stack them seat-to-seat with
paper or cloth between them.
Between the floor of the storage unit you should lie a
pallet or some type of plastic sheet.
storing precious and breakable items you should:
paper into empty, top and bottom spaces in carton.
Tip bowls, saucers and plates on their sides, and use
a dish pack divider for enhanced security.
Wrap the items separately prior to storing in dish pack
Wrap items with bubble wrap.
When storing paper items such as books and files you should:
your important documents, we recommended file boxes.
Place plastic sheeting on top of pallets to protect from
Fill any empty space in your boxes and put the books in
flat to prevent movement.
storing large appliances and equipment you should:
door slightly ajar. Make sure to clean and your refrigerator
or freezer before storing, and moisture and mildew may
damage it. It is best to leave the door slightly open.
You should also defrost your refrigator and freezer.
Drain your washing machine.
Tie down all doors and parts that are moveable.
Store items inside your larger appliances.
storing clothing you should:
wardrobe boxes which allow you to store your clothing
on hangers and save the shape of garments.
Leave smaller garments in drawers.
storing kitchenware you should:
the space between each piece of kitchenware with newspaper.
storing lamps you should:
both the shade and the base in bubble wrap and store in
storing tools and gardening equipment you should:
all long-handled tools together (i.e. hoes, shovels).
Pack hammers and other small tools in boxes.