498 Hoch Rd

Blandon, PA 19510

holiday storage
October 5, 2015

Tips for Holiday Storage


As the holidays are quickly coming up, now is the time to start planning. Whether you start shopping right as the previous holiday ends, or you wait until the last minute, finding a hiding place for gifts can be hard. A storage unit can be the perfect solution! Storing your gifts can keep the magic of the holiday season in your house and prevent people from finding their presents! Rent one to store your gifts today! Here are a few tips for holiday storage to help you holiday go smoothly.


Know gate hours

Unless you have prior arrangements confirmed with the manager, know the gate hours of your facility. If your gifts are being stored, you need to retrieve them from your unit during the designated hours. This also gives you time to plan ahead and have your gifts ready for the holiday!


Organize items

Be sure to store your items in a way that allows you to efficiently and quickly gather your gifts to take back to your house. Here are some tips on organizing your gifts and preparing them for storage:

-Re-use old boxes or containers

-Color code boxes, storage bins, or wrapping paper

-Label boxes with a smudge-proof marker

-Store same type of gifts together

-Store gifts for the same person together

-When storing light strings, wrap them around paper tubes from wrapping paper to prevent tangling


Protect gifts / decorations

Make sure your gifts stay safe by following these tips when choosing your unit and storing your presents:

-Keep climate control in mind

-Keep unit size in mind

-If storing fragile items, use bubble wrap / tissue paper

-Use leftover wrapping paper to further protect ornaments / decorations (shred it)


We’re here to help! Rent a storage unit today to get ready for the holiday!