So, you decided to store your personal belongings in a storage unit in Doha, but do you know how to pack them in order for them to maintain their pristine condition?
Here are a few tips and tricks you can use to keep your belongings in tact.
The storage method will depend on the type of storage unit and the type of belongings you are storing.
1. Open Space Storage
Definition: Open space or ambient storage, is a big room where all the belongings are placed next to each other on a shelf.
Sturdy Wooden or Steel Items: You want to protect these items from rust by wrapping them tightly in plastic.In order to take minimum space and save on cost, you will probably need to dismantle the items.
Fragile Items: You want to protect these items from damage by wrapping them in newspapers, bubble wrap and thick cloth.
Soft Items: You want to protect these items from becoming pest infested by wrapping each item individually in thick layers of plastic. The place a plastic cover on top of the wrap and tape every possible hole down.
Boxed Items: Protect your belongings from pests by getting plastic boxes with airtight lids.
Note: Open space storage units don’t have a secure padlock, invest in locks and lockable boxes.
2. AC Ventilated, Lockable Storage Unit
Definition: a lockable storage unit is a separate room with a padlock and central AC system.
Sturdy Wooden or Steel Items: Protect your wood items from critters by wrapping them with plastic.
Fragile Items: Wrap in bubble wrap and place separately
Soft Items: You want to protect these items from rust by wrapping them tightly in plastic.
Boxed Items: Place the boxes on shelves and wrap them tightly in plastic wrap
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