Maximising Space: Organisation Tips for Storage Units

Maximising Space: Organisation Tips for Storage Units

Whether you’re downsizing, decluttering, or just need extra space, utilising a storage unit efficiently is crucial. Let’s delve into some smart strategies for maximising space in your Boylin’s Self-storage unit.

  1. Declutter and Prioritise

Before you start packing your Boylin’s Self-storage unit, take inventory of your belongings. Separate items into categories: keep, donate/sell, and discard. Be ruthless in decluttering, keeping only what you truly need or cherish. This step not only saves space but also ensures you’re not paying to store items you no longer use.

  1. Utilise Vertical Space

One of the most underutilised areas in storage units is vertical space. Invest in sturdy shelving units or stackable storage bins to maximise vertical storage. Place heavier items at the bottom and lighter ones on top to prevent accidents. Don’t forget to leave a small aisle for easy access to items stored in the back.

  1. Pack Strategically

When packing boxes, use uniform sizes whenever possible to maximise space efficiency. Fill boxes to capacity to prevent them from collapsing when stacked. Label each box clearly and create an inventory list to keep track of what’s stored where. Place frequently accessed items near the front for easy retrieval.

  1. Vacuum Seal Clothing and Bedding

To save space and protect clothing and bedding from dust and pests, consider vacuum-sealing them before storing. Vacuum-sealed bags can reduce the volume of these items by up to 75%, allowing you to fit more into your storage unit.

  1. Store Seasonal Items Wisely

Rotate seasonal items in and out of your storage unit as needed. When storing offseason items, such as holiday decorations or winter clothing in summer, place them towards the back or on higher shelves to make room for items you’ll need more frequently.

  1. Keep It Organised

Regularly visit your storage unit to maintain its organisation. Reassess your storage layout and make adjustments as needed. Return items to their designated spots after each use to prevent clutter from accumulating.

By implementing these organisation tips, you can transform your storage unit into a well-organised space where every item has its place. Remember, the key is to declutter, prioritise, and utilise every inch of available space efficiently. With a little creativity and planning, you’ll be amazed at how much you can store in your Boylin’s Self-storage unit while keeping everything easily accessible.  Ready to declutter your life and organise your space? Call Boylin’s Self-store today 01226 321 800!