Portable storage containers are fantastic for keeping your stuff, but if you don’t arrange them properly, they can get out of hand. After all, if you fill your storage container with too many family memories or holiday decorations, it may soon become a mess!

While it may be difficult to keep things in order, follow these tips and tricks from UNITS Moving and Portable Storage of Chicago to make organizing a storage container easy!

Purchase supplies and create a list

To start, gather all of your required supplies like totes, boxes, tape, tags, and markers. Moving can be a lot simpler with the help of a dolly. To keep track of everything that will be stored in the container, categorize it and create a list of everything that will go inside.

Store large, heavy items towards the back of the unit

Fill the rear of your container with big items and boxes. Break down your furniture and reassemble it on its sides if possible to make more room. Before loading heavier objects onto your stack of boxes, check for adequate vertical storage space.

Place items that you use more frequently in the front of the unit

Keep the items you’ll need right away before the storage container, even if you’re only storing things for a short time. Labels on boxes are another good idea. Another smart notion is to use transparent storage containers rather than cardboard boxes since they allow you to see what’s inside without having to remove the lid!

We hope these tips will help you pack your UNITS container as efficiently as possible! To get a free quote on your UNITS container, call UNITS Moving and Portable Storage of Chicago today!

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