Need Extra Storage Space? Moishe’s Self Storage Has You Covered

Need extra storage space?

You’re not alone.

Living and storage space is at a minimum in New York City. An apartment in NYC can hardly be called an “apartment” because it’s so small. Generally, you have a small kitchen, living area, and bedroom…at best. Other times, you live in an open studio.

When you need more space to store your items, Moishe’s Self Storage has you covered.

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New to self storage? Here’s what you need to know

Items such as clothing, books, furniture, and miscellaneous household items are great for a mini storage unit. These can all be stored in a unit for short term or longterm storage.

Finding The Best Unit For You

Finding the perfect unit is easier than you think. Here’s how to do it:

  • Know What Size Unit You Need
  • Put Things Inside Of Things
  • Measure The Largest Item

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Knowing How Long You Want To Store

Knowing the duration of your stay will help you decide how you want to pack your thing in your unit. A longer stay may need air-tight containers to protect clothing or books from light or temperature.

How to plan where items will go

It’s best to have an idea of where your items will go in your storage unit before you get there. This will create extra storage space in your small unit. Here’s what you should consider:

  1. Pre-plan where items will go
  2. Identify the items you will use the most
  3. Put the most-used items at the front of the unit
  4. Have a master list
  5. Give yourself a map
  6. Create aisles for navigating your items
  7. Use same-sized boxes for all items
  8. Label boxes with what’s inside
  9. Use the unit’s height as often as possible
  10. Consider using shelving
  11. Rent a larger unit if necessary

Items NOT to put in a public storage unit

There are a few things you should never put in a storage unit. Here’s a quick list:

  • People
  • Animals
  • Plants
  • Gasoline
  • Oil
  • Fireworks
  • Cleaners
  • Paint Or Paint Thinner
  • Food
  • Scented Items
  • Items That Are Susceptible To Mold Or Mildew
  • Valuables Items
  • Weapons, Guns, Firearms, And Ammunition
  • Garbage
  • Stolen Items

Get the most space out of your mini self storage unit

Getting the most space out of your public storage unit is easy if you follow these steps:

  1. Use all the space but don’t overstuff and allow for growth
  2. Rent a unit that’s preferably close to the entrance of the building
  3. Rent from a facility with strong security
  4. Have a strong lock
  5. Rent from a facility with climate-controlled units
  6. Store in the Cloud
  7. Label label label — with an inventory list

Contact Moishe’s Self Storage if you’re looking for cheap full-service self-storage units in New York City to hold wine, art, furniture, luggage, household items, or other things.

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Our Manhattan/The Bronx and Queens/Brooklyn Storage Facilities are conveniently located near you. We offer over 20 different storage unit sizes, available to individuals, students, and businesses.

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