How to self-organize your storage space

It’s not going to be easy when you haveto access all your items in your storage room if it’s not stacked and labelled in a proper manner. If you are in a hurry and you really need to get a box from your storage space, you literally will have to take all the boxes out and get to the rare unit to take your belongings. Below are few tips on how you can organize your storage space for quick and easy access.

Pick the same sized box

 

Same sized boxes will help you a lot in stacking and accessing it. However large boxes are ideal for little things but it might not hold up when you stack a lot of things on top of it. Same time large boxes are quite hard to remove if its stacked right at the bottom of a stack.

 

Find out the important items you might need to access quickly

 

There are few items you might not need at that moment, so you pack and store it in the storage unit.  You also have to make sure that you know what you are packing and you might need it sooner or later. Especially the seasonal items. Below are few things you might need quick access to,

  • Winter / Summer clothes
  • Kids toys
  • Office files
  • Tents/ sleeping bags and other trip supplies
  • Holidays items
  • Tools

 

Label the boxes

 

You have to make sure you paste a label on each side of the box so that you don’t have to turn the box all over to check what is in there. Also make sure you label certain boxes you might need to take out frequently with a unique number or a code so you can identify it soon. You have to be as detailas possible with the things.

Plan an organized layout

 

If you are going to use anextra space storage Singapore, you might need to know where your things are going to be, so that you don’t have to unpack all your items and move the items here and there. If you are planning to store furniture items, you will have to put against a wall opposite to the boxes so that you can leave an aisle, so there won’t be any hassle in accessing all your items.

 

Shelve and stack

 

If you are planning on a long-term storage unit, its ideal you stack the boxes and use shelves to place them as well.  You have to pack the boxes which you need the least access to at the back of the room and make sure you pack the items you will need the most right in front. And when stacking, put the larger and the heavier boxes at the bottom and the lighter one on top.