How to Organize Your Storage Unit for Frequent Access

Storage units in Ottawa can really come in handy and simplify your life. In fact, many storage customers love storing their seasonal clothing so that it doesn’t take up much space in the house in between seasons. This is great until you need to access them quickly if the temperatures change drastically. Our storage facility and storage units are easy to access but what about the items in your actual storage unit? This is where storage unit organization comes into play.

You can avoid some headaches if you choose one box size for all items (if possible) so that you can easily stack and organize your storage unit. Once you place the items in your boxes, it is a good idea to put heavier items on the bottom and also storage boxes containing items you don’t need to access that frequently so that you won’t have to rearrange or pull off a bunch of boxes to access the ones you need.

It’s also a very good idea to label all of your boxes so you actually know what is in there instead of playing a gigantic guessing game of “what’s in this box”. We even recommend making a numbered system so you can make a Leger with each of the boxes numbered on a sheet and the contents of each box listed on the Leger. This may be overkill for many people but if you take the time to put in some proper planning such as this then it will make storing your items and accessing your items in your storage unit hassle-free and so easy that you will be able to de-clutter your home even more by putting even more items in your storage unit that you do not use often. This all comes with a good storage system though so you can easily find what you are looking for when you need to.

Don’t be afraid to repack. If you have already packed up everything and you found that you just kind of threw in the last items at the end to get the job done then it may be a good idea to revisit  your storage unit on a weekend you have free or some other time and re-organize those boxes to make sure that everything is properly organized for you to easily find everything you want in a moments notice.

You will save yourself a lot of time and energy in the future, which would otherwise be spent sifting through unmarked, disorganized boxes.Hopefully these storage tips will help you with organizing your storage unit so that you can use your Ottawa storage effectively and make the most out of your storage locker in Ottawa.