There are a lot of reasons why you might need Newcastle storage units – from packing away your Christmas decorations to storing your boat away in the winter months, there’s plenty of occasions for hiring a place to store your things. Not everything should be put into Newcastle storage units however, some things will be prohibited, or just not a very good idea!
Some of the things you can generally not expect to be allowed to store in Newcastle storage units include flammable items, hazardous or dangerous materials, items that are known to attract pests, anything that is likely to get moldy or mildewy, and things that living – like animals, people or plants. So, before you get busy storing away your fishing gear, or stashing away old baby clothes, or stacking up old magazines, make sure you’re Newcastle storage units are suitable for storing your items.
What can be stored?
So, firstly what can be safely stored in Newcastle storage units.
Furniture is one of them most common things to go into Newcastle storage units. It’s important to take proper care though because in some conditions you may find that your wooden furniture becomes mouldy, and rugs or soft furnishings may also be vulnerable. To avoid any issues it’s best to opt for a climate controlled option and it’s also a good idea to store your possessions up off of the ground to help protect them and increase airflow. We also suggest covering furniture in tarps or cloth to prevent it from getting damaged.
Another common thing that you have no problems storing is seasonal items. You may for instance want to pack away Christmas or Halloween decoration that may otherwise take up space in your home. This is also a good place to keep heavy winter coats or items that you only need at certain times of the year.
Household items are also a common thing to store in Newcastle storage units. A lot of people will put photo albums, important china or other household items that may not be used frequently in your home. These types of items are fine to store but you should consider packing them into water tight containers or packing them carefully with packing materials to try and protect them from any damage.
Another popular thing to store is appliances, such as washing machines, dryers or microwaves. A lot of university students may choose to do this in the months where they are not staying in their dorms.
Clothing is a very popular thing to store. Free up space in your closet and store away your winter jumpers or shoes, but make sure you keep them in a climate-controlled space to avoid mold and mildew build-up.
Books are also a common thing to keep in facilities is books. If you have a lot of books that you want to keep protected then we suggest keeping them in an airtight box to protect them from damage from humidity and pests.
You may also want to store electronics, which is fine but you’ll want to ensure they are kept safe by keeping them out of extreme temperature and packing them away to prevent dust from building up on them.
It’s okay to stash alcohol in Newcastle storage units but you must ensure that you do it correctly or it may spoil. For wine for instance, you may need a wine fridge or wine rack.
These are just a few of the items that are fine to store away in your unit.