Self Storage, Moving & Packing Tips

We all think we know how to pack - until we actually have to get round to it! In this section you'll find some tips to help you source and utilize the best self-storage space for your needs.

Why climate controlled storage?
Climate control maintains a steady temperature of 55–80° using central air conditioning and heat. This insulates your things from the damage that severe hot or cold weather can cause to items stored in storage units.


What should or should not be stored in a self storage unit?
Self-storage is an excellent option for storing overflow of many different types of materials from your home or business. Bellmawr Self Storage frequently gets questions about what is acceptable to store so we've compiled a list to provide more information on what works for storage.


Security options for storage
When selecting a self storage facility you'll want to understand what kind of security is in place to keep your items secure. Since security measures vary according to facility policy, cost, and even geographic location we've put together a list of some things to keep in mind when looking for self storage


Choose the right size self storage unit
Estimating how much space you will need for your storage items can be easy if you know what you want to store. Here are some simple guidelines to assess your self storage needs.


Insuring your stored items
Whether you are planning to store business or personal belongings it's important to insure them since items in self storage aren't generally covered by other policies such as homeowner or rental insurance


Vehicle self storage
Any type of vehicle can be stored in self storage to free up space in your garage. We've compiled some considerations and common requirements for storing your vehicle at a self storage facility.


Packing efficiently for self storage
See our tips for packing and storing so your things are organized and accessible


Hints for packing and storing
See our tips for packing and storing so your things are organized and accessible.


Comparing outdoor, indoor, and drive-up storage
These are the three most common types of space for self storage. Review our guide to understand the differences and decide which type is right for you.


Choosing boxes and packing materials
Once the decision to move things into storage is made, the next step is to decide how to pack them correctly. See our tips for selecting and making the most of your packing materials