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Storing Your Furniture Properly

Whether you are moving into a smaller home, or you are simply feeling a bit crowded in your existing living space, it may be time to consider placing some of your furnishings in storage. By storing, rather than selling, your cherished furniture, you can hang on to your favorite pieces for later use. Before you move your furniture into storage, you will want to prepare it for its time in the storage unit. Read on for an overview of how to properly store furniture.

Take Wooden Furniture Apart

If you own wooden furniture that can be disassembled, you will want to take these pieces apart prior to moving them into storage. Disassembling your wooden furniture will allow you to make it more compact and easy to fit into your unit. By packing your wooden furniture into boxes, you can also prevent damage, such as scratches and dings.

Wrap Upholstered Furniture

Couches, stuffed chairs, and other upholstered items should be carefully packed and prepared before they head into the storage unit. In order to keep mold and other unwanted substances away from your furniture fabric, you can choose to wrap it tightly in plastic wrap. The plastic wrap will also serve as a protective layer when you are moving your pieces in and out of your storage facility.

Choose a Climate Controlled Unit

When furniture is exposed to very hot or cold temperatures, it can warp and become very damaged. To avoid damage related to extreme temperature fluctuations, you will want to rent a climate controlled unit to store all of your belongings.

If you are seeking a secure and climate controlled storage unit in Silicon Valley, look no further than Silicon Valley Moving and Storage. We pride ourselves in providing our customers with secure and affordable storage services, and our team can help you get your furniture safely moved into storage. Give us a call at (408) 941-0600 to receive a quote for a storage unit at our facility.

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