Are you downsizing your empty nest? Do you need more room for the furniture or china you inherited from grandma? Or do you need more room for seasonal items, like Christmas trees and Halloween decorations? There are countless reasons why you might need long term storage solutions in Orlando, Florida.

1776 Moving & Storage Has The Right Long-Term Storage Solutions For You

Our storage units are perfect for storing inventory for your start-up business. Or, if you want to turn a storage area into a more usable area in your home, we have the space to accommodate you. We offer climate-controlled units that fit all of your storage needs. We also have 24-hour security to keep your belongings safe. Because we are a family owned business, we know how important these treasures are to you. Whether it’s your family heirlooms, or the beginnings of a lucrative business, your belongings are as precious to us as they are to you. 1776 Moving & Storage supports families and businesses in Orlando, Florida, because we are both a family and a business. Just like you.

Before You Store: Tips For Keeping Your Belongings Secure Inside Your Unit

We work around the clock to keep your belongings safe from the outside. But, if you plan for you belongings to be in a storage unit long-term, here are some things you can do to ensure their safety inside the units themselves.

Plastic Containers Are Key: Use plastic tubs or corrugated plastic boxes to store your items. Cardboard is useful in the short-term, but over time the natural fibers decompose or, even worse, attract unwanted guests, like moths or fabric beetles. Metal bins oxidize from the moisture in the air, even in the ideal 65% humidity. That means climate controlled units are even susceptible. Plastic bins are stronger and more durable in the long run.

Label Your Bins: This seems like a given, right? Most people do label their bins with a one or two word description, like “Halloween Decorations”. We urge you to be more specific in your labeling. Write a list of the items in the bin, like “hanging skeleton, bat decorations and light projectors”. You can either write it directly on the bin itself or on a piece of paper taped to the side of the bin. So, no matter how long the bins sit there, you won’t have to worry about forgetting what’s in them.

Expert Tip: Write your list in dry erase marker on the bin itself and let the ink dry completely. This ink will stay until you decide to wipe it off and use the bin again. If the surface of the bin is not smooth, you may need a little rubbing alcohol or window cleaner to remove the ink.

Invested In Your Long Term Storage Options

At 1776 Moving & Storage, we have the right storage solutions for you. Whether you’re storing your personal treasures or business inventory. Whether you’re storing for 6 weeks or 6 years, we support Orlando, Florida’s storage needs. We also offer climate controlled storage units for items that are sensitive to extreme temperature fluctuations.

Contact us for more information on how we meet and exceed your long-term storage needs.


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