Putting the things you can’t use into storage is a great way to reduce the clutter in your home or office. But if you need to access your things again and can’t find what you need, you may end up feeling more than a little frustrated.
That’s why Lone Star Self Storage recommends that you create a list of everything you decide to put into your unit. If you have items in boxes, it would also be wise to mark them in a way that reminds you of what’s in them (e.g., gardening tools, toys, business receipts etc.) and then make a note on your list of the specific items in that particular box.
Once you’ve done all that, you’ll need to put the list in a place that’s readily visible or that you’ll see every day. For example, you could hang your storage list on:
• a door
• your refrigerator
• a mirror
You might consider stashing it in a file cabinet. But if you do, make sure to put it in a clearly labeled file that’s dedicated to your storage unit. Otherwise, you may forget where you put your storage list and waste time trying to locate it.
Of course, you’ll have to update your list as you take things out and/or put other things away. While this may seem like a lot of extra work in the short-term, it will pay off in peace of mind later on and especially if you plan on keeping your items in storage for more than a few months.
At Lone Star Self Storage, we’re in the business of making your life easier. We offer storage units in sizes to suit every budget, competitively-priced month-to-month contracts and the best service you’ll find anywhere in Austin. Contact us today and experience the Lone Star Self Storage difference!