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  • Prepare your storage space by placing a drop cloth or pallet on the floor under your goods.

  • Use uniform sizes of boxes and stack them shoulder high to maximize your total storage space.

  • Leave an airspace around the unit's perimeter to aid in ventilation.

  • Place frequently used items near the door and leave a walkway to the rear of the space.

  • Wedge appliance doors open. Freezer, refrigerator, washer and dryer cartons are excellent for packing bedding, towels and clothing. Always clean your stove before storing.

  • Pack books flat to protect their spines. Do not place boxes directly on floor, consider a pallet. Books are heavy in bunches, pack in smaller cartons for easy lifting. Tape the boxes closed.

  • Store mirrors, windows and screens on edge, not flat. Crate them in a mirror pack if possible or package them individually with strong cardboard. Mark them so they won't accidentally be bumped or broken.

  • Take time when packing dishes and glasses. Place a layer of packing paper inside the bottom and top of cartons. Plates and glasses should be wrapped individually. It's best to stack plates on edge.

  • Wipe the surface of bicycles, tools and other metal items with a slightly oily rag to prevent rusting.

  • Protect furniture and mattresses with cloth covers. Place a pallet or cardboard underneath. Stand sofas and mattresses on end.

  • Make a complete list of all goods stored including brand names, product features and serial numbers. Keep the list in a safe place away from the storage area.

  • To prove ownership, keep proof of purchase documentation, like receipts, owner's manuals or warranties. Or make a photo or videotape record of your stored goods. Keep this material in a place away from the storage space.


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90 Healy Blvd. (Main Office for all Hudson Locations)
4005 Rte. 9 South at Rte. 23 (Buckley Corners)
76 Industrial Tract Road (at Merle Ave.)
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Location: Rt. 32
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Phone: 845-338-4050

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