Storage & Packing Tips

  • Place Damp Rid inside the unit to trap excess moisture and eliminate musty odors. Replace frequently for best results.
  • Loosely drape protective covers over furniture and boxes to help keep items cleaner.
  • Place a Dust Cover or furniture pads on the floor of the unit to keep items directly off the ground.
  • Uses boxes to utilize the height of the unit by stacking them on top of each other.
  • Heavier items should be placed in smaller boxes (like books, dishes etc.) so they are easier to transport.
  • Tightly seal boxes with packing tape so dust is less likely to enter.
  • Fragile boxes should be placed on top of heavier boxes.
  • Clearly label boxes on all sides so they are easily identifiable.
  • Place larger items in the back of the unit and smaller items at the front so you can get to these items easier.
  • Place clothing in Wardrobe boxes to maintain wrinkle-free condition.
  • Utilize valuable space inside drawers and larger appliances to store smaller items to save storage space
  • Save storage space by breaking down sizable items such as bed frames, tables, and large furniture. Keep all parts (screws and smaller items) together.
  • Wrap furniture legs with protective bubble wrap, shrink wrap, furniture covers or pads to prevent scratching.
  • Do not store anything flammable (such as paint or other chemicals), perishable, or any hazardous items such as ammunition or other combustible materials.
  • Drain any liquids and clean off any grass prior to storing (such as, lawnmowers, blowers, and other equipment).
  • Use a quality lock on your unit. One of the most highly recommended is the disc lock, which is available at all our locations
  • We recommend that you check your contents periodically (every 30-45 days) to ensure everything is ok with the unit.
  • Place and secure a tarp over your vehicle or boat to help protect it from weather and other natural elements.
  • Place a Damp Rid inside parked vehicles to help eliminate musty odors.

Atlantic Self Storage


7880 Gate Pkwy Ste 300 Jacksonville, 32256