A lot is being said about what to store in self storage belongings. Even if you pack your belongings properly, there are certain items that should not be stored in a self storage unit as it can jeopardize their long term functionality and condition. Here are some belongings that you should never store in a storage space –
Combustibles and explosives – Anything that runs the risk of getting exploded or causing a fire should not be kept in a storage unit. These include your cooking oil, isopropyl alcohol, kerosene, home cleaning liquids, turpentine or glue, among others. If you are storing machinery, then remove all the oil and gas prior to storing them.
Perishable items – Items such as food or anything that contains moisture should also not be stored in a storage facility. Not only such item will decay, it will also attract mosquitoes, germs and pests as well.
Plants – Plants require care and proper climate to grow. Do not store plants as nobody will be there to water them. In addition, plants grow in soil and it attracts insects. Therefore it is important that you should not bring them to your New York storage facility.
Storage facilities offer a safe shelter to your belongings. Keep these points in mind and let your belongings remain in perfect shape for years to come.