Sunday, February 2, 2014

How to Store Fragile Items

Although it is a no-brainer, but fragile items need additional care when handling and storing. Every homeowner is concerned about the safety of their fragile items when you are storing them. Here are a few important things to keep in mind when storing fragile items –

  • Pack your fragile items with the right packing material is extremely important as it protects them from getting damaged. Several items such as paintings, glassware, antiques and expensive crockery should be packed in a bubble wrap, taped properly and secured in sturdy carton boxes.
  • While you are packing a fragile item, always remember to keep empty spaces between two surfaces as this may cause breakage or scratches through friction. You can use cotton or old newspaper to wrap and fill the empty spaces between two surfaces.
  • Labeling is very important as it tells if something is fragile or not. Put a label ‘Fragile’ on the boxes to ensure that people around take extra care while handling them.
There are various New York self storage facilities that offer safe storage of fragile items. Select a reputable storage facility and ensure the safety and security of your precious belongings.


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