How to store furniture in Hemel Hempstead

How to store furniture in Hemel Hempstead

Everything you need to know about storing furniture in Hemel Hempstead with The Self Storage Company.

Whether it’s on a temporary or long-term basis, discover how to store furniture in Hemel Hempstead with The Self Storage Company and keep your favourite pieces clean, dry and secure.

Where should I store my furniture?

Aside from your garage or spare room, you may be struggling to find a space to store your furniture while it’s not in use. You may have a few pieces you just can’t let go of but don’t currently have the room for, or you may be staying in temporary accommodation while you’re waiting for the keys to your new Hemel Hempstead property. Whatever your reason for needing furniture storage, consider our home self-storage solutions at The Self Storage Company.

We offer secure home storage units, ranging from 10sqft to over 275sqft, covered by 24/7 CCTV, intruder alarms and motion sensor lighting to ensure your furniture is safe and protected.

Find The Self Storage Company at 2 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, HP2 4YJ.

What Storage Unit size do I need?

When storing furniture it’s important to choose the right-sized self-storage unit for your needs. For help choosing a home storage unit in Hemel Hempstead, take a look at our TSSC self-storage size guide

Our 50sqft storage units can store the contents of a 1-bed flat, whereas our 275sqft storage unit can store the contents of a large 5 bedroom home, including garden and shed contents! Contact the experienced team at The Self Storage Company for further assistance in choosing the right-sized storage unit for your furniture.

How do I prepare my furniture for storage?

Cleaning your furniture items before they go into self-storage can help to keep them in a good condition. Avoid damp and mould damage by removing any dirt with warm, soapy water and only placing your furniture into storage once dry. Any upholstery items may need vacuuming, and infested woodwork should be correctly treated to avoid further damage and waxed to avoid cracks.

Wrapping furniture items in packing paper or bubble wrap will protect items made from wood, as well as mirrors and glass. If possible, remove the doors from cabinets or drawers and disassemble larger furniture items to avoid damage and save space in your storage unit.

How will I fit my furniture into a self-storage unit?

Even if you’ve chosen a large 200sqft+ self-storage unit, you should still make the most of the space. Try to dismantle large furniture pieces, such as bookcases and wardrobes, but remember to save all the loose screws or bolts for when it’s time to rebuild your furniture.

Bigger items, such as mattresses and sofas, should be stored vertically around the edge of The Self Storage Company storage unit to save valuable storage space for other items. Paintings and mirrors should also be stored vertically to avoid any long-term damage.

If you need any assistance fitting your furniture into a self-storage unit, or you need to up-size your storage solution, just ask our self-storage experts.

Where can I get storage supplies?

To make storing furniture and household items even easier, all of our TSSC locations boast a selection of onsite packing supplies available for click and collect. Discover dust covers for various pieces of furniture, including armchairs, mattresses, and sofas, and bubble wrap for more fragile items.

Contact the friendly team at The Self Storage Company in Hemel Hempstead to discover more about how to store furniture and book a home storage unit today!

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