Tips For Storing Large Appliances In storage


February 21st, 2022

Looking for a safe storage unit, whether you are renovating, moving, or just need extra storage, Lock Box Self Storage has the space you need.  Use storage for seasonal clothes, the furniture you don’t need now, or documents you need to keep.  Make sure you prepare the things you’re storing.  We offer safe and reliable storage units and have a list of movers you could use to help more with storage.  We have some great tips if you will be storing large appliances.  There are three very useful ways to store appliances and find the right storage unit for your needs. 

Large Appliance Storage

All those large appliances that we use every day.  These are washing machines, freezers, dishwashers, refrigerators, stoves, large TVs, etc.  These devices are the group of expensive things we use every day.  Storing these properly with daily maintenance will prolong their life.  We need to pay attention to how we move and store these items.  Correctly moving and storing these items are a must, and will prolong the use. 

Washing Machine Storage

Washing machines require adequate storage preparation. 
Three Tips for Storing Large Appliances
  • When storing large appliances prepare these for storage.  Because when you think about storing these appliances, it can mean that they will be out o fuse for a while.  There are many reasons why you could be storing large appliances.
  • Moving and not having a use for them right now, needing more space, renovating your home, or replacing with new appliances.  These will need to be properly stored. 

Prepare Large Appliances for Packing and Storage

You’ll want to find storage and packing supplies to protect your appliances.  Lock Box Self Storage can offer storage units where your appliances will be safe.  We have different size units and types to meet your needs.  Call our managers and they will help you find the right size storage and packing supplies to pack and protect the appliances.

Storing Large Appliances In A Storage Unit

Preparing is the main process when storing.  Whether you’re storing kitchen appliances, dishwasher, freezer, washer, or dryer preparing them is very important.  The preparation involves cleaning them and packing them in the original packing if you have them.  If not, then stop by Lock Box Self Storage and get suitable packing for storage.

What is most important when you want to store your appliances is that they are all clean and properly packed. 

Moving Boxes

Having adequate packing for storing large appliances, depending on size and other needs.

First, clean all the appliances.  Cleaning the dishwasher and washing machine with adequate cleaning agents, and drain the water from them.  Make sure to leave them open for a few hours to dry well.  Not letting everything dry completely could create moisture, mold, and unpleasant odors that can affect the entire storage and all other things.  Do the same with other appliances such as refrigerators and freezers.  Defrost, clean, and leave them open for a few hours.  Then prepare them for storage.

Find A Secure Storage Unit

Lock Box Self Storage is a great option for storing your items.  You’ll find our facility affordable, dry, clean, and a safe place.

Call us and we’ll help you get the perfect self-storage unit for your needs. Check out our website to find helpful information and available sizes.