Some locations expecially near the coasts can be effected by the humidity factor. In these locations simply make sure items are not plastic wrapped or if they are air has access as plastic can hold humidity behind. There have been cases where damaged items due to plastic wrapping have been damages beyond repair. Temperature controlled storage furniture units in the summer time are a rare requirement but can be arrange.
Winter brings below Zero degree temperatures and these temperatures can affect many items that are common in a home or if you do not store using a temperature controlled unit you will need to take precautions. If you have antiques or high end furniture where glues in the furniture can dry out by all means store your goods in a temperature controlled warehouse. Computers (just the CPU) should be stored in temperature controlled areas but as it is rather small could easily be taken with you avoiding the extra expense or heated storage. Electrical items such as Fridges stove components tvs etc usually are totally uneffected by cold providing when the goods are delviered into the house they are not plugged in right away and are allowed to climatise. Cleaning your plastic outdoor furniture before putting it away for the winter is important so you get all the stains off and they are clean. Make sure items are not plugged in for 3 hours after they are delivered to the storage furniture facility.
Remember these furniture storage points
- Do not store any flammables, corrosives or explosives with your storage furniture. These include matches, solvents, aerosol cans and especially propane tanks or fire extinguishers. It could void your storage insurance as these types of items are banned under the dangerous goods act.
- Don’t store any flour or cereal products and if at all possible absolutely no food along with your storage furniture. These type of items attract bugs mice etc.
- We suggest the use of mattress bags so that no dust or odors get into your mattresses. There are also disposable moving pads to protect your wood items better if you have your own storage.
- Arrange storage furniture insurance insurance. Goods are usually stored at your own risk as the storage companies can not verify every item in storage.
- Ask for a inventory (listing of all articles) before loading items onto truck so that you have independent proof of items being stored for insurance purposes
|Wood will Bleach to a silvery color as seen below if not looked after.|
|Goldenteak Marlboro Bench after First Year|
|Goldenteak Marlboro Bench after Sixth Year – notice greying of wood, and growth of plants surrounding it. The Bench has not been moved for 6 years.|
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