Helpful Hints

Helpful Storage IdeasHelpful Hints

  • Plan your storage space at Desert Gardens Mini-Storage. Make sure you place the items that you will need access to most in the front.
  • Allow room to walk.
  • Make an inventory of your stored items and keep in a safe place.
  • Assess if your items need an air conditioned storage unit
  • Use uniform size boxes for easy stacking.
  • Stack lighter boxes on top of heavier ones.
  • Label your boxes on all four sides & make sure they are properly sealed.
  • Dishes, glasses & fragile items should be wrapped in bubble wrap or packed in dish pack boxes.
  • Large appliances & furniture with drawers make excellent storage places for blankets, towels and such.
  • Use protective covers for furniture & mattress sets in storage units.
  • Pictures & mirrors should be packed in mirror crates & marked fragile.
  • Sofas & love seats can be stored on end to save space.
  • Place your stored items on 2 X 4 crates to guard against dampness.
  • Avoid placing heavy or sharp objects on top of upholstered furniture.
  • Shovels, hoes, rakes & hoses can be stored together in empty trash cans.
  • Drain all remaining gasoline from lawn mowers, boats, ATV’s, etc.
  • CAUTION: At Desert Gardens Mini-Storage, it is against the law to store materials deemed HAZARDOUS or COMBUSTIBLE (such as gasoline, solvents, paint, fertilizer, etc.)

Contact Us

Desert Gardens Mini-Storage | (623) 298-4100
Mini Storage & Storage Units in Glendale and Surrounding areas
13551 W. Glendale
Glendale, AZ 85307