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Solving Storage Problems?

Solving Storage Problems?

When planing storage, first assess which items must be near at hand and which are used only rarely. Lay out storage areas so that you can easily find everyday items, and utilize less accessible places for seldom-used objects.

Organazing Longterm Storage
For long-term storage, select areas out of the luggage. For example, use suitcases for storing way of daily activities. Utilize all available clothes; leave the clothes on a bed when you spaces including rarely used containers such as are away and using the suitcases.

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Packing Other Items

Keeping blankets Wrap woolen blankets in several sheets of newspaper. Seal the open edges of the paper with packing tape. This, will protect the blankets from moths. Protecting hats Store hats in hat boxes, which can be kept in any dry place. Keeping leather bags Clean the outsides and insides of leather bags. Fill with tissue paper so that they keep their shape and do not crease. Put bags in a cardboard box, and store in a cool, dry place to protect the leather from mold.

Storing Rarely Used Items
You can use secluded or even hard-to-reach places, such as a loft or a high shelf, for storing things that you seldom need.

Used items

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To remind yourself where you have put an item, note its location on a sheet of paper, and file the paper with a home maintenance log if you have one.

Storing For a Season
Packing clothes Designate an area for clothes that you do not need for part of each year. For example, one space could hold sweaters in summer and thin clothes in winter. Wash the clothes, and make any repairs, before packing them, o Keeping leisure equipment Some items used for a limited season, such as surfboards and skis, are bulky. Hang them in a shed or little-used part of the house. If you do not often use such items, consider renting them when necessary.

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