Remove legs and disassemble to conserve space. Wrap legs together with packing paper and tape them to protective cover of the corresponding item. Place tables face down with legs pointing up if you can't disassemble its legs. Individually wrap cushions and tape them together. REMEMBER: lay down cardboard on storage unit floor to protect furniture from scratches.
Large Appliances and Equipment:
If your refrigerator or freezer is not properly cleaned and dried before being stored, you run the risk of them being damaged due to both moisture and mildew. REMEMBER: leave doors slightly ajar when stored.
Books and Files:
Pack important documents in file boxes. Pack books flat to avoid damage to their spines. Don't overfill boxes and fill extra space with tissue. Keep moisture out by lining these boxes with plastic sheeting on both the top and the bottom.
Drain all gasoline and oil from all small engines.
Wipe a few drops of oil on tools and bicycles for protection against rust.
Wrap a plastic covering to avoid damage.