Long-Term Storage Solutions in Northern Virginia
Have you run out of space in your home? Just looking to declutter before a remodel? Need a place to keep collectibles and memorabilia for a long period of time? We have the perfect long-term storage solutions for you!
At Zippy Shell Northern Virginia, we are happy to offer storage solutions that suit any need or length of time. When you choose us, there’s no rush to remove your things from storage, and we work with you to offer affordable solutions for your needs.
Give us a call today at 571-933-8110 to learn more about our long-term storage solutions in Arlington, Alexandria, Annandale, and the surrounding area!
How Do I Prepare for Long-Term Storage?
Storing items for the long-term is a bit different than temporary storage solutions. You have to prepare differently to ensure that the items you place in storage will remain safe and damage-free without costing you a small fortune. So, how do you prepare for long-term storage?
- Store items in plastic boxes. When storing items for the long-term, it’s best to use plastic instead of cardboard. Cardboard has a tendency to wear over time, and fails to keep items safe from dirt, debris, and creatures.
- Label everything. Years from now, the chance you are going to remember what you placed in every box is unlikely. It’s encouraged to label every box with a date and its contents. Keeping an inventory sheet of every item in each box is also ideal.
- Disassemble furniture. Taking things apart will save you space in your storage unit, and allow you to get more for your money. Tables, chairs, beds, and more can be disassembled and stored accordingly.
- Pack smart. Even if you are storing long-term, there are some items you’ll need to retrieve before others. Pack items you know you’ll need sooner near the front of your storage unit. Pile lighter items on top, and always wrap breakable items with care.
- Consider a climate controlled storage unit. Some items that you may choose to store for the long-term could be sensitive to extreme temperatures. Photographs, records, and more can yellow, warp, or fade in tough conditions, so consider a climate controlled unit to ensure safety!
If you are ready to reserve your long-term storage unit, call Zippy Shell Northern Virginia today at 571-933-8110 or contact us online!
Why Choose Zippy Shell NoVA for Your Storage Solutions?
At Zippy Shell Northern Virginia, we take pride in our neat, affordable storage solutions. We are a locally owned and operated, and we make customer satisfaction our #1 priority. Our simple portable storage container system is designed to make your long-term storage needs effortless and accessible. Our steel containers can hold up to 6,000 lbs. and our storage locations keep your items totally secure.
Interested in reserving your long-term storage unit today? Give us a call at 571-933-8110 or contact us online.
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How It Works
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|Traditional Self Storage|
|No need to rent/borrow a truck|
|One time loading and unloading|
|No need for multiple trips to the facility|
|Storage unit delivered to your door|
|More secure – no public access|
|Best value solution (cost & convenience)|
|Size you need is always available|
|Load & unload at your leisure|
|Reduced handling prevents damage|
|No need to travel to unsafe areas or facilities|