Leave walkways between stored items to allow easy access.
Store your frequently used items in the front of the unit.
Dismantle various parts of your furniture to save space.
Wax wooden items with wood varnish before storing to protect damage from moisture.
Stack your boxes high to take full advantage of the space.
Start with large items and heavy boxes, stacking from the back of your unit to the front.
Place the items that you need to get to most often near the front.
Couches (but not beds) can be stored on their ends to save room.
Wrap table legs with bubble wrap before storing.
Always place a protective cover over your soft furnishings.
Ensure that your refrigerator or freezer is thoroughly dry and stored with its doors open for ventilation.
Cover your goods with dust sheets to protect against dust.
Always place heavy items on the bottom and light or awkward items on the top.