Moving Tips

Extra Rooms Self Storage

  • Plan your move
  • Keep receipts and records of spending
  • Get estimates, referrals, and references for moving companies or truck rental businesses
  • Purchase moving insurance
  • Have tools to break down beds, furniture, and appliances
  • Keep inventory list
  • If necessary, purchase locks and test keys
  • Purchase storage unit before day of move
  • Calculate the size of unit needed.
  • Provide location, directions, and access information for movers
  • Keep cleaning supplies on hand – dusters, broom, mop
  • Have plenty of fluids and energy bars on hand
  • Print packing labels to save time writing labels by hand
  • Figure out order to load truck and storage unit