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Don’t Put These Things In Your Storage Container

Moving? Renovating? Throwing a big party? All of these are reasons why you may need to invest in portable storage containers sometime soon! There’s no doubt that portable storage is a great way to save yourself time and stress. When you work with The Mobile Attic, we make it easier than ever!

We love working with great people all throughout the Nashville area, and our customers are always great about treating our equipment with the respect and care it deserves. That being said, sometimes we catch wind of people storing items that should be left elsewhere. Learn more about what not to store in your storage container below. Afterwards, contact us today for all of your storage needs!

Perishable Items

Examples of perishable items are any form of produce, all frozen or refrigerated foods, and anything that is living (such as plants and/or animals). All of these should be left out of storage, no matter what. Certain foods will obviously go bad pretty fast if they’re left in improper conditions. Anything that needs cool temperatures should be kept in a cooler or icebox to avoid rot, mold, and bad odors.

As far as plants and animals go, these are things that need care and attention around the clock. Leaving them tucked away in a storage box could be very detrimental to their overall well-being! Keep them out where they can get all of the love, sunlight, and nourishment necessary for staying healthy.

Hazardous Materials

The list of hazardous materials that should left out of storage is a long one, some obvious and some not as much. Some of these include paints, matches, gasoline, bleach, pesticides, and nail polish (that’s right – nail polish and nail polish remover are both on the list). Basically, anything that is “flammable, corrosive, or explosive” should be left out of your storage container. If you’re wondering about a specific item in your possession, give us a call, and we’ll be happy to help!

Abiding by the rules when it comes to hazardous materials is always in your best interests. Leaks and spills lead to some pretty dangerous situations that could lead to health issues for loved ones or damages around your property. Handle these items with care, and be sure to research proper storage methods before moving them anywhere else.

Sentimental Items & Sensitive Information

We also advise against keeping anything of extreme value out of your storage container. We take pride in how durable and strong our units are. However, that doesn’t mean things can’t happen that are out of our control. Family heirlooms, legal documents, jewelry, electronics, cash, and similar items are all things we advise against leaving in your storage container.

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No matter what major life event you have coming up, the staff at The Mobile Attic wants to help you out. We love being available, affordable, and flexible for the communities we serve. We can’t wait to continue providing the best of the best for many more years to come.

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Hire The Mobile Attic For Your Home Renovations

If you’re a homeowner seeking some extra space, we want to help you out. You could be hosting long-term guests, throwing a big party or event, or just need a safe place to temporarily stash some items. Whatever it is, our units offer a dependable, durable, and convenient option for storing your belongings.

One thing portable storage is often used for is home renovations. If there is a time in your life where you need more space, this is definitely it! Consider us for added convenience during your next renovation or remodel.

Giving Yourself Space

A lot of extra things like saws, building materials, tools, and more are used during most renovations. And with all of this extra equipment comes extra people, ready to help you get the job done fast. With so much space being taken up, it’s going to be hard to maneuver around the objects already in your home. This not only slows down progress, but leads to a lot of unwanted stress and headaches.

By investing in portable storage, you can move bigger items and anything else that may get in the way safely into a secure and sturdy storage unit. And the best part? It will placed directly in your yard by our hard-working staff! If you ever need access to anything you’ve put away, all you have to do walk a few steps and you will be good to go.

Keeping Others Safe

Another benefit of clearing out some extra space is the added safety you gain throughout your home. A lot goes on during renovations and there are a lot of extra things laying around. It’s not always easy to keep things clean and with nails, screws, and other sharp objects around, you’ll want to take extra precautions to keep everyone safe.

Store what you can, so there is less to get in the way. With less around, there is less to trip over, run into, or fall onto. You’ll feel a lot better knowing your crew has a wide and open area to work safely in, and you won’t have to stress as much about kids running through the area and falling on something dangerous.

Minimizing Damage

A remodel or renovation can get messy fast, and there’s no doubt that things get hectic. With a wide range of tools and equipment being used, it’s hard to feel secure about the safety of your belongings. By getting your couches, chairs, coffee tables, and similar items in storage, you won’t leave any risk of these expensive items getting damaged.

There also tends to be more people around in the midst of a renovation and there’s always a bit more chaos, too. Someone could accidentally bump one of your breakable belongings and cause some serious damage. On top of that, there’s no telling what items will mindlessly be placed on nice wood furniture or what could potentially stain couches, ottomans, and the like. Put your mind at ease and pack those things safely away until the renovation is complete.

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