As the holidays are quickly approaching, now is the time to start planning – not only shopping, but where you will be storing your gifts! Whether you’re an early or late shopper, finding a hiding place for gifts can be tricky. A storage unit can help! Storing your gifts can keep the magic of the holiday season in your house, and keep them a secret! Rent one to wrap and store your gifts today! Here are a few tips for storing during the holidays to be sure your holiday season is as smooth as possible. Know gate hours Unless you have prior arrangements confirmed with the manager, know the gate hours of your facility. If your gifts are being stored, you need to retrieve them from your unit during the designated hours. This also gives you plenty of time to plan ahead and have everything ready for the holiday! Organize itemsBe sure to store your items in a manner that allows you to efficiently and quickly gather your gifts to take back to your house. Here are some tips on organizing your gifts:-Re-use old boxes or containers-Color code boxes, storage bins, or wrapping paper-Label boxes with a smudge-proof marker-Store same type of gifts together-Store gifts for the same person together-When storing light strings, wrap them around paper tubes from wrapping paper to prevent tangling Protect gifts / decorations Make sure your gifts stay safe by following these tips when choosing your unit and storing your presents:-Keep climate control in mind-Keep unit size in mind-If storing fragile items, use bubble wrap / tissue paper-Use leftover wrapping paper to further protect ornaments / decorations (shred it) We’re here to help! Rent a storage unit today and get ready for the holiday!