When you live in a location prone to hurricanes, such as South Florida, you know when that time of the year rolls in that it is time to start considering what you will be doing to more easily face off against this potential natural disaster. One way of doing this is by incorporating a storage unit to house some of your things. Here is some information that can help you make sure that your items in storage are safe in case it hits.

Put What You Can in Storage

If a hurricane is a foregone conclusion, you really should consider putting your more valuable items in storage. This is because storage unit locations are designed to cope with these storms better than your house may.

Protect Them

Now, just because your things are in a safe and secure storage location, you should still take the proper precautions to make sure that you do not have to worry about any unforeseen accidents. Elevate your goods off of the unit’s floor, as to avoid any potential flooding damage. Also, make sure your things are covered with a tarp.

With that said, in the unlikely case of your goods being damaged because of the hurricane, many storage locations offer coverage and insurance for your things.

Try Not to Stress

No matter what, you cannot control a hurricane, it will do whatever it does. That said, try not to worry, or lose hope. By putting your things into storage, you are ensuring that your property will be treated with the utmost respect, and given all of the protection available.

Xtra Storage Spaces

The Xtra Storage Companies of South Florida have been providing the best value in air-conditioned self-storage spaces for over 30 years. We pride ourselves on every day low prices, no extra fees, and are friendly to our clients! We’re a self-storage company but look at ourselves as an extension of your home. Come by for a cup of coffee and a tour — if you would like to learn more about our rates or the sizes of our units, please give us a call today at (305) 677-1483. We offer small storage spaces that would be perfect for a few boxes if you’d like to clear out some dinnerware etc.!