WHAT NOT TO KEEP IN STORAGE
March 21st, 2023
Storage units can be a great way to keep your belongings safe and organized, whether moving, downsizing, or needing extra space. However, certain items should never be stored in a storage unit. Here are some things you should not put in storage:
1. Perishable items
Perishable items like food should never be stored in a storage unit. These items can attract pests, create unpleasant odors, and pose health risks.
2. Hazardous materials
Hazardous materials like chemicals, gasoline, propane tanks, motor oil, acid grease, household/commercial cleaners, asbestos products, and explosives should never be stored in a storage unit. These items can be dangerous and pose a risk to other tenants and the facility itself.
3. Illegal items
Illegal items like stolen goods, drugs, and should never be stored in a storage unit. Not only is it illegal to store these items, but it can also put you and others at risk.
Weapons such as firearms, explosives, or ammunition are prohibited from being kept in storage.
5. Personal items with sentimental value
Personal items with sentimental value, like family heirlooms or photo albums, should not be stored in a storage unit. These items can be irreplaceable and should be kept in a safe place where they can be easily accessed.
6. Plants and Animals
Plants and animals shouldn’t be kept in a storage unit as they need sunlight, food, water, and other nourishment to survive. Animals and plants could also attract pests. Plants would need fertilizer which is also prohibited from being placed in storage.
In conclusion, certain items should never be stored in a storage unit. By avoiding these items, you can ensure your belongings are safe and not putting yourself or others at risk. Always choose a reputable storage facility with security measures to protect your belongings.
TELLUS SELF STORAGE – WALKER MINI
13297 Burgess Avenue
Walker, LA 70785