Fill boxes to capacity, partially full or bulging boxes may tip or collapse.
Heavy items should be packed into small boxes making them easy to lift.
Label or number boxes for easy reference when you need to locate goods.
Make an inventory of your stored items and keep it in a safe place.
Leave refrigerator or freezer doors open for ventilation.
Garden equipment should be cleaned before storage.
Avoid stacking or leaning furniture against outside walls to aid ventilation