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Packing & Storage Tips

1. Smallest

Rent the smallest amount of space you will need and pack the unit full.

2. Gather Materials

Start by gathering as many boxes that you think you will need, tape, markers and packing material (i.e. foam shipping noodles, bubble wrap, packing paper or towels), which we also provide for sale at our office.

3. Uniform Sizes

If Possible, try to use uniform size boxes for easy stacking.

4. Inventory

Make up an inventory of your items and keep it in a safe place at home or in a safe deposit box away from the unit.

5. Prepare

Prepare your space by placing a protective cover on the floor under your goods.

6. Keep Dry

Place your storage items on 2x4 boards or on pallets to guard against dampness. Any concrete floor may become cold and damp. 2x4 boards and pallets are available for sale at our facility.

7. Access

Plan your storage space. Place those items that you may need to access often in the front.

8. CAUTION

Do not store anything COMBUSTIBLE (i.e., Paint thinner, gasoline, solvents, paint, etc.)

9. Easier Access

Try to leave an aisle down the center of the storage unit for easier access. Leave a small space between the walls and boxes to allow for air circulation.

10. Stack

Stack heavier boxes on the bottom and lighter boxes on top

11. Strong boxes

Be sure your boxes are strong enough to hold 25-30 pounds. (It is best not to put too much in each box.) Boxes are also avalaible for sale at our office.

12. List Contents

List contents of boxes on all four sides; number the boxes and seal with tape. You can find boxes for sale at the office.

Contact Info

Phone: 1-858-216-2990
Email: info@scrippsmesastorage.com

Scripps Mesa Location

Address: 9780 Candida Street
San Diego, CA 92126
Our office hours are: 9am to 5 pm Mon through Fri
9am to 3pm on Sat
Closed Sunday
Office Closed for all Major Holidays
Our gate hours are: 7am to 8pm, 7 days a week

Off-Site RV Storage

Address: 6980 Mission Gorge Rd.
San Diego, Ca 92120
Gate hours: 24 hour access

*For RV registration
  come to our main location at
  9780 Candida Street San Diego,
  CA 92126