You probably have stored a bunch of battery-operated equipment and tools in your self storage unit. To make life simpler and easier in the future, consider storing any leftover batteries you may have lying around the house that are compatible with the battery-operated equipment and tools being stored. Conventional batteries have a typical lifespan of approximately 2 to 3 years while sealed AGM batteries last anywhere from 3 to 5 years on average, but can last 6 to 8 with proper maintenance.
Sure, loading up your boxes and simply stacking them on the floor of your storage unit may result in most things surviving the experience -- but if you're bothering to pack and save the items in your storage unit, don't you want them all to emerge in perfect condition? The following tips will ensure all of your items remain in tip-top shape, saving you the time and money it would take to replace them.