Helpful Hints

  • Spray wooden furniture with a good polish. Cover with cardboard or drop cloth
  • DO NOT store food items
  • Ensure water has drained from washing machine hoses before going into storage
  • Use boxes, plastic bags or clothing bags for storing clothes
  • Keep all items off the floor if possible to allow air movement
  • Plan your storage space. Place items you may need access to in the front and allow for walkways
  • Stack lighter boxes on top of heavier ones
  • Large appliances can be used as packing cases for blankets towels and clothing
  • Tables with removable legs should be ‘broken down’ to save space
  • If using a dehumidifying product, place in area where it will do no damage if it leaks
  • Give leather goods a treatment of avocado oil or other leather preservative
  • Gas bottles must be emptied and valve left open
  • Use cardboard liberally inside unit – use it to protect wooden furniture, and place under soft furnishings, mattresses, etc.
  • Defrost refrigerators/ freezers, leave the door open, and do not put a towel in the bottom of the refrigerator to soak up water
  • List contents of boxes on all sides, number and seal with tape
  • Do not set mattresses directly on concrete floor, store on edge vertically
  • To stop rusting of exposed metal, use a light coating of oil
  • Make an inventory of your stored items and keep in a safe place elsewhere
  • Wrap pictures and mirrors in cardboard and mark “FRAGILE” and stack on end
  • Shovels, rakes, hoes, etc, can be stored together in an empty rubbish bin
  • Do not place heavy or sharp objects on top of upholstered furniture
  • Clean lawn mower blades and empty fuel from tank
  • DO NOT store paint or any type of corrosive. Containers may break down and contents will leak over your furniture and into other units

76 Waiwarawara Drive
Ruakaka, 0171
New Zealand

Phone 1: (09) 432 7025
Phone 2: 021-432701
Fax: (09) 432 7095


Access Hours 7am – 7pm or by arrangement


Storage Bream Bay is a member of the Self Storage Association of Australasia so you can be assured that your belongings are in safe hands.

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