Electronics are those gadgets that we cannot live without and that we replace frequently as soon as the new model is released. This means that we keep buying new ones, while our old ones are not necessarily broken but just out of date as we keep up with the latest technology.

When you are not using some of your electronics there are ways to store them safely so that when you need them again, they will be in good shape.

When moving to a new address is the most likely time you would need self storage for your electronics that are in everyday use. With the shifting of furniture and the packing of boxes causing chaos (even if it is organised) while preparing for your move could cause damage to expensive electronics. It is much more advisable to put them in temporary storage for a short while. This will get them out of harms’ way until you are unpacked and organised on the other side and can safely bring them home.

Keeping Your Electronics Secure and Organised in Self Storage

The key to storing electronics successfully is to be organised. This way they will be in perfect working condition when you get them to your new home.

  • Choose a self storage facility that has clean units, is well kept and with good security arrangements. Electronics are quite hardy, but it would not be a good idea to store them in a dodgy facility where they may get damaged by dust, moisture, or vermin.
    Security arrangements at the storage facility are a vital consideration. Your equipment is expensive to replace, and you do not want to risk it being stolen whilst in storage.
  • Organise your electronics by grouping cables in one box, games in another box, and game consoles in their own box. The aim is to keep items that belong to each other together. This way you can easily find the right cables, chargers, adaptors, and connectors when you need to. When cables and cords get mixed up this can cause you a nightmare. You can also tie the cables to the device using masking tape at the back or wrap the cord with the device and secure with a rubber band if the device is small.
  • By taking photos of the back of your more complicated gadgets with the cables still plugged in before packing them up for storage, will hopefully make connecting them up again much easier when you take them out of storage. This will take the stress out of trying to figure out which cable goes where when you put it all together again.
  • If you have kept any of the original packaging that your devices came in, use it when packing up your electronics for storage. These have been designed specifically for that item and often come with additional packaging to keep them securely in their boxes.
  • If any of your electronics have batteries, please remove them. If your items are to be stored for any length of time there is a danger of these batteries not only dying, but worse, they could become corroded and leak which will ruin your device and anything else packed near it. Keep batteries packed safely and separately.
  • The type of boxes you choose will have an impact on the safety of your goods while in storage. At Stop & Store Fareham we rent out strong plastic boxes that are stackable, and you can return them when you are finished with them. Clear plastic boxes are also preferable to cardboard boxes and will keep your equipment safer. You will be able to see what is in each box, which is useful if you need to fetch something while your stuff is still in storage.
  • If you are planning on storing your electronic equipment with other household items, try and keep your electronics separately so there is no danger of a heavy box being packed on top of some of your sensitive equipment by mistake, as this could cause damage.

Use Stop & Store Fareham when you need to store your electronics equipment safely

At Stop & Store Fareham we offer a solution for when you need to store your electronic equipment, either short term or even longer term depending on your reasons for storing.

  • It is important that your electronics are stored in a secure environment as these are valuable items. At Stop & Store Fareham our facility is fully secured with monitored CCTV and intruder alarms. Access is strictly controlled so you can rest assured that your precious equipment is in safe hands.
  • Our modern, simple operating system enables you to book and pay online for your self-storage unit from your tablet or phone. We will email you your individual PIN code and when we have received your payment, you can access your storage unit straight away. It is as easy as that.
  • Our units vary in size from 12 sq ft to 200 sq ft, they are safe, dry, pest controlled and ideal for the purpose of storing any of your electronic equipment.
  • No contract needs to be signed or a deposit paid. You can hire storage space from 1 month to as long as you need. If you move your goods in the middle of a month, you pay a pro rate.
  • We have strong, stackable, plastic boxes that you can hire from us. They come with a set of dollies to make it easier for you to move the boxes.
  • So when you need an easy storage solution to store your electronics in self storage or any other of your household goods, try Stop & Store Fareham. We will keep your belongings safely and securely.
  • We are open 7 days a week, from 8am to 8pm.
  • Please check our website for some genuine feedback from our customers.

We are conveniently located in the Fareham Shopping Centre, in the heart of the town. We offer easy access for you to load and unload your goods.

Tel: 01329 556174.