When preparing for a move or just organizing things around your home, plastic containers can be extremely useful. One of the main reasons that plastic remains very prevalent in the storage industry is because it is a greener way to pack items since these containers can be used and re-used for many different tasks.
Plastic containers can also be very useful in packing items in preparation for an upcoming move. Since the containers are more sturdy than a typical cardboard box, they are perfect for packing fragile or even heavier small kitchen appliances for safe transport.
There are a few ways that you can use plastic storage containers for storage needs in your home or business throughout your move and more:
Plastic containers are used in commercial kitchens and restaurants in order to keep their work areas clean and organized - the same can be true for you. You can use plastic containers to keep your perishables and dry goods safe from the elements and storing items this way will keep them safe from decay. You can label and re-use them for different items in your kitchen and pantry to keep everything organized and fresh.
MOBILE TOOL KITS AND ORGANIZATION
Although there are many different ways and systems available to organize and store your tools, plastic containers are perfect for separating different tools for easy access. Many small businesses will store their tools and accessories this way for that exact reason.
COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC PARTS
Technology including smartphones, tablets and laptops have become an essential part of typical daily life especially in the workplace or even your home office. With all of these devices come a plethora of cables, cords and other accessories. Organizing all these parts into plastic bins makes sense in most instances. By taking time to label and create space for all these items you will be able to concentrate more on what's important rather than spend your time looking for the charging cable you misplaced.
ORGANIZING AND ARCHIVING FILES
Whether you run a business or a household, it is inevitable that your paperwork will stack up over time. By using a large stackable plastic bins you will be able to manage the extra paperwork that is not currently needed. One way to start archiving all your paperwork in order is by organizing by date, importance and category. Once you are complete with a document or it is older, you can store it in a separate file so it is still easily accessible. This will allow you to keep new documents to a minimum while retaining all older documents for future reference.
OFF-SEASON CLOTHING STORAGE
This method of storing your off-season clothing is popular worldwide and can be great for de-cluttering and organization of your clothing. By storing your off-season clothing in covered stackable plastic bins, you will be able to keep track of where everything is. This method also will keep your clothes safe, clean and away from humidity and pests. Say you have all your summer clothes stored, when summer arrives simply take out your containers and replace them with winter and spring clothing for use in a few months. For many Americans storage space within their home can be tight - this is a great storage option and a way to free up needed space in small areas.
Plastic containers are one of the most relied upon means of storing, sorting and transporting items. Just think about all the useful ways you could use these containers around your home or office to make it more functional for you!
At Express Moving Consultants, we are here for advice or guidance you may need with organization, purging and packing for your upcoming move - we want to be the ones to help!