Smart Storage: How to Store Summer Items During Winter

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Bid farewell to summer and prepare to conquer winter clutter and create a serene, clutter-free home with our expert tips on storing summer items during winter. As the seasons change, smart storage solutions, such as storage units, become essential to preserve and protect your patio furniture, summer clothing, and sporting equipment. From patio loungers to swimsuits and surfboards, knowing how to store these seasonal items properly can make all the difference in their longevity and your home’s organization.

With West Coast Super Storage, you can easily greet the next summer season, knowing your items are protected and ready to use. Say goodbye to clutter and welcome a stress-free, tidy home. Continue reading to uncover our top tips for smart storage solutions!

Are you looking for more ideas about what to store seasonally? Check out this article we wrote about the 5 Things You Should Put in Seasonal Storage.

The 3 Smart Storage Summer Items

Patio Furniture Protection

Proper storage practices are essential to ensure your patio equipment remains pristine for the next summer season. Begin by thoroughly drying all patio furniture before stowing it away. This step prevents the growth of mould and mildew during the winter months. Additionally, shield the furniture from the harsh winter elements using weatherproof covers or tarps. These protective barriers safeguard against moisture, snow, and other potential damages. For larger furniture pieces, disassembling them before storage is highly recommended as it saves valuable space and facilitates easier handling during packing and unpacking from storage. By following these smart storage techniques, you can rest assured that your patio furniture will be ready to greet the warm weather with an inviting appeal next summer.

Summer Clothing Organization

Smart storage solutions are crucial to preserve the condition of your summer clothing for the next warm season. Begin by sorting through your summer wardrobe and parting with items you no longer need. Donating or discarding these pieces will declutter your collection and make storing what you wear easier. Next, ensure all clothing items are thoroughly washed and completely dry before packing them. This prevents musty odours and potential mould growth during winter storage. Opt for vacuum-sealed bags or clear plastic containers to maximize storage space and maintain freshness. These airtight solutions protect your clothes from dust, pests, and humidity while saving valuable closet space. By following these smart storage techniques, your summer wardrobe will be ready to dazzle you when the sunny days return.

Are you curious about more techniques for storing seasonal wardrobes? Check out this article from The Spruce about how to store summer clothes.

Sporting Equipment Storage

To prepare your summer sporting equipment for action when the next summer season arrives, thoughtful storage practices are vital. Start by cleaning and inspecting each item meticulously. Whether it’s bicycles, surfboards, or camping gear, ensuring they are free from dirt and damage will extend their lifespan. For larger items, disassemble or fold them to save valuable storage space. Use wall hooks to hang smaller gear in your storage area, keeping it organized and off the ground. A designated storage area or storage unit with proper ventilation is essential to prevent moisture buildup, which could lead to rust or mould growth. By following these smart storage techniques, your summer sporting equipment will be in top-notch condition, guaranteeing a fantastic and hassle-free outdoor experience next year.

Smart Storage With West Coast Super Storage

In conclusion, conquering winter clutter and achieving a clutter-free home are within reach with these smart storage techniques for your summer items. Clean and dry all patio furniture thoroughly before storage, shield it from harsh elements with weatherproof covers and disassemble larger pieces to save space. Next, ensure your summer wardrobe remains fresh by washing and sorting it and donating or discarding unnecessary items. Lastly, protect your summer sporting gear by cleaning and inspecting it, disassembling larger items, and utilizing wall hooks for smaller equipment.

With these expert smart storage tips, your home will stay organized, your belongings will remain pristine, and you’ll be ready to embrace the joys of the next summer season easily. Embrace the power of smart storage and welcome a clutter-free, stress-free home year-round.

Need help putting this plan into action? Contact us at West Coast Super Storage to get you sorted with a storage unit. Contact us for availability.