How to Store Batteries for the Long-Term

If you’re moving your belongings into a storage unit, you’ve likely put a lot of thought into the process. For instance, you know to place your mattress flat on the floor without anything on top of it, and you’ve prepped all of your furniture with plastic wrap. It seems you’ve considered everything, but not so fast: What about your battery-powered devices? 

Storing your electronics with the batteries still inside isn’t the best idea if you want to prolong the lifespan of your devices and their corresponding batteries. So how do you go about storing your devices and batteries in your unit? 

We have the answers. Our guide on how to store batteries for the long-term will provide you with all the information you need to power up your items correctly after storage. We’ll cover everything you’ve ever wanted to know about how to store batteries, from debunking the freezer myth to providing details on recycling them. 

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How to Properly Store a Mattress

You might not think about it often, but your mattress is one of your most prized possessions. After all, it provides you with a warm, comfy place where you can cozy up while reading a good book, watching your favorite movie, taking a nap, or even recovering from a bug. It leaves you feeling well-rested after delivering a good night’s sleep. Because of this, it’s only fair to treat your mattress properly while placing it in storage. 

But how exactly do you store your mattress? Well, it’s actually easier than you might think, but there are some simple steps you will want to know. That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best ways to store your mattress in a storage unit. Whether you’re storing your mattress before a big move across town or during your fancy home renovation, follow these easy tips on how to store a mattress to keep yours in prime condition. 

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