What Not to Store

Photographs and Film

Photographs will suffer temperature damage if not stored in a climate controlled unit.

Valuable Items and Important Documents

For your personal protection and security, we recommend that the following not be stored. These items should be kept with you or secured in a safe deposit box or bonded storage area:

  • Cash
  • Personal Papers
  • Documents pertaining to the move
  • Financial papers and assets (bank checks, insurance policies, stock certificates, etc.)
  • Legal documents such as Deeds
  • Wills, passports or other such valuable papers
  • Securities
  • Jewelry (except for costume jewelry)
  • Prescriptions
  • Furs
  • Stamp or coin collections
  • Irreplaceable photos
  • Medical and family history records
  • Irreplaceable items

Prohibited Items

The following items are absolutely prohibited to be stored at a storage facility. There are items that you cannot store in a storage facility such as:

  • Flammables such as paint
  • Varnish
  • Thinners
  • Gasoline
  • Kerosene and oil
  • Bottled gas
  • Aerosol cans
  • Nail polish and remover
  • Ammunition and explosives
  • Corrosives
  • Cleaning fluids and detergents.