Holiday Storing: 5 DIY Tips for Packing Up the Holidays

Does swapping your seasonal items take up too much space in the house? Consider storing with Salisbury Storage Warehouse! Self storage is the perfect DIY tips for holiday storing. You have the storage space you want with tips for creative storage ideas.

5 DIY Holiday Storing Tips

  1. Use containers from the grocery store to easily store ornaments.
  2. Prevent any tangled lighting with precut cardboard pieces.
  3. Clear boxes make it easy to find what you are looking for from year to year.
  4. Closet organizers and hanging shoe racks will help organize wrapping paper.
  5. Hang wreaths in a large bag to keep dust off while in storage.

HGTV and Good Housekeeping offer more suggestions for DIYing your holiday storage.

Holiday Storing - Lights

Ready to rent storage but not sure which size would work best? See what our storage experts suggest when narrowing down your options.

5×5 or 5×10 – Small but Mighty

A few lights, a wreath on the door, and a tree in the corner. Your traditional holiday decorations can be stored in a smaller storage unit.

10×10 or 10×15 – Seasonal Expert

The decor has spread outside on to the lawn with the addition of lights on all the trees and a few lights inside. A medium storage unit will suit your items nicely.

10×20 – Holiday Guru

Your yard is the talk of the neighborhood and you just picked up the latest animated lighting for next year. Use a large storage unit to keep every string of lights knot-free and outdoor decor ready to shine.

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Tim Glasow

About the Author: Tim is the SEO Manager at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. He is a self-storage industry specialist who has written about everything from storage advice and helpful resources to industry trends. In his free time, Tim enjoys sampling craft beer and exploring the local music scene.