How To Store Wooden And Fabric Furniture

storing furniture

Looking after and storing furniture is a common theme in the self-storage industry and for many reasons. It could be that you are decluttering, downsizing, moving, taking a gap year or dealing with bereavement. Whatever the reason, it’s important to properly take care of and store wooden or fabric furniture in particular.

Most of us will run out of space at home during some point in our lives but do you know what to do when that happens? In this article, we explore some useful cleaning tips and share expert advice on storing furniture the right way.

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Avoiding damage when storing fabric or cloth long term

fabric furniture and curtainsWhen storing fabric or cloth there are some important things to think about if you want to avoid damage or deterioration. Whether it’s your sofa and curtains sitting in storage waiting for that house move or your summer clothes, you will need to pack and store it carefully.

Maybe you’re a market or eBay trader who keeps your stock in storage. If your clothes aren’t flying off the shelves you need to protect your financial interest and keep them clean, dry and damage free if you are to sell them at a later date.

If you deal in vintage or antique fabrics or clothes, they may need specialist wrapping or containers to prevent deterioration of the fabric.

There are 2 things to address before we go in to more detail about storing fabric if you want to keep it in good condition, and they are quite critical. Continue reading