How to Store Your Holiday Decorations Until Next YearStoring your holiday decorations at the end of the year shouldn’t be a hassle. Use our tips to make the most of your space—or ours!
As 2020 comes to an end, the holiday season—and decorating for it—is a welcome bright spot. You’re not alone if decorating is one of your favorite wintertime activities! What happens when it’s time for the tree to come down and the boughs of holly to be boxed up, though? One of the best gifts you can give yourself this year is a massive storage upgrade for your holiday decorations. Let’s look at some tips for stowing your tree, ornaments, and other decorations safely until next year.
How to Store Christmas Ornaments
Christmas tree ornaments can be intimidating to pack, especially if they’re made of glass or another fragile material. Ornament cases with dividers make easy work of placing your decorations in holiday storage. By keeping your bulbs, balls, and assorted characters or keepsakes separated from one another, you’ll remove the risk of damage when putting them into storage at the end of the season.
Storing Christmas Trees and Accessories
Whether you invest in a zippered cloth bag on wheels or a reusable large plastic tote, do yourself a favor and toss out the original cardboard box your tree arrived in. Reusable storage will keep your Christmas tree free of damage from moisture and reduces the stress of trying to stuff it back inside a cardboard container that just can’t hold it anymore.
If you’re not a fan of pre-lit trees, we recommend unspooling strands of lights from the tree and grabbing either a spare extension cord reel or one specifically designed for lights. It’ll keep everything free of tangles and ready to unwrap next year.
Seasonal Storage for Wreaths
Much like with trees, wreaths benefit from having special containers. If you’re someone who likes to swap out your wreath with the season, you really only need one or two of these boxes to make a big impact. Simply change out your door’s décor when it’s time and place the spare inside the box. You can then easily slide it under a bed or inside a closet, or you could use our best storage tip of all to maximize space:
Reclaim Your Closets, Attics, and Garage with Self Storage from Advantage Storage
One of the best ways to store your holiday decorations is, of course, in self storage. A self storage unit from Advantage Storage offers the convenience of clean closets and garages. Whether you’re looking for a space big enough to hold a tree, several boxes of inflatables, or hundreds of delicate ornaments, our storage units are built for the job. To learn more about why self storage is useful for holiday décor (and all your other space-saving needs), visit one of our facilities today.