Store mirrors, sheets of glass and paintings on their side. Wrap in blankets or bubble wrap to assist in preventing breakages.
Stack heavier items on the bottom and fragile and lighter items on the top.
Use drop sheets to cover your furniture, this will assist in keeping dust off your treasured possessions.
Clean your fridge and store it empty. Make sure it is completely dry to help prevent mould and rust. Keep your fridge door open in storage to allow ventilation.
Clean and dry your washing machine thoroughly before storing. Check there is no water hidden in the bottom of your machine.
Remember, once your unit is packed, it is a good idea to visit your unit regularly; as you are the only one who has the keys to access your unit.
Please be aware the tips offered above are to be used as a guide only.