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Are you moving or maybe redecorating and are in need of tips and ideas on how to prepare electronic devices for storage? Even if you are using a short term storage Manhattan solution, you may want to know how to optimize its effectiveness. With this in mind, we have prepared several tips and tricks to enhance your storing experience.

Why do people use storage for electronic devices?

Many electronic devices are constantly updating and evolving. As well as new modes coming out or even getting run down by their competition. However, if you look at it at one point in time you will be in need of storage space Manhattan. In order to have everything safe and ready, there are some easy things you will need to remember. So what exactly are the things we need to do in order to prepare electronic devices for storage?

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When you prepare electronic devices for storage you need to be careful not to damage them. They usually are quite pricy and fragile.


Before packing any electronic device you own make sure you clean it. Especially if it’s used for any type of cooking. Food residue or any type of dirt is a big no when packing. If the device can not be washed use wipes or towels to gently clean all the appliance surfaces. Preparing electronic devices for storage, especially long term storage has to include cleaning as one of the most important steps.


The best way to keep your electronics in storage is in their original packaging. All of the moving companies NYC will agree with us that saving your appliance boxes is a good thing to do. They come in shapes and sizes that fit the electronic devices perfectly. As well as with room for wrapping paper and other protective materials. If you for some reason don’t have the original box, then any other will do.

Make sure you have all the packing materials before you even start preparing electronic devices for storage. It will not take too much of your time to pack them if you are ready from the beginning.

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There are some electronics that are old and we might not have their original packaging. But make sure you pack them safely, and with a lot of protection.


It’s pretty hard to find matching accessories for your appliances and devices. Especially if it’s an older model. So make sure that when you prepare electronic devices for storage you store all of them in the same box and label them accordingly. Write down the name of the appliance and the parts on the boxes. So even when they are in storage you will be able to spot them fast.

Declutter and take apart

If the appliances no longer work as before or are too old they should not be stored. You should prepare electronic devices for storage, sell them, or donate them. There are many places like Furniture Bank that are doing their best for the less fortunate. Also, make sure you follow the safety manual before taking apart all of your electronic devices. Before you even start don’t forget to unplug and clean them.



About Author

Born and raised in the upper east side of NYC. I consider myself an expert with anything moving or storage related aspects in New York City. Having been in the NYC relocation industry for almost two decades I found myself at a point that I am able to answer and help my clients on the first phone call. NYC is amazing and I love calling it my home. Feel free to email or call anytime! 212-244-4011