Whether you are wearing the hat of your team, showing off at the Durban July or summoning your inner hipster. Storage Panda and Self Storage Durban recommend storing your hat properly after use. While other clothing may be able to withstand harsh treatment, hats often require more attention. Here is some expert advice which could help:


Storage Durban: Protect The Shape

Hats should be stored in a manner that nothing crushes the brim or the crow. You can maintain the shape of the hat by filling the crowns with scarves, or other soft materials. Using Styrofoam heads while in self storage also helps.


Storage Durban: Save Space By Nesting

With large hat collections, an efficient method is to nest several hats in one stack. It saves space, and protects. Here is where foam heads can come in handy. Start with the largest hats, and nest increasingly smaller ones inside.


Storage Durban: Avoid Direct Sunlight

Hats are largely used to protect your head from sunlight. However, even though hats can take sun in the short term. In the long-term, sun exposure can cause the fabric to fade. To make sure your hats are not exposed to the sun while in storage. Use Storage Panda to find your ideal storage units. 


Storage Durban: Use Boxes For Your Best

For the high end or premium hat, your best bet is to store it in a hat box. while hat boxes add a touch of elegance to closets/storage units. You can always find alternate methods. You could store your hats in boxes, or plastic bins. A tip, a clear plastic container makes it easier to spot. 
Just make sure there is sufficient air flow around the hat. Also check it is covered to prevent dust build up.


Storage Durban: Store Them Last

For long term storage, involving stacked boxes. Let the hats be the last items you add. The point of which is to prevent things being piled on top of them. That would be a sure way to ruin your hats.

The Panda hopes that this has helped. For more useful storage tips, be sure to check out Self Storage Johannesburg, Self Storage Cape Town, Storage Cape Town, Self Storage Pretoria and Storage Pretoria.

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