Pack your storage unit like a pro by following these steps to make sure that everything in your unit is safe and sound. Ensure easy access and organization when you go to retrieve items from your self storage unit. Not only will this save time, it can also save you money. If you go to your storage unit to retrieve an important item and can't find it, you may mistakenly believe that you have thrown it out. Instead of having to pay to replace an item that may actually still be stored in your unit, it would be much better to simply have everything in a designated spot that is easy to get to.