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Shrink Wrapping Furniture For Storage on STX

 
specialk
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I have a living room set that I'm going to need to put in storage for a while. I'd like to cover each piece in shrink-wrap plastic before doing so. Does anyone know of a company on STX that provide this service?

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Topic starter Posted : April 10, 2011 6:10 pm
divinggirl
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You can buy pallet wrap at Gallows Bay Hardware. I would be wary of wrapping anything in plastic here for storage due to the humidity and possibility of condensation (unless it will be in a climate controlled area),

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Posted : April 10, 2011 6:18 pm
Linda J
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I think you'd be better off using old fashioned dust covers.

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Posted : April 10, 2011 11:28 pm
Molly
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I'd have to agree, when we received our furniture on island that had been wrapped in plastic from the manufacturer some of the pieces had mold on them and I believe that it was the shrink wrap that gave it that "greenhouse" effect.

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Posted : April 10, 2011 11:35 pm
limetime2
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One more vote for the 'don't do that' column. Cover with sheets, or something that breathes and leave a fan on if you can. Don't pack too tight together, you need air flow. Good Luck

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Posted : April 11, 2011 11:31 am
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