Tips and Tricks: Week 25

Week 25: All boxes used to store items should be pH balanced, acid free and lignin free. Rationale: Boxes made to these specification have a better preservation, last longer and so not release harmful chemicals as time progresses. Recommendation: Check the pH balance...

Tips and Tricks: Week 23

Week 23: No water pipes (besides sprinklers) should run along any surface of the storage location. Rationale: The potential for water damage is greater and could possibly lead to dampness, change in environmental conditions, and to mould and mildew growth in the...

Tips and Tricks: Week 22

Week 22: No Wooden Shelving Rationale: Wood products are not recommended due to off gassing. Primarily acids from wood and formaldehyde from adhesives. Oak wood is especially acidic. Recommendation: Steel shelving with suit epoxy coating that do not off gas. Shelving...
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