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How to store items during a home renovation

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Are you wondering how to store items during a home renovation? SOS Moving LA is here to help you out. The thing is, people often make mistakes when storing food. Some things should not be placed in the refrigerator, while others, which we keep in the refrigerator, should be left outside. Also, did you know that certain foods need to be kept on certain shelves in the refrigerator? Ok, let’s see what is the best way to store your food items.

Where to store items during a home renovation?

If you’re not sure where to store items during a home renovation the obvious answer is in the fridge. Here we can apply the rule “the more sensitive the food is, the lower it should be”. Sometimes though, this can be challenging. Many moving companies West Los Angeles have a quite busy relocating schedule. In this way, you may end up not really having time to renovate as much as you want… Let alone think about the proper way to store your food. Still, there are some basic rules to follow.

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If you’re not sure where to store items during a home renovation the obvious answer is in the fridge.

How to store your food during a renovation?

First of all, you should know how to pack your items for relocation. This will give you an advantage when renovating your space. If you don’t, consider hiring packing services Los Angeles. Professionals know the best way to store your items… Plus, your items will be safer.

In general, no matter of you renovate inside of LA County or further away, food should be kept covered to protect it from dry air in the refrigerator. After opening, canned food should be transferred to a plastic or glass container. Some things have a certain shelf life, even when you think they can last a very long time.

How much food stays fresh if stored in the refrigerator?

  • Raw meat – 2 to 5 days
  • Cooked meat – 2 to 5 days
  • Fried meat – 2 to 4 days
  • Raw minced meat – 6 to 8 hours
  • Fried minced meat – 2 days
  • Cheese – 8 to 10 days
  • Eggs – up to a month
  • Salads – up to 3 days

How long do foods stay fresh if stored in the freezer?

  • Raw beef – 6 to 12 months
  • Pork – 4 to 6 months
  • Raw chicken – 9 months
  • Cooked meat – 2 to 3 months
  • Boiled chicken – 4 months
  • Pizza – 1 to 2 months
  • Fresh fish – 2 to 3 months
  • Cooked fish – 4 to 6 months
  • Bread, cakes – 3 months
  • Soups, stews – 3 months
  • Fruits, vegetables – 12 months
family packing items before the move
Store leftover food in closed containers and bags and always put it cold in the refrigerator. Make sure that the food is left out of the refrigerator for a maximum of two hours.

Additional tips that can help you out

If you move abroad, you may want to consider hiring someone to renovate for you. Also, call Los Angeles interstate movers and ask which types of food can you bring with you. In this way, you will know the proper way to store your item. Good luck!

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