Hi, all - I'm getting ready to sort and re-shelve all of my boxed toys, and I'm hoping to add protection against warping, shelf wear, etc. I could use some advice.
First, is there any benefit to putting some sort of acid-free paper (or other material) beneath and/or between boxes? They won't be jammed in there tightly but I thought that it might help to reduce any remaining friction between the boxes when they're taken in or out of the shelves.
Second, many boxes I've received from sellers like Mandarake have a clear plastic band around them (secured to itself with tape) to keep the box from opening or the ends from warping. This seems like a good idea generally. I can't find the right kind of material, though; the closest I've seen is something more like a packing strap. Any pointers on where to find this sort of material?
Thanks in advance for any advice. I have a decent amount to re-shelve (probably seven or eight shelves 1.8m high and 1m wide) so any supplies will definitely get used.
I was debating whether to go as far as bubble-wrapping. For the stuff that I shelve, I'm hoping to at least leave the ends uncovered, so that the shelves look nice (it's all open space, so it's a bonus if the shelves of boxed robots look colorful and well organized). Bubble wrapping would definitely help balance any pressure against the sides of the boxes, though...
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