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    Down quilt storage

    I'm running out of space to keep my down quilts, is it ok to store them uncompressed in a large tote fuffed up? The Rubbermaid kind? No room to hang them any more, as much as I enjoy looking at them hanging in my closet there is no room.

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    that's how I store them... I think it's OK.

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    yep thats how i store them too
    It's not the boulders that throw us off balance, it's the pebbles beneath our feet

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    Ditto. I store most of my bags and quilts in tupperware type plastic containers. I have not had any lofting issues. My rule of thumb, and this does not have any science to back it up, is that I don't compress them more than about 25% in order to fit them in a container.
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    Do you tub storer folks put any ventilation holes in the tubs? Does down get musty if left enclosed?
    jason

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    I have a GT UL hanging up a ceiling height in the basement, throw all my down in the hammock.

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    I think it would be ok as long as they can get totally fluffed up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jwright View Post
    Do you tub storer folks put any ventilation holes in the tubs? Does down get musty if left enclosed?
    jason
    I don't use plastic tubs but if I did I would probably skip the vent holes. If it's 100% dry, throw the lid on and call it a day. Many of those totes are not air tight, so that's probably a good thing.

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    I store all my quilts in Ikea's storage case SKUBB , under our bed.

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