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"It's Like Finding Buried Treasure!" ~ Anna S., Boston

I know what you’re thinking and yes, it is a reference to Michael Jackson’s song.

This post has absolutely nothing to do with MJ and everything to do with where you should store your vintage VHSs.

FIRST AND FOREMOST! NEVER keep them in the attic.  There’s no insulation, which means when it’s cold, it is coollddd. Antarctic cold. Like you’re standing outside in the mild of a snow storm cold. And then the heat.  Heat rises.  It feels like a sauna up there.  You don’t want to subject your precious memories to those kinds of extreme temperatures.

ALSO! DO NOT leave them in your basement! Like the attic, the basement gets cold.  Correct me if I’m wrong but aren’t basements usually located under ground?  The ground gets cold. And it gets damp.  You do not want your VHSs anywhere near places that can get wet.  It’ll ruin everything.

The best possible place to store your VHSs would probably be to keep it in the closet. (Do you get the reference now?) It’s room temperature.  It’s dry.  It’s easily accessible.  And you can always make sure they are unharmed!

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