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Storing Coroplast Decorations

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Between Christmas and Halloween, I have accumulated about 30 coroplast decorations, the ones where you insert the mini lights in. This has now presented a storage issue, stacking seems would be asking for trouble between tangling and possible light breakage or lights being disjarred from their sockets a bit

I am contemplating building racks that the coro decorations wold slide into.

Has anyone tried this or have a better solution?

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I lean mine against a wall and cover with an old blanket or other material and then just lean others up against them.  I have very little breakage with bulbs.

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This year I built an additional metal building for mine.  I found a woman who was selling an old building not the new cheap metal but actual steel.  I prop mine in the corner with a 2x2 attached to the wall as an offset to protect the bulbs.  Everything so far seems to be playing right with each other.

 

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My only recommendation is keep em flat, either vertical or horizontal, if stored in an attic or shed where the temps get hot in the summer.  The Coro can deform if it gets too hot.  All my coro is RGB or cutouts so breakage isn't a concern, but I do worry about the paint sticking onto each other so I am careful to keep separated or I place sheets of bakers paper between em.  I am lucky with a finished crawl space....all my Christmas gets stored down there.

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