humidity and excessive heat. Keep your hands clean and
of the tapes should be secured to the reels with masking
avoid touching the surfaces of tapes and CDs with your
tape before storing them. Do not use transparent
adhesive tape because the adhesive can damage
Store tapes in their original boxes. The boxes should
be clearly labeled and stored in the appropriate location.
Handle CDs so the surfaces are not exposed to
You should store tapes vertically to keep the reels from
fingerprints, dirt, and so forth. As mentioned earlier, you
bending and to prevent packing them tightly. The ends
should always store CDs in their protective jewel boxes.