When it comes to storing your LEGO® bricks, we always recommend that you store them somewhere that is dry and away from any heat source. It’s best not to store them in direct sunlight, or where the temperature exceeds 40° C (104° F) as this may cause bricks to become brittle or discolour over time.
Can LEGOs be stored in heat?
Avoid storing Lego bricks in your attic. The daily temperature range and extreme heat of summer can potentially damage the bricks. Remove all batteries from Lego electronics before medium or long term storage.
How do you store LEGOs long term?
Instructions booklets put into a larger ziplock bags, and store with the sets. The worst thing for LEGO is heat and humidity. Heat will warp the pieces, and humidity will destroy boxes instructions, stickers and electric parts. Don’t risk loosing your collection over this.
Is Melting LEGOs toxic?
The Lego bricks go up in flames a lot faster than the Lego vehicles. While it’s fun to watch Lego pieces melt in videos, don’t try this at home. Melting plastic smells awful and the fumes can be toxic. Best to leave it up to the professionals.
Do LEGOs burn?
Also note that LEGO is definitely flammable. Once it starts to combust, it will burn on its own! I would recommend heating and melting wax in a container so that it’s JUST above the melting point and trying it out on a LEGO piece you don’t mind losing (in case it does deform a bit).
Is it better to sort LEGOs by size or color?
Most LEGO builders recommend that you start by sorting your LEGO parts by category rather than by color. … A good place to start would be to separate ‘Bricks’, ‘Plates’, and ‘Other’ LEGO parts into three different containers.
Does LEGO degrade over time?
Most LEGO pieces are made of durable ABS plastic and will never decompose. Some pieces are made of other plastics, metals, silicon, and other elements.