Advantages of using self storage

If you are unsure about renting a self-storage unit, or trying to pile all your belongings into a separate room or garage at home – check out the advantages self-storage units offer. From ease of access, to the safety of your items on a long-term basis, there is nothing that beats a professional self storage facility when it comes to storing. See why!

Advantage 1: There are a vast array of self-storage units with different sizes to suit your belongings from small lockers, right up to a 3m x 6m unit large enough to store a car. Staff should be able to help you estimate how much space you need so you don’t end up renting a huge unit and only filling part of it. If you have a lot of items you also have the option of renting more than 1 unit.

Advantage 2: They are perfect for storing office items as well. If you plan to move in a bigger office, but you want to keep it clean and comfortable, you definitely have to check out the options for office storage units. With different shelves, bookshelves and racks – you can easily organize hundreds of paper files, catalogs, dismantled office desks and other office items. Temperature controlled units are also perfect for storing important documents or archived files.

Advantage 3: Many self storage facilities have state of the art security to protect your belongs. This can include things such as CCTV cameras, individual door alarms, heavy duty padlocks, pin-code access gates and an on-site caretaker. Ask about security when visiting a potential storage location.

Advantage 4: The self-storage companies offer different discounts if you are renting a unit for a longer time or are a loyal client. Ask staff about their specials, buy-back guarantee for return of unused containers and discounts before you begin storing.

Ella Andrews is blogger and freelance writer, who is very passionate about home improvement, remodeling, interior and exterior design ideas. She’s been writing about similar topics for a long time, but is also constantly searching for new sources of inspiration. More helpful tips and advice on removals and storage see: