Need More Space ?
It pays to get as much self storage information as you can before you put
your possessions in storage. Look for a
local storage facility that is conveniently
located and easy accessible, with enough
space for parking. There should not be too
much distance between the space for parking
trucks and the storage unit.
Rent as much storage space as you need and for as long as you need it.
There is no need to rent more space than you
need or to get into a long-term contract.
Try to find a storage facility that will
allow you to cancel at any time and will
refund the rent for the remaining period.
You can reduce the clutter in your home by putting all the things you
donít need immediately in self storage. This
may include documents that have to be
preserved and items that have sentimental
Put a strong lock on the door of the self storage unit and keep the key.
If you are storing valuable items, you can
consider hiring a unit with an individual
security alarm. You can buy insurance cover
for your possessions while they are in
Look for a secure storage facility that has video surveillance, guards,
alarm systems, and fire protection systems
in place. The self storage facility should
be well protected from water and heat.
Obtain quotes in writing from as many storage facilities as you can and
try and get the best deal. Check the
reputation of the facility and read the
agreement carefully. Find out if you will be
allowed to access the storage unit freely or
if any access charges are payable. Ask about
the timings for accessing storage units.
Create an aisle while storing the boxes in the storage unit and store
heavy boxes at the bottom. List the contents
of each box on the label and make sure that
the label is visible.
Donít store perishable, flammable, or corrosive items in the storage
unit. You can rent a climate controlled
storage unit for valuable items that are
very delicate, like furniture, video tapes,
and photo albums.
You can also consider packing your things in a portable storage
container, which will be delivered at your
home or office. Portable storage containers
can be used for onsite storage or collected
by the moving company and put in a storage
center. Call up the storage company when you
want to recover your possessions and the
container will be delivered at your
Whether you are looking for household storage, business storage, portable
storage, or auto storage, we can help you to
find storage solutions that are just right
for you. Please fill out the form provided
here to get free quotes from highly-rated
self storage facilities in your area. Your
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anyone without your consent and there are no
charges or commitments involved at all.