Choosing a Storage Facility or Storage Unit
How to Determine if You Need a Storage Facility or Storage Unit
When moving, would you rather pack and storage items yourself or hire a professional to do it for you?
If you value saving time over saving money, professional movers may be a good solution for moving. However, when hiring professional movers, make sure to do your research to ensure you’re hiring a company that’s reliable and trusted. You want to make sure the company you’re entrusting with your valuables is reputable.
Do you need more time to pack or need a unit that’s within close proximity?
Renting a mobile storage units enables you to have a storage unit that’s stored at your place of residence and pack at your own pace. After it’s filled, it will be moved to its new destination where you can unload at your own pace.
Are your possessions you’re storing heat sensitive, or sensitive to moisture or dust?
If you’ll be storing valuable items including electronics of any type or documents, looking for a climate-controlled unit may be a worthwhile investment to preserve your valuables.
Will you need 24-hour access?
It’s important to know that not all facilities have 24 hour tenant access for security purposes. Make sure to research their terms before signing a contract if you will need 24/7 access.
Will you be storing large items, including motorized vehicles?
Self-storage can be a great solution to storing vehicles. Climate-controlled units can be uses to preserve these items, such as vintage cars or collectors’ items. When looking to store your car, camper, or other vehicles, do your homework and make sure the company you choose is established and reputable.
How do you know the storage facility you chose is secure?
Before signing a contract, make sure to ask the storage facility what security measures they take to keep your belongings safe. With comprehensive security in place, you can have peace of mind knowing your valuables are safe-kept.