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Tips for Book Your Storage
There can be no doubt as to how useful self-storage is, and proof of its popularity is reflected in the increased demand for convenient storage facilities, which has risen exponentially, year upon year. Fortunately, this has meant that there is no shortage of self-storage facilities, and while choosing a reliable company to store your goods with might be relatively simple, knowing which type of unit is best suited to your needs, is not quite so easy.
Below are a few tips for selecting the right type of self-storage unit to meet both your needs and your budgetary restrictions:
Compile an inventory of everything you plan to store, and think carefully about what items you may need to access while they’re being stored. If possible, measure, or try to estimate, the packing size of all the items, remembering to factor in ventilation and ease of access.
Dry climates, for example, can cause wooden items to split and crack, while humid climates can cause mold and mildew. Controlling the temperature and humidity and keeping your items safe from extreme heat or cold. Climate controlled storage units cost a little more, but may be worth it if your items are valuable and need to be stored for a longer period of time.
Available in many sizes and configurations, the price of self-storage units is dependent upon how big or small they are, so think about how many items you have and whether you will need to add to those items over time. Think also about the shape of your items; do you need a tall, narrow unit or will a wider one with a lower ceiling be better?
Many self-storage facilities have visual, online size estimators, but wherever possible, it’s best to visit the storage site in person in case of size variations, discrepancies, or simply to get a better idea of what size you actually need.
Security lights and secure fences are two additional layers of protection that all quality self-storage facilities should have, along with all the standard locks and electronic security systems, surveillance and ideally, onsite management.
Your stored belongings may or may not be covered under your present insurance policy; check with your agent, and if not, your chosen self-storage facility should be able to offer you coverage.
Once you’ve found a reputable self-storage company who can keep your goods safe and protected from the elements at a reasonable rate, you can discuss unit size and type in more detail. However, it does pay to have at least a rough idea of the collective size of the goods you wish to store, how long you’ll need to store them for, and how frequently you might need to access the unit, or ad