Man Or Machine? Kiosk Self Storage Operators

Apr 11, 2015 | | Say something

It sounds like something from the future, but may be coming to a self storage facility near you…an electronic kiosk system to replace the manned front desk. Indeed this exists from place to place, but is it something that is going to end up being the norm? Industry is very much dependent on using the […more]

Is It Advisable To Keep Guns In Self Storage?

Mar 13, 2015 | | Say something

The question of keeping guns and firearms in self storage is highly specific to one’s national and local laws, the storage centre’s interpretation of these, and the general culture concerning firearms. The tight regulation of guns in some parts of the world gives¬†storage companies in these locations a very convenient answer to this question – […more]

What Does Self Storage Insurance Consist Of?

Mar 7, 2015 | | Say something

Insurance is a big topic when it comes to self storage as ultimately it is needed one way or the other, so that if the worst should happen, the situation is covered, either by a policy you have taken out through the self storage company or one that you have entered into independently. It is […more]

What Is The Allure Of Self Storage?

Feb 27, 2015 | | Say something

Self storage really comes into its own when all of a sudden you need somewhere to store a lot of items. Its role may form part of a house sale or move, business relocation, or other sorts of practical and logistical reshuffling. As a temporary stop off point to make a bit of space it […more]

Are You Sure About What You Are Storing?

Feb 24, 2015 | | Say something

Self storage is a great way of having that little extra space in which to store possessions that you do not need right now but you might need later, or essential items that boost one’s quality of life that do not have a place in the home right now. Storage is also perfect for short […more]

Is There A Recommended Way to Store Beer?

Feb 18, 2015 | | Say something

Unlike wine, which has a long provenance and all sorts of traditions associated with it, the international craft beer movement is relatively young and right now is seeing a large boost in popularity. In the hunt for new breweries and exciting new flavours you may find yourself falling in love with a particular microbrew and […more]

Any advice for storing monitors or TV screens?

Feb 14, 2015 | | Say something

In the old days you could put your behemoth TV set into a box of its own with a bit of padding and be done with it.¬†Now we are in the age of the LCD screen, this becomes a little trickier. The apparatus these days is flat so packing in a regular storage box means […more]

What Should I Not Put In Self Storage?

Feb 9, 2015 | | Say something

Your storage company will have certain ground rules about where they draw the line about what can or can’t keep in storage, but there are certain principles that everyone would agree on, and that you wouldn’t want to fill the storage units near you with. Substances that might cause harm – we’re talking here about […more]

Can Storage Facilities Cater For Students?

Feb 3, 2015 | | Say something

Going away to university is usually a young person’s first experience of living away from home and with it comes new found responsibilities. Many universities ease students into their new life with a halls of accommodation, but this is often only valid for the first year, after which the task begins of finding a different […more]

What Is The Best Lock I Can Get For My Storage Unit?

Jan 28, 2015 | | Say something

The lock you put on your storage unit door is in many ways the final frontier towards getting to whatever you have stored in the storage unit near you. After the rigorous security arrangements common to the self storage facility, such as CCTV, restricted access, and tracking who is on the premises, you don’t want […more]

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