How Small Business Owners Can Benefit from Self-Storage for Inventory Management
March 4, 2024

Managing inventory can be a challenge for small businesses, as they face a unique set of obstacles, but this can be overcome through dedication and a bit of planning. One of the main concerns is the lack of resources and infrastructure to implement efficient inventory management systems. This can lead to overstocking or understocking of […]

How TPP has Won “Best of Business” 5 Years Running
March 2, 2023

Tenant Property Protection® has been the Winner of the ISS Best of Business Best Tenant Protection program for the last 5 years in a row. This is no small feat, and accomplishing these goals takes initiative that most businesses just simply don’t have the drive to execute. We are a company unlike any other. We […]

What Tenants Should to Know Before Renting a Self Storage Unit
February 3, 2023

Before settling into a self storage unit, there are some things tenants need to know before doing so. Here at Tenant Property Protection®, we’re all about protecting precious possessions. Although you can’t plan for every disaster and mishap that can happen, you can buffer the impact by taking steps to ensure your belongings are as […]

Firefighters work all night to contain the loss from a fire at self storage site in Portland Oregon.
Why You Should Purchase Property Protection
January 3, 2023

When renting a self storage unit, no matter how decked out it is and what sort of amenities are included, it’s imperative that you purchase additional protection to protect your property. You may think that your homeowner’s and renter’s insurance will cover the cost of damages, and some policies might–up to a point. However, for […]

Self-Storage Managers | An Open Thank You Letter
November 18, 2019

Dear self storage manager, Being the hands and feet of a self storage business is no easy task. Owners are often absent by necessity, tenants require attention, papers need filing, repairs need addressing. And then there’s maintenance, emails, phone calls, and so much more. You are the frontline of self storage. You are the unsung […]

Reflections | 5 Ways We Achieved Our ‘Best of Business’ Goal
November 4, 2019

For the second year in a row, our team earned the ISS Best of Business Best Tenant Protection program. We are humbled and incredibly grateful for this honor. We couldn’t have done it without the support we’ve received from our clients, social media followers, and partners. So here’s what sets us apart from the industry […]

Increasing your Cap Rate | How TPP Brings Value to Your Offering
July 16, 2019

We can help you earn more money on each unit.  And we don’t make that statement lightly. Increasing your cap rate with insurance is limited, increasing your cap rate with Tenant Property Protection is essentially unlimited. But we’ll put our money where our mouth is.  The Hidden Costs of Insurance Some of the insurance companies […]

Keep your Tenants Cool | Customer Service
July 8, 2019

The customer is always right. Except when they aren’t. Summertime has a way of bringing out the best and the worst in everyone. Here’s how to stay on your tenants’ good side.  Start with your Staff The first, and most important, key to excellent customer service is your staff. The team you have managing your […]

Maintenance May- Look Up! Roof & Lighting
May 16, 2019

Part of surviving the month of May for a Self-Storage business means buckling down on the spring cleaning and maintenance. Keeping your facility in tip-top shape doesn’t just provide curb appeal to attract more tenants, it also prevents expensive damage to your facility and potentially to your tenants’ property. Two of the major components that […]

Hiring and Retaining Good Self-Storage Talent
February 11, 2019

It’s no secret that it’s notoriously difficult to hire and retain good talent for self-storage facilities. Unless you’re a ‘big gun’ you’re likely running on limited staff. You don’t have an entire HR department to handle hiring and retention at your facility (or facilities). In self-storage, as in every business, success is often dependent upon […]