Preparing Your Self-Storage Unit for Hurricanes
June 4, 2024

As hurricane season approaches, it becomes crucial to safeguard your belongings from potential damage caused by severe storms. If you have a self-storage unit, taking proactive measures to prepare it for hurricanes can save you from significant loss and provide peace of mind. In this blog post, we will guide you through essential steps to […]

The Advantages of Self-Storage During the Holidays
December 4, 2023

The practical applications of self-storage by tenants are just as varied as the tenants themselves. As you own and operate a storage facility, you serve a myriad of customers needing to store: families storing furniture during a downsize, avid collectors keeping mementos safe, car enthusiasts who keep their hotrod parked to tinker with, or customers […]

What Not to Store in Self-Storage: Protecting Against Lithium-Ion Battery Risks
November 3, 2023

There are a lot of things you can store inside a self-storage unit, and individuals and businesses utilize it for a myriad of reasons. It is ideal for downsizing, as you can keep the things you value while making space at home to live. Small seasonal businesses can keep equipment and inventory in a safe […]

Don’t Sell Insurance for Your Self-Storage Facility
October 4, 2023

As a self-storage owner and operator, you are probably already familiar with tenant insurance for storage units. You may even have the licensing to sell this insurance at your facility as a way for tenants to purchase protection for their belongings. Before you tack that additional tenant insurance onto your monthly bill for your self-storage […]

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 […]

Damaged Goods | Managing Rodents and Pests at Your Facility
September 18, 2019

Some people keep rats for pets. Others desperately try to keep their storage facility clear of rodents of any kind. Whether you’re hiring pest control or keeping rat-atouille in a cage, here’s how you (and your tenants) can keep the ‘pesky pests’ from destroying your tenants’ property. Pesky Pests When we say pesky pests there’s […]

8 Reasons to be Thankful for TPP
November 5, 2018

It’s officially November, and for most of us, that means the Halloween decorations have come down and the Thanksgiving decorations are coming out full force. In the spirit of the holiday, we’re sharing 8 benefits to offering TPP at your facility and why they can make your season brighter, and the next season, and… you […]

Self-Storage Tenant-Protection Plans: Are They Insurance and Why Does It Matter?
February 22, 2018

  Self-Storage Tenant-Protection Plans: Are They Insurance and Why Does It Matter?     Self-storage operators nationwide are talking about the California legal case Heckart v. A-1 Self Storage Inc., which aims to determine whether tenant-protection plans constitute insurance. This article provides a summary of the conflict and its significance to the storage industry. Self-storage […]

Road Trip 2017 With TPP!
October 13, 2017

“On The Road Again…” It’s that time of year again!  Trade shows for the self-storage industry are in full swing across the country and it’s our time to connect with clients, potential clients, vendors and the many friends we’ve made in more than 25 years in the industry.  Yes, there is plenty of work involved […]