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 […]

Preparing for Emergencies at Your Storage Facility
May 3, 2024

Although it is not something we like to think about, having contingency plans for when things go wrong is not only smart but it is necessary. You don’t want to be caught out in the rain without an umbrella, so having solutions for challenges that arise is your best bet. Preparing for emergencies is crucial […]

How to Pack Furniture into Self-Storage
April 4, 2024

Self-storage is an ideal alternative to storing precious property, such as furniture. While relocating, downsizing, or remodeling their homes, people need somewhere to store their bulky items. When stashing these items in storage, tenants must prepare them accordingly. Not only is it good practice to pack belongings safely to protect them, but it will lengthen […]

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 […]

Self-Storage for Seasonal Business
February 1, 2024

Some companies are evergreen, with consistent business modeling throughout the year, with some variety during the holiday season. Some businesses are seasonal, with fluctuations and varied services and products, depending on the time of year and location of the business. Self-storage is often utilized in commercial storage, helping small businesses and corporate entities alike. Using […]

The Benefits of Partnering with Tenant Property Protection®
January 3, 2024

As a self-storage facility operator, your business involves storing people’s belongings. Insurance is necessary whenever ownership of those belongings changes hands. However, most insurance programs require a time-consuming and complex process to qualify, including background checks, classes, fingerprinting, and expensive licensing. There is a lot of fine print that limits the coverage provided, requiring you […]

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 […]

Post-Pandemic Staffing Issues in Self Storage: Should Your Facility Become Fully Automated?
June 3, 2023

With technological advances on the rise, more and more self storage facilities are opting to run their operations with little to no staff. This trend of automated facilities has its perks. For one, there’s less overhead and less training. With fewer people passing around important documents and information, fewer things would be lost in the […]

The Importance of Tenants Keeping Track of Inventory
May 3, 2023

Keeping track of all of the items in a storage unit will help your tenants in many ways. Whether they are a small business owner trying to start a company or someone who likes to keep collections in storage, it is best to keep up with everything. It is also imperative to track all of […]