Problems Paying Your Self Storage Fees?

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When renting a self storage unit, many people often neglect to think about the long-term impact. This includes self storage payments and the real issues around what happens when you don’t pay. Just think of the TV show, Storage Wars and how they auction the contents of those cheap storage units.

The question we often get asked is whether self storage centres can actually arrange public auctions if customers don’t pay. Well, the answer is “Yes” and “No”.  Whilst they have the right to hold or sell the contents until any debt has been repaid, there is a process every storage facility must follow.

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Common Reasons Why People Use Self Storage

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As space is becoming a problem for many households and businesses, self storage has become the first choice for many. At some point, many of us will need a self storage unit whether it’s for home or business. The fact that its safe, convenient, reliable and affordable makes it even more attractive.

While there are several reasons why people use self storage, the most common include moving home or office, renovating, storing collectables, archiving and stock storage. It is even used by students and those who travel extensively as a safe haven for their belongings.

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