Anyone can use self storage units but the concern for many is knowing how much space they really need. Traders and start-up businesses find self storage more cost effective to set up an office in their home and use storage facilities for their equipment or stock. Moving house or renovating is stressful enough without having to worry about running out of storage space. This is where choosing the right storage facility can make all the difference.
It is challenging to visualise how much space you need especially for first-timers. But this is an important step in the process as you don’t want to pay for space you don’t need. Many self storage facilities offer a wide range of units in varying sizes so it’s all about asking the right questions. Knowing why you need a storage unit is only the beginning as there are so many reasons. We’ve highlighted the top 6 reasons why people use our facilities in Bristol, Stroud and Gloucester:
We all turn our nose up at rules and regulations. After all, most of us still associate the dos and don’ts with getting told off at school! However, they are a fact of life. When it comes to self storage, there are a number of self storage rules and regulations which, if you choose to ignore, could prove very costly for you and others.
Here at Space Centre Self Storage we are happy to discuss any concerns you might have with regards to self storage rules and to allay any fears over insurance, protection and security. We will also inform you what you can and can’t keep in our units and containers. For the time being, however, we have detailed just a few of the key points you will need to know when it comes to choosing your self storage unit. Continue reading →