Reasons to Use Self Storage

Self-storage units haven’t been around for ever, but they’re becoming more and more popular. What’s driving this growth? Why do people love self-storage?

It’s Flexible

If you’re running your own business you might need somewhere to store your stock. Some months you may have a need for more storage, others less. You get better deals from your suppliers if you order in bulk, but renting a large premises just in case you have plenty of stock will cost a lot. Self-storage is brilliantly flexible, rent additional space as you need it. This ensures you’re only paying for the space you actually need. You can grow your business without the risk of signing a long term business premises lease. If you’re a small business and don’t have a premises you might need a small amount of storage away from prying eyes for your paperwork. Just hiring a secure locker can give you peace of mind.

If you need self-storage because you’re moving house or downsizing the flexibility of hiring storage for a month or two could be the answer. Not all house moves are straightforward, if you find yourself with a short period when you need to store your belongings safely then self-storage is the answer.

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When downsizing you may have not realized how much furniture you have. A self-storage unit will allow you the time to decide which items should be kept, and which sold on or given to family members. Sometimes it’s good to have a little thinking time, so putting excess items into safe storage will give you the time you need. If you need storage to help to declutter you home it can make you feel more confident and in control. If you’re someone that has too much clutter and you’re aware that decluttering will help your mental health. It can be quite stressful getting rid of your things, self-storage allows you to sort things out gradually. Your home can be decluttered and tidy and you can re-home your extra possessions from your storage unit gradually. Reducing the stress and allowing you control.

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It’s Secure

Your possessions will need to be kept securely. A lockable storage unit with CCTV, perimeter fence and helpful staff working there during the day could be more secure than your home, car or office building. There isn’t anywhere that’s thief proof, even the Tower of London has been burgled, but a secure unit has all of the precautions to keep your belongings safe.

If you have private paperwork, but are living in shared rented accommodation a locker at Mammoth Self Storage is the answer. If you’re planning to be away from home for an extended period of time, you may want to rent a secure unit. Whether it’s the holiday of a lifetime going round the world, or temporarily moving in with a family member that needs some extra care, we’re not always at home. Why risk portable high value items such as jewellery and antiques to possible burglary? Homes and offices are not always the most secure place to store your property. If you know you’re going to be away for a while a secure unit at Mammoth will ensure your precious items will be safe.

Just more space

It sounds silly but sometimes we all need a bit more space. Your situation can change rapidly, and if you suddenly need more room at home you might find an easy storage room rental is the answer. If you suddenly have an extra person moving into your home, or your business needs to operate from your house, you will find moving excess furniture items into safe storage makes your space more flexible. This is far cheaper than buying a bigger place or renting extra business premises, and as it can be a short term rental it’s just there when you need it.

It’s no wonder self-storage is becoming so popular. We have flexible, short term storage solutions for all situations. If you need some extra storage get in touch and we’ll be able to help you.

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