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Secure Storage. Avoid Mishaps By Using High-Quality Storage solutions

Secure Storage. Avoid Mishaps By Using High-Quality Storage solutions

Is your family’s valuable property important to you? What about your office equipment or goods from your shop or workshop? If so, you’ll want to consider a high-quality storage facility to provide both security and peace of mind. This blog post will discuss what to look for in a secure storage facility. There’s no need to worry about your goods when you have a safe place to store them!

Quality storage facilities offer many benefits over traditional self-storage units. Not only are they typically more secure, but they’re also often climate-controlled, meaning your belongings will be protected from weather damage.

If you’re looking for a safe and reliable way to store your belongings, read on.

What to look for in a quality storage facility

When looking for a storage facility, there are a few things you should keep in mind:

Is it clean?
The facility should be clean and well-maintained. This will help to ensure your belongings are protected from the elements and pests.

Security
The warehouse should be secure, with features like security cameras and gates and a strong fence. A manager or guard on site would be a bonus for security.

Environmental controls
You’ll want to look for a storage facility providing climate-controlled units, as this will help protect your belongings from extreme temperature fluctuations.

Accessibility
Finally, the facility should be convenient, with easy access and ample parking. This will make it easy to load and unload your belongings.
By keeping these factors in mind, you can be sure to find the best storage facility for your needs.

Questions to ask when choosing a quality storage facility

When it comes to storage, there are a lot of options to choose from. But not all storage facilities are created equal. Here are a few questions to ask when choosing a storage facility:

  • What kind of security features does the facility have?
    • You want to make sure your belongings are safe and secure. Be sure to ask about the security measures in place at the storage facility.

     

  • What is the facility’s climate control policy?
    • If you’re storing delicate items or items sensitive to climate or temperature changes, you’ll want to make sure the storage facility has climate-controlled units.

     

  • How easily accessible is the facility?
    • You’ll want to be able to access your belongings when you need them. Make sure to ask about the facility’s hours of operation and whether there are any restrictions on access.

     

  • What is the pricing structure?
    • Be sure to ask about any hidden fees or surcharges to help you budget accordingly.

     

  • What is the cancellation policy?
    • If you need to cancel your storage agreement for any reason, you’ll want to know what the policies are upfront.

     

What type of storage do you need?

What type of storage do you need?

When it comes to storing your belongings, there are two main types of storage. Which type of storage is right for you? It depends on your individual needs and budget. If you’re not sure which option is best for you, here’s a breakdown of the pros and cons of each type of storage:

  • Temporary Storage
    • Temporary storage is ideal for short-term needs, such as when you’re between homes or need to store extra furniture during a renovation.
      • Pros: typically cheaper than long-term storage, more flexible terms
      • Cons: You will need to plan how you store your goods. The ones you need to get out of storage most often should be the easiest to find.

     

  • Long-Term Storage
    • Long-term or even permanent storage is perfect for items you don’t need on a regular basis, such as seasonal decorations or excess inventory.
      • Pros: Can be used for items you don’t need on a regular basis
      • Cons: typically more expensive than temporary storage, may not be available in your area

     

What do you want to store?

Not only for storing home furniture, personal belongings or office furniture and equipment. An easy-to-access storage service has many uses:

  • Products and Stock
    • A storage facility can be a great asset for a small business owner. By renting a storage unit, you can free up valuable space in your shop or office. This can allow you to stock more inventory, or simply create a more organized and efficient work environment.In addition, a storage unit can provide a safe and secure place to keep your inventory. This is especially important if you sell fragile or valuable items.If you are considering using a storage facility for your business, be sure to shop around for the best price and location. Also, make sure to choose a facility offering 24-hour access to your items.
      Your inventory will be well protected and easy to access when you need it.

     

  • Tools
    • Any woodworker or hobbyist knows having a well-organized workshop is essential to being productive.One way to keep your workspace organized is to use a storage facility for your tools. This way, you can have all of your tools in one place and easily accessible.A storage facility can also help to protect your tools from environmental damage, such as humidity and dust.

      In addition, a storage facility can provide security for your tools, keeping them safe from theft or vandalism.

      By using a storage facility for your tools, you can keep your workspace organized and tidy, and ensure your tools are well-protected.

     

Tips for storing your belongings in a quality storage facility

Tips for storing your belongings in a quality storage facility

If you’re planning on using a storage facility to store your belongings, there are a few things you can do to ensure your items remain in good condition:

  • Cleaning
    • Take the time to clean and dust all of your items before putting them into storage. This will help to prevent the build-up of dirt and dust, which can damage your belongings over time.

     

  • Packaging
    • Wrap delicate items carefully and store them in sturdy boxes. This will help to protect them from being damaged by other items in the storage unit.

     

  • Labelling
    • Label all of your boxes clearly. You will easily find what you’re looking for when you need it.

     

  • Stock Control
    • If you have a lot of individual items you will need to retrieve and replace often, you may want to consider keeping an inventory of the goods in storage. Adding items and removing them from the inventory, as appropriate.

     

How should I transport bulky goods and furniture?

When you need to move large items such as furniture or appliances to or from your storage unit, you have a few different options for transport.

You could rent a truck or van, hire professional movers, or borrow a vehicle from a friend or family member.

Each option has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example, renting a truck could be the most cost-effective option, but it can be difficult to drive a large vehicle if you’re not used to it.

Borrowing a flatback Ute or a trailer from a family member is usually free or cheap, but you’ll need to coordinate schedules and return the favour at some point.

Hiring professionals to help you pack and load would be the easiest option for you but may require more of a budget.

Ultimately, the best option for transporting bulky goods will depend on your budget and availability.

The Moving Man – top-quality storage for WA

At The Moving Man, we have top-quality storage facilities and we provide services to match!
We offer three sizes of self-storage units. There is a size to suit your needs and a price to suit your pocket. Our storage facility is dust and moisture-free, plus your goods will not be stored in direct sunlight.

Our storage facility is convenient with access from the freeway and two major highways. We are safe and secure with 24-hour monitoring.

Our collect and store services

    Perfect for those with bulky or heavy goods or simply a large number of items for storage. We offer three levels of service for you:

  • Platinum service
    • Load and Pack
      – Our team will use techniques we have developed and our specialist materials to pack your items into a crate. We will load the crate onto our vehicle.
    • Transport
      – We convey your goods to our facility
    • Store
      – We use a forklift truck to move the storage crates into your storage space.
  • Gold service
    • Load and Pack
      – You load and pack the storage crates which we deliver to you, complete with furniture blankets.
    • Transport and Store
      – We convey your goods to our facility and transfer them to your unit.
  • Silver service
    • Load and Pack
      – You collect storage units from your nearest The Moving Man storage facility. You load and pack the storage crates.
    • Transport and Store
      – You are responsible for towing the trailer we supplied, with storage units, back to our facility
  • Store
    • We move your goods into storage.

For peace of mind, security and convenience, The Moving Man storage is the quality storage you need.

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