What is self storage and how can it benefit me?

Self storage has been a recent trend in lifestyle convenience for the past few years. Most people these days accumulate more stuff than they realise over a period of time and when it comes time to move, or sort through their stuff, they simply have no idea where to put it or what to do with it. That’s where self-storage comes in handy. StorTown is a convenient storage facility that offers both indoor and outdoor storage units for anyone to store their belongings. So, whether you’re moving, or have simply run out of space to keep your belongings, we’re here to safely look after them for you, whatever period of time you choose.

Self storage is a concept where a company, like StorTown, offer, units for the general public to store their belongings for any period of time they choose, for a fee. The units are safe and protected and customers have access to them whenever they choose. From caravans, boats and cars, to chairs, tables, beds or office furniture, self storage is a convenient way for customers to store their belongings if they are moving, don’t have the space or just need a place for safe keeping.

When you’re looking for a self storage company, there are certain things to look out for, after all, this company will be looking after your belongings and you want to make sure that who you choose will take good care of your stuff. Self storage units should be clean, secure and waterproof. You don’t want to come back to collect your belongings and find that they’re gone, dirty or damaged due to water leaks. Units should be secure and have an armed response team  on call 24 hours a day to ensure maximum security. You also want to look for a company who offers you competitive rates for renting, they also need to be reasonable and should take your personal requirements into account. When choosing a self-storage company, you should make sure that you have access to your unit whenever you need to. You are storing your belongings, so you should be allowed to access them whenever you need to. Whether the company provides you with a lock or you provide your own lock, make sure you have a spare key and access to your unit.

Depending on your needs and belongings, units at a self storage company should be big enough to fit all your belongings in. Whether you’re storing 2 boxes, or a boat and a caravan, a storage company should offer you the option of various spacing sizes so that you can store your belongings in a unit that is not cramped and could potentially cause damage to your belongings. StorTown offers a convenient estimator for you to decide on the correct amount of space you will need – http://www.stortown.co.za/estimator.html

For a self storage company that offers you all of this and more, contact StorTown today. We have over 800 units, both indoor and outdoor, that are secure, clean, modern and waterproof at rates that are calculated according to your personal requirements. We’re here to help keep your belongings safe for you until you need them again. For more information on branches, rates and our units contact us today on http://www.stortown.co.za/contact-us/.


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