Top 10 Things To NOT Put Into a Storage Unit

At some point in your life, you’re probably going to need a self-storage unit. Whether it’s for short term or long term storage of seasonal items, downsizing, decluttering, moving or warehousing business items.

 

It’s always a good idea to plan ahead for storage. When you know how much room you’ll need, then you can shop around and find the best facility. Your decision shouldn’t just be based on price – be sure to consider location, security, convenience, climate control and access, as well.

 

When it comes to what to put into your storage unit – anything goes. Well actually, not everything. Thanks to Crystal, the site manager at our Kingston location, here’s a list of items that should NOT be kept in a self-storage unit.

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Storage Unit Insurance: What Is It And Why Do I Need it?

Most self-storage facilities provide strong security to protect your belongings. What storage companies can’t protect against are things like fires, floods and unforseen occurrences that can damage your stuff. That’s when you need storage unit insurance.

 

We asked Patricia Wynowsky, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in Kitchener, to answer the common questions that people have about storage unit insurance.

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5 Ways To Make Sure Your Storage Unit is Safe & Secure

 

Out of sight, out of mind is one of the benefits of putting your possessions into a self-storage unit. But to really put your mind at ease, you want to be sure that your items are stored safely and securely to minimize any risk of damage or theft. Louise Gaerdes, a Site Manager at Apple Self-Storage, shares some valuable tips on how to determine if a storage-unit facility is safe and suitable, along with the best way to protect the contents of your unit.

 

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