Self storage units can be useful in a number of different circumstances. Here are some examples of situations in which it might be a good idea to rent one of these units.
Over the course of a lifetime, most people accumulate a large number of personal possessions. If this is the case for you and you have recently made the decision to downsize to a smaller property, you may need to get rid of some of your current belongings, as there won't be enough storage space for all of them in your new, more modestly-sized home.
Moving home is a challenging endeavour, even for the most organised of people. There are the pre-move arrangements such as contacting removalist services, setting up new schools for your kids, the moving day drama of carting your possessions to a new home, and the weeks of unpacking that follow. Even with a professional team of movers on your side things can get out of hand pretty quickly if you don't keep up during the chaos that ensues during a move.
Your business may benefit from some offsite storage, whether that's for records, overstock of retail inventory or new inventory not yet ready for store shelves, for rarely-used equipment, or for a host of other items that may simply get in the way at your office or storefront. Offsite storage can be more economical than the cost of renting a larger office or warehouse space, and a self-storage facility can even offer more security than you have at your own location.
There are a million and one things to think about when you start up a new business, and one of the furthest from many business owner's minds is the subject of document storage. In an increasing reliance on technology, some companies chose to store their documents online. But, for reasons discussed shortly, a physical document storage will suit you better when starting out. As a new business owner who wants some guidance on where to start when it comes to records management, consider the following three points.