Tips for Selecting a Self-Storage Company You Can Trust

16th October 2019

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Have you been considering storage options but don’t know where to turn? Finding a self-storage company that you can trust can truly make all the difference. If you’re trying to figure out where to store your belongings, these simple tips can help. 

There’s a reason that thousands of people decide to store their items rather than purge or get rid of them. Items or objects might have memories attached to them that no one is quite ready to let go of yet. And if that is the case, you can rest easy once you find a safe and secure place that you’re able to store your items. 

Tips for Selecting a Self-Storage Company You Can Trust

When you’re looking for a self-storage company that you can trust, these simple tips can help you make the best selection for all your storage needs. 

Choose a storage unit that has positive reviews online

Listen to what other customers are saying when it comes to choosing a storage unit. Positive reviews are great and it’s nice to know that other customers have had good experiences with different places as well. You can easily check Google reviews and even Facebook to read about the latest customer testimonials. 

Find a self-storage company that offers large units for an affordable price

Despite what you might feel, storing your items shouldn’t break the bank. Most storage units should have various sized units available at all different price points as well. This means that you should be able to get a decent-sized storage unit for not a lot of money. 

Make certain that there are certain protections available for your items

Even though your items are going to be locked away in a storage unit, you’re going to want to find a storage company that offers some surveillance as well. Why take the chance of putting your items somewhere that could get broken into and stolen when there’s no monitoring going on? It’s a simple question to ask that can really allow you to rest easy knowing that the contents in your storage unit are safe and sound. 

Find out how you can access your storage unit at any time of day or not

This is a big deal! What if it’s two in the morning and you decide that you need something from your storage unit? Do you know if you’re able to get it at that moment in time or will you have to wait until the morning? 

As you can tell, all of these tips are valid things to think about when you’re trying to find the best self-storage company to trust. And if you happen to be looking for a storage unit that’s located close to eateries, gas stations, and main roads, Shurgard Self-Storage Croydon Fiveways is where you need to check. They’re conveniently located and easy to access. Plus, their customers will tell you time and time again that they offer great storage options at affordable prices!


  • Rebecca Smith 16th October 2019 at 10:26 PM

    My brother in law may need the services of a self storage company soon so will link him to this post! Great tips.

  • Charli 17th October 2019 at 9:11 AM

    We are so lucky to be able to store excess furniture and surf boards at my mother-in-laws whilst we search for a bigger house but I will definitely be using these tips if we lose that option and need a storage company.
    C x

  • Kara 17th October 2019 at 9:55 AM

    My aunt has a storage unit and had a nightmare with it, so will make sure I follow these tips if we ever need one

  • Rhian westbury 17th October 2019 at 6:50 PM

    We had to get a storage unit when we moved out of my flat in February for our furniture before we get a house next year. The main thing for us was finding somewhere secure, but also somewhere that did a discount on longer-term stays which we did as we got ours for a whole year x

  • WhatLauraLoves 17th October 2019 at 8:29 PM

    Whenever I’m hiring a storage company i’ll always look at the reviews online too to see what experiences others have had

  • Fatima 19th October 2019 at 4:05 PM

    Self storage can solve so many storage issues. I love the idea of these in towns.

  • Karen Langridge 21st October 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Great advice, I haven’t needed to use a storage company yet, but when I do I will refer back to this.

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