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Are you soon to be moving house or simply don’t have enough space at home for all your worldly belongings? In that case, finding a storage facility could be an ideal solution to your logistical dilemmas. After all, household space is at a premium across the UK these days and hoarding is never a viable option in the long run.
But how do you know that you have found a good space to store your possessions?! In this blog, we delve deeper into the qualities of a good storage facility.
Choice is vital when it comes to finding the perfect storage facility for your needs. A storage facility should be able to accommodate the possessions you have, whether you have a large property full of precious goods that you’ve lived in for many years, or a one-bed flat with a few possessions.
At Now Storage, we offer indoor and container personal and business storage facilities from as small as 16 square feet up to a whopping 320 square feet at 13 locations across England and Wales – enough space to store the possessions of a six-bed house!
Having reassurance on the safety of your goods while they are in a storage facility is crucial. Rest assured that whilst your possessions are out of sight, your self-storage provider is doing all they can to keep them safe.
Most reputable sites will have high levels of security, but it’s always a good idea to check. At Now Storage, all our sites have 24/7 monitored CCTV surveillance and security guards. We even provide you with a free padlock for your unit for that extra peace of mind.
Some family heirlooms carry so much history and special memories that they are simply priceless and can’t be replaced, so getting choosing a storage facility with reliable insurance will provide you with the adequate backup you need for your goods and help you sleep better!
All excellent storage facilities will have a robust insurance policy in place to protect your belongings from a wide range of risks, albeit theft, fire, water damage, or anything else. Make sure you get clued up and read the small print in the terms and conditions in the insurance policy of the storage facility provider you’re looking to use.
Whether you’re looking for personal or business storage, excellent customer service and assistance from your storage facility is essential. Try finding a facility that you can contact 7 days a week if you should have an issue and look around for any reviews to check that you’re choosing a reputable and trustworthy company.
Here at Now Storage, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our staff go above and beyond to offer outstanding customer service. We are proud to have an online review rating of 4.9/5. This speaks volumes about just how much customers value our storage facility services and the customer service they have received.
A storage facility must be cleaned on a regular basis, including moping, removing stains, dusting, and plenty more. Deep cleaning is a non-negotiable when it comes to maintaining a storage facility properly. It’s the storage facility provider’s responsibility to keep their containers pristine and clean. The last thing anyone wants is pests getting into their beloved family furniture!
When researching a self-storage facility, it’s a good idea to visit in person before securing yourself a unit. That way, you can check for yourself the cleanliness of the area and decide whether it’s suitable to house your goods.
Not being able to access your storage when you need to may become a problem. A good self-storage provider will have flexible access, allowing you to access your storage seven days a week.
At Now Storage, we’re open all week. We also offer drive-up access at many of our sites for added ease. We understand that we’re looking after your goods. Therefore, we make it as easy as possible for you to come and go as you please!
For many customers, price may be the ultimate factor when choosing a self-storage facility. A good storage facility ought to offer customers reasonable prices. After all, there is currently a cost of living crisis in the UK and things are gradually getting more expensive.
Take a good look into the daily, weekly, and monthly rates of the facility before making a snap decision. In 2022, it always helps to have a good eye for a bargain to avoid paying over the odds! Be aware that some facilities may offer introductory rates for new customers and offer discounts for longer-term stays, helping you save the pennies here and there.
When looking for a self-storage facility with these qualities and more, look no further than us here at Now Storage. We have 13 high-quality and reputable locations across England and Wales with units of all sizes to meet your requirements.
To find out more, leave a message on our website or give us a call on 0899 0787 110.