Self-Storage Top Tips For 2021!

Self-Storage Tips For 2021 by Boylin's Self Store

Boylin’s Self Store is here to provide YOU with self-storage top tips for 2021, for those of you who are beginning your self-storage journey this year.

So if you’re unsure about how to choose a self-storage provider, what to do about insurance and how to make the most of your unit – You’ve come to the right place!

This article contains a variety of our trade secrets, self storage top tips and advice to help you make the best, most informed decision and choices when it comes to renting Your self-storage space.

Getting Started – Firstly Choose Your Self-Storage Provider Wisely!

In order to safe guard your belongings you need to make sure that you choose a reputable local self-storage provider.

By choosing a professional and reputable self-storage company, you will have peace of mind knowing that your belongings are safe and secure in the hands of a self-storage expert.

While Boylin’s Self Store is a smaller business than our big brand competitors, we are experienced and skilled local self-storage experts who are dedicated to giving you the best deals and customer service possible:

Self-storage tips - Only Rent A Container That’s Right For YOU - Size Matters!

Size Matters!

Only Rent A Container That’s Right For YOU – Size Matters!

It is important that you choose an appropriate sized unit, so that you have the correct amount of space for what you need to store.

There is no point wasting your money paying for a unit larger than what you need it for or even longer than you need it for.

Furthermore, the correct sized container will prevent you having to squeeze things in to make everything fit, which could damage your belongings and even be dangerous to anyone entering the unit itself if items fall because they were packed and stored incorrectly.

Moreover, the right-sized storage unit will make it easier to find what you need when you need it!

At Boylin’s Self Store we offer:

Self-storage tips - Insurance is a must!

Self-Storage Top Tip – Insurance is a MUST:

To ensure the safety of your treasured belongings it’s crucial that you invest in effective insurance to keep your possessions covered.

A good storage insurance policy should protect you against risks such as: fire, earthquake, subsidence, storm, floods, sprinkler damage or vandalism. Moreover, if you’re storing clothes or soft furnishings, it’s a good idea to get insured against damage from moths and vermin.

You can shop around on insurance comparison websites such as Compare the Market and Money Super Market in order to ensure you get the best deal.

To find out more advice on how to get the best deal and save money on your self-storage insurance take a look at this helpful article.

Self-storage tips - We offer affordable self-storage for business and personal use!

Optimise and Organise Your Self-Storage Space to get the Best Value For Money!

By optimising your storage container, you are making the most of your space and therefore getting the most for your money!

It is really important that you don’t just throw everything in.

This will make it difficult to find what you need as and when you need it.

Therefore we suggest that you pack your space logically and with care.

Follow our Top Tips to Gain an Optimised Storage Space:

Self-storage top tips helping you to save more money!

  • Put the items that you will need most access to near the front of the unit, making them easy to grab quickly when you need them.
  • Label every box so you know exactly what it contains without having to root through it.
  • Itemise what is in each box and keep a copy of that taped to the outside so that you will know what the box contains quickly without having to riffle through the box.
  • Organise boxes by room or use.
  • Pack lighter boxes on top of heavier boxes to reduce the chance that someone will be harmed or things will be damaged if they topple over.
  • Stack boxes to the ceiling to make the best use of your storage space.
  • Allow for a clear path down the center of your self-storage unit.
  • You can save room in your storage unit by storing books and CDs inside another object in you’re storage such as a fridge or wardrobe.
  • Use empty bins to store garden tools such as shovels and hoses.
  • We also suggest that you make a map of your unit that details where you have stored each box in the container. This will make it easy to get at what you need quickly.

For further advice on the do’s and don’ts of self storage you can read our previous helpful article.

Get The Most Out of Your Storage Unit

Don’t let your storage unit sit empty if you aren’t currently using it. Get your value for money!

Clear out your garage and attic, de-clutter your house and store your items in the your self-storage unit.

You can even use it for business purposes by storing inventory or paperwork.

Boylin’s Self Store’s units are very versatile and can be used for both personal or business use!

For inspiration on how to make the most of your storage unit, you can read our previous informative article on the myriad of reasons why people use self storage.

Self-storage top tips - Location, location, location

Boylin’s Self Store Are Local Storage Experts Ready And Waiting To Help YOU!

We at Boylin’s Self Store provide storage facilities that are specifically suited to making your storage experience as easy and efficient as possible:

  • All of our containers benefit from convenient ground floor accessibility to make the moving of your items as smooth as possible.
  • Our units are instantly available to make your storage experience stress-free.
  • Every one of our sites are accessible during the convenient hours of 06:00 – 18:30 Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00 Saturdays, and 08:00 – 14:00 Sundays.
  • We have sites in a variety of locations such as Barnsley, Wakefield, Sheffield, Rotherham, Bradford and Leeds.

All that so we can provide you with the best service and experience possible when it comes to self-storage!

We have helped so many people find a successful storage solution during this pandemic, therefore why not you? Don’t suffer any longer – invest in self-storage and a more stress-free existence today.

For more information about Boylin’s Self Store visit our website by clicking here, or you can contact us with any and all inquiries regarding self-storage via email on: info@boylinsselfstore.co.uk.