Self Storage FAQ
Are you looking for a Leeds self storage services? If yes, you may be looking to find out how self storage works.
Although different companies may offer different packages, there are some basic themes are common to all self storage facilities in the area.
This article is about some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to self storage.
• Why use self storage in the first place?
Most people who are looking for self storage are looking for a space where they can safely store their things for a temporary period. This could be because they are moving house, renovating, relocating abroad or to a different area for some time, traveling or it could be as simple as they no longer have enough room at home or in their business.
• How do I find a suitable self storage company?
Many people are concerned about this mainly because they want their property to be in safe hands. You should choose a self storage facility with security arrangements to your satisfaction. We recommend only using self storage companies with 24 hour monitored CCTV. You also want a service that is near you so that transporting your items is not a big deal.
• What is the storage duration?
Most Leeds self storage services allow people to keep their items for the short term and sometimes for long term.
• How do I know that my property will be safe?
Good self storage facilities are members of the Self Storage Association of the UK. Look for a sign of the logo both on the premises and on their websites. If you find a service that you think you can work with make sure to read their terms and conditions before signing up with it.
• How much should I pay?
The amount that you pay depends on the size of the unit you choose and also how long you will be storing for. It is a competitive business so make sure to compare different companies before you make up your mind.
• Are there things that I cannot store?
Yes, there are things that are illegal according to UK law. You cannot store firearms for example. You also cannot store drugs and any harmful weapons. In a nutshell, anything that is illegal under British law should not be kept in a storage unit.