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Topic: Self Storage

Traditional Climate Controlled Storage

Traditional Climate Controlled Storage

Do you know what kind of storage environment is right for your business? Humidity, temperature, light exposure, and other environmental factors are important factors to consider when planning long-term storage. The terms “temperature controlled” and climate controlled storage” are often used interchangeably, but the differences between the two are large, and the safety of your […]
Traditional Self Storage: Is it the Right Choice for Your Business?

Traditional Self Storage: Is it the Right Choice for Your Business?

Space is tight in California’s urban centers—with occupancy costs at a jaw-dropping $113.84 per square foot in San Francisco. If given the choice, you might think about putting some of your business stuff in a traditional self storage unit and leasing out some of that extra space in your office formerly taken up by all […]

The Perils of Stan (who’s not a self-storage fan)

Sally, The New Girl

Self Storage Nightmares

Self Storage Nightmares

If you Google the phrase “self storage break-ins,” the results will leave you with the question: just how safe is my extra space storage? In California alone, a study conducted by CBS 5 showed the amount of break-ins that occurred in Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose at self-storage facilities like Public Storage, Extra Space Storage […]
5 Most Overlooked Self Storage Risks

5 Most Overlooked Self Storage Risks

Companies looking to store records offsite might think a self-storage unit is the perfect solution. On the surface, these facilities appear to be a convenient and relatively safe option, but don’t be fooled. Self Storage risks including theft, breaks ins, and fire or flood damage make them a risky place to store confidential information. One […]