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Things to consider before buying storage space in 2022

Self-storage is an excellent and cost-effective method to free up some space. The popularity of self-storage has increased rapidly in recent years, resulting in an influx of facilities around the country. People are more confused than ever about what the ideal self-storage facility should look like and what they should consider when choosing one now that there are more possibilities. 

We have listed a few things you should consider before buying a storage facility that’s right for you below:

Space

When it comes to your storage unit, size does matter. While the square footage of the area is important, don’t forget to think about the ceiling height as well. Make a list of the stuff you’ll be storing in your storage unit to  help you figure out how big you’ll need it. You’ll need to make sure that some of the goods you wish to store fit in terms of the width and height. The cost of your storage unit is also determined by the size of your container.

Access

The main distinction between self-service and full-service storage units is how much access you have to your belongings. You can access your unit whenever you want at a self-service storage facility, and you’ll probably have your own key and lock. Because access to a full-service facility is controlled, you must give notice when you wish to access your items.

Price

Obviously, pricing is a consideration when selecting a storage option. There are a few things to think about when calculating the cost: the minimum amount of time required, the type of contract, and any additional fees. Some storage facilities will have a minimum storage term, which will have an impact on the price. In addition, month-to-month storage can be more cost-effective.

Security 

It’s crucial to investigate how secure the facility and its storage units are. When you’re researching facilities, find out if the units are monitored by camera or have in-person surveillance, as this will assist keep your belongings safe.

If you are looking to purchase a storage space whether it’s for personal belongings or business use in Bedford, we can help! Get in touch with our friendly team by filling out an enquiry  form or call us on 01234304444