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Tuesday, 13 November 2018 13:44

The Exclusive Guide To Storage Service In Denver

Whether you have sold your home and are not quite ready to move to a new place or you have downsized and need some extra storage, storage service in Denver can come in really handy for a variety of scenarios homeowners and renters may find themselves in. When it comes to renting a storage unit, however, there about as many options available as there are people who need it. Choosing the right storage service for your needs can be tricky, especially if you’ve never needed storage before. We’ve put together a guide to finding the right storage for your needs the first time.

Size Matters

The size of the storage unit you choose is easily one of the most challenging decisions you will have to make in this process. If there is not enough square footage in the storage service you choose, you will incur additional costs in order to get another or a larger unit. The size of your unit does not only need to accommodate all of your items. If you will need to access the things you are keeping in storage, you want to make sure that your unit is large enough to move throughout your things. You do not want to have to unload and reload your unit every time you need something from the back corner of your unit.

On the other hand, storage service that is too large comes with problems of its own. If there are large amounts of empty space in your unit, it becomes an ideal breeding ground for pests.

Finding a storage unit that is the right size does not have to be overly complicated. Take precise measurements of all of the things you will need to store in the packaging or containers you plan to store them in. If you have space, it is a good idea to package everything and plan the way you will store it before moving it to storage. Once you have done this, you will know exactly how much square footage you will need for your storage service.

Is Your Climate Controlled?

Storage service often has various capabilities, one of which is climate control. Depending on what you are keeping in storage, you may or may not require climate control in your unit. Antiques, electrical equipment, delicate furniture, and irreplaceable belongings should be kept in a climate controlled storage service to keep them protected in long-term storage.

If you do not need to store anything that may lend itself to climate control on the inside, but you live in an area that has dramatic changes in the weather, climate control may still be a factor to consider in your storage service.

Choosing The Right Storage Service Provider

When you are determining the right provider for your storage service, there are a couple of factors that will play into the decision besides the size and capabilities available to you. While price and location are both key elements in storage service that is the right fit, you should not base your entire decision on these factors alone. The old adage that “you get what you pay for” certainly applies to storage, almost more so than it does in other scenarios. If you are getting your storage service at that cheapest price on the market, there is a likely a reason. It is important to note that the most expensive storage service will not necessarily be the best storage available, either. You want to weigh price along with a variety of other factors when making your decision.

Like the lowest price, just because a storage service provider is right down the road does not necessarily mean that they are the best provider for your needs. Location plays a role, but it should not be the only factor in your decision. One element that can help you determine the best storage service providers in your area is customer service. Just like you would not leave your kids in the hands of a babysitter that you did not like, you want to be able to trust those who manage the property you leave your belongings in. Exceptional customer service is a sign that your things are in good hands. In the storage service industry, customer service is more than just friendly employees. Look for a provider who contracts with pest control, cleaning and security firms to ensure that your belongings are safe and protected.

Protect Your Belongings

Once you have found the storage service provider that offers the size, capabilities, and protection you are looking for, at the right price, in the right location, the next step is to inventory and insure everything you will be storing. Your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance agency can likely help you find a policy or organization to handle this additional coverage that you will want to keep your belongings safe.

If you have questions about storage service in Denver, contact Amazing Moves today to learn more about our storage options.