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Mold Infestation? What to Do Next

As the owner of a self-storage facility, you will want to do everything in your power to ensure that everything that is stored in your facility is safe. If you do not do this, you run the risk of being sued by the people storing their belongings in your storage facility. For example, if you … Continue reading “Mold Infestation? What to Do Next”


Security Updates for Your Facility: What You Should Include

Insurance for storage facilities is not optional for those with valuable items they want to keep and protect. Keeping certain possessions at home is not always an option, and there is no such thing as too much protection for truly valuable merchandise. Most conscientious clients will have a self-storage insurance policy with a reputable company … Continue reading “Security Updates for Your Facility: What You Should Include”


Legal Ramifications Self-Storage Owners Might Face (& How Your Insurance Policy Can Protect You)

You do not have a self-storage facility if you are letting a friend keep his items in your garage for a few weeks. You have a self-storage facility, by law, if there are several storage units on the premises for which you charge a monthly amount for rent. There are certain rights given to self-storage … Continue reading “Legal Ramifications Self-Storage Owners Might Face (& How Your Insurance Policy Can Protect You)”


Facility Performance Checklist for Self-Storage Owners

As an owner of a self-storage facility, you know there are a number of things that must be in place to ensure that your facility is operating efficiently and is earning as much profit as possible. It is important to review these factors every now and then to make sure optimal performance is achieved. Competitive … Continue reading “Facility Performance Checklist for Self-Storage Owners”


When Your Facility Insurance Policy Should Be Updated

Are you the owner of a storage facility? One of the most important things to keep in mind is that your facility needs to be properly insured. There are a number of instances that may involve updating your insurance for self-storage facilities so that you are fully up to date. When is it Necessary to … Continue reading “When Your Facility Insurance Policy Should Be Updated”


Why Lighting in Your Storage Facility is Important

It is critical to have good lighting in self-storage facilities. Adequate lighting helps with safety and security of the whole facility and the individual storage spaces. When there is sufficient lighting, slips and falls are less likely to occur when customers are able to sell well. In addition, crime is reduced in well-lit areas and … Continue reading “Why Lighting in Your Storage Facility is Important”


How to Prepare Your Storage Facility for Hurricane Season

Do you live in an area that is routinely visited by hurricanes? It’s an excellent idea to do all in your power to make sure that your storage facility is well prepared to survive such an event. What Are the Most Useful Preparation Tips? Make sure to have your roof inspected on an annual basis … Continue reading “How to Prepare Your Storage Facility for Hurricane Season”


Facility Maintenance Helps Prevent Loss and Makes Your Facility More Attractive to Prospective Tenants!

Take a drive around your area and look at the self-storage facilities. How do they look and compare against yours? How your facility looks is one of the first things a prospective tenant evaluates when they are looking to rent a unit. Are there overgrown bushes and trees limbs hanging over the buildings? Is there … Continue reading “Facility Maintenance Helps Prevent Loss and Makes Your Facility More Attractive to Prospective Tenants!”


How Much Insurance Does My Facility Actually Need?

Most owners of self-storage facilities don’t want to consider the possibility of damages happening on their property or to their tenants. But being too optimistic and not seeing the reality of doing business may cost you the business, according to StorInsure. One of your first steps is to evaluate the total amount of insurance for … Continue reading “How Much Insurance Does My Facility Actually Need?”


The Importance of Self-Storage Facility Insurance: Some Horror Stories

Lest anyone doubt the absolutely essential nature of self-storage facility insurance, consider a few horror stories. An estimated 10% of U.S. households pay for self-storage. Human history contains many astonishing, almost surreal events. Self-storage facility owners through the nature of their business sometimes encounter unexpected circumstances beyond their control. We’ve researched three examples which clearly demonstrate why a StorInsure … Continue reading “The Importance of Self-Storage Facility Insurance: Some Horror Stories”