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Things to Consider When Choosing a Self Storage Facility

Posted on: November 13, 2017 | by: Lighthouse Self Storage August 1, 2018

A wooden antique chair that requires temperature controlled storage

A storage unit is a smart solution for homeowners, renters, businesses and contractors. If this is your first time utilizing a storage unit, you probably have a lot of questions about choosing the right storage facility for you. In order to help you out, we put together a list of some common questions our customers ask before renting with us.

What You Should Know Before Choosing Your Storage Facility

Before choosing your storage facility, it is important to know the answer to these questions below.

  • What are the security features at the storage facility?
    When choosing a self storage facility, choose one that has the safety of your storage unit at heart. The storage units at Lighthouse Self Storage feature 24/7 camera surveillance to give our customers peace of mind.
  • What are the payment options at the storage facility?
    Many traditional storage facilities require you to pay your bill at the storage facility. We know you’re busy, which is why we offer an online bill payment option.
  • Does the storage facility offer easily accessible storage units?
    There’s nothing worse than having to maneuver your items through long hallways and elevators just to load or unload your storage unit. Lighthouse Self Storage offers drive-up loading and unloading options, so you can easily pull up in front of your storage unit and load or unload your items.
  • Are you planning on storing temperature sensitive items?
    Overtime, fluctuations in temperature can damage sensitive items. It is important to store your more sensitive items, like leather or wooden furniture, electronics and documents in a temperature controlled storage unit.
  • What are the storage unit gate access hours?
    We know our customers are constantly on the go. This is why we offer early morning and late-night gate access hours to work with your busy schedule. Before moving into your storage unit, be sure to ask about the gate access hours at that storage facility.

Let Lighthouse Self Storage Help You with Your Household Storage Needs

We strive to help our customers have the best storage experience possible. Our friendly self storage managers are onsite at our storage facilities and available to answer any questions you may have about the storage process. Contact us to rent a storage unit today!

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Convenient Storage Solutions for California and Florida Residents

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Recent surveys show that 41% of consumers rent out space to facilitate moving, while 17% need the extra space to declutter their home. Self-storage units are becoming more and more popular nowadays, considering the need to maximize on the reduced size of living spaces. If you live in California or Florida and are looking for the most convenient and flexible self-storage space, Lighthouse Self Storage has got you covered. Lighthouse Self Storage Facilities has a wide range of world-class storage units that are built to meet your specific needs. Below are some of the exceptional self-storage solutions you can expect:

Self-Storage for Homeowners and Students

If you are moving, staging a home or consolidating homes, our excellent, clean, and secure units will come in handy for your storage needs. If you are a student emptying your dorm, Lighthouse offers many storage solutions for your needs and items large and small. Our storage units will keep your furniture, books, bedding, clothing, electronics, and furniture safe and secure. Why haul heavy items back and forth, miles across the country when you can rent storage whenever you need it? We are convenient and flexible to meet your needs.

Car, Boat, and RV Storage

If you are traveling, you need not leave your precious vehicle, boat, or RV at the mercy of the elements. If your garage will not fit all your toys, consider taking out some spacious motor vehicle storage at Lighthouse Self Storage for them. This way, they will remain secure and intact, and you get to have peace of mind during your trip.

Climate Controlled Storage Units

Lighthouse Self Storage has an excellent selection of climate controlled units, specially made indoor units designed to protect your property from the damaging effects of drastic changes in weather, humidity, and temperature. We offer air conditioned or heated units to keep constant indoor conditions for all of your items and their storage needs. These climate controlled units are perfect for items that need to be in a controlled environment, such as wines and spirits. If you are storing fabrics, wooden items, electronics, family heirlooms, documents, and soft metallic items, our climate controlled storage units offer a home-like atmosphere for temperature sensitive and unique articles.

Drive-up Storage

This kind of storage is exceedingly convenient for businesses and homeowners looking to store copious amounts of property, and need to reduce the hauling distance and effort. With our drive-up storage, you will not have to incur extra costs on movers' hourly fees by taking days to transfer your items. You get to drive up to your unit, unpack or belongings, and continue on with your day. It’s that simple.

Business Storage Solutions

You no longer have to worry about extra space, rent overheads, or idle property during off-peak business seasons. Whether you need to store machinery, essential documents, or inventory, our business storage solutions will cater to all of your needs. We have worked successfully with many law firms, e-commerce stores, and contractors to keep their essential business property safe. Visit us today to find out more about our business storage solutions.

Hurricane Season Storage

The last thing you should be stressing about is your valuable outdoor property, which is likely to be destroyed in the event of a storm. You may also need to clear out a safe room to use it for shelter. If you have any lawn and patio furniture, consider taking out safe storage for it with Lighthouse. Our concrete self-storage units will give your valuables the safety and security they will need to protect them from damage. Our storage units can also come in handy during the winter when you need to protect your valuables from the biting cold.

Rent storage space with us today!

If you are in Southern California or Florida, Lighthouse Storage is an excellent solution for all your self-storage needs. Our storage units are secure, well-lit, and clean to ensure optimal care for your valuables.

Please contact us at (888) 809-0019 for more information about our new facility for self storage in Cooper City. You can also drop by any of our storage facilities to get a free quote on any storage solution that fits your needs.

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