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Addressing Common Storage Questions: Are Storage Units Secure and More

Posted on: January 29, 2019 | by: Lighthouse Self Storage January 30, 2019

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Are you considering renting a storage unit? If so, maybe you’re a first-time renter looking to have a better understanding of the rental process. Or, maybe you have used a storage unit in the past but have never rented with Lighthouse Self Storage. In order to best answer your questions, we compiled a list of some questions we commonly get asked. Check them out below!

How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Storage Unit?

The price of the storage unit varies with the size of the storage unit, type of storage unit and which floor the storage unit is on. For example, storage units on the first floor will generally cost more than storage units on an upper floor. Additionally, a standard storage unit will be less expensive than a climate controlled storage unit.

How Important is Climate Controlled Storage?

Unfortunately, the answer to this question is not as simple as the last question. It really depends on what you are storing. Climate controlled storage is necessary when storing items that are sensitive to fluctuations in temperature. A climate controlled storage unit can help to protect your items from the California and Florida heat.

Do I Need Climate Controlled Storage?

Going along with the question above, the answer to this question depends on what you are storing. If you are storing leather or wooden furniture, appliances, documents, antiques and other temperature sensitive items, it is important to use a climate controlled storage unit. Before storing an item that you believe may be sensitive to fluctuations in temperature, talk to the storage professionals onsite at your storage facility.

Are Storage Units Secure?

We want to give you one less thing to worry about, which is why our storage facilities utilize some of the finest security and monitoring features. Our storage facilities are monitored around the clock using a secure camera surveillance system. Our secure gate access helps to keep unauthorized personnel from entering the storage facility. We also keep our storage facilities well-lit to deter crime.

Lighthouse Self Storage Has a Storage Facility in Your Area!

We hope that this article helped to answer some of your questions. If you still have some remaining questions, please contact your nearest storage facility!

Lighthouse Self Storage has storage facilities in West Palm Beach, FL, Homestead, FL, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Whittier, CA, Westminster, CA and Oceanside, CA! Our storage facilities have a range of storage unit sizes, in both traditional and climate controlled storage unit options! Whether you’re looking for a smaller 5×5 storage unit or a much larger 10×10 storage unit, we’ve got you covered!

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Convenient Storage Solutions for California and Florida Residents

Lighthouse Self Storage makes self storage easy with clean & secure storage facilities in Florida and Southern California. Find a location near you today!

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 (866) 483-3455 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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