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Features to Look for in Your Next Self Storage Unit Rental

Posted on: October 13, 2017 | by: Lighthouse Self Storage May 16, 2018

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There are many reasons you may searching for a self storage facility. Common reasons people choose to utilize a self storage unit include life changes, relocation, divorce and decluttering. Understanding what your storage unit should offer you will help you to get the most out of your storage unit rental, and will keep you from choosing a poor facility.

Security Features at Your Storage Unit

This is the number one concern most people have when renting a storage unit. Ideally, you want to choose a facility you feel safe storing your belongings at, as well as entering. Features you may look for include a well-lit facility, 24/7 camera monitoring system, and computerized access with individual codes. The facility should be fenced in to keep all unauthorized personnel from entering.

Insurance Coverage at Your Storage Unit

When choosing a storage facility, pick one that offers renter’s insurance. This is to ensure that if anything happens to your property while it is in our care, you will get compensated for your losses. Hopefully you will not need to use your renter’s insurance, but it is nice to have the peace of mind of knowing you’re covered. Additionally, a storage facility that offer’s renter’s insurance shows that they have your best interest at heart.

All-Weather Storage Facility

Florida can experience extreme weather. Choose a facility built to withstand whatever mother nature will throw at it. When there’s a possibility of serious weather, the last thing you want is to have to worry about if your storage unit can withstand the threat. Choosing an all-weather storage facility will give you valuable peace of mind.

Ample Lighting and Air Conditioning

When choosing a storage facility, pick one that has ample lighting. This is not only a great security feature, as it will help to deter crime and will make you feel much safer, it will also be extremely convenient. There’s nothing more frustrating than digging around in your storage unit searching for an item, but unable to find it due to insufficient lighting. Air conditioning is another perk some storage facilities offer. While air conditioning is not only beneficial to the renter for comfort reasons, it also can help to protect sensitive items in the storage unit from dangerous temperatures.

The Best Storage Facility Features

Now that you understand the features a storage facility should offer, you’re probably wondering where you can find a storage facility that offers all of these features. Lighthouse Self Storage in Miami is happy to offer all of these features to our renters, and more. We not only have a 24/7 camera monitoring system, well-lit facilities and computerized access with individual codes, we also have guards and a manned fence encompassing our facilities. Our facilities are also all-weather buildings, meaning your storage unit will be the last thing you have to worry about during a dangerous storm. Are you interested in setting up a tour? Stop in today!

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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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