Storage units provide us with an affordable way to store items we no longer need to keep in our home. These are items we want to keep for memories, but something we don’t need day to day. However, the problem is with storage units you have several options with some companies offering more options than others. Another issue is once you’ve found the right unit, how to ensure they provide a complete solution. With that said, we’ve compiled a list of ways to find reputable companies you can invest into when searching for the right storage unit. Let’s get started…
Friends and Family
The most obvious way to find the right storage unit is to ask people already renting a unit. They can provide you with a list of services that not only are affordable, but have a proven track record. Not to mention, being referred by someone renting a unit is a great way to save money on units as you might qualify for a referral discount. It’s important when asking friends & family about the right storage unit, you ensure they haven’t had any problems dealing with the company before. You might also want to try asking your local moving company for storage places they may have used in the past.
I can’t count the number of storage I’ve seen while driving around. The next time you go out for a drive make sure you have a pen & paper ready so you can write down the name of some popular units. After you can call and schedule an appointment with each to ask them a series of questions about your requirements. Next, with your list you can do what’s listed in the next step which is do an online review search. Of course when driving around it’s important to find storage units close to your home.
The internet has expanded so much over the last several years that you can pretty much find all the information your looking for quickly. If your searching for the right storage unit and have a list of companies than perform a quick search online. Often to protect one-another people will leave reviews about the company which can act as a safe guard for others. Whenever I’m looking for information on a company reputation I perform a quick search and will be able to find out everything I need to. Head over to Google and do a quick search typing in the business name + reviews and see what pops up. Next,
Once you’ve found a company that’s attractive get a list of questions ready to ask them before signing up to a service package.