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What to Look For In a Self Storage Provider

There is a lot of choice in storage facilities and providers, but not all of them are created equal. Here a few things to look out for when you are choosing a storage unit.


This is perhaps one of the most important. If a storage unit does not offer a high level of security 24/7, then it is not worth your money. This should include security cameras, adequate lighting, on-site staff, alarm systems and more. Nobody wants to worry about the safety of their possessions whilst it is in storage, so to save yourself some stress, make sure you find a storage facility with adequate security.


Not everyone needs the same thing from storage. Someone moving out of a 15 bedroom mansion will need a lot less space than someone moving out of a one bedroom apartment, this means that a storage unit cannot be one size fits all. Make sure that your storage facility offers a range of different unit sizes and options. Also, you might not be sure how long you need your storage for, so make sure they are flexible with this as well.


Before determining your storage choice, think about your needs when accessing storage. You might only be accessing late at night or early on a weekend or just once every few months. Every storage facility will have different access hours, so it’s important to find one that suits you. Also, look for storage units that are easy to travel to and have adequate parking or public transport links.


This might not seem that important, as you aren’t going to be living there, just storing your possessions, so it won’t matter if the place is a bit messy. However, if the place is a mess, this is a sure sign that there may be other problems that could be potentially more serious. An organised facility may show that staff are not doing their jobs properly, so look for somewhere that has regular cleaning and maintenance.

Customer Service

At K2S, we have a clear set of objectives that focus on a high level of customer service and satisfaction, providing every single customer with honesty, trust and respect. This is important to us, but not every storage facility may have the same ethos. It is important to find a storage provider that cares about providing you with top quality customer service.


K2S provide flexible, accessible and clean storage units that are equipped with state of the art security, all easily accessible from the A38.

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