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May 4, 2015

Self Storage For Commercial Use

Many people associate self-storage for personal use; moving, collectors, downsizing, but self-storage has so much more to offer for businesses in particular.

Self-storage for commercial use is ideal for storing any medical files, tools, materials, business records, equipment, supplies, extra retail inventory, and so much more. Self-storage is perfect for companies that are going through a transition phase, de-cluttering the space so everyone has room to work, or trying to avoid the high cost of renting a commercial space for storage. Did you know that self-storage is about 60% cheaper that renting a commercial space? The most common businesses using self-storage are restaurants, contractors, pharmaceuticals and hospitals, retail stores, movers, realtors. These are just some of the many businesses that use self-storage.
Many self-storage facilities offer temperature-controlled units, which keep businesses inventories safe from the elements to ensure their products maintain their quality.

Retail stores:
Inventory can quickly grow out of control with the change of seasons. Store any additional items in a unit for safe and secure keeping. As sales pick up and requires more inventory, the additional inventory can quickly be picked up from storage at anytime.

Realtors:
Keep various types of furniture at hand to quickly decorate a house for sale to make the house more appealing. Self-storage is a great place to store this furniture without getting the pieces damaged or dirty while still being readily available at a moments notice.

Small Businesses:
Store any paperwork, materials, equipment, and furniture in your storage unit so that your small business can remain in an organized and clean condition. Storage units are especially ideal if you usually store your business supplies in your home or vehicle. A unit can serve as a small-scale distribution center so you can free up your space to promote a healthy working environment!


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Paige Weary

About the Author: Paige is a Social Media Coordinator at Storage Asset Management in York, PA. She brings the most useful storage tips and tricks to your social media feed and loves a good self-storage pun. Beyond work, Paige spends her free time traveling extensively, her most recent trip being the Andes Mountain region of Bolivia.