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When it comes to self storage installation, there is a right way and wrong way to do things.

Self Storage Installation

While it may appear to be a case of ‘build it and they will come’, a steel storage facility only works if it has paying customers, and to get the customers paying, you need to get all aspects of your self storage installation right.

That’s why the best investment you can make, even before you start your self storage installation, is to talk to a steel storage facility expert. They know all the mistakes that everyone else has made, and they will help you avoid making the same errors.

Just as oils ain’t oils, there is a lot of variety in self storage installation. It’s not just a building that shelters your customers’ precious personal or business possessions. It has to be well designed and easy to access, whenever your customers need to get access.

You may be starting from scratch with your self storage installation or choosing to convert another building, perhaps a warehouse, but if you’re new to the game, get the expertise on side as soon as you start planning.

That expert will help you ensure your self storage installation fulfils all the requirements set down in terms of planning acts and building restrictions, according to local and stage government demands.

They will help you to understand that your self storage installation needs to be highly visible so customers can find you, and secure, so they feel safe when they need to get in.

That access is not just about to and from the road to the facility, but also within the facility itself. It’s highly unlikely your customers want to be carrying large items very far, so ease of internal access is as big a consideration as how simple it is to get the goods on and off the site.

Once inside, customers will expect your self storage installation to provide a range of storage room sizes, so you literally have something to suit every type of customer. That may well depend on the type of area you have decided to operate in, and the demands of the various potential customers who live or work near there and need the storage space you offer.

While it may not seem important to you in terms of providing a service and getting paid for it, the general appearance of your self storage installation is important.

A self storage installation that appears to be a new, very modern and/or extremely well presented will be more appealing to your customer than an older, rundown-looking building. Rightly or wrongly, a clean or modern-looking facility can be perceived as offering a better quality product and therefore could even charge a better rate.

Getting the right help and advice with every aspect of your self storage installation could mean the difference between your business succeeding or failing – and you didn’t decide to invest in a steel storage facility to fail.