Maintaining Your Storage Unit

By Storbox Self-Storage on May 27, 2015 - Comments off

Pasadena Self StorageOne of the main reasons why people get storage units is so they won’t have to think or worry about their belongings. If you have a safe and secure storage unit, you probably don’t visit every week or even every month. The great thing about high quality storage facilities is that you probably don’t have to visit often to ensure that your items are preserved and protected. However, it may be a good idea to visit from time to time and to perform basic storage unit maintenance.

Your Responsibilities

The managers and workers at a storage facility will do their best to ensure that your unit is safe. However, they will not enter your unit or check on your belongings. It is your responsibility to check in from time to time to ensure that your items are safe. Of course, what types of items you have stored will determine how often you should visit.

Check on These Items

You should pay a visit to your storage unit if you have clothes, rugs, decorations, art, or mattresses in there. Photos, vehicles, electronics, antiques, and appliances may require your attention as well. You may not have to do anything when you visit, but you should still stop by and take a look.

What to Look For

There are a number of warning signs to look for when visiting your storage unit. Look for signs of moisture, bad smells, or evidence of bugs or rodents. Make sure there are no leaks, puddles, mold, or mildew. If there are any of these problems, notify the storage unit manager right away.

What Can Be Done?

Minor issues such as crumbs and ants can be cleaned up and resolved quickly. If there are bugs or a leak, you may need to work with management to move out your items and fix the problem. You even may need to shift your belongings to another unit.

Your belongings will be safe and secure if you store them here at STORBOX. Our units are clean and our facility has reliable security. Please pay us a visit to receive a tour.

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