Benefits of Self-Storage for Businesses
While self-storage is often thought of as something that is used for personal property, many businesses can also benefit from renting a storage unit. At LoknStore, we know that businesses, just like people, often have an abundance of items that are not being currently used that need to be stored somewhere. That is why we offer a selection of different commercial storage options that are perfect for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
Some of the main benefits of self-storage for businesses include:
1. Provides Convenient, Flexible Storage
One of the biggest benefits of renting a storage unit for your business is that it provides you with a flexible storage space that can be accessed 24/7. In most cases, storage facilities will also provide special services and equipment for businesses renting a storage space, such as delivery services and handcarts or dollies, making it easier to manage and move items in and out of storage.
2. Offers Security and Safety
Items that are left unattended tend to be at a greater risk of being vandalized or stolen. Since modern storage facilities utilize top-of-the-line security features—keypad access, security cameras, alarm systems—self-storage units provide a safe and secure place for storing important equipment, inventory, and files. Modern self-storage facilities also offer climate-controlled units, preventing damage that would otherwise be caused by weather-related changes in the environment.
3. Reduces Inventory Storage Costs
Depending on the amount of storage space your business has available, renting a self-storage unit can make it easier to stock and store a large amount of inventory, while also reducing the costs of storing inventory onsite. Self-storage units can be rented on both a short-term and long-term basis, allowing businesses to only pay for the amount of storage space they need, when they need it.
4. Allows for Easy Business Expansion
While having a growing business is a good thing, it also often means that you will eventually require more office space. Rather than expanding your current office space, renting a storage unit to house the unused items around the office—furniture, equipment, files, etc.—can help create more space in your current office. Renting a self-storage space is also much cheaper than renting an entire warehouse or commercial property.
If you would like to learn more about the benefits of self-storage for businesses, or if you are interested in our commercial storage options, please contact LoknStore at 604-289-0028 or by filling out a contact form on our website.