What is furniture storage?

When it comes to storing your belongings, several options are available, including furniture storage and self storage. While they may seem similar at first glance, there are differences that can impact your decision on which one to use. This section will explore these differences and help you determine which type of storage is right for your needs.

Furniture storage is a type of storage solution specifically designed for storing furniture items. It is used when people require long-term storage and do not need regular access to their belongings (e.g. working abroad, travelling, or downsizing). The items are typically sealed in large ventilated boxes (wooden or metal) and stacked amongst hundreds of other containers in large-scale warehouses. 

Furniture storage can be used to store anything from a few pieces of furniture to an entire household of belongings. Furniture storage containers come in various sizes and can be rented for short-term or long-term storage needs. Some furniture storage solutions also offer climate-controlled units, which can help to protect your furniture from fluctuations in temperature and humidity.

What is self storage?

Self storage is a type of service that provides individuals or businesses with a space to store their belongings or goods for a short or long period of time. These spaces are typically rented out on a weekly or monthly basis and come in various sizes and configurations to suit different needs.

Self storage units can store a wide range of items, including furniture, appliances, clothing, documents, vehicles, and equipment. They are generally secured with a locking mechanism and can be accessed by the tenant during specified hours.

Self storage facilities are often found in industrial or commercial areas and are typically owned and managed by private companies. Some facilities offer additional services such as climate control, security surveillance, and insurance coverage for the stored items.

Why use self storage to store your furniture?

Self storage can be an excellent option for furniture storage for a few reasons.
  • Secure and convenient locations to store your belongings 
  • Offers a range of security features, such as 24-hour video surveillance, access control systems, and on-site staff, to help protect your furniture from theft and damage 
  • Designed to be easily accessible, allowing you to store and retrieve your furniture anytime.
  • Offer flexible rental agreements, which means you can rent a unit for as long as you need and only pay for the storage space you require. This makes it an excellent option for those needing to store furniture items for weeks, months, or even years.

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Why choose Safestore storage to store furniture

Safestore is a reputable and established self storage company that provides secure and flexible storage solutions for short-term and long-term needs. Here are some reasons why you might consider choosing Safestore for furniture storage:
  1. Access: You can access your unit 365 days a year from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (in some cases until midnight)
  2. Security: Safestore provides 24-hour video surveillance, intruder alarms, and individual unit locks to ensure the safety of your belongings.
  3. Flexible rental terms: flexible contracts to meet your individual storage needs. 
  4. Insurance: Safestore offers industry-specific contents insurance to protect your stored furniture from damage or loss.
  5. Reputation: Safestore is a well-established and reputable self storage company with over 25 years of experience, which can provide peace of mind when storing your valuable belongings.
Ultimately, when choosing a self storage provider, it is essential to consider your specific needs and preferences and to compare the features, services, and prices of different providers to find the one that best meets your requirements.

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