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Storge Units Rent – Everything You Need to know

08 December, 2022

Storge Units Rent – Everything You Need to know

Renting a storage unit is a cost-effective way of storing items that you don’t require immediate access to. Whether you need short-term storage for a house move or you are looking for long-term storage to keep valuable business or personal items safe and secure, self-storage can help.  

Yet despite the convenience and wide availability of self-storage facilities in the UK, many people are unsure of how self-storage works, what it can be used for and how to go about renting a self-storage unit. 

As storage experts, Keepsafe have created this short guide on storage units, giving you a one-stop shop for everything you need to know when renting a self-storage unit.  


Why use self-storage units? 

As rental prices for both homes and offices continue to rise, more and more people are turning to storage facilities to help them free-up space. Using storage units can actually save money as it eliminates the need to fork out on a larger property; simply store your extra belongings in a storage unit and live or work comfortably in a smaller space! 

Some of the top reasons for renting storage units are: 

  • As a middle point for storage in-between house moves 
  • For personal storage needs for items such as sports equipment, camping gear, seasonal clothing, gardening equipment or extra furniture  
  • To store inherited belongings of a recently passed loved one 
  • To store your extra belongings when moving in with a new partner 
  • For students to conveniently store their items outside term time 
  • For small businesses to store their supplies  
  • For general business storage 
  • For workers and traders to store tools and equipment  

The beauty of self-storage is that it can be used for almost anything, as long as it is within the realm of the law. Our self-storage units are flexible, and we can offer a range of sizes and options to suit your storage needs.  



The benefits of renting storage units  

As mentioned above, self-storage can be used for a wide range of storage needs. Self-storage gives people the option to securely store their items in a well-protected location.  

Keepsafe Storage customers also have the option to access their storage units whenever they need 24/7, creating a convenient and secure method of storing belongings. 

The main benefits of storage unit’s rental include: 

  • Extra space for your belongings  
  • A secure location to keep valued items safe 
  • Students or workers from overseas can conveniently keep their items in one place whilst they travel or go back home during term time 
  • Easily choose the right size storage unit to match your needs 
  • Free up space at home or at work 
  • Store tools or other work items without the costly price of an office 
  • Have a secure middle point for your items during a move or home renovation  
  • Run an online store by storing stock in a storage unit 
  • Free move-in van for moving items in and out of storage 


Top tips for renting storage units  

When choosing a storage unit to rent, it’s important to take your time so that you choose the best storage unit for your own needs. Below are some of the most important points to consider when renting a storage unit: 


  • Choosing the right location 

Location matters, especially when it comes to storage. The last thing you want is a storage unit that is inconvenient and inaccessible at short notice. Choose a location close to your home or work so it can be accessed easily.    


  • Choosing the right-sized unit 

As larger units tend to cost more, it’s important to choose a unit size that is right for your needs to save you spending unnecessary money. We recommend measuring out your items and having a rough idea of the unit size you need before deciding on a unit. 


  • Insurance 

Storage insurance is an essential part of keeping items in storage, Keepsafe Storage offers excellent-value storage insurance that can be purchased at the same time as your storage unit and requires an inventory list to be completed.  


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Types of available rental storage 

Most storage companies will offer a range of storage unit sizes and types, giving you a greater level of choice when choosing the best storage unit for your own needs and circumstance.  

Here at Keepsafe Storage, we have four secure storage sites spread out across east and central Scotland. At our sites you’ll find the following types of storage units for rent: 

  • Small sized storage units for students, including 10sqft, 15sqft, 25sqft 
  • Business storage units for storing tools or documents etc. 
  • Outdoor container storage units of different sizes  
  • Small, medium, and large indoor storage units 
  • Brick-built storage units  

Our storage staff will be happy to talk you though all the available types and sizes of storage units available. If you wish to discover more about the range of storage units we offer, check out our various storage facilities in Scotland.  


A storage company you can trust  

Keepsafe Storage is a well-established storage company with four secure storage locations in Scotland. We offer excellent storage rates and offer a wide range of unit sizes and types to suit your storage needs. 

If you’d like to enquire about renting a storage unit in Scotland, you can contact us online today.  

You can also call our individual locations directly to find out more about the exact units and sizes available at each of our storage sites.  

You can call our Dundee, Claypotts site on 01382 736 762.  

You can call our Dundee, Camperdown site on 01382 827 746. 

You can call our Perth site on 01738 580 077. 

You can call our Dunfermline site on 01383 726 512. 


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