The purpose of your storage unit is to keep your property safe. Safe means your possessions will be protected from the elements, untouched, and 100% accounted for. In order to accomplish this, you will want to take the steps necessary to protect yourself.
Take a look at how you can protect yourself and your storage unit from harmful break-ins.
Use Good Locks
Don't skip the basics. If you have items in storage that are worth protecting, then choose a lock that's worth using. The most obvious way to protect yourself from break-ins will be to maximize access control.
Choose a Good Storage Center
Store your possessions at a storage center that has security as their top priority. At Chelsea Mini Storage, we have state of the art Sonitrol Computerized Central Alarm System, including motion detectors, listening devices, perimeter contacts, closed circuit TV surveillance and interior/exterior video recording. We also have controlled entry sign-in and sign-out logs, elevator security guards, roaming security guards, resident on-site managers, modern lighting, and a fully sprinklered and alarmed building.
Itemize the Contents in Your Storage Unit
You'll also want to document all of the items you have in storage. This way, in the event of a break-in, you'll be able to file a complete police report. You'll also be able to list all of the items you have with your existing insurance policy, but you won't be able to do this unless you're organized.
To get information on low cost mini-storage insurance, call 1-800-544-6464.
At Chelsea Mini-Storage, we do everything possible to stop break-ins before they happen. That's why we take every step necessary to provide your storage unit with state-of-the-art security. To learn more, visit our website or call us at 888-549-4090.