Manhattan Storage Security Services
When you place items into self storage, you want to know that they are
safe and secure. Chelsea Mini Storage is dedicated to providing secure
self storage in Manhattan with comprehensive security measures that include
onsite security guards, video surveillance, and controlled entry and exit
sign-outs. Whether you want to store business files and equipment or your
cherished personal belongings, out storage facility is a secure location
that will meet all your self storage needs.
Tips for Storing Items Securely
In addition to selecting a storage facility with onsite security measures,
there are a few additional ways in which you can protect your belongings
in self storage.
- When storing items for your business, limit the number of employees with
access to your storage facility. The fewer individuals with access to
your self storage unit, the lower the chances that something will be lost,
misplaced, or stolen.
- Keep the keys to your storage unit in a safe place to prevent theft. Never
label the key itself with the address and number of your storage unit,
as this could lead a thief right to your property. If you have a second
key, give it to a trusted friend or family member in case your key becomes
lost or stolen—if your keys are stolen, change your storage unit’s
- Investing in a high-quality lock for your storage space is well worth the
money. Although there is plentiful onsite security at your storage facility,
a good lock will provide an added layer of protection for the items inside
your mini storage unit.
Why Onsite Security Matters
As homes and businesses increase their onsite security measures, self storage
theft remains a concern. In 2012, seven percent of storage facilities
in the U.S. suffered a break-in. While this number represents a decrease
from previous years, the fact remains that self storage theft can still
occur. Storage facilities with poor or no security measures present a
more appealing target to thieves, who will pass by a storage facility
that has taken several proactive steps to prevent unauthorized access
to the site and individual storage units. Simple solutions such as modern
lighting, security patrols, visible video surveillance, building alarms,
and controlled facility access all work together to create a safety net
for your belongings so you can maintain peace of mind while they are in
You have many choices when selecting an NYC storage unit. At Chelsea Mini
Storage, we have taken extensive steps to ensure the safety of your items
while they are in storage. If you would like to learn more about our mini
storage and moving services, please call (888) 549-4090.