Items That Cannot Be Stored In A Self-Storage Warehouse
A self-storage facility is a boon for people who need the extra space to accommodate the overflow of their personal belongings or business supplies and/or stocks.
While a self-storage unit can function as an extra garage of one’s house or a supply room of an entrepreneur’s business, and while many storage companies can accommodate the room size and rental terms specified by a client, there are certain restrictions when it comes to the items that tenants can store in their rented storage facilities.
These restrictions are drawn up by warehouse company owners in accordance with government mandates not only for the safety of the tenants and their personal belongings but also for the facility, the staff, and other people and businesses operating in the surrounding areas.
If a person wishes to rent out a personal warehouse, it would be advisable for him or her to bring a list of the things that he or she is considering for storage and consult with the warehouse facility manager to ensure that nothing that the tenant is planning to store is included in the restricted items.
For reference, here are some of the most common items and goods that cannot be stored in a self-storage warehouse.
Inherently dangerous materials such as kerosene lamps, motor oil, grease, fertilizers, paint, biological wastes, and/or anything that is categorized as combustible, hazardous, toxic, or flammable should not be stored in a personal warehouse. Further, tenants are also prohibited from storing fireworks, weapons, ammunitions, and explosives.
Perishable items and animal products are prohibited from being stored inside a personal warehouse. These items are prone to spoilage and have a high probability of attracting pests. Examples of these items are cereals in boxes, processed meats, and produce. Canned foodstuffs are an exception.
In accordance with the law, a personal warehouse tenant cannot store stolen goods, contrabands and/or illegal narcotics in their storage units.
If tenants have questions about the items they wish to store in their personal warehouse, they must consult with the facility manager before they haul their goods to the facility only to find out that these are included in the list of prohibited items.
This entry was posted on Monday, March 29th, 2010 at 11:07 am and is filed under Warehouse.