Storage Units – More than Just Storing Junk!
Self storage companies are increasing in Singapore and it is easy to spot one nowadays. We often wonder what exactly self storage is and what are the things that people store in them. Most of the time, we will think to ourselves and laugh at those who spend money to store their things there when they can do it for free in the comfort of their house. What we fail to realise is that there are benefits and perks when using self storage. So what are the things that people store in self storage units other than junk?
Self storage are meant to be used not only for personal storage but also for corporate storage. Many companies are increasingly turning to self storage companies to store their things due to a lack of space in their office. Most of the items that companies store are their archive documents which they cannot destroy or throw away. Since they hardly touch the files, they do not want it to take up precious space in their offices and thus turn to self storage. Some home based business also utilise self storage for the same purpose – to store their archive documents. With a clearly lack of space in their homes, they need a place large enough to keep their documents, flexible enough to access it whenever they need to and cost efficient enough to keep business overheads low.
In foreign countries, people purchase caravans and use them for their getaways during the holidays. However, not all people have the luxury of keeping the caravan in their porch and it will become a liability to them. However, they are not willing to give up the caravan. Therefore, self storage becomes the obvious choice there. Not only can they access their caravan whenever they want, they can also bring it out for their trip and store it back when they are back.
For most toys collectors out there, marriage is the time when they have to give up their hobby. Most women out there are unable to appreciate toys and cannot understand why a grown up man would still want to dabble in toys. With no desire to sell away their collection from young, they turn to self storage which allows them to access their toys whenever they want yet keeping them away from the wives, leading to a win-win situation for both parties.
Self storage units are not all about storing junk and unwanted things although some people do it. Many people and business utilise self storage and it is slowly becoming an important and integral part of our lives. We will definitely need self storage with the gradual decrease in space not only in our homes but also in our offices.