How To Find Newcastle Self-Storage Options

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A home packed full of unnecessary furniture, sentimental items, old books, and unneeded materials? It might be time to invest in a Newcastle self-storage unit. Putting your things into a Newcastle self-storage unit is one of the best ways to cut down on clutter around the home, it’s also the perfect way to manage a move or transition, as well as a great way to temporarily or permanently store your belongings.

The convenience of Newcastle self-storage facilities is unmatched. Most facilities will allow their customers to rent units on a month-to-month basis and also allow 24-hour secure access to the premises, so you will have access to your belongings whenever you need them. Here are a few of the things you should look for when selecting a facility.

 

Safety amenities

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When trying to select a facility to keep your precious and sentimental belongings, it’s important to look for one that offers great safety amenities. You’ll want to look for facilities that offer security features such as 24-hour video monitoring, gated entry, alarm systems, locked units, and well-lit areas to ensure that your possessions are protected from theft and damage.

You’ll also want to look for climate-controlled units for your Newcastle self-storage to ensure that your possessions are properly protected from the elements, including the heat or humidity. Proper climate control will help to prevent the development of mildew, mold, and water damage on your items.

 

Booking units

Nowadays it’s easier than ever to access convenient Newcastle self-storage options. With the myriad of booking options available, including online booking platforms for many services, it’s become very simple to find suitable storage options and book on the go. Most facilities have great staff onsite as well, sometimes round the clock who can answer any questions you have about their facilities and unit options. If you have specific needs it might be a good idea to ask for a tour of their facilities and whether you can check out their different unit options, as things will help you to get an idea of the space available and whether it will suit your needs. Providers with online options are also super easy and they will often accept payments and renewals online and you can manage the details of your account from anywhere in the world, which is very helpful if you’re putting your things away whilst you move, or if you’re planning on spending an extended period away from home.

 

Accessibility

If you’re looking for good Newcastle self-storage options than it’s important to consider the accessibility of the facility. Many facilities have units across multiple levels, so it’s important to think about the items you plan to put away. If you have a lot of large furniture items then it will be important to find a unit with good accessibility, such as a first-floor unit or a unit accessible by a lift. You should also think about whether there are any hills or ramps you’ll need to contend with and what the maximum clearance for vehicles is, will you be able to get a moving truck onto the premises? It’s also important to think about the height of the door to the unit, can you easily get large, bulky or tall items into your unit? It’s also worth it to think about the proximity of the facilities, are they in a convenient location for you and how often will you need to access your possessions? If you’re putting things away to make more room at home but will need to make regular trips to the facility, finding one close to home should be a top priority.