Storage Tips and Questions from StorPlace

There are many things to consider when renting a storage unit. The questions and answers and tips below will help you decide which storage facility to rent from and what type of storage you might need:

Why heated or cooled storage?

Heated and cooled storage maintains a steady temperature of 55–80° using
central air conditioning or heat, as well as dehumidifiers to control the
temperature. This insulates your belongings from the damage that severe hot or cold
weather can cause damage to items.

What should or should not be stored in a self storage unit?

Self-storage is an excellent option for storing overflow of many
different types of materials from your home or business. StorPlace Self Storage  frequently gets questions about what is acceptable to store in a storage unit. The most important thing to remember is not to put combustible items such as paint in a self storage unit. Also, do not place living items such as animals or plants in self storage.

Security options for storage

When selecting a self storage facility you’ll want to understand the different aspects to self storage security including alarmed storage units, computerized gate access, video surveillance and more. Security measures vary according to facility policy, cost, and even geographic location. Security is very important in your choice of a self storage facility.

Self storage tips for business owners

At StorPlace Self Storage, we find that most of our business owners make use of self
storage not just for long-term, but also for short-term solutions. If your business is running out of storage space for unused equipment or files, then self storage is a great option.

Choose the right size self storage unit

Estimating how much space you will need for your storage items can be
easy if you know what you want to store.
Check out our unit size guide to give you examples of the sizes of the storage units that we have and how much of your belongings can fit into which size storage unit.

Insuring your stored items 

Whether you are planning to store business or personal belongings, it is
important to insure the items in storage, since items in self storage are not generally covered by homeowners or rental insurance policies. StorPlace Self Storage offers Property Protection to help cover stored items

Vehicle self storage

Any type of vehicle can be stored in self storage to free up space in
your garage.
There are specific details that have to be done to prep a boat, car or RV for storage in order to keep the vehicle in running order. StorPlace Self Storage has RV/boat/car parking spaces at our facilities.

Packing efficiently for self storage

StorPlace Self Storage has created videos with description on the proper way to pack your belongings or business inventory for self storage. If you properly pack for self storage you will be able to optimize the space in your storage unit.

Choosing boxes and packing materials

Once the decision to move things into storage is made, the next step is to decide how to pack them correctly. StorPlace Self Storage offers a variety of box sizes, filler material and other packing necessities for all your packing needs. To make things easier, StorPlace also offers box kits which include different box sizes and packing material.

When you need storage just remember StorPlace Self Storage for your storage needs. We can also help you with  packing supplies that you may need to get everything ready for storage. We have 16 convenient locations in the Middle Tennessee Area and one location in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We look forward to giving you a great customer service experience at StorPlace of Cool Springs in Brentwood. Please feel free to contact us at 615-373-3006.


StorPlace Self Storage Can Help You Get The Best Value For Your Storage

Daily, hundreds of people in the Middle Tennessee area hire a storage unit for their storing requirements. With most people living in smaller homes these days, it has become difficult for people to make room for all their belongings. Nobody likes to live in a cluttered house. Therefore, people have started leasing storage units to store their items at low cost.
A storage facility may have several big buildings filled with rooms that are temperature controlled and are rented on lease to households and companies for storing their items. Besides leasing these indoor spaces, many storage properties have various sized parking spaces to lease. Many home owners live in gated communities where parking larger vehicles, such as Recreation Vehicles or business ‘box’ trucks or vans are not allowed. We also provide many temperature controlled units for storing your prized belongings.
For the safety of your belongings, e provide top of the line security with state of the art cameras along with ten symbol gate codes needed to access and exit the properties.
One of the questions that people often face is how to storage that fits their budget. Well then the answer is; StorPlace Self Storage, we are the perfect fit. There are ample options available for you to choose from. The recession has forced many large companies and small businesses alike to reduce the allowances available for their storage units.
We have a brand new facility in Hendersonville, Tn. Our brand new property is situated on Avondale Road, near the intersection of Nashville Pike & Saundersville Road. We have the most secure, attractive property with many large temperature controlled units and ample parking for boats and RV’s near our property. You will find our rates the most competitive. You will also find that the safety of the property is unparalleled with the gated community. keypad access, state of the art security. Our customer service is still of the utmost importance. You should be careful about is choosing the storage unit that is right for you.
If you want a storage unit within your budget, then look no further! For StorPlace Self Storage of Hendersonville is the safest, cleanest, neatest and above all the friendliest of all the storage companies in Middle Tennessee.
Some feel opting for simple ventilated mini storage is the way to go, since these units are less expensive, but this is not always right. If you have items that can be damaged due to heat in summers or cold in winter, then in the long run it may be more costly as many of those temperature sensitive pieces could get ruined from the weather. Opt for an air-conditioned unit, these heated and air conditioned spaces are just pennies more per month. You cannot afford to damage or lose your items just to keep the leasing costs low.
While choosing a storage company, take into consideration all of the other costs that may be incurred, like the cost of transporting your items to the facility and bringing them back. There is also the cost of traveling to and from the storage property to access your goods, the amount of deposit (if any) that must be paid up front. StorPlace charges no deposit. We rent from month to month. You are not locked into a long term lease. All customers receive a 10 percent discount on packing supplies.
No matter where you are in Middle Tennessee, we are close. We are here to serve you with 12 locations including Bowling Green, Ky.
Come visit us at 1010 Avondale Drive, Hendersonville, TN 37075, or you can call us at 615-537-4781.