Popular Uses For Self Storage - 10 Ways To Use Self Storage In Devon and Cornwall
Self storage is growing in popularity in the UK with more and more domestic and commercial customers taking advantage of self storage facilities.
You can store almost anything with us for as long as you want. This flexibility means our storage units are used to store all kinds of things, from bouncy castles to motorbikes and house contents. Read our self storage FAQs for advice on what can be stored.
Self storage is used by businesses and homeowners. We've compiled a list of uses for domestic and commercial self storage.
Top Ten Domestic Uses For Self Storage in Devon and Cornwall
Self storage is popular with people moving house but our services are used for much more than just that!
1. Temporary storage during a house sale or move
Customers may need short-term storage whilst they are selling their house or during the move itself. Our flexible storage contracts mean customers can store for as long as they want.
2. Long-term storage after downsizing
There is no need to get rid of valuable belongings when you move to a smaller house. You can securely store your valuables in one of our storage units and access it whenever you want to.
3. Free up space in the garage
Use a storage container to finally make room for the car again!
4. Storage for hobby or sports equipment
Specialist hobby equipment can be expensive and may not be used for reasonably long periods. Individuals as well as sports clubs take advantage of our low cost storage to ensure their equipment is safe when its not being used.
5. Declutter the spare room, loft, cellar or shed
It is amazing how much of a positive effect decluttering your home can have and free space is often at a premium in modern homes and flats.
6. Secure storage for caravans and motorhomes
We offer a range of storage solutions, from containerised storage to secure storage for vehicles. Many caravan owners prefer to put their vehicles into storage over the winter, rather than have them take up space on their driveway.
7. Storage for garden furniture over the winter
Our storage units are weatherproof and secure, making them a good alternative to storing expensive or large garden furniture and tools in a shed.
8. Short-term storage during building work or renovations
Whether you are building an extension or renovating your home, self storage can be used to keep your possessions safe and clean until the construction work is finished.
9. Storage for boats and jet skis
With our vehicle storage, you can keep your boat out of the water and not worry about storm damage, tides or theft.
10. Somewhere for the motorbike or classic car over the autumn and winter
We provide easy vehicle access to all our storage units and compounds. All vehicles are given their own space and you can access your vehicle whenever you want. You keep your vehicle's keys and no-one else will move your vehicle.
Ten Popular Commercial Uses For Self Storage in Devon and Cornwall
Many businesses use our storage depots as an extension to their workspace:
1. Secure storage facilities for removal companies
We have warehouse space, forklift facilities and convenient access for lorries. Ideal for removal companies!
2. Excess stock
Many businesses find it is more cost effective to rent a storage container than it is to move to larger premises. Because our storage is flexible, customers can increase or decrease the amount of space they hire as their needs change.
3. Storage for equipment or tools
We offer 'Grade B' containerised storage that is perfect for heavy commercial users. The units are a little older than are standard ones but are available at lower rates.
4. Storage of building materials
Our secure compounds are great for builders, construction companies and engineers. Building materials can be securely stored and loaded and unloaded with ease.
5. Moving premises
Sometimes businesses outgrow their premises and need to move to larger workspaces. During a commercial move, it is important that the business continues to run smoothly so stock, office furniture and equipment can be stored temporarily in one of our units.
6. Market traders
Easy access to low cost storage is popular with market traders and car boot sale enthusiasts.
7. Archive storage
Long or short-term storage of paperwork, records and archives can be stored with us and we have a variety of storage unit sizes available.
8. Distribution points
Our warehouses and storage containers are great for storing and distributing eBay stock.
9. Vehicle storage
Vans, lorries, buses and cars can all be stored with Dainton Self Storage.
10. Office space
We don't just offer storage! Many of our business parks have low cost office space and industrial units and are home to local businesses.
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