Introduction to Storage in Seaford
Seaford is a beautiful coastal town, situated perfectly in between Eastbourne and Brighton. Like many towns, there has been a rise in need for storage in Seaford in recent years. People are living in smaller homes with less storage space and more and more people are choosing to start their own businesses.
Finding the right storage in Seaford is important because it should offer you a safe, cost-effective and flexible space which is perfect for your needs.
Within this article we are going to talk you through the type of storage available in Seaford and the benefits you could get from using it.
Types of Storage Facilities Available in Seaford
There are many different types of storage available in Seaford, allowing self storage facilities to cater to many different customers with varying needs. Here we will discuss some of the types of storage you will find in Seaford.
Within all storage facilities you will find storage units. Storage units are storage spaces that come in varying sizes, often housed within secure buildings which are available for customers to rent for short or long periods of time.
At Cinch Self Storage Seaford our units range from 15 sq ft to 500 sq ft, allowing us to cater to many different customers, from people moving house to local businesses in need of more storage space.
Speaking of businesses, storage in Seaford will also be perfect for business storage. In all our other stores our business customers use our units as the place to store their stock and/or their equipment.
Storing their stock within business storage allows them to organise their stock in an efficient manner, making it easier to do their inventory management.
Many of our business customers also pack their orders or use their business storage as a workshop, which allows them to bring their entire business operations to us.
Storage for students
Using student storage in Seaford is brilliant as it means that you will be able to store all your furniture from your student dorm or house, safely and securely, when you go home for the long summer break. You can have peace of mind that everything is being taken care of.
Vehicle storage (including RV and boat storage)
If you enjoy jetting along the English Channel on a boat and need boat storage or need a safe place to store your car or caravan, vehicle storage in Seaford would be able to provide you with a secure place to store your vehicles.
Fitted with high level security systems, your vehicles will be fully protected within a self storage facility. Our storage facilities are fitted with 24/7 CCTV surveillance, pin-code access systems and state-of-the-art alarm systems.
Specialised storage options
Storage in Seaford is also able to offer you specialised storage options such as document storage.
Document storage gives you an off-site place in which to store your most important personal or business documents. It is particularly important for businesses as there are certain documents that you must keep for a period of time and you do not want them cluttering up your home or office.
Within our document storage, each storage room is individually alarmed with police response and has CCTV in operation 24/7.
Choosing the Right Storage Unit in Seaford
When it comes to choosing the right storage in Seaford, you need to assess your storage needs.
- What are you wanting to store in your unit?
- How long will you need your unit?
- When will you want/need to access it?
You need to ask yourself these questions and then find a storage facility and unit which is able to offer you what you need. If you need any help with deciding on the size of the unit you need, our team is always happy to help.
Another important thing to ask about when looking at storage in Seaford is:
- What security features does the company have in place?
You need to know that your belongings or business stock and/or equipment is being kept safe and secure. Our storage facilities are fitted with 24/7 CCTV surveillance, pin-code access systems and state-of-the-art alarm systems.
Benefits of Using Storage Facilities in Seaford
There are many benefits which come from using storage in Seaford. In this section, we will talk about some of these benefits.
Decluttering your home or office
Decluttering your home or office from time to time is really important as having too much clutter around you can have a negative effect on your mental health, causing you to feel more anxious and depressed. It can also affect your ability to focus which, if it is your office that is cluttered, will stop you from being able to work to the best of your ability.
Self storage in Seaford can help you to declutter as it can give you a space in which you can bring your belongings so you can go through them in a slow, methodical way. It will also allow you to get some distance from items that you aren’t sure if you want/need anymore, helping you to decide whether you truly want to keep them.
Safekeeping during home renovations or moves
Storage in Seaford will give you a place to keep all your belongings safe during home renovations. Renovations can get very messy and you do not want to risk any items getting damaged so keeping your belongings and furniture in a storage unit is an ideal solution.
It is also very helpful during a house move. Moving house can be very stressful but, by using self storage in Seaford, you would be able to pack nice and early, get your new home ready and unpack at your own pace. It will not relieve all the stress but it can definitely help.
Business storage solutions
It will offer storage solutions to your business as you will have a cost-effective, secure storage unit in which to store your stock, equipment and/or business documents.
You would also be able to work from your unit – packing orders, using it as a workshop or as a place customers can come to see your stock.
Seasonal storage (e.g. holiday decorations, seasonal gear)
You can use your storage in Seaford to store seasonal items such as holiday decorations, sport or hobby equipment or seasonal clothing.
If you run a business, you can also use storage in Seaford for seasonal storage, during those times when you need more stock to meet the extra demand such as Christmas.
How to Prepare Your Items for Storage
If you are storing business stock, it is a good idea to add shelving or a rack to your storage unit and once everything is within the unit, draw up the layout and place it at the front of the unit. This will allow you and your team to know where everything is making order packing much easier.
If you are storing items from your home, it is best to wrap fragile items in bubble wrap and place everything into boxes. If there is any space in your boxes, use packing peanuts. Store the heavy boxes on the bottom. It is best to dismantle any large items of furniture and then cover them with sheets.
Before storing anything make sure it is clean and completely dry before placing it within your storage unit. This will stop any vermin or pests from being attracted to your unit.
Frequently Asked Questions About Cinch Storage in Seaford
There are many common concerns and queries that come up around self storage. Here we will answer some of them.
Are they things I am not allowed to store with a unit?
Yes, there are. Items such as hazardous materials, perishable food, illegal substances or stolen goods, weapons and ammunition, living things including plants, animals or people, dead or alive, combustible items or medical supplies. For a full list, please speak with the storage company.
Is there a minimum or maximum length of time I can rent my unit?
We cannot speak for all storage facilities but at Cinch Self Storage you can use your unit for as little as one day but the minimum billing period is two weeks.
As for maximum stay, there is no limit for how long you can rent a unit with us.
Do I need to give notice before leaving my unit?
If your rental period has not ended, we need 14 days notice. You will be refunded for unused days. This may be different for other companies so make sure to speak with them about it if you choose to use a different company.
Who has access to my storage unit?
Again, we can only speak about our storage facilities but, with us, only you and any other authorised person you have told us about. You are responsible for giving them your access code and padlock keys.
If you have any more questions, take a look at our FAQ page on our website or give our Seaford team a call. They will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
There are many different types of storage available in Seaford and there are many good reasons to use it. It can really help to make your home and/or work life easier, giving you more space whilst allowing you to rest easy that your belongings and/or stock is safe.
Cinch Self Storage Seaford will be an excellent choice for storage solutions and we hope that you consider us when looking for storage in Seaford.
If you would like to know more about our storage in Seaford, please give us a call on: 01323 924 163 or click here for more information.