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Security and lighting are crucial factors for potential self-storage renters. Here's why.

By Ed Clement

Protection of Belongings: Security measures, such as surveillance cameras, access control systems, and perimeter fencing, provide peace of mind to renters by protecting their stored belongings. Knowing that their items are secure can alleviate concerns about theft or damage.

Deterrent for Unauthorized Access: Adequate lighting and visible security features act as deterrents for potential burglars or vandals. Well-lit areas make it difficult for unauthorized individuals to go unnoticed, reducing the risk of break-ins or unauthorized access to the storage facility.

Personal Safety: Proper lighting ensures a safe environment for renters, especially during evening hours or when accessing storage units in dimly lit areas. Well-lit corridors, parking lots, and entrances enhance visibility, reducing the chances of accidents or personal harm.

Accessibility and Convenience: Good lighting is essential for navigating the storage facility, locating units, and identifying items within the storage units. It allows renters to access their belongings comfortably and efficiently, regardless of the time of day.

Reputation and Trust: A storage facility that prioritizes security and lighting demonstrates its commitment to the safety and satisfaction of its renters. This emphasis on security measures can build trust among potential renters, increasing the facility's reputation and attracting more customers.

When considering a self-storage facility, renters often prioritize these aspects to ensure the protection of their valuable possessions and personal safety.

Consequently, a well-secured and well-lit storage facility can significantly influence the decision-making process of potential renters.

The Storage Authority team is excited to guide you on your journey to becoming self-storage owners.

Let's build one for you or convert your existing facility to the Elite Storage Authority brand!

Is it time for you to learn more? I would be happy to have a 15-minute call and review the highlights of how Storage Authority can help make your self-storage goal a reality.

Ed 727-946-0745

Ed Clement is a franchise director at Storage Authority. One of his passions and responsibilities is helping franchisees find land by sharing how to find land both online and offline. Ed has a strong background in real estate, investment banking, and management consulting. He is available at or 727 946 0745 to answer your questions and share the Storage Authority Franchise opportunity.


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