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The Real Reasons Successful Businesses Use Self-Storage
by Dan Radak Wed, 09/14/2016 - 09:28
Storage is not just for backpackers and those who are in between apartments. They are a well-kept secret of success of many businesses. Having a storage place that works for you can make your life a lot easier. It can make your business run much smoother, as well as save you time, money and space. Here are some of the real reasons why and how great businesses use storage for their success.
They Expand When Business Is Good
If you have a business that is growing, soon you will need more space. You will need to hire somebody and you need to put an extra desk in your office. You need more storage room or you need your shop to be a bit bigger. However, if you are still being cautious about your success, you need to find a safe way to expand, without investing into the entire relocation process. Renting a storage unit can be the answer you were looking for. Freeing up the space of your archive, getting rid of furniture, documents and folders that you don’t use more than once a month will do the trick. Put those things into a storage unit and you will get a lot more space for your expansion.
They Invest in Inventory Preservation
Humidity, high or low temperatures or even common pests can damage your goods. Those don’t have to be some serious damages, but they can be just enough to chip away from your profits. Therefore, find a storage unit in which your goods will be safe. In that way, even by paying your monthly rental, you will still break even since your goods will still be 100% there – undamaged.
They Reuse the Stuff from Previous Years
Christmas decorations are not that cheap. You keep it up for a couple of days or weeks even, only to throw the most of it away because you don’t have anywhere to keep it. The same goes for the Halloween, Valentines, Easter and many more. Holiday decorations are just one of the many examples how seasonal stuff can be preserved and reused with some touch-ups here and there.
They Declutter Their Workplace
It’s not a big difference if you need to walk five or ten steps to reach your copy machine. However, if you are in a hurry, it can get annoying. It can get even more annoying if you can reach it in two steps, but you have to make six, only to avoid all the clutter. Moreover, it can add up to a couple of hours each month. That is the time wasted. The time you were trying to avoid the clutter when you could have been working. Now imagine the difference decluttering can make in a warehouse. That is some serious money wasted. Therefore, declutter and store all those things in a storage units and use your time at the workplace more efficiently.
Once you figure out all the benefits that a good storage can have for you, it is all about finding one of them in your vicinity. Choose an easily accessible storage even if you need to drive a mile or two more. Check it out before renting and see if the conditions there are as advertised, and, once you are satisfied, rent it and make your life easier.
About the author
Dan Radak is a web hosting security professional with ten years of experience. He is a coauthor on several websites and regular contributor to BizzMark Blog. Currently, he is working with a number of companies in the field of online security, closely collaborating with a couple of e-commerce companies.