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Is the thought of using a self-storage unit crossing your mind? Or maybe you already rent a storage unit and need some tips and tricks to improve your self-storage experience. Nonetheless, this guide can help you get the most out of your unit!

Get a self-storage unit near you

Getting a storage unit located close to you is a good start.. especially if you plan or visiting your storage unit regularly! It’s only useful to rent a storage unit a bit further away if it’s for short-term storage such as a jet ski during an offseason.

Shop around for a facility 

Take your time with this process and consider different options that fit your storage needs

Find the right storage unit size

Storage units come in many different sizes – find out all the sizes and choose which one will be most applicable!

Pack & store your items properly

Putting your items in order is a crucial step for this process. This is to ensure that your belongings don’t get damaged. Spend time on packing your items correctly in the boxes – this is important especially when you use long-term storage.

Create an inventory

Keep a list of all the items you are keeping in your storage unit. This makes it easier to search for something if you urgently need it.

Rent a self-storage unit at Collect a Store!


Now that you know all the dos to self-storage, it’s time to start your self-storage journey or possibly fix your current self-storage situation.

At Collect A Store, we believe in simple and affordable self-storage solutions. Whether you are relocating, downscaling, or need more space in your office or garage, we have the perfect solution. 24-hour onsite security, CCTV, and armed response are only some of the measures we implement to ensure complete safety on our premises.

Call the team on +27 21 850 8248 | 0861 1 STORE or send an enquiry online