May 10, 2021 | 3 minute read

Ways Your Business Can Benefit from a Self-Storage Unit


The ultimate dream for many people is to be a business owner. It’s hard work, of course, but the dream of reporting to no one, setting your own hours, and pulling in all the profit, is the ultimate level of freedom. And with the way the world is these days, there are endless opportunities to achieve that goal.

There are challenges, of course, but there are also ways to make the venture easier and more likely to succeed. We see business owners — of companies large and small — that utilize self-storage to help make sure their operations run smoothly and giving them the extra edge on the competition.

Here are some of the ways a business can benefit from a self-storage unit.

5 Ways a Business Can Benefit From a Self-Storage Unit

1. Storing Inventory

Paying rent for a bricks-and-mortar business front is not always a smart use of financial resources. It’s not even always necessary in today’s world. Lots of businesses only have online shops, even if they sell a physical product.

Instead of renting an expensive storefront or turning the garage or a room in the house into an inventory storage space, driving everyone crazy in the process, a self-storage unit in Vancouver is a great solution. Freeing up the space at home and saving money on a commercial lease might give the business the edge it needs to thrive.

2. Storing Documents

Most transactions have gone online, but many business owners like to keep a paper trail of important documents, contracts, receipts, and other files. But keeping paper documents can take up a lot of room, especially for something that isn’t needed very often.

Renting a storage unit for business documents is a great idea because they are safe and secure — with no threat from hackers! When stored properly, they are also kept in a temperature/humidity controlled space where they can stay organized and easily accessed while still being out of the way.

3. Business Expansion or Renos

Perhaps your business is going so well that it’s time to expand into a new office or store. Or maybe it’s time for a store freshener — repaint, remodel, renovate. Any work of this kind can be stressful, but made all the easier with a business self-storage unit in Vancouver.

A storage unit is perfect to keep inventory, tools, office supplies, and anything else while the space is undergoing a change or a move. You won’t regret it, not having to move things back and forth or worry about them getting damaged or stolen is easily worth the cost.

4. Staying Organized

Having all the “extras” that go along with a business safe and secure in one location saves time and energy (and money) along the way. Whether it is documents, inventory, tools, or other business-related items, a self-storage unit is a great centralized place that is easy to access.

It’s so easy to lose track of things and forget where items are if you have more than one location you are moving things back and forth to and from. Why not have a storage unit that you can easily keep organized?

5. Peace of Mind

Whether you own a construction company or a baking business, acquiring things that help the business operate is part of the process. Keeping track of these things is another story, and it can really complicate the process if you are not naturally organized or haven’t yet set up a system that really works for you and your business’ specific needs.

Keeping a business self-storage unit makes sense for a lot of reasons, all of which bring peace of mind to the business owner. Let’s face it, owning a business is very rewarding, but it is stressful.

A business self-storage unit is:

  • • Safe and secure
  • • Easy to access
  • • Easy to organize
  • • Affordable

If you are looking to rent a storage unit for your business in Kamloops, Vancouver and Burnaby, we have options for any and all your needs. We will be happy to set you up and help your business succeed.