Some enterprises are paper intensive. When a large clientele is added, to this paper chase, it can mean a need for a lot of storage. Anytime a contract is signed and services are performed, the paperwork, work orders, notes, and correspondence need to be kept for a period of time. In the construction business, some states require the contractor to be responsible for their work two years past the completion of the project. This could mean having to keep the files for up to five years or more.
Often times a company will downsize for various reasons. It can be due to outsourcing, a down turn in purchasing, or the business just got more efficient that the square footage wasn’t needed. When offices are in flux putting furniture and extra office furnishings into a temporary holding area can save money if the company later requires to growth again.
Small manufacturing companies can put some of the older or outdated machines out of commission and stow them while a new buyer can be found. This allows for more room in the old building to put new equipment or reorganize for better product flow.
Contractors commonly use a monthly rented unit as their base for keeping their tools. Landscapers, repair people, painters, plumbers, etc. All make great use of this open area. With some shelves, hangers, and hooks, the right sized bin can make for a well-organized tool shop. Throw in a generator and some work can even be done at the site.
Home-based businesses with a lot of inventory, can find a great appreciation for having a place to securely house needed products. This extra space could mean the difference between sleeping with your spouse and sleeping with your product. Give yourself a base away from the family.
Party suppliers can keep all of the tables, chairs, and buffet equipment in an orderly manner. When something is needed, the van can drive in and load up easily. By adding shelves to the interior, all linen can be neatly organized by color, size, and theme.
Storage companies may also have parking spots for automobiles and recreational vehicles. When you have any company vans, trucks, or toys that need a secure place to sit when not in use, this could be the answer. If you need a covered or more secure area, rent a unit big enough to use as a garage.
There are endless ways to make use of self storage for business purposes. When a business is new, in flux, or just needs more room, paying for a space is cheaper than building or taking the time to find a new place. Search online to find a local enterprise that will give you the space you need.