Storage Questions

Most common questions asked about renting a storage unit – Covered!

If you’re reading this article, the chances are that you have been actively looking for storage solutions. Whether you are moving home, office or a student looking for temporary storage facilities, there’s bound to be several questions running through your head right now, especially if this is your first time renting a unit.

So, we’ve put together our top commonly asked questions to help you find the right storage unit for you. If don’t find any of the answers you need, please feel free to contact us directly! We’d be more than happy to help!

1: How much does it cost to rent a storage unit?

The monthly rate of the storage unit will depend on the size of the unit you choose. This is why it is important to have a clear idea of the amount of space you will require, as you don’t want to be out of pocket by paying for space that you don’t really need.

Did you know, at Kettering self-store, we offer 50% off the first-month hire of any unit? Click here to find out more.

2: Do self-storage companies offer a collection service?

The majority of removal companies do offer a collection service, but there may be an additional cost to consider. However, it could be cheaper than hiring a private van and a driver, plus the removals team are experts in transporting goods, so you can rest assured, your items are in safe hands.

3: How secure are my items?

Always research the company you are hiring and find out what security measure’s they have in place in order for you to trust your items with them. Most self-storage units are equipped with CCTV surveillance and monitored and alarmed 24/7.

4: How long can I rent for?

Rental agreements are typically on a month-to-month basis and usually with flexible terms. It’s always best to read your contract carefully and go for a plan that suits your timeframe.

5: Will I able to access my unit anytime?

If you would like the freedom to access your storage unit at your convenience then you need to select a company that offers that specifically. Kettering Self store offers 24/7 access plus free wifi service so you can access your goods as and when you please.


If you have any other questions before you make the move, then contact our friendly team today!