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4 keys to securing your self-storage facility

4 keys to securing your self-storage facility

Deb Hipp November 19, 2015 1

Is your storage facility secure enough to attract quality tenants and scare off the bad guys? Security is the number two factor in choosing self-storage, according to a 2014 consumer survey conducted by SpareFoot,

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7 ways to thwart terrorist activity at your facility

7 ways to thwart terrorist activity at your facility

Deb Hipp May 1, 2014 0

In 2011, FBI agents arrested Rezwan Ferdaus, a Northeastern University graduate with a degree in physics, at his storage unit in Framingham, MA. What they found inside was alarming: 25 pounds of C-4 explosives, three

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How to combat ‘inside jobs’ at your facility

How to combat ‘inside jobs’ at your facility

Mark Lusky March 26, 2014 1

You’ve taken sensible security measures to protect your self-storage units, but you still find yourself filing burglary reports. As your protection becomes more sophisticated, thieves continue to look for ways to thwart it—not unlike

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Self-storage facilities increasingly embrace high-tech security measures

Self-storage facilities increasingly embrace high-tech security measures

Kerry Curry January 28, 2014 0

Security for self-storage facilities is evolving as operators strive to meet customer demands to keep their stored belongings safe. Cloud-based security management, mobile apps and wireless technology are part of the new direction for

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3 Simple Ways to Simplify Self-Storage for Customers

3 Simple Ways to Simplify Self-Storage for Customers

Mark Lusky June 13, 2013 0

Is there anyone among us who periodically doesn’t feel overwhelmed and distracted by the massive number of choices out there? From buying a flat-screen TV to making travel arrangements, there are so many places

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Keeping Bad Renters Away

Keeping Bad Renters Away

Mark Lusky April 16, 2013 1

Much of the information about self-storage security focuses on keeping out thieves and other unauthorized visitors. But what about renters who may pose problems due to negligence, storage of illegal materials, or even one

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What We Can Learn From Recent Self-Storage Crimes

What We Can Learn From Recent Self-Storage Crimes

John Donegan February 20, 2013 1

An Oklahoma City storage operator was taken aback recently when a man entered SecurCare Storage, asked to borrow the phone, then demanded cash. Although the manager declined to hand over money, the man gave

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‘Tis the Season for Thieves to Go Hunting: Protect Your Facility This Holiday

‘Tis the Season for Thieves to Go Hunting: Protect Your Facility This Holiday

Mark Lusky December 3, 2012 1

It’s one thing to give yourself a holiday present. It’s quite another to steal that present from someone else. Yes, it’s that time of year again—when some holiday shoppers will help themselves to gifts in your

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Self-Storage Security: A New Model To Protect Your Business And Customers

Self-Storage Security: A New Model To Protect Your Business And Customers

Rachel Greenfield May 24, 2012 5

by Joel Blain, guest contributor In today’s tech-savvy world, the primary technologies used for self-storage security are CTV cameras and various forms of door alarms. Most modern storage facilities cannot forgo these types of

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4 Critical Tips for Maximizing Self-Storage Security

4 Critical Tips for Maximizing Self-Storage Security

Rachel Greenfield March 29, 2012 9

by Sasha Smith, guest blogger Maintaining renter satisfaction at a self-storage facility is largely dependent on the amount of security the facility offers. Renters paying monthly fees to store their belongings expect those belongings

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