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Self Storage FAQs

Here at Vanguard Self Storage, we believe nothing is more important than the satisfaction of our customers and the safety of their belongings. As such, we’re happy to answer all questions regarding our storage services for your complete peace of mind.

Below are just some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have a query that you can’t find here, please don’t hesitate to contact our friendly team today – we’re always happy to help.

How can I fit more in my storage unit?

If you’ve got a lot of items to store, you’ll want to make the most of the space you have…

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Can I use a storage unit as an office, studio or workshop?

A storage unit can be very useful for all businesses, used to store excess products, furniture and file archives. That…

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How to pack and organise items in self storage

To make the most of your hired unit, it’s important to keep everything well-ordered; this makes retrieving your belongings later…

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Do I need insurance for self storage?

All goods kept in store must be insured at all times. You may either insure your goods through Vanguard Open Cover…

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What is included with self storage in the price?

The price you are quoted includes VAT and is the price you will pay for storage on a weekly basis….

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How much does self storage cost at Vanguard?

The price of storing with Vanguard is determined by the size of the room you require, but our smallest starts…

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Do I have to give you notice to leave?

We ask you to provide us with seven day notice prior to your departure. We will then refund any unused…

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How long can I keep self storage for?

You can stay for as long as you like – we’re always happy to provide long-term storage if you need it.

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What is the minimum rental period?

The minimum rental period is one week.

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Do I have to pre-book a space?

Not necessarily, but if you have a particular size in mind please give us a call in ahead of your…

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How quickly can I move my goods in?

You can move in immediately, provided you have the relevant documentation needed to complete and sign your contract. Two forms…

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What do I need to start a contract?

Two forms of ID are required, one of which must be a photo ID (passport or driving licence) while the…

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Do I need my own lock for self storage?

Yes, you will need your own lock to ensure that you are the only person with access to your storage…

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How secure is self storage?

When you rent a self storage unit, you will have your own lock and key or PIN code access –…

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What size storage rooms do you have?

Our smallest space is a locker, suitable for a few suitcases, and our largest room is about the size of…

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What can I store in self storage?

Domestic customers usually store things from their home – ranging from a few items to their entire home’s contents. Whether…

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What is self storage?

Self storage is a system that people use to store their possessions. You can choose from almost any size of…

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Who is Vanguard?

Vanguard is a family owned business which has been trading since 1964 with an impeccable record. Please go to our…

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