People generally use self-storage unit to store their excess stuff safely and to liberate some space at the home front. But, there are also other uses which a self-storage space can be used for.

Few alternative uses for a self-storage unit apart from just storing items are:

  • Store Inventory for Your Home Based Business: If there is a home based business which involves buying and selling things, then sometimes there might be difficulty to find space for total inventory. This will result in a cluttered and messy home. The best idea is to rent a self-storage locker and store business’ complete inventory in it. Most of the self-storage units will also provide an option to set up shelving in the unit to organize inventory.
  • Affordable Work Space: If there is electricity facility in storage unit then it can be used as a perfect work place which can be both practical and affordable. Storage units which have electricity are usually more expensive than those without it, but they are much more cheaper than renting office space. Desk, a chair, few file cabinets, and a lap-top along with mobile broadband can be used to setup a business in storage unit without any need for the spare room or the living room in home and moreover it is cost effective.
  • Band Practice: A storage unit can be the best idea for band practice. Just ensure you are staying within the sound regulations of area. A good storage room will not only prevent the jam of band mates, but also provides place and enables to store all of band’s equipment.

In order to implement any of these ideas, first permission from the management of the facility should be obtained.

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