Another very important factor to look into when choosing a storage unit as a business location is the amount of security measures that are in place. Most facilities offer fenced in property that is only accessed through a security gate, as well as cameras and well-placed lighting, but others may also have alarms on the individual units and other advanced security measures in place, such as a manager that resides on the property. Although insurance may cover any loss of your equipment if there were a problem, it does not help make up for any income you might lose if your storage unit is compromised due to vandalism or theft.
Using a Storage Unit as Business Location
It is becoming quite common for Sparks, NV self storage units to be used as business locations instead of just places for individuals and families to store those items that they do not have space for on their own property or do not need on a daily basis. Of course, some large businesses, such as law offices may, use their Sparks, NV storage units to store archived documents, but the trend of renting a unit as a business location seems to be leaning toward small business owners or those people that simply want to try having their own business but have not done it due to lack of space in their home.
Although renting a storage unit to use as a business location is becoming common, it is still necessary to discuss the intended use of the unit with the manager of the Sparks, NV self storage facility where you would like to rent your unit. Every facility has their own rules about what is allowed to be stored or done in their units and there are also laws against the use of a Sparks, NV storage unit for the manufacturing or storage of anything illegal or that poses a potential danger to people or the property. In addition, you will need to be sure that your unit is equipped with adequate interior lighting and electrical outlets if you will need to plug in any type of equipment for your business. If you are going to be using a computer in your Sparks, NV self storage unit, you should be sure that the temperature inside is not going to cause damage to it. Some facilities offer climate controlled units to help with the problem of seasonal temperature extremes that may occur.