Myth # 1 – Self storage is hard to find
The truth is that self storage locations have become more available in the U.A.E.
Myth # 2 – Self storage facilities have limited security
The truth is majority of self storage facilities are increasingly offering higher security such as access cards and security cameras.
Myth # 3 – Customers can only access the storage facilities within working hours
The truth is that with individual customer access cards customers can access their belongings 24 hours a day.
Myth # 4 – Self storage facilities get too hot in the summers
The truth is hot weather in the U.A.E does not affect stored items because facilities are air conditioned.
Myth # 5 – Insuring items is a long and expensive process
The truth is for a marginal extra fee, storage companies are able to offer their customers with options to insure their goods (against fire, damage etc.)
Myth # 6 – Storage companies only offer long term rental contracts
The truth is both short term and long term contracts are offered. Some companies offer monthly rates.
Myth # 7 – ” I dont have enough things to put in storage “
The truth is all types of things can be stored to reduce clutter in the home or office ( furniture, sports equipment, decorative items etc). Storage companies are increasingly offering varying sizes of storage units.
Myth # 8 – Self storage warehouses are not clean/maintained regularly
The truth is some U.A.E self storage companies uphold strict rules to keep their facilities clean and maintained.
Myth # 9 – Payments have to be made in advance
The truth is monthly payments can be made via major credit cards in most self storage companies in the U.A.E making it easy for customers to make monthly payments.
Myth # 10 – ” I have to arrange for the transportation of my items to the warehouse “
The truth is all major self storage companies will provide a removals service for their customers, via third party companies.