In self-storage, you do not know what the person next door has on the other side of the thin metal wall of your unit. To protect our team members and ultimately your possessions whilst in our care we enforce strict policies refusing to store any hazardous, combustible, and toxic materials including the following. Pro tip – if it is pressurized, toxic, flammable, or illegal, we cannot store it.
Car and household batteries
Charcoal charcoal lighters, and lighter fluid
Lamp and motor oil
Nail polish and nail polish remover
Paint and paint thinners Pesticides
|Petrol, gasoline, and diesel|
Furthermore, additional items that we do not store include:
Valuable, rare, and collectors’ items – Coin collections, crystal, figurines, furs, oriental rugs, jewellery, and loose precious stones or gems.
Weapons – Antique firearms, bayonets, cleaving weapons, guns, knives and daggers, swords and blades.
Sensitive and private information – Address books, airline tickets, keys, car titles, cash, certificates of deposit(s), check books, collections (coins, stamps, etc.), financial documents, insurance policies, IRAs/deeds/tax records, medical and dental records, medicine, passports and travel documents, professional files, research projects, school records, and stocks or bonds. Pro Tip: we recommend not storing these items, as you may need immediate access to them.