Frequently Asked Questions | Storage Unit | Jennings Storage
How long can I rent a storage unit from Jennings Storage?
Our storage plans are as flexible as our team! Clients who store with Jennings Storage need a variety of different storage lengths, so your storage is available to you for as long as you need it.
Simply let us know if you wish to extend your contract or if you would prefer an ongoing contract, and we will continue to store your items safely in one of our storage units.
What can I store in my storage unit?
If we listed everything you could store in your unit, you would be reading this until next week, so instead, why don’t we tell you the list of things you are not able to store in your storage unit?
- Food or perishable goods unless securely packed, so they are protected from and do not attract vermin
- Any living creatures
- Combustible or flammable substances such as gas, paint, [petrol, oil, cleaning solvents or compressed gasses
- Firearms, explosives, weapons or ammunition
- Chemicals, radioactive materials, biological agents, toxic waste, asbestos or other potentially hazardous items
- Any item that emits fumes or odours
- Any illegal item or substance or goods illegally obtained, such as illicit (counterfeit/smuggled) tobacco or alcohol and unlicensed or unsafe goods.
- Goods which are environmentally harmful or that are a risk to the property of the person
- Currency, deeds and securities
- Items which are irreplaceable by their unique nature or of significant value to the store due to personal sentimental reasons
Will I have access to my storage unit all the time?
Absolutely. Once you have the keys and security details to get onto the site, you can access your unit whenever you wish.
Whether you are an early riser and need to gain access during the small hours of the morning, or you suddenly remembered you need something out of it at 11 pm at night, as long as you have the correct keys and biometric security info, you can gain access at a time that is suitable for you.
Can I store my tools in a storage unit?
Many of our clients are small business owners and tradespeople. Having a storage unit with Jennings Storage is more cost-effective than renting a yard, so yes, if you are looking for a safe space to store your tools and equipment, we have a suitable storage solution for you.
What is your onsite security like?
At Jennings Storage, we are very proud of the onsite security we have installed. For your peace of mind, as well as an 8ft perimeter fence and 24hr CCTV with emergency response, our electronic gates come with biometric fingerprint access so you can be sure your items will be stored safely with Jennings Storage.
How secure are your storage units?
Our storage units are recycled shipping containers, making them some of the strongest storage containers available. Shipping containers are generally made from Corten steel, also known as weathering steel.
This makes them perfect for withstanding any weather that may be thrown at them, as well as being a great deterrent for potential thieves. Our storage units come with a heavy-duty padlock that you will be given a key for when you store your items with us.
How will I know what size storage unit I need to rent?
It can be tricky to know what size storage unit you will need to house all your belongings, business items or tools. That’s why we have our handy storage space calculator to help you understand how big your storage space will need to be to safely protect everything. If you need any more help or support in this area, our team are on hand to help you.
Do you offer short-term storage solutions?
We aim to cater to a wide range of storage needs. Whether you are looking for long-term storage whilst you go travelling, or you need to store your belongings for a week + whilst you are redecorating. Get in contact with a member of our steam to find out more about our short-term storage solutions and how they could work for you.
What are your opening hours?
Our office opening hours are: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm. Saturday Mornings, 9 am till 12:00. However, you can access your storage space whenever you need to – even if we are not in the office!
Do you offer flexible student storage?
Our convenient location puts us in a great position to be able to offer flexible student storage facilities to surrounding universities and colleges.
Whether you are going home for the summer and need to store your belongings, or you have brought too many things with you and don’t have the space, our student storage is the perfect opportunity to keep your stuff safe whilst you are trying to navigate your new student life.
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