Keeping your workspace clean and orderly entails a productive and efficient work ethics of you and your employees. Considering a storage unit must be included in one of your agenda if you notice the lack of space in your office. Room inadequacy isn’t usually a bad sign since it can attest that your business is doing good as your documents, business assets and workforce increase and accumulate in your office. Between deciding whether to rent a bigger space to relocate your entire business or to lease a space for storing your documents and other important business equipment, the latter is more affordable than the other one.
We listed five reasons why your business needs storage space.
1. Aesthetics of your current office
A messy office usually correlates with a disorganised structure of management and this is not a good sight for guests. If you keep your office filled with dishevelled documents littering corners of your office, it might give a bad first impression to prospective clients. Storing your data and equipment in a storage unit can improve the aesthetics of your office and will provide your business with a new and well-organised look.
2. Improve document security
If you have sensitive documents that are in need of storing in a secured place, renting a storage facility can be a wise decision since it can be more secure than your office or your home. Most reliable self-storage facility provides their residential and commercial clients modern security such as CCTV cameras placed in strategic locations to monitor the units, human security and quality keypad locks. A break-in and fire are less likely to happen in a storage space than in an office, so you’ll be assured that your assets are not in a vulnerable state. You don’t have to worry about access since a trustworthy storage company will provide you seamless service in getting into your assets.
3. Storage of documents not currently in need
Unless you want to disobey the laws, you have to keep your business documents until a certain amount of time indicated in the law for the local authorities that might need them. Most likely, the documents that are accumulating in your office aren’t necessarily important and you don’t need them in your current business undertakings. It is better to have them stored in a facility than have your documents making your office space look chaotic.
4. Provides room expansion
Probably the most important benefit of all, increasing your room space can provide you better alternatives and decisions for your business. You can look into adding more equipment that can help improve your business or you can add employees who can improve the production and operation of your trade. Having documents and assets that are not needed for daily activities but are important for your business that you can’t just throw them away can be detrimental if damaged in a messy environment. By storing them in a storage space, you’ll not only give your business the added space but also give your assets security.
5. More Cost-efficient
As stated above, renting a storage space is more cost-efficient than relocating your entire office just to have that much-needed space. You don’t have to lease a big unit. Know the documents and equipment that are in need of storing and assess the size of the storage unit you’ll want to have. A mini storage unit can accommodate few assets that might look big in your office when cluttered. The trick is properly using your storage space and maximising it to fit all your stuff.
Kent Space offer flexible, secure, business self-storage solutions. Competitively priced with flexible terms, it’s no great surprise we’re one of the most frequently chosen business self-storage providers in the Kent region. With access to your secure storage area 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can be assured your goods are stored in safe hands. Get in touch with us by contacting us on 01634 673 307 or email us at [email protected]