If you need secure storage hire but have never used a storage facility before, there's no need to worry, with Easistore we will be there every step of the way. We understand that the first time that you do anything can seem a bit confusing, so our store teams have put together some advice for when you hire any of our secure storage spaces for the first time.
We have already compiled our top storage tips, as well as a moving guide and you can learn more about secure storage and Easistore by taking a look at our household storage page. However, we thought first time users of our storage space hire services may appreciate some extra help too!
From considering the size, type and hire duration of your secure storage space, to thinking about van hire and packing supplies or storage materials, we've put everything in one handy list so you won't get confused. If you're thinking about secure self storage in the South East, then one our stores in Crawley, Edenbridge Maidstone or Tunbridge Wells, and their friendly and experienced staff will happily accommodate you on your first storage hire experience.
So, simply read our step-by-step storage specification guide below:
Decide what size room or locker you need for your storage
Use our Choose a Size page to assess how much secure storage space you will need to hire.
Then continue to get an online quote - a great way to get a quick guide price.
It's always worth contacting your closest store to discuss your specific requirements. With our experience, we'll be able to advise you on the best size storage room for you and we will always help you to make a saving.
If you need to pack, get stocked up on all you need from our shop floors in the stores. We offer sale and return on storage materials, so if you're not 100% sure how much you'll need – buy a bit more and simply return what you don't need when you move into your storage units!
If you would like to take advantage of our free van hire, speak to a member of our team and reserve the van for when you move your belongings into storage. Our vans are offered on a first come first served basis, so it pays to be organised in advance.
On the day of your move-in, speak to one of our friendly store team on arrival and they'll quickly run through the paperwork with you and show you to your secure storage room. If you prefer, you can take care of this in advance but 99% of the time, you'll do this the day you move in.
Pull up at the covered loading bay and unload your things. We provide huge trolleys for you to put your things on and wheel to your room. We also have fork lift trucks on standby which our trained store teams will operate for you if you need one.
Our stores are modern, purpose built and customer friendly, so finding your storage room is easy and our knowledgeable store teams are there to make sure you settle in okay. So if you're unsure of anything, they'll be able to advise you.
Unload your things into your storage unit.
Lock your storage room and leave with the peace of mind that your things are safe and secure!