Is Self Storage a Good Idea?

Is self storage a good idea?

Are you uncertain what exactly you would use a storage unit for?

What do you get for your money when it comes to self storage?

Boylin’s Self Store is here to highlight why self storage is the best idea and investment for 2022.

Therefore, we will look at the manifold reasons why people use self-storage to inspire you and demonstrate how versatile and useful an investment self storage is!

Our containers are multipurpose and designed to suit a wide range of needs. They can be used for personal and business purposes, so if you are in search of a storage solution, we guarantee we have a container to suit you!

Without further ado let’s explore why self storage is a good idea!

Ideas of Personal Use of Self Storage

Clutter that no longer has a place in your home, but you cannot part with due to sentimental value. Over the past few years many of us have been on a decluttering mission to make the most of our space. If during your clear out, you stumbled upon items you cannot part with but do not fit in your crowded home, a storage unit is the perfect solution!

If you are sick and tired of arduously carting all your items home every summer, only to move it back to your university city a few months later, save yourself time and stress by investing in Boylin’s Self Store’s cost-effective self storage units! We know students are often strapped for cash therefore, for as little as £9.45pw, you can gain a completely safe and secure external space for your treasured belongings! This is especially handy for any students of the university of Leeds or Sheffield as we have sites handily located in these cities. We also have sites all around the north of England such as: Barnsley, Bradford, Rotherham, Swinton and Wakefield. We are open during the convenient hours of 06:00 – 18:30 Monday – Friday, 08:00 – 16:00 Saturdays, and 08:00 – 14:00 Sundays.

Our facilities are perfect for storing large furniture items such as: desks, sofas, chairs, dining tables, fridges, washing machines. This will ensure that your belongings remain untouched and unscathed by paint or decorating debris, while also making space for decorators to carry out their job efficiently and easily. This will make the whole redecorating process so much smoother and relieve much of the stress. Moreover, Boylin’s containers benefit from ground floor accessibility therefore loading and unloading bulky pieces of furniture is made quick and easy!

If you are a business person who often works abroad, a student planning to further your study abroad year or even a member of the armed forces out for deployment, self storage is a great solution for you! You will need somewhere safe to store your extra belongings while you are out of the country. Our containers are perfect for anyone needing storage while you are abroad because at Boylin’s Self Store we offer a wide range of sized containers, ranging from small to large as well as long term AND short term leases. So, no matter how much you need to store, and for however long, we will have a solution to suit your specific needs.

Storage for your items while you work, study or travel abroad!

At Boylin’s Self Store you can store classic carsfamily cars, boats and bikes. As we previously mentioned, our containers will make your storage experience hassle free as all of our units benefit from convenient ground floor accessibility. This means you can drive your vehicle directly up to and into your container. Therefore, you can store your vehicle smoothly, street free, and retrieve it effortlessly whenever you so wish!

Let your dream hobby become a reality with Boylin’s Self Store. Many of us forgo taking up the hobby of our dreams because of the logistical, storage aspects involved. But at Boylin’s Self Store, we believe a lack of storage shouldn’t hold you back from your dream life. So whether your dream hobby is water sports, drumming, painting or camping, by investing in a self storage unit you are manifesting your dream life!

Ensure your garden flourishes in spring and summer by storing the following items such as: Outdoor dining tables, Sofas, Parasols, BBQ’s, Fire pit.

If you leave this furniture out or in a cold and leaky garage or shed during the colder, rainy months, it can be severely damaged and rusty. This means you’ll have to fork out to replace this furniture.

You can also store Lawn Equipment and gardening tools: Lawn mower, Trowels, Spades, Rakes, Plant pots, Fertiliser, Weed whacker, Hedge trimmer.

Downsizing does not mean that you must part with many of your treasured belongings. Though not all your processions will fit in your new smaller living space, self storage can be a great option for keeping your belongings safe; whether you’re planning on using it long-term or just temporarily.

  • If you’re expanding your family

With expanding your family comes the imminent need for more space. If you need to make room for a new little one, clear out that back room to make a nursery. Declutter the house in order to nest and make the space baby proof. Place the items you don’t need such as children’s toys or clothes for when the baby is older in self storage until they are needed. The last thing you need to be worrying about when it comes to a new baby is storage solutions. Leave that to the self storage experts while you focus on family time.

A small living space shouldn’t limit your life. Especially as due to the housing price crisis many of us are in properties that we have outgrown but we cannot afford to move. Therefore, self storage is an excellent, cost-effective middle ground where you will gain extra space for minimal cost until your dream home becomes a reality.

Small living space

Ideas of Business Storage Needs Can Include

With many of us having worked from home for a couple of years now, its unsurprising that many people are stagnating and losing motivation when it comes to WFH. Therefore, by investing in self storage you can declutter to ensure that your WFH space is optimised for productivity. Remove distractions, carve out a dedicated space for working in to ensure work/life separation.

This is especially appropriate for eBay, Depop, Vinted or Facebook marketplace seller’s, as you can store your inventory in your storage unit! This will free up so much space in your home leading to less stress and a better work/life separation. Moreover, you will ensure your inventory is safe and secure as every single one of Boylin’s Self Store containers are wind and water tight as well as completely secure. All of our sites benefit from state of the art CCTV and barrier controls which are only accessible through individual key or fob.

Our units are the perfect secure archiving service, as we can ensure your important, confidential business documents are safe from theft or elemental damage.

Accounting records and business documents

These items can all too often be a bulky and cumbersome source of stress when kept at home, taking up valuable space. Moreover, these materials can also represent a hazard in the house, especially if children are running around, as dangerous tools or heavy objects could injure someone. By keeping your tools and equipment in a storage unit, you not only free up space in your home, but you guarantee the safety of your family and keep your valuable, crucial tools secure.

Boylin’s Self Store = the Best Idea and Investment for 2022!

If any of these ideas has resonated with you, don’t hesitate, contact us via email to or call us 01226 321800 for free consultancy and a speedy storage solution.

We hope this article has demonstrated without a shadow of a doubt that Self Storage is ALWAYS a good idea.
No Matter what You need to Store.
We have a Solution for You!