3 Common Industries Supported By Using Self Storage

Alivia Whitaker | March 16, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Are you a business owner who could use a little more room? Keylock Storage lets you in on some of the industries self storage is most popular with.

Construction / Contractors 

Construction type industries such as plumbers and electricians are big into self storage.  Think about it, if you run a small business such as this, you only have so much room in your garage.

Contractors store their extra supplies, tools and even documents in self storage, taking advantage of the space, drive-up ease and most importantly great security.

Tools can cost upwards of thousands of dollars and often a tempting target for would-be thevies.  Knowing that they have them somewhere safe like Keylock Storage puts businesess like plumbing and electrical at ease.


The medical industry are voracious users of self storage.  Everything from pharmaceutical companies storing medicine in climate controlled units  

(Keylock Storage details pharmaceutical storage below):

Storing pharmaceuticals is a serious business – if you are doing this you need security, quality control and ease of access.  Storing in a climate-controlled unit is the best way to achieve these vital elements and have the best experience with your pharmaceutical storage.

  • Climate control should be your priority if you’re storing pharmaceuticals.  Keeping the quality and integrity of the product at its best is an absolute requirement.  Health and safety of those taking the drugs is at risk.  Storing in a climate-controlled unit achieves this for you.  Keeping medicines from extreme heat or cold and away from dampness and/or the elements keeps the medicine high and dry and its formula and safety maintained. 
  • Security: pharmaceutical storage will obviously require the highest level of security. Storing with Keylock storage ensures that you will have the highest level of security, modern cameras, secure locks, and on-site managers. 
  • It may be possible to receive packages at the facility if this is more convenient for you.  Check with the facility manager when you are renting the unit. 
  • INSURE your items when storing pharmaceuticals.  Personal storage insurance is an easy and affordable way to protect the value of your precious items.  It is the smart thing to do.  You can find information about this with the local manager or on Keylockstorage.com

to doctors offices storing important records also in climate control to preserve them.  Medical industries and offices also use self storage to store expensive and bulky medical equipment they want to keep secure.

Restaurant Industry

If one thing is true about the restauraunt industry its that they don't have a lot of room.   Space is taken up by dining areas and is often expensive if the restauraunt has a desirable location.  This means things like paper supplies, back stock, documents and office paraphanelia for restauraunts often gets stored in self storage.

If you're in the restaurant game and are tight on space - self storage might be the right option for you!

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