Make your final decision and then sign the contract.
If you have followed the previous four steps then you should be ready to make the final decision and choose which self storage facility you want to rent from. During the last step hopefully you were able to eliminate one or two of the self storage facilities that did not measure up to your standards. After doing this try placing the remaining storage facilities in order of how they ranked during the previous steps, eliminating your least favorite facility and so on until you have only one facility left.
If you are finding it difficult deciding which facility to eliminate, compare the monthly price of each storage facility. The safety of your belongings is the most important factor so this is why we recommend that you don’t rely on price to sway your decision, however rice can be used to decide between comparable storage facilities. Ask the facility if they offer any special rental rates, discount programs or bonuses that you might qualify for:
- First or last month free
- Discounts for seniors, students or military personnel
- Discounts on other moving supplies
When signing the contract you may be offered rental insurance, before agreeing to purchase renters insurance check with your homeowner’s insurance policy to see if you are covered. Check to see exactly what is covered, whether or not damaged or stolen items are reimbursed and at what cost level and if you have a deductible.
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