Finding the Ideal Location for Your Self-Storage Facility

December 30, 2017Construction

Designing and developing a new self-storage location is a big undertaking. You’re going to invest a lot of time and money in this property, so you want to be sure you pick the right one. Let’s say you’ve done a feasibility study and have two potential sites that are equally viable. You could flip a … Read More

What’s Your Self Storage Company Culture?

December 15, 2017Customer Service

EMAX will build you an amazing self-storage facility, but running it and dealing with day-to-day operations is up to you. One of the biggest factors in determining the success of your facility is company culture. The right culture encourages creativity and promotes success for your business and employees. Creating such a culture is an on-going … Read More

Self Storage Security

November 30, 2017Storage

Having a fully operational security system is vital to the self-storage business. In addition to protecting your property and investment, you’re also safeguarding the possessions of your renters. Once you’ve had a professional install the right security system for your storage facility, it’s up to you to maintain it properly.  Hardware  The hardware aspects of your security … Read More

Choosing a Self Storage General Contractor in Baytown

November 15, 2017Customer Service

Developing a self-storage facility is a big investment of both money and time. Working with the right general contractor at each phase of the construction and development process is key to long-term success. Screen and work with your contractors to ensure your self-storage facility is built to last.  Experience Matters  Self-storage construction is unique in the commercial … Read More

Impress Your Self-Storage Renters

October 30, 2017Customer Service

Once EMAX has built an amazing self-storage facility for you, your job switches to finding renters and keeping them happy so they’ll recommend you to their friends and family. Word of mouth is the most powerful marketing tool so continuing to impress and delight your tenants is critical. While safety, lighting, and amenities are of … Read More

Finding the Right Layout for Your Self-Storage Facility

October 15, 2017Storage

Finding the perfect lot for building your self-storage facility is a great start. Now, you need to create the ideal layout and unit mix for that location. There are several things to take into consideration during this process. Below are a few of the most important and don’t forget, the self-storage construction pros at EMAX … Read More

Is it Time to Upgrade Your Self Storage Property?

September 30, 2017Storage

Self-storage properties are becoming a popular investment. If you already own a self-storage facility, this means increased competition and added complexities. Renters want to feel like they’re getting a great value for their money and you want to keep up with the competition, but you also want to make smart financial decisions. Knowing when and … Read More

Proper Illumination for Self-Storage Facilities

September 13, 2017Construction

Lighting is an important factor in creating a secure self-storage property. In general, your renters will feel safer being able to see where they’re going both in your parking area and inside the storage facility and their personal storage unit. In addition, good lighting makes your other security features, like video, that much more reliable. … Read More

Make Your Self-Storage Facility a Good Neighbor

August 30, 2017Construction

As you begin to plan your next self-storage building project, you may find resistance from the neighborhood you’re hoping to build in. Zoning laws and other concerns often crop up as challenges to your project. One way to overcome these objections is by making your facility a good neighbor though mixing retail, commercial and residential … Read More

Market Your Self-Storage Facility on Facebook

August 16, 2017Storage

Did you know Facebook as more than 1 billion users? That’s a HUGE number of people you can reach in one place. While they’re not all local to the Baytown area where you have your storage facility, using targeting features, you can market only to the areas you want. To get the most from your … Read More