Safety and security are among of the most important factors for a self storage facility. Tenants want to feel as if their belongings are being looked after properly. Of course, there’s no such thing as perfect security and incidences can happen.

A self storage owner has to carefully weigh where he/she spends money. Safety oversight is just one cost among dozens others including site upkeep, utilities, site upgrades, etc. So, assuming there is a limited budget, where should the money for security really go?

If you own or help operate a storage facility, weigh in with this poll:

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If you have any further thoughts or suggestions for how you optimized your security dollars, please leave them in the comments section below! Other owners will be sure to benefit.