Security And Storage Facilities: An Update

Storage facilities are not always considered to be the safest of places, but what many don’t know is how much that has changed over the years. Every facility is different, with the good ones updating just as fast as the technology.  Many potential customers have no idea there are three main things providing various levels of security per facility. Here is our list of what to look for when you want safety:

1-    An enclosed fence line (or wall) with a gate that opens/ closes using a specific code. The most basic security measure is to keep undesirables out. Giving each unit renter their own individual code ensures no one enters the premises without having a legal and logical reason. The downfall to this being the only security measure is that you can’t control who other renters give their code to.

2-    Specific gate access hours. 24 hour access can be handy if you are working a job which requires odd hours, but if you are the typical 9 to 5er chances are you won’t be looking to get into your unit in the dark of the night. Most break-ins occur when visibility is low, take away access during those times and you’ve got the next level of security. If your facility has 24 hour access, is there an employee on-site at all times?

3-    An updated security system, complete with a full range of cameras. Just like any other business, storage facilities are not immune to crime being committed. With the use of a camera system overlooking the entire premises. In case something illegal occurs, a video of the incident is incredibly useful evidence. Criminals know this and often steer clear.

If your facility has less than all three of these things, it may be time to look into moving for the safety of your items. Whether you are wanting to change storage facilities or looking for a new one, take note that Bestway Self Storage has all three and has been break-in free for over two years!

Electronic Gate Access

You can access your storage unit anytime through the electronic gate access. This means that you can easily enter into the facility using your own unique access code to check on your unit at any time. This offers you a special form of flexibility that you may not be able to find at other self storage facilities in Salt Lake City. Keep in mind that we regularly log every entrance and exit so that we can keep track of people entering and leaving the facility. If there are ever any problems with security we will be the first to know about it.

Video Surveillance

We also have a fantastic video surveillance that is on 24 hours a day seven days a week. Our surveillance system covers the entire lot and we can be instantly alerted if there is ever any problem with the storage locker. With our video surveillance system you can be assured that all of your items in storage are 100% secure 100% of the time.

Extended Gate Hours

With extended gate hours of 5:30 am to 10:00 pm, access your storage unit or parking space with fewer restrictions and multiple levels of security.

Well Lit Facility

Accessing your storage locker during off-hours is also very secure because our facility is completely fenced off from outsiders as well as extremely well lit. You should never have to feel threatened in this self storage facility located in North Salt Lake City. Our lighting makes it very easy for you to access your storage unit with ease even during off hours.

Easy Freeway Access

One of the best parts about Bestway Self Storage in North Salt Lake City is that it is very easy to get to off of the freeway. Access to this storage facility can be found directly off of North and southbound I 15. Take exit 311 for Warm Springs Road and our facility signs will direct you to your destination. Should you ever need our facility for moving or need to direct somebody to our facility for the referral bonus that we offer, this is very simple. Access on the freeway also means that you can easily check up on your storage unit or lot storage as part of your regular commute.

Fully Fenced

Bestway Self Storage is fully fenced around the perimeter to prevent any unauthorized access. Your security is our priority.