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The Difference Between Self-Storage & Valet Storage

The Difference Between Self-Storage & Valet Storage

So, you need storage. Whatever your reason, you have the choice of self-storage, or valet storage at Store All. To help you to choose the option best for you, please see the following.

Self-Storage – The Process

You first choose the Store All location closest to you, and then the size of unit you need, based on the items that you need to store. Our storage experts will be happy to guide you so that you only pay for the space you use. Then you need to take the items to your unit, where they are stored securely at Store All for as long as you require. You can access your items and remove some or all of them at any time, and you can change the unit size if you need to do so.

PROS:

Easy Access: You can access your items at Store All 24 hours per day (drive-up storage) and from 6.00 am to 8.00 pm (indoor storage), every day of the week. We have two convenient locations at Pine Commercial, St. Michael and Gibbons, Christ Church.

Security: Our units are clean, dry and secure. Once you lock your unit only you have access to it, and for your peace of mind we offer coded electronic access, CCTV (recording 24 hours per day), motion and smoke detectors, a monitored security system, a security guard at night (Pine Commercial only) and security fencing.

CONS:

You need to transport your items to and from your self-storage unit. We can suggest a freighter for you based on your needs. We also provide trolleys and pallet jacks.
Valet Storage – The Process

Store All delivers sturdy, plastic storage bins to your door and you pack them. Store All then picks up the packed bins and stores them at the secure facility. When you want something back you contact Store All and to have the bin(s) delivered to you.

PROS:

Convenience: You don’t have to travel back and forth to the storage facility. In fact, you never have to leave home as the storage bins are delivered to you, where you can pack at your leisure. They are then picked up for free and taken to the storage facility, and delivered back to you upon request. The bins also don’t require assembly or tape, like cardboard boxes. Store All also has a wide range of packing materials for purchase, and these can be delivered to you along with the bins. This is a great option for people who live only for part of the year in Barbados.

Price: This is a great option if you have a small number of items and you can’t fill a storage unit, as you pay for each storage bin stored at Store All (minimum of three bins).

Security: As in the case of self-storage, the same level of security is offered, with CCTV (recording 24 hours per day), motion and smoke detectors, a monitored security system, a security guard at night (Pine Commercial only) and security fencing. The commercial-grade storage bins are also durable, stackable and water-resistant. They are also secured by tie-wraps.

CONS:

You won’t be able to go and see your items when in storage.

You will also have to pay a delivery fee to get your items delivered back to you.

In summary, Store All Valet is a better option if you have a small number of items and don’t want the hassle of moving them. Otherwise self-storage is you better option.

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