Storage Cape Town FAQs
Storage Cape Town -what is climate control?
Climate control keeps your belongings safe from extreme temperatures. Most facilities that offer climate control will maintain your unit between 15 and 24 degrees celsius.
Climate control protects your storage cape town items from warping, melting and discoloring. Opt for climate control if you’re storing items like leather furniture, antique woods, important documents, photos or electronics—especially if you live in a humid area in Cape Town.
Do I need climate-controlled storage Storage Cape Town ?
It all depends on what items you are using storage Cape town for ?
We recommend climate control if you live in an extreme climate and are storing items sensitive to temperature swings.
Do I need drive up access to my storage cape town unit ?
Drive-up access allows you to pull your car or moving truck directly up to the door of the storage Cape Town. This type of storage Cape Town is great if you want to minimize the distance from your vehicle to the unit, or if you really don’t want to carry heavy furniture through the hallways. (Those of you who haven’t been doing bicep curls in preparation for your move will know what I mean!)
Drive-up access is essential for vehicle storage Cape Town.
What is an onsite storage Cape Town manager ?
An onsite storage Cape Town manager is the person who runs the storage Cape Town office. They manage the day-to-day on storage Cape Town grounds and interact with the tenants who use storage Cape Town. This will be the person you meet with when getting started with your storage Cape Town!
If a facility has a manager who lives onsite at storage Cape Town this simply means that he or she lives on the premises. Managers who live onsite can provide added security to storage Cape Town, since they’ll be on the premises most of the time.
What is a roll-up door storage Cape Town?
Just like a car garage door—it rolls up from the ground to the ceiling of the unit. This could be important when considering storage Cape Town as it allows you to move large items into the storage space.
What’s the difference between an indoor and outdoor ?
An indoor unit is inside the storage Cape Town building, and sometimes has the option of being climate controlled.
An outdoor unit is outside the storage Cape Town building—think of them as individual garages lined up next to one another. Outdoor units are ideal if you want to drive your car or moving truck directly up to the storage unit door.
What’s the difference between a covered and uncovered storage Cape Town ?
These are terms used for vehicle storage Cape Town. An uncovered space will be a parking spot in storage Cape Town with no cover on the top, while a covered space will have a roof or awning overhead, much like a carport.
What’s the difference between office hours and access hours?
Office hours are the hours the office at storage Cape Town is available to take payment, show you units, process paperwork, and answer any questions you have about the moving process.
Access hours are the hours when you’re allowed to access your storage unit at storage Cape Town. Once you’re a tenant, you can come and go from your storage unit based on your facility’s access hours.
What’s 24-hour storage Cape Town access?
You have the ability to access your storage unit whenever you need to—even when the storage Cape Town office is closed.
Can the storage Cape Town facility accept deliveries and mail for me?
This varies by facility – check with the office first before making any arrangements.
What amenities are available at storage Cape Town facilities?
Here are some of the most common amenities offered facilities:
- Loading dock
- Truck rental
- Free use of truck
- Online account management
- Conference room rental
- Electronic gate access
- Fenced + lighted
- Onsite manager
- Mail or packages accepted
- Video cameras onsite
- Cash accepted
- Handcarts or dollies available
- Moving supplies for sale
- Band practice allowed
- Email billing available
If you’re viewing a facility on Storage Panda, you can find a complete list of amenities offered under the “Hours & Amenities” section.
Does the facility have a truck I can rent for move-in?
This varies by facility, but many do! Just be sure to confirm with your storage Cape Town facility beforehand.
You can find out whether or not your facility offers a moving truck under the “Hours & Amenities” section of their listing on Storage Panda.
What’s the difference between climate controlled, air cooled and heated storage Cape Town units?
Specific definitions and temperature ranges for climate control and air cooled/heated tend to vary by storage Cape Town facility. The best thing you can do is clarify with your storage Cape Town facility beforehand.
Climate controlled: High-quality temperature management. Keeps temperature consistently regulated between specific thresholds
Air cooled/heated: System for blowing cold and/or hot air into the facility.
Is pest control available at storage Cape Town facilities?
Some facilities will offer pest control as an amenity. However, frequency and method will depend on each facility’s specific policies. If you’re interested in pest control, talk to your facility’s manager.
Do storage Cape Town units have electricity or electrical outlets?
Although electrical outlets are not common for most storage Cape Town units, some facilities offer them as an amenity for select units.