• Fault Tolerance Option for Access Control
    Matrix Systems, a provider of access-control and security solutions, introduced a fault-tolerant, door-controller option for access-control connectivity. ...More
    July 28, 2008 Posted in News
  • QlikView
    Centershift has partnered with QlikTech to provide a new flagship product, QlikView, to the self-storage industry. ...More
    July 28, 2008 Posted in News
  • Web Application for Tenant Insurance
    Deans & Homer has discontinued its pay-with-rent insurance program and created a new website application for customers to purchase pre-approved insurance for stored property. ...More
    July 28, 2008 Posted in News
  • Hybrid Self-Storage Buildings
    The Rabco Corp. recently debuted a new line of hybrid single-story buildings for the self-storage industry. ...More
    July 28, 2008 Posted in News, Construction
  • The Customer Service Blues
    A few weeks ago, I wrote about an unfortunate incident in my home: The ceiling, weakened over time by rain and wind, literally came crashing down during a storm. Another unfortunate thing has also occurred: the lack of response from my insurance company. Even though I spoke ...More
    July 28, 2008 Amy Campbell Posted in Blogs
  • Marmora, ON, Council Rejects Self-Storage Facility
    The Marmora and Lake, Ontario, city council rejected a proposed zone change that would have allowed nine garages and a two-story, self-storage facility. ...More
    July 28, 2008 Posted in News, Development
  • Be a Marketing Winner With Internet Yellow Pages
    Have you ever been in a rush on a Saturday morning, with a lot to accomplish since moving into a new home? Let’s say you discover the pool needs some serious attention before the housewarming party tomorrow, so you look for a pool supply store in the phone book and ...More
    July 27, 2008 Michelle Millis Posted in Articles, Marketing
  • Rejuvenating Self-Storage Doors and Hallways With Re-Skins
    When it comes to self-storage remodeling, there are a lot of trends out there. But there's one with which you may not be familiar: re-skins, which allow you to rejuvenate older, first-generation wood doors and hallway systems. ...More
    July 26, 2008 Ramey Jackson Posted in Articles
  • Spaceway, Allstore Partner on Archive Storage System
    Allstore, a Cornwall, England-based storage company, developed an innovative solution for maximizing storage space for archive boxes and self-storage. ...More
    July 25, 2008 Posted in News
  • The Self-Storage Parking Lot: Prevention and Maintenance for Pavement
    Here’s a riddle: What’s the first and last thing a customer will encounter when visiting a self-storage facility but always the last for an owner to think about in the list of maintenance to-do’s? Give up? The parking lot.It’s not a funny riddle, by ...More
    July 25, 2008 Drew Whitney Posted in Articles