Inside Self-Storage is pleased to offer these web-only feature articles to complement its July 2007 print edition. Enjoy!
Upgrading to Super Software
7 Quick Steps to Records-Management Success
Making Maintenance Work
Use lists, schedules and procedures to prevent maintenance problems and increase profitability.
By Donna May
Best Foot Forward
Curb appeal is essential for drawing customers and improving facility profits.
By Pat Terry
What Meets the Eye … And Then Some
Site aesthetics and safety seal the deal for potential storage customers.
By Amy Fuhlman
A Self-Storage Cinderella Story
A 25-year-old storage facility uses cash flow to upgrade features and increase income.
By Sharon Pallas
The Math Behind the Self-Storage Makeover
Before investing in facility renovations, consider your ownership strategy and local market.
By Doug McCarron
Uplifting: Extending the Machine Life of Your Storage Lifts
A properly maintained and serviced storage lift will be around for the long haul.
By Randy Vander Hill
Caring for your rental trucks will ensure longevity, increased profit and positive PR.
By Kirk W. Nash
Building Through Conversion
Conversions are not only a viable alternative to building from scratch, they’re sometimes a preferable investment.
By Gayel Weaver
Movin’ On Up?
Mezzanine expansions increase a facility’s square footage and property value.
By Chip Cordes
Art of Marketing
Beyond Yellow Pages and Site Signage
By Derek M. Naylor
All About Storage
Managing the New Storage Generation
By Cheryl Kelley
What Other Fees Can I Charge?
By Jeffrey Greenberger
Real Estate Roundup
Penny-Watching Pays in Dollars
By Ben Vestal
Don’t Settle for Generic Insurance
By Scott Lancaster
Using Your Own Head, Part 1
By Bruce McCardle
Mortal Sins … Or Not?
By Cary F. McGovern
At the Car Wash
Buying a Business?
By Fred Grauer
ISS Flash Report
SSDS reports the latest storage statistics for Jackson, Miss.
DoorKing Inc. supplies security for storage facilities.
Supply Side creates custom programs for selling retail products.
The prodigal storage son returns and news from around the world.