Self-storage is a business that can be operated frugally. It doesn't require a lot of glitz and glimmer. However, the industry has evolved, and to compete, facility operators must sometimes invest in business enhancers and tools that will help them maintain a positive image and meet customer demand. These upgrades can quickly eat into business income. This slideshow focuses on things you can do in your self-storage operation to minimize expenses and enjoy healthier bottom line, even when some costs are on the rise.