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  • General Fire-Prevention Guidelines
    Fire Prevention and Safety Part II By David Wilhite According to the U.S. Fire Administration, business-related fires claim scores of lives and cause more than $1 billion in damages each year. Fire Prevention Week is held once each year to commemorate one of the worst fires ...More
    September 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Limitations of Liability
    Limitations of Liability By David Wilhite Business liability provides essential protection for every self-storage operation. This important coverage protects you against lawsuits claiming that someone was hurt or property was damaged on your premises. (For example, a ...More
    July 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Business-Liability InsuranceWhy you should consider higher limits of liability
    Business-Liability InsuranceWhy you should consider higher limits of liability By David Wilhite Business-liability insurance provides essential protection for every self-storage-facility owner. Business liability protects you against bodily-injury lawsuits, such as a ...More
    July 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Business-Interruption InsuranceProtecting your income during temporary business shutdowns
    Business-Interruption InsuranceProtecting your income during temporary business shutdowns By David Wilhite Every self-storage facility owner needs to protect his income against business interruptions. If you should sustain a direct physical loss from a fire or other covered ...More
    July 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Drafting a Lease Addendum for Auto and Boat Storage
    Drafting a Lease Addendum for Auto and Boat Storage By Scott Zucker Most self-storage rental agreements are written with the expectation of tenants storing personal property, such as household furnishings in enclosed storage units. Yet, more and more facilities are offering ...More
    June 1, 1998 Scott Zucker Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine 6/98: Marina vs. Boat Storage
    Marina vs. Boat Storage A primer on the differences between in-water and dry-land storage By Dennis Kissman There are approximately 10,000 marinas in the United States today with space to accommodate about 1,100,000 boats, according to a recent survey conducted by the ...More
    June 1, 1998 Dennis Kissman Posted in Articles
  • Hurricane Coverage
    Hurricane Coverage What Every Facility Owner Should Know By David Wilhite During the months of June through November in any given year, an average of three hurricanes will strike the United States. In 1995, hurricanes accounted for more than 100 deaths and caused billions ...More
    May 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine
    By David Wilhite What do you think is the most common natural disaster occurring in the United States today? Judging by the popularity of such recent blockbuster films as Twister, Volcano and Dante's Peak, one might easily guess that 200-plus mile-per-hour tornadoes ...More
    April 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • Inside Self-Storage Magazine
    By William Mattern The self-storage industry has undergone many changes over the past 20 years, growing from a small family of forward-thinking people to a large, powerful group of savvy business professionals. The growth and maturity the industry has enjoyed has also ...More
    March 1, 1998 William Mattern Posted in Articles
  • Insurance
    By Scott Zucker The following article is reprinted from the Mini-Storage Law Commentary, which is published by the law firm of Shapiro, Fussell, Wedge, Smotherman & Martin, Suite 1200, One Midtown Plaza, 1369 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309. The words "fire" ...More
    March 1, 1998 Scott Zucker Posted in Articles