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  • Fire Prevention and Safety
    Fire Prevention and Safety By David Wilhite If a small fire were to break out in a remote area of your facility, how quickly could you react to it? Do you have a series of interconnected smoke detectors installed in key locations for early warning and detection? Do you know ...More
    November 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • What to Do After a LossFiling an insurance claim
    What to Do After a LossFiling an insurance claim By David Wilhite No self-storage owner wants to contemplate the consequences of a fire destroying his facility or the wind ripping off his roof and doors, but the fact is that disasters can and do happen. Losses can be ...More
    October 1, 1998 David Wilhite Posted in Articles
  • 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