Top Rated Self Storage in Ballina

Guardian Self Storage Ballina

33 Smith Drive West Ballina NSW 2478

Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Phone: (02) 6686 8340

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Best Self Storage Ballina

This new facility has eight different sizes in storage units. Located in Ballina if you are looking for Self Storage Near me, we are one of the only Storage Facilities with an onsite manager to help with all your storage needs.

Affordable Storage Near Me

Guardian Self Storage is the most affordable storage solution in Ballina. With NO upfront administration fees it is easy to store your goods with Guardian Self Storage. With no lock in contract we make storing easy.

Modern Self Storage Ballina

  • Individual door alarms to each unit
  • 24 hour Back to Base monitoring
  • Electronic security gate with your own personal access card
  • 7 day access 6.00am to 7.00pm
  • All units on ground level

Number 1 Storage in Ballina

Keeping our storage sites clean pest free is something that we take care to do on a regular basis. With an onsite manager we are always happy to help your storage needs.

Box Shop Ballina

If you need boxes and packing supplies Ballina we have it all. From Boxes, tape, paper to archive boxes. Even if you are not storing we are open to the public and our cheap storage and box prices are the best in Ballina.

Closest Self Storage Near Me

Ballina Self Storage has now become Guardian Self Storage and a part of a self storage network numbering more than 8 sites. Guardian Self Storage is Queensland's and Northern New South Wales most trusted name in storage and now serving Ballina.

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What clients say about Guardian Storage Ballina
Great communication and service. Luke a fantastic to work with. Thanks for everything.
Jay Richardson 12 Jan 2022
Very happy with my experience at Guardian Storage Ballina. Excellent customer service from every team member both in person and via email and phone. Professional, friendly, secure, clean. Highly recommend.
   Guardian Storage reply logo Guardian Storage response: Thank you Daniela for your 5 star review & kind words. So glad we could be of service to you & thank you for choosing us to store your goods with.
Daniela Silva 10 Dec 2021
Great customer service and excellent price on storage
Dean Haynes 17 Sep 2021
Good security. Peace of mind self storage.
Steven Smith 03 Sep 2021
Great service from Luke, would use Guardian Self Storage Ballina again if we need to.
   Guardian Storage reply logo Guardian Storage response: Thank you very much Adell for your 5 star review. So glad we could be of service to you and that you chose to store with us.
Adell Meintjes 20 Aug 2021

Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Stuff Can A 3m x 6m Storage Unit Hold?

It's not unusual to want to find a storage solution for your belongings if you're going to be leaving home for quite some time. Maybe someone else is moving into your home, whether that be because of a sale, terminated lease, or simply allowing friends or family into the space while you gone, or maybe you just don't want your belongings left unprotected. Regardless of why you need the space, if your home is fairly large, you might need a 3m x 6m storage unit to store everything inside of it. Fortunately, no matter how much space you need, our team can always help you find a storage unit that is best suited for your requirements. Answering all of your questions about storage units in Ballina is as simple as reaching out to the nearest Guardian Self Storage team.
You'll find there's a lot of space in a storage unit that measures in at 3m x 6m, since they're about the size of a standard single garage. All of the belongings and furnishings of a home with 4 bedrooms will easily fit into one of these units, and there's a very good chance you'd even have some space to spare. Your vehicles will comfortable fit into a storage unit that's this big, meaning you can find space for your boat, small caravan, or car. There might be enough room for a small car and some furniture or a couple of motorbikes and some belongings, if you needed to use the space to store both. It's easy to understand why you can fit so much into a 3m x 6m storage unit when you consider just how big they are.

How Much Stuff Does A 2m x 3m Storage Unit Hold?

There's no end to the logistical difficulties to trying to fit everything you own into a storage unit without adequate prior notice. You can expect those difficulties to become much worse if you don't already know what size your storage unit should be prior to moving day. Fortunately, when it comes to a small selection of items, the local experts on storage in Ballina, Guardian Self Storage, can help you work out if a 2m x 3m unit will meet your needs. You can reach out to our stellar team if you've got any questions about storage.

For anyone that needs to store the contents of a unit or apartment that is on the small side, the 2m x 3m is an exceptional choice. Provided that your furniture is stored efficiently and your loose belongings are packed into boxes, it's easy to see how everything fits into such a cosy unit, even if that may not immediatlely seem obviously possible. You may choose to instead use this unit to store the contents of a bedroom, at which point you'd find you can comfortably fit a king-size bed, your entire wardrobe, and everything else you'd care to pack from your bedroom. There's space for about 200 archival boxes in a 2m x 3m unit, which might be the preferred use of the space for any business owner. Storing a small apartment's worth of belongings is easy in a 2m x 3m storage unit.

Is There Anything You Can Do To Keep Clothes Safe In Storage?

You expect that any item you place into storage will remain in the same condition until you're ready to retrieve them again. Finding yourself retrieving bits of clothing that have been damaged, if not outright ruined, is not uncommon, however, especially if there were any minor errors in the storage process. Thankfully, as the number one team for all things related to storage in Ballina, Guardian Self Storage can help you do everything you need to do to keep your clothes safe. If you've got any other questions to answer, your local Guardian Self Storage facility can easily help you find an answer.

There are precautions you can take to protect anything you leave in storage, including clothes. A thorough cleaning is the first measure you can take to protect your clothes, even before you've arrived at the storage unit. Cleaning your clothes now is the only way to remove sticky substances such as food, dirt, or smoke, which, if left to seep into your clothes for six months in storage, might not ever come out again. It's highly likely that you will need to dispose of your clothes, though, if you store them while they're still wet, since mold and mildew will target the moist fabric. While plastic bins can be more expensive than cardboard boxes, they offer better protection for your clothes, which makes them the better choice for long-term clothes storage. So long as you take the right precautions, there should be no issues with your clothes in long-term storage.

Will A Business Function When Opertaing Exclusively From A Storage Unit?

When you can't afford to maintain a commercial space for your business - whether that be a workshop, storefront, or office - because of the rent costs, the low cost of renting out a storage unit quickly becomes an attractive alternative. Before you shift over to a storage unit for your business, you might want to consider the legislation around what can and can't be done, which can quickly become inconvenient any business operating exclusively from a storage unit. Fortunately, answering your questions about storage units in Ballina is a speciality of the team here at Guardian Self Storage. To answer any other questions you have, just reach out to the superb team at your local facility.

Even though storage units can be used during the course of business, you will still legally need an office or storefront of some description. It's illegal to use storage units as either office space or a storefront, since the purpose-orientated design of these properties fail to meet the minimum requirements for long-term occupancy as outlined by the government. Any staff that do work in these spaces, should it become legal to do so, will be extremely uncomfortable and have their effectiveness hampered, as storage units typically don't feature much natural light, and nor do they provide electricity or running water. Storage units are excellent, though, for anyone looking for some additional storage space without the additional requirements, and higher rent, of a bigger office or storefront. There are multiple industries that can benefit from the low cost of renting a storage unit, including the arts, publishing, and retail. There are legal implications to operating your business from a storage unit that you may wish to consider before you try to save every penny possible.

Do Storage Units Accept Any Item?

Finding space for everything you own in your home can be quite difficult, but that doesn't mean all of your possessions will belong in a storage unit, either. Luckily, if you're wondering what you can bring into a storage facility, Guardian Self Storage, the number one experts on storage in Ballina, can help you understand what is best left at home and what belongs in our facilities. If you've got any other questions about storage, your friendly, local Guardian Self Storage facility can help.
A brief discussion with staff or the employment of some common sense is all you typically need to work out if something shouldn't be left in a storage facility. Take petrol and oil as examples: both of these materials are highly flammable and cannot be stored in a storage facility, because while storing something that is only slightly flammable, such as a couch, is fine, storing highly flammable materials is a liability. There are a wide range of chemicals that can be just as dangerous, such as paint thinner, chlorine bleach, and kerosene, so you should speak to the storage staff first before leaving these materials in storage, as they may emit fumes that could react together while in storage. There are a variety of legal and moral issues with storing anything that has been stolen, as there are for the storage of weapons, ammunition, and explosive devices, so if you've stolen it or could potentially use to it to steal something else, it might be best left at home. Any live plants you leave in your unit will quickly attract large groups of pests and bugs which will present an issue not just to your belongings, but to those of your neighbouring tenants, so your storage unit is best left devoid of any live plant life. You'll need to ensure that anything that would be chronically wet when in use, such as a surfboard, a raft, or a canoe has been entirely dried before you place it into storage, as the moisture will attract mold and mildew. All you need to do to work out if you should store something in a storage facility is either apply some common sense, or have a quick chat with the friendly staff.

Do Storage Units Provide A Place To Sleep?

If you've seen the housing market as it currently sits, it's highly likely that your mind has wandered into thinking about alternative housing solutions that don't involve paying such high prices. While it might sound like a good idea on paper, staying at a self-storage facility isn't particularly advisable, no matter how much cheaper the rent would be. Thankfully, as the leading experts in all matters related to storage in Ballina, Guardian Self Storage can help explain why you might not want to stay in such a unit. Should you find yourself with any questions regarding self-storage, you should reach out to your local Guardian Self Storage facility.

Anyone who chooses to stay at a self-storage facility would soon discover that while a storage unit can seem comfortable while you're quickly visting to deposit or withdraw your belongings, they are not designed to provide a high quality of life to permenant residents. Before one can begin to consider whether or not a storage unit would be comfortable, you must remember that sleeping in a storage unit is illegal more often than not, which means you could find yourself facing substantial legal trouble, as could the storage facility itself. The heavy insulation in a storage unit helps protect it from both heat and cold outside, but because that demands the unit to be relatively-effectively sealed, it won't be long before the air inside becomes quite stale. The vast majority of storage units do not account for reliable access to both running water and electricity, which means simple tasks such as showering or cooking can quickly become quite expensive due to you needing to find the facilities to do so elsewhere. Properties built for long-term occupation must meet a stringent set of standards, none of which a storage-unit is able to account for, so it should also be noted that sleeping in a storage unit is likely to present you with a substantial fire hazard. Not only is sleeping in a storage unit typically illegal, the experience will be neither safe nor comfortable, and as such, is an experience best avoided.

Are Storage Units Hot?

In the heat of the day you might find that your storage unit door can get hot especially if it is a driveway unit, however the temperature inside will be OK. The temperature inside the storage units are alleviated by the built in airflow openings between the wall and roof.
This is not the same situation for 'container storage' as they are closed off and can draw in condensation.
When talking fluctuating temperatures it is important to ensure hazardous materials like petrol, gas bottles and containers with poisonous gasses are kept out of storage units.
For more information on how to prepare certain furniture items and how best to store them, visit the 'Packing Tips' page on the Guardian Self Storage website.

Are There A Lot Of Thefts At Storage Units?

There are rarely any robberies at the Guardian Self Storage units. This is due to our diligence in maintaining our state-of-the-art security systems. So, your precious items and belongs will be kept safe and secure. There is a unique PIN code provided to each customer to access their storage unit and all storage units are closely monitored by security and camera systems. If you live near Ballina and require a quote on a storage unit, contact your closest Guardian Self Storage facility today.

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