- Guide to storage
Discover our top tips to help you move your belongings smoothly into your Lok’nStore self storage centre.
With Lok’nStore, you get a whole lot more than just flexible, low cost and accessible personal or business storage. Here on this page, you'll find all sorts of help to get you moved in at your local Lok’nStore facility - where you will always get a friendly welcome, plus expert advice to help you make the most of the space in your storage unit. Follow the links below for frequently asked questions; our storage guide, videos, money-saving ideas, insurance information and transport options. If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, do please give us a call. If you have any more questions, just ask — we're always happy to help. Planning ahead Start by choosing a suitable site and size for your storage unit. Need some more advice? Call our friendly storage experts at your local centre. Book your storage unit for a deposit of just £25. This ensures the unit you need is available on the day you move in. Don’t worry, your £25 is fully refundable if your needs change. Plan how you’ll move your stuff. Do you need to hire a van? Are you going to use a removal company? For long-distance trips, choose a big enough vehicle to move everything in one trip. For short journeys, plan several trips in one van. Your local Lok’nStore store can help you find a van rental firm.
Put the heaviest things at the bottom and pad out corners and empty spaces so nothing moves around.KISS (Keep It Simple Storage)
We think the process of using our secure self storage whether for business or household purposes should be kept as simple as possible, hence KISS (Keep It Simple Storage). From your initial enquiry about our services to the day you leave us, we think you – the customer - deserve a hassle-free experience and that’s what we aim to provide.
We promise that we will give you free friendly expert advice to make sure that you get the right-sized storage unit for your goods, stock or belongings. We will also advise you on transport options (if needed) to help you get moved in. If you need cardboard boxes, bubblewrap or packaging materials we can also help you choose the best sizes for your needs.
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