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Six Twitter Accounts To Follow To Become A Self Storage Expert

The self storage industry in South Africa is expanding rapidly, fortunately many of the new facilities are taking a look at international trends to see how to best implement the product to ensure the customer's needs are at the heart of the service. Offerings like video tours, free use of trolleys, move-in vans and the sale of self storage packaging are just a few of the extras that potential customers are looking for. Whatever the benefits, the South African self storage consumer is becoming more educated about the product. In line with this growth in awareness the use of the extra space as an extension of ones home is increasing. We thought we would take a look at six Twitter accounts to follow to learn more about self storage internationally. Don't forget to check out the leading South African self storage brand on Twitter.


Safestore self storage on Twitter

"If you’re going to call upon the services of a storage company, you can do no better than team up with Safestore – the UK’s No.1 for choice for self storage with over 100 stores nationwide.

Safestore is the UK’s largest and Europe’s second largest provider of self storage solutions. Our principal operations are located in the UK, where we have over 100 stores including two Business Centres with a further 25 stores in Europe.*
*These figures are correct as of 21 February 2013."

Big Yellow

Big Yellow self storage on Twitter

"The Group has pioneered the development of the latest generation of self storage facilities, which utilise state of the art technology and are located in high profile, accessible, main road locations.  Our focus on the location and visibility of our Big Yellow stores, coupled with our excellent customer service and our market leading online platform, has created the most recognised brand name in the UK self storage industry."

Uncle Bob's

Uncle Bob's self storage on Twitter

"Sovran Self Storage, Inc. is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires and manages self storage properties. The Company owns and/or operates approximately 500 self storage facilities encompassing over 30 million square feet, making it one of the largest self-storage companies in the United States."

Extra Space

Extra Space self storage on Twitter

"Extra Space Storage is a growth-oriented company creating a new standard in the self-storage industry. Both customers and communities benefit from Extra Space Storage's professional approach to storage. Featuring attractive, convenient and secure facilities operated by professional managers, Extra Space Storage seeks to change the association of self storage as a temporary holding place for rarely-used things to a desirable, safe, and customer-oriented facility perfectly suited for maintaining and accessing valued personal and business possessions."


Kennards self storage on Twitter

"Kennards Self Storage is undoubtedly the pioneers of the self storage industry. They were the first to open a Self Storage Centre in Australia and have since successfully implemented a range of industry changing initiatives.

The company recognises the opportunity to positively impact people's lives. From the moment a customer walks through the door we realise they are usually going through an emotional, stressful or even exciting ‘life event’. They are moving house; changing jobs; going overseas; moving back with mum & dad; breaking up with a partner; or getting together with a new partner - and we have an awesome opportunity to make a difference to this emotional time. All KSS centres are built with the customers in mind first and the entire KSS team strives to assist and care for the customers expectations at this time."


National self storage on Twitter

"Each National Storage centre reflects our commitment to quality, convenience and service. At National Storage, you can expect secure, clean and modern premises and a wide range of packaging materials on offer, together with a team of professionals trained in the exacting task of efficient and cost-effective storage."

Posted by Stor-Age Self Storage - 20 July 2015 | Tips And Hints