Sometimes Two Heads are Better than One in the Self Storage Industry

Posted on Nov 9 2012 - 7:32pm by Holly Robinson

In many respects it is nice to have a helping hand when involved in a task. Not having to shoulder the load alone can make doing whatever it is less stressful and likely increase the chances of success. However, sometimes a task can be too big for a lone individual or group to take on by themselves making it smart to team up with another in order to not just get a task done but get it done well.

Something like the relief efforts that are ongoing for the people in the New York area hit hard by Hurricane Sandy are definitely too much for any one person or group to handle. That’s why there are organizations that individuals can give to so that their donation—no matter how big or small—can be best utilized.

It is not uncommon for businesses to team up as well in order to maximize their effectiveness. Door to Door Storage, one of the leaders in portable self storage,  has teamed up with New York Mobile Self Storage in order to help those hit hard by Hurricane Sandy.

Through November 30 people in the Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, and Manhattan areas can have the initial fees waived for a portable self storage unit, a savings of between $225 and $325.

“All of us at Door to Door are saddened by the loss of life and destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been affected by this horrific storm,” said Tracey Kelly, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Door to Door Storage.

They are not the only members of the self storage industry that have stepped up to help in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. 

Tuck-It-Away Self Storage, with locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn, has offered those in need the use of a self storage unit for a month at no charge. Should people think they need a unit for longer they can still get a unit for free for one month when they sign a contract (with a minimum stay of two months).

The people at Manhattan Mini Storage have also been helping out by offering supplies and free rent as well as help moving if needed. 

“As a homegrown, family-operated company, we make helping our neighbors in need a priority,” said Gary DeBode, CEO of Edison Properties.

Sources Used:

“Door to Door Storage and New York Mobile Self Storage Create Special Offer to Assist Superstorm Sandy Survivors.” SeattlePi.com; 09 November 2012.

“Tuck-It-Away Offering Free Storage to New Yorkers, Donating to Mayor’s Fund.” PRWeb; 07 November 2012.

“Manhattan Mini Storage Helping NYC Victims Of Hurricane Sandy.” PRWeb; 02 November 2012.

Sometimes Two Heads are Better than One in the Self Storage Industry

About Holly Robinson

Holly Robinson (no, not Holly Robinson-Peete - the Autism advocate/actress/model/athlete's wife) works as a "staging expert" for a national real estate company, who has recently moved from a fast-paced metropolitan area to a slower-paced suburbia. In her spare time she keeps an online journal of the differences in these two worlds, and how she manages to keep a toe hold in each. Her topics often include "what you can live without" and "life's must-haves," - life simplification without sacrifice - which she has learned through her profession.
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