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  • Brad, There are several operators around the state that have done this. Doing your DD with the local municipality could save some time, money and heartache, as several of them will not allow containers. I have a little over 50 of these scattered throughout ... More

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    RE: Zoning Variance through City

    Andrew, I appreciate your response and will look into this. I was supposed to meet with the city on Monday the 17th but I postponed it until the February meeting because I was simply just not ready. I have an individual that is supposed to be assisting ... More

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    RE: General Questions and Greeting

    Great info everyone. Regarding 110 outlets and trickle chargers. We have 110 at all projects for covered and enclosed spaces. But, watch out for fire risk. We had a building burn down and initially the 14 insurance adjustors (for all of the vehicles ... More

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    RE: Hiring New Personnel

    Our best source has been referrals. Indeed is the best online source. Craigslist has been the worst. ------------------------------ Michael Meylor Neutron Corporation San Antonio TX (210) 630-9539 ------------------------------ More

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    RE: Dumpster Issue - Need Suggestions!!!

    We implemented JoLea's suggestion of locking dumpsters at two locations to deal with the dumping problem. At another facility with mostly business tenants, we used dumpster access as an amenity and increased rents. ------------------------------ Michael ... More

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    RE: question

    Hello. Found the problem. The facility is not a member. I know we talked on the phone, but replying here so that others can see the answer. New Goldbooks(c) will ship out in late January. Unless the owner member tells us differently, we send one ... More

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    RE: Accountant with self storage experience

    Posted in: Manager's Corner

    I have worked with David Harmon for years so he is familiar with self storage. Here is his contact information if you need it. David Harmon, CPA | 840 Thousand Oaks Dr. | Hurst, Texas 76054 | T: [817] 355-9292 | ------------------------------ ... More

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    RE: Space markers for boat,RV,TT

    Thank you! We have tried landscape lumbers also. I can see these would be more sturdy! ------------------------------ Bertram Jentsch Hunter Valley Storage New Braunfels TX (830) 627-4566 ------------------------------ More

  • Thank you very much!! This is the way I am thinking also! ------------------------------ Bertram Jentsch Hunter Valley Storage New Braunfels TX (830) 627-4566 ------------------------------ More

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    RE: How can we get rid of birds in the RV storage?

    Years ago we solved same issue with noisemaker boxes that emit hi-pitched sound that deters/scares off birds. You will need 110volt plug to plug in the box(es). Not sure of brand or name but you can google to find out who makes it. Good luck, Mike ... More

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    RE: Call Centers

    Posted in: Manager's Corner

    Do you accept U-Haul (do you use WSS)? If you do, then you would want to consider using the U-Haul call center. Not only do they make reservations for your location, They can do remote move in's too. Regarding U-Haul reservations and rentals, ... More

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    RE: Late fees

    I have just recently increased late fees to having 2 fees, one after the 5th, then a larger fee after the 10th. By splitting this fee up the tenants are not penalized the same for the length of time they are late. My fees for foreclosure such as newspaper ... More

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    RE: Auction Notice in Paper

    Posted in: Manager's Corner

    Tell me about it. It's so dang expensive ------------------------------ Kimberly Cardona Safe and Secure Storage San Angelo TX (325) 655-5976 ------------------------------ More

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    RE: Security

    2 suggestions: require or recommend hitch locks to prevent taking boats/trailers offer reward for info leading to arrest and conviction of the thieves-post it prominently on or near the entry gate ( sometimes this will deter future crimes ... More

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    MATRESSES

    What does everyone do with mattresses? It is expensive to take them to the dump. And our dumpster company won't allow them. ------------------------------ Jacob Jisha Anytime Storage, LLC Kyle TX (830) 627-8673 ------------------------------ More