Here are some frequently asked questions about Self Storage.
Self-storage as the name suggests, allows customers, business or personal to rent a storage room in which to keep their possessions. Extra Space provides a number of room sizes that can be rented for short or long term periods. You simply book a room, have your items brought down, store them away and lock up. Then whenever you need to access them you can, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Take the Al Manara Road Exit from Sheikh Zayed Road towards Al Quoz to the Traffic Lights (Home Centre Warehouse will be in front of you. Take a left turn at the lights and then immediate first right until you reach the T Junction at 18th Street. Take a left and proceed straight and UPS will be on your left, Grand Woodworks is next to UPS take a left turn into the complex beside Grand Woodworks and proceed to Warehouse 6.
Use good quality storage boxes (we sell a wide variety of sturdy cardboard boxes)
Fill boxes to capacity, as partially full or bulging boxes may tip or collapse
Pack heavy items into small boxes so they’re easy to lift
Label or number boxes so it’s easier to find your things later
Write a comprehensive list of your stored items and keep it in a safe place at home
Protect your fragile goods with bubble wrap
Wrap dishes and glasses in bubble wrap before storing
Clean your garden equipment before storing it
Wrap table legs with bubble wrap before storing them
Use Wardrobe boxes for your fragile clothing items such as dresses, coats or suits
Place heavy or bulky items in the room first to provide a good stacking base
Plan your storage space – put those items that you need to get to most often near the front, close to the door
Stack similar sized boxes together
Do not place heavy items on sofas or mattresses
Always place a protective cover over your soft furnishings
Stack chairs seat to seat with cloth or paper to separate them
Be sure that there remains no water in your refrigerator before storing
Leave refrigerator or freezer doors open for ventilation when storing
Wrap pictures and mirrors, then stack them on their end in boxes marked ‘fragile’
To aid ventilation, avoid stacking or leaning furniture against outside walls
Cover your goods with dust sheets to protect against dust
Yes, anything stored within an Extra Space Storage Unit needs to be covered by insurance. Insurance is quoted separately based on the nature and value of goods stored on a periodic basis the value of goods is then notated with our insurance underwriter.
Firearms, ammunition, explosives
Flammable liquids, paint, gas bottles etc
Stolen goods or illegal items
Plant, animal or biological matter
Plant, animal or biological matter
Radioactive Goods of any type
Yes, we are designed for this, if you require multiple rooms we can arrange that for you and have them keyed alike.
You will require:
Two forms of photo ID (one of which must be an emirates ID or Passport)
If a Company – Current Trade License Copy
The minimum lease time is 1 week, there is no maximum.
Very secure. We have trained Security Guards on site 24/7. We also have trained staff on hand during office hours, CCTV, and separate alarm systems on your individual Storage Unit. Access to your room is by own individual pin code.
Try using our size estimator to select the room size closest to your needs. Alternatively call one of our customer service staff members on +971 4 330 6788 they are experienced in matching your storage items to our room sizes.