Pouch Self Storage & RV Centers has been operating mini storage facilities since 1979. We provide a clean and secure environment for the storage of your personal and business needs.

Packing Supplies You Need After Renting a Storage Unit

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Renting a storage unit is similar to moving. You need to pack your items appropriately to protect them from damage and to organize the space in your storage unit effectively. Fortunately, most storage units offer the packing supplies you need on-site, to make the process as convenient as possible.

After you rent a storage unit, you will need basics like boxes, box cutters, packing tape, bubble wrap, and newsprint. Depending on what you plan to store, you may also need dust covers for electronics, furniture covers, and mattress bags. You may need rope to secure your belongings, and everyone who rents a self-storage unit needs a sturdy lock.

At POUCH Self Storage, not only do we sell all of these supplies are our storage facilities in Orange, Los Angeles, and San Bernardino counties, but we also offer a FREE moving truck to everyone who rents a unit to make the transfer process simple and affordable. Call us today and find out more about storage units and packing supplies by dialing (800) 378-4598.

Reasons to Avoid In-House Shredding at Your Business

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Shredding documents is part of doing business, but taking care of the process on your own could be a costly mistake. There are practical reasons that in-house shredding doesn’t work, such as machine maintenance, and security reasons, such as exposing sensitive corporate information. Here are some reasons you should look for a facility with secure on-site document shredding for all of your document destruction needs.

Keep Your Information Secure
When you handle shredding in-house, you open yourself up to several security risks. First, you may have documents that contain information not all employees should see but that they could easily come across somewhere in the shedding process. This risk is especially prominent for medical offices, who risk violating HIPAA compliance guidelines, and law firms. Other businesses may simply want to reduce the number of people who see things like customers’ Social Security numbers or credit card numbers. Doing shredding in-house raises the chances this information can be accessed. Likewise, competitors and identity thieves may realize your trash is a treasure trove of information when you don’t use a secure facility with on-site shredding who can take of disposal for you.

Use Time More Efficiently
Shredding documents is not generally an efficient use of your employees’ time, and it could distract them from the tasks you really need them to perform. The more paper your company generates, the more time your employees will need to dedicate to shredding, which could significantly impact the efficiency of your business. Doing shredding out-of-house lets your employees focus on doing their jobs instead.

Avoid Shredding Machine Issues
Many companies who attempt in-house shredding quickly find out how frustrating it can be. Shredding machines are sensitive, and with a large number of people using them, it’s inevitable many people will do things to damage the machine, like overfeed paper or run staples through it. The time spent keeping the machine operational is a further drain on productivity.

POUCH Self Storage is pleased to offer secured on-site document shredding in Orange County, Los Angeles County, and San Bernardino County, alongside a Move you FREE truck program, and records management solutions offered at Pouch Records Management. Find out how we can help your business by calling any of our storage facilities at (800) 378-4598.

When Is Climate-Controlled Storage Necessary?

When you are choosing between self-storage units, one factor you will need to consider is whether you need climate control. Not all people need climate-controlled storage, but for others, it is the only way to safely store their items. Should you ...

Happenings- Tustin Self Storage: It's beginning to look a lot like... BOLLYWOOD!

Every year POUCH Self Storage and POUCH Records Management are recognized by their Management Company, Yelland Properties for another year of hard work and dedication. Every year, the VP goes above and beyond planning for this yearly event. From ...

Store or Shred? What You Need to Know About Financial Documents

It can be overwhelming to know what financial documents should be placed in storage units and which can be safely shred. Not keeping financial documents for long enough could be problematic if you are audited or if you have issues with your ...
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