Do Storage Units Need Insurance?

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Our storage units are very secure (as our name suggests!). We have staff on site every day of the week and our units are closely monitored by CCTV 24/7. Ensuring your items are safe is very important to us. So why would you need storage insurance? Read on to learn why storage insurance is essential for everyone.

How can my stuff be damaged in storage?

We do all we can to ensure everything in your storage unit is protected. However, there may be a risk of fires, floods, leaks or vandalism.

If your items are not in your home or at a business location, they may not be covered by your home or business insurance policies. Store & Secure storage insurance provides cover for both personal and business storage in Bournemouth and Basingstoke should any accidents or natural event occurs.


Do all self-storage companies include insurance?

Most self-storage companies offer storage insurance. However, it may not be automatically included in your monthly price. Be sure to check before storing your items.

For self-storage in Bournemouth and Basingstoke at Store and Secure, storage insurance is compulsory. You will receive cover if your possessions are damaged by another user’s.

Get the right storage insurance for you

We base your quote on the full replacement value of the possessions in your storage unit. For an accurate and efficient quote estimate, calculate the replacement value of your belongings and contact us at either our self-storage in Basingstoke or Bournemouth facilities.

Storage insurance does affect your ‘no claims’ on your home insurance, as it is specifically created to apply to self-storage facilities only. Your policy is effective as soon as your possessions are put in storage and lasts until they are removed.


If you want to learn more about storage insurance or business storage in Basingstoke or Bournemouth, contact us now or call us on 01202 520 220 (Bournemouth) or 01256 444 455 (Basingstoke).